San Francisco, CA Population

By | June 5, 2019

Population: 776,733. Estimated population in July 2020: 739,426 (-4.8% change)
Males: 394,828 (50.8%), Females: 381,905 (49.2%)

San Francisco County

Zip codes: 94102, 94103, 94104, 94105, 94107, 94108, 94109, 94110, 94111, 94112, 94114, 94115, 94116, 94117, 94118, 94121, 94122, 94123, 94124, 94127, 94128, 94129, 94130, 94131, 94132, 94133, 94134.

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $55,221
Median house value: $396,400

Races in San Francisco:

  • White Non-Hispanic (43.6%)
  • Chinese (19.6%)
  • Hispanic (14.1%)
  • Black (7.8%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Filipino (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • Other Asian (1.5%)
  • Japanese (1.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Korean (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (8.9%), German (7.7%), English (6.1%), Italian (5.0%), Russian (2.8%), French (2.3%).

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 46.7 square miles

Map of San Francisco, CA

Population

For population 25 years and over in San Francisco

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Francisco city

  • Never married: 44.8%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

36.8% Foreign born (22.6% Asia, 7.8% Latin America, 5.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +53,984 (+7.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in San Francisco:

  • CA PACIFIC MEDICAL CTR PACIFIC CAMPUS (2333 BUCHANAN STREET)
  • CHINESE HOSPITAL (845 JACKSON ST)
  • DAVIES MEDICAL CENTER (CASTRO DUBOCE STS)
  • HEBREW HOME FOR THE AGED DISABLED (302 SILVER AVE)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (2425 GEARY BLVD)
  • LAGUNA HONDA HOSPITAL (375 LAGUNA HONDA BLVD)
  • LANGLEY PORTER PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE (401 PARNASSUS AVENUE)
  • SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL (1001 POTRERO AVE)
  • ST FRANCIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (900 HYDE ST)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (3555 ARMY ST)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (450 STANYAN ST)
  • UCSF MEDICAL CENTER (505 PARNASSUS AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to San Francisco:

  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 11 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Abbreviation: SFO)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 16 miles; OAKLAND, CA; Abbreviation: OAK)
  • BUCHANAN FIELD (about 31 miles; CONCORD, CA; Abbreviation: CCR)

Other public-use airports nearest to San Francisco:

Amtrak stations:

  • SAN FRANCISCO SHOPPING (835 MARKET ST.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • SAN FRANCISCO-FINANCIAL (CALIFORNIA & DRUMM STS.) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • SAN FRANCISCO (31 THE EMBARCADERO) – Bus Station. Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • SAN FRANCISCO FISHERMANS (PIER 39) – Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in San Francisco:

  • SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 21,373; Location: 1600 HOLLOWAY AVE; Public; Website: www.sfsu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO (Full-time enrollment: 17,819; Location: 50 PHELAN AVE; Public; Website: www.ccsf.cc.ca.us)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO (Full-time enrollment: 7,199; Location: 2130 FULTON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.usfca.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ACADEMY OF ART COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,548; Location: 79 NEW MONTGOMERY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.academyart.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN FRANCISCO (Full-time enrollment: 3,517; Location: 500 PARNASSUS AVE; Public; Website: www.ucsf.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY-SAN FRANCISCO (Full-time enrollment: 3,092; Location: 536 MISSION ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CALIFORNIA CULINARY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 1,486; Location: 625 POLK ST; Private, for-profit)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA HASTINGS COLLEGE OF LAW (Full-time enrollment: 1,201; Location: 200 MCALLISTER ST; Public; Website: www.uchastings.edu)
  • HEALD COLLEGE-SAN FRANCISCO (Full-time enrollment: 923; Location: 350 MISSION ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.heald.edu)
  • CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF INTEGRAL STUDIES (Full-time enrollment: 598; Location: 1453 MISSION ST 4TH FL; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ciis.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 575; Location: 800 CHESTNUT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN AND MERCH-SAN FRAN (Full-time enrollment: 541; Location: 55 STOCKTON ST; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.FIDM.COM)
  • NEW COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA (Full-time enrollment: 492; Location: 50 FELL ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: newcollege.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SAYBROOK GRADUATE SCHOOL AND RESEARCH CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 417; Location: 450 PACIFIC AVENUE 3RD FL; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.saybrook.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • BRYMAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 394; Location: 814 MISSION ST; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.CCI.EDU)
  • CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 305; Location: 1210 SCOTT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • THE ART INSTITUTES INTERNATIONAL AT SAN FRANCISCO (Full-time enrollment: 282; Location: 1170 MARKET