A+
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
$799,600
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,558
National
$928
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    C-
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Assault
      313
      273
    • Murder
      6
      6
    • Rape
      40
      41
    • Robbery
      418
      133
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    National
    • Burglary
      600
      525
    • Theft
      4,737
      2,081
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      801
      263

    Residents

    Diversity
    A+
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Median Household Income
    $81,294
    National
    $53,889
    Children
    11%
    Education Levels
    National
    • Master's degree or higher
      21%
      11%
    • Bachelor's degree
      33%
      19%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      20%
      29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      13%
      28%
    • Less than high school diploma
      13%
      13%

    San Francisco Reviews

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    San Francisco is a historical city with plenty of touristic landmarks to visit. What I love about this city is its diverse community and friendly environment. People are very open minded and it feels like a welcoming environment. Small businesses are able to thrive due to the curiosity of San Franciscans who enjoy trying new types of food. You can literally find small local businesses in every corner. Are you in the mood for Peruvian food? Maybe you're in the mood for Chinese, Japanese, or Indian food? San Francisco offers a variety of places to eat, with plenty of these places enriched with cultural dishes, traditions, and art. Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere in this little big city. Enjoy learning about the abundant amount of history behind its breathtaking landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, lombard street, and much more!
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    I currently live in San Francisco and despite being a recent immigrant from El Salvador, in San Francisco I feel at home. The community is very welcoming and I just love the diversity and openness of the city.
    Besides its skyrocking rent prizes which makes it harder to afford living here, the only aspect that I dislike a little bit is the constantly changing and unpredictable weather. One must always have ano extra jacket in hand almost every day because it's always windy and foggy. Other than that, I have words of love about SF and it's people!
    San Francisco is a beautiful place to live in. Even though I have to commute to South Bay for school, I enjoy every single minute of it! I can do so much more instead of being stuck in traffic. Homework, Quora, coding, read, or take a nap. Every Friday, I love running to Lyon Street Steps or Ferry Building to get some workout done and watch the sunset after. It always feel so rewarding after :)

    Honestly, if there was one thing I'd like to change about San Francisco will be the price of rent here. I feel like many people are missing out what San Francisco has to offer because of it. Otherwise, it's a dream to live in and I wouldn't want to change a thing.