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San Francisco
  • City in California

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade A

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San Francisco is a city in California with a population of 874,784. San Francisco is in San Francisco County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in San Francisco offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In San Francisco there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in San Francisco and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in San Francisco are above average.

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About San Francisco...
Population
874,784

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,152,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,010
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    245.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    270.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    845.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,872.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    676.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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