2017 Safest Neighborhoods in San Francisco Metro

Explore the safest neighborhoods in the U.S. based on crime rates for murder, assault, rape, burglary, and other crime statistics. Ranking based on data from the FBI and U.S. Census.

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    Presidio National Park

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 1 review
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    Sherwood Forest

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    St. Francis Wood

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Forest Knolls

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Monterey Heights

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 2 reviews
    Niche User:San Francisco, and West Portal in particular, is a family oriented, area of the Bay. I love living here and it is an easy commute to downtown San Francisco and Silicon Vally.
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    Sutro Heights

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Midtown Terrace

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Balboa Terrace

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 1 review
    Niche User:The main reason I chose this neighborhood is because it is close to San Francisco State University. I was fortunate enough to find a place that was within my budget. I like this section of San Francisco because a lot of families live here and most days are relatively quiet.
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    Lake Street

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 1 review
    Niche User:At the center of a lot of growth and opportunity
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    Forest Hill

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Lakeshore

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 1 review
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    Presidio Terrace

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Ashbury Heights

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 2 reviews
    Niche User:Wonderful part of San Francisco! Very safe neighborhood, close to great local restaurants and shops, and a short commute to the downtown / financial district. The most peaceful neighborhood in the city that's as central as it is. Would definitely live here again.
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    Clarendon Heights

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Upper Market

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Miraloma Park

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Golden Gate Heights

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 11 reviews
    Niche User:I've liked here almost a year and I've never had any problems with crimes.
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    Parnassus Heights

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Merced Manor

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Outer Mission

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Seacliff

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Sunnyside

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 6 reviews
    Niche User:Everything is close by, nice weather, a very peaceful community overall.
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    Laguna Honda

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
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    Outer Richmond

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA
    • 4 reviews
    Current Resident:Beautiful views, clean, quiet area with short walk access to beaches and hiking trails. Residents are older except for the school aged kids getting to and from school. Low crime and great schools.
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    Diamond Heights

    • Neighborhood in San Francisco, CA