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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$858,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,632
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%

San Francisco Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

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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
    300
    283
  • Murder
    7
    6
  • Rape
    40
    41
  • Robbery
    364
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    571
    500
  • Theft
    4,246
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    624
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$87,701
National
$55,322
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

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San Francisco Reviews

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Man San Francisco, where to start. First off, SF is FULL of characters. Characters roam the streets and literally make up The City of San Francisco. You could goto any neighborhood in SF and come across very interesting things. Living in this city, one of my favorite things to do is to grab a drink and people watch. You can literally goto any busy part of the city and you'll have yourself a full on show, that will have your mind blown. SF is such a diverse city with amazing views and even more amazing food on every block. You'll experience things you have never experienced in your life when you visit San Francisco! And also a heads up, this city will definitely break yo bank.
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San Francisco is a wonderful place for sightseeing and food! I love atmosphere and weather. Its pretty easy to get around with public transportation and having everything close by. Some food restaurants are open late night, just in case you crave a late dinner. It’s a very tech savvy place so everything is literally one click away. I would love to see some changes with downtown San Francisco since there are a lot of homeless people on the street. The city should clean up and make more shelters for the homeless and housing for low income people. For the most part, San Francisco is clean, beautiful, and easy to get around.
San Francisco is filled with different neighborhoods which includes the Marina, Pacific Heights, North Beach, Castro and it goes on. San Francisco is diverse and beautiful. Each neighborhood has its own aspects. Union Square (downtown) is filled with job opportunities. Fairly easy to get a job out here.

North of San Francisco is also filled with job opportunities but is probably the most family friendly areas in San Francisco. There's the Marina which contains the beach, Crissy Fields, etc. Pacific Heights, known for its beautiful parks. Fisherman's Wharf is also family friendly where you can visit animals, ride a carousel, enjoy a penny arcade, etc.

For the college students, after classes you want to go out on the town? The Vision, Soma, and Sunset, are the best neighborhoods to go!

Although it's pretty expensive to live in San Francisco, they have easy public transportation, save money, it's a great place for all ages, it's diverse, and equal opportunities for everyone.