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    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
West Portal is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California with a population of 6,275. West Portal is in San Francisco County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in West Portal offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In West Portal there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in West Portal and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Portal are highly rated.
About West Portal...
Population
6,275

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,355,601
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,227
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    503.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    193.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    445.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,131.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    290.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$170,104
National
$55,322
Families with Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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West Portal Reviews

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I love it here! I feel safe, it is diverse and muni, coffee shops, eateries and book stores are all walkable!
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There's a place for everything.
Each neighborhood is different but nice for the most part.