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Total population: 815,358 (All urban)

San Francisco,CA index of house prices


Houses: 346,527 (329,700 occupied: 115,315 owner occupied, 214,385 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

65%
State:

62%

Housing density: 7421 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $361,782.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,220 (lower quartile is $778, upper quartile is $1,785)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,393


Median gross rent in San Francisco, CA in 2009: $1,287


Housing units in San Francisco with a mortgage: 54,435 (5,748 second mortgage, 6,508 home equity loan, 344 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25,110


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $120,573


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $60,085


Median monthly housing costs: $1,482





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $751,600 (it was $422,700 in 2000)
San Francisco:

$751,600
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $561,700 - $1,000,001

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $912,579
Here:

$912,579
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $833,831
Here:

$833,831
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $944,299
Here:

$944,299
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $918,698
Here:

$918,698
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $824,934
Here:

$824,934
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $125,962
Here:

$125,962
State:

$59,450

Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 756,991
  • In family households: 497,492 (101,199 male householders, 45,987 female householders)
    108,657 spouses, 148,792 children (142,125 natural, 3,386 adopted, 3,281 stepchildren), 14,863 grandchildren, 15,509 brothers or sisters, 12,995 parents, 25,920 other relatives, 23,570 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 259,499 (95,123 male householders (62,904 living alone)), 87,541 female householders (64,476 living alone)), 76,835 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 19,742 (4,820 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 60,014 2-persons, 32,430 3-persons, 25,685 4-persons, 13,506 5-persons, 7,522 6-persons, 8,029 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 127,380 1-person, 41,767 2-persons, 9,401 3-persons, 2,878 4-persons, 787 5-persons, 249 6-persons, 202 7-or-more-persons.

70,331 married couples with children.
22,574 single-parent households (4,617 men, 17,957 women).

54.3% of residents of San Francisco speak English at home.
12.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
6.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
26.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 285,541 (36.8%)
(57.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.0
State:

3.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in San Francisco, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 1,511
  • 2 rooms: 5,904
  • 3 rooms: 10,162
  • 4 rooms: 14,314
  • 5 rooms: 31,038
  • 6 rooms: 23,607
  • 7 rooms: 13,063
  • 8 rooms: 8,014
  • 9 or more rooms: 7,702
  • 1 room: 42,183
  • 2 rooms: 41,435
  • 3 rooms: 48,453
  • 4 rooms: 36,742
  • 5 rooms: 26,408
  • 6 rooms: 11,978
  • 7 rooms: 4,332
  • 8 rooms: 1,584
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,270
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Francisco, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2,784
  • 1 bedroom: 13,063
  • 2 bedrooms: 44,419
  • 3 bedrooms: 37,821
  • 4 bedrooms: 12,874
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,354
  • no bedroom: 55,678
  • 1 bedroom: 79,126
  • 2 bedrooms: 53,586
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,790
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,764
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,441
Cars and other vehicles available in San Francisco, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 12,796
  • 1 vehicle: 46,921
  • 2 vehicles: 40,167
  • 3 vehicles: 11,446
  • 4 vehicles: 2,811
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,174
  • no vehicle: 81,382
  • 1 vehicle: 91,605
  • 2 vehicles: 32,850
  • 3 vehicles: 6,136
  • 4 vehicles: 1,471
  • 5+ vehicles: 941

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 4,031
  • 2000 to 2004: 11,641
  • 1990 to 1999: 15,085
  • 1980 to 1989: 18,231
  • 1970 to 1979: 25,288
  • 1960 to 1969: 28,931
  • 1950 to 1959: 34,617
  • 1940 to 1949: 36,962
  • 1939 or earlier: 183,594

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


San Francisco, CA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in San Francisco, CA:

  • Less than $10,000: 69
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 35
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 36
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 37
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 59
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 70
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 225
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 732
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1067
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 1232
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 581
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 468
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 245
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 494
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 410
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 427
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 401
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 820
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1289
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 6063
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 10589
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 35544
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 22485
  • $1,000,000 or more: 38806
 


San Francisco rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in San Francisco:

  • Less than $100: 522 people
  • $100 to $149: 904
  • $150 to $199: 839
  • $200 to $249: 3,749
  • $250 to $299: 5,068
  • $300 to $349: 2,751
  • $350 to $399: 1,889
  • $400 to $449: 3,343
  • $450 to $499: 3,890
  • $500 to $549: 3,526
  • $550 to $599: 3,347
  • $600 to $649: 3,393
  • $650 to $699: 3,925
  • $700 to $749: 4,610
  • $750 to $799: 4,516
  • $800 to $899: 9,595
  • $900 to $999: 10,510
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 27,518
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 24,997
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 38,271
  • $2,000 or more: 38,058
  • No cash rent: 5,954
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 54,572
  • 1990 to 1994: 51,628
  • 1985 to 1989: 43,945
  • 1980 to 1984: 43,004
  • 1975 to 1979: 29,791
  • 1970 to 1974: 18,208
  • 1970 to 1974: 14,367
  • 1965 to 1969: 30,026


San Francisco, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.9%
Number of people working at home: 19,376 (4.6% of all workers)


San Francisco commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4811
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 18071
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 36491
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 54347
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 60932
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 24570
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 76154
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12039
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 21131
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 45245
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 35388
  • 90 or more minutes: 9998
 


