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South San Francisco, CA

  • Population: 62,000
  • Median Household Income: $69,203.00
  • Median Age: 38.4
  • County: San Mateo
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Immigration Nation

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 77.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 57.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 40.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 48.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 60.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 32.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $69,203.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 8.0% American Community Survey
Population 62,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 38.4 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 13.0% American Community Survey
White 41.0% American Community Survey
African-American 3.0% American Community Survey
Asian 37.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 32.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 17.2% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $104,731,587.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $1,801,304.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 9 Internal Revenue Service
Library Expenditures 2006-07 $4,663,378.00 California State Controller's Office
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.25% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $18,040,508.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $5,774,719.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $9,301,349.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $1,096,691.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Democrats 58.47% California Secretary of State
Registered Voters 27,764 California Secretary of State
Republicans 14.24% California Secretary of State
Green Party 0.53% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.24% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 24.07% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Average Commute (minutes) 24.5 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 8.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 37.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 29.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 177 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 239 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 9.9% California Employment Development Department
Self-Employed 5.5% Association of Bay Area Governments
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 6 California Department of Industrial Relations
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 10 California Department of Industrial Relations
Gun Ranges 2 National Rifle Association
Veterinarians 8 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Landscape Architects 1 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Liquor Licenses 59 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Trader Joe's 1 Trader Joe's
Safeway 3 Safeway
Target 0 Target
Wal-Mart 0 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 2 California State Library
Charter Schools 0 California Department of Education
Private Schools 5 California Department of Education
Public Schools 8 California Department of Education
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Federally-funded health centers 1 United States Department of Health and Human Services
Funeral Establishments 0 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 0 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 21,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 4.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 26.0% American Community Survey
Mobile Homes 1.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 8.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 37.0% American Community Survey
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 0 YMCA Centers

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