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San Francisco, CA

  • Population: 758,000
  • Median Household Income: $65,519.00
  • Median Age: 39.5
  • County: San Francisco
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Boom Towns

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 44.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 32.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 36.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 37.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 45.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 50.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $65,519.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 12.0% American Community Survey
Population 758,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 39.5 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 15.0% American Community Survey
White 55.0% American Community Survey
African-American 7.0% American Community Survey
Asian 33.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 14.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 13.7% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $6,120,131,863.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $2,485,615.00 California State Controller's Office
Golf course expenditures 2006-07 $9,661,723.00 California State Controller's Office
Museum Expenditures 2006-07 $24,671,974.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 5,070 Internal Revenue Service
Library Expenditures 2006-07 $67,583,181.00 California State Controller's Office
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.5% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $340,161,048.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $1,081,343,564.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $233,000,364.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $22,754,626.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 465,181 California Secretary of State
Democrats 56.67% California Secretary of State
Republicans 9.36% California Secretary of State
Green Party 1.97% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.49% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 29.3% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Power Plants 4 California Energy Commission
Average Commute (minutes) 29.1 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 30.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 21.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 7.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 6,465 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 5,986 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 8.8% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 156 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 10.1% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 160 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Sports Arenas & Stadiums 2006-07 $2,394,879.00 California State Controller's Office
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 1 California Department of Industrial Relations
Talent Agents 20 California Department of Industrial Relations
Gun Ranges 1 National Rifle Association
Landscape Architects 174 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 15 Safeway
Trader Joe's 4 Trader Joe's
Liquor Licenses 850 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Whole Foods 3 Whole Foods
Target 0 Target
Wal-Mart 0 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 25 California State Library
Charter Schools 12 California Department of Education
Private Schools 82 California Department of Education
Public Schools 84 California Department of Education
Community Colleges 1 California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Federally-funded health centers 66 United States Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries 14 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws California Chapter
Funeral Establishments 19 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Licensed Midwives 13 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 1 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 356,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 10.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 66.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 8.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 62.0% American Community Survey
Median mortgage cost $2,946.00 American Community Survey
Median rental cost $1,197.00 American Community Survey
Median Home Price (April 2009) $625,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Change in home price April 2008 - April 2009 -18.7% California Association of Realtors
Median Home Price (May 2009) $630,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 11 YMCA Centers
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Local Newspapers 13 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

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