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    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  12. Commute
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Polk Gulch is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California with a population of 12,255. Polk Gulch is in San Francisco County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Polk Gulch offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Polk Gulch there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Polk Gulch and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Polk Gulch are highly rated.
About Polk Gulch...
Population
12,255

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,037,043
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,680
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    84%
  • Own
    16%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    590
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    252
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    315
    500
  • Theft
    2,218
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    275
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$111,750
National
$55,322
Children
5%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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