San Francisco mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 169,508 (40%)
  • Carpooled: 45,152 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 89,443 (21%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 11,467 (3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 25,237 (6%)
  • Railroad: 2,426 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 187 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,551 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3,951 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 8,302 (2%)
  • Walked: 39,192 (9%)
  • Other means: 2,761 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 19,376 (5%)
 


San Francisco, CA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 32261
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 16394
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 13984
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 14158
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 14381
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 15215
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 14898
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 15386
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 13500
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 24932
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 33365
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 39969
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 27331
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 16203
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 17613
  • $200,000 or more: 20260
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 380020
 Irish: 48652
 German: 36052
 Italian: 32433
 English: 30452
 Russian: 17902
 United States or American: 12520
 French (except Basque): 10300
 Polish: 9119
 Scottish: 8449
 European: 7939
 Swedish: 6169
 Scotch-Irish: 6018
 Norwegian: 5297
 Subsaharan African:: 5051
 Ukrainian: 4904
 Arab:: 4678
 British: 4126
 Dutch: 3581
 African: 3422
 Greek: 3238
 Eastern European: 2587
 Portuguese: 2523
 Danish: 2405
 Welsh: 2283
 Armenian: 2277
 Hungarian: 2177
 Swiss: 2173
 French Canadian: 2115
 Austrian: 1693
 Iranian: 1550
 Canadian: 1530
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 1381
 Arab/Arabic: 1198
 Lithuanian: 1162
 Czech: 1149
 Finnish: 1057
 Yugoslavian: 1006
 Northern European: 1002
 Brazilian: 983
 Croatian: 926
 Lebanese: 866
 Palestinian: 859
 Romanian: 840
 Scandinavian: 807
 Australian: 663
 Other Arab: 602
 Czechoslovakian: 599
 Jamaican: 599
 Belgian: 582
 Maltese: 563
 Israeli: 553
 Latvian: 515
 Nigerian: 492
 Ethiopian: 488
 Turkish: 461
 Basque: 442
 Slovak: 437
 Celtic: 398
 Egyptian: 359
 Slovene: 353
 Moroccan: 317
 Serbian: 285
 Slavic: 263
 Jordanian: 247
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 237
 West Indian: 193
 South African: 181
 Syrian: 165
 New Zealander: 161
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 146
 Other Subsaharan African: 137
 Haitian: 136
 Acadian/Cajun: 124
 Albanian: 123
 Bulgarian: 119
 Somalian: 113
 Estonian: 111
 Icelander: 107
 British West Indian: 100
 Macedonian: 97
 Liberian: 92
 Pennsylvania German: 92
 Belizean: 88
 Afghan: 77
 Luxemburger: 76
 Iraqi: 65
 Alsatian: 57
 Cape Verdean: 56
 Soviet Union: 54
 Guyanese: 35
 Zimbabwean: 35
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 31
 Zairian: 23
 Bahamian: 22
 Barbadian: 22
 Dutch West Indian: 18
 German Russian: 17
 Other West Indian: 17
 Sierra Leonean: 12
 Bermudan: 9


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (26%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Hong Kong (6%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Nicaragua (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 268519
  • Northeast: 68365
  • Midwest: 58532
  • South: 53952
  • West: 29443

58% of San Francisco residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8,827
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,696
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7,764
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7,175
  • 9th grade: 5,294
  • 10th grade: 3,957
  • 11th grade: 3,606
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12,034
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 40,508
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,821
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 40,475
  • Associate degree: 16,138
  • Bachelor's degree: 87,778
  • Master's degree: 31,836
  • Professional school degree: 15,783
  • Doctorate degree: 6,578

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13,115
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4,767
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10,190
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8,015
  • 9th grade: 5,513
  • 10th grade: 4,173
  • 11th grade: 3,589
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 11,350
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 42,110
  • Less than 1 year of college: 12,500
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 35,137
  • Associate degree: 17,059
  • Bachelor's degree: 82,408
  • Master's degree: 28,733
  • Professional school degree: 11,219
  • Doctorate degree: 3,657

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.8%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 11.3%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 16.5%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 4.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 4.4%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 4.2%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 7.5%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 6.6%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 6.6%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 5.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 7.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $87,680
  • Black householders: $31,863
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $41,106
  • Asian householders: $61,449
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $43,033
  • Some other race householders: $52,002
  • Two or more races householders: $60,553
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $53,448
San Francisco household income for White non-Hispanic householders
San Francisco household income for Black householders
San Francisco household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
San Francisco household income for Asian householders
San Francisco household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
San Francisco household income for Some other race householders
San Francisco household income for Two or more races householders
San Francisco household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

San Francisco marital status for males
San Francisco marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $838,193
  • Black or African American householders: $512,090
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $675,141
  • Asian householders: $643,314
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $510,668
  • Some other race householders: $573,790
  • Two or more races householders: $680,298
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $590,682

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 62,653
  • One, attached: 48,752
  • Two: 37,677
  • 3 or 4: 43,174
  • 5 to 9: 39,152
  • 10 to 19: 35,055
  • 20 to 49: 33,675
  • 50 or more: 45,829
  • Mobile homes: 377
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 183

Median worth of mobile homes: $55,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in San Francisco:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Francisco
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.2%)
  • Electricity (16.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (59.9%)
  • Electricity (32.8%)
  • No fuel used (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14,108
Here:

26.9%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,991
Here:

16.9%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12,806
Here:

20.8%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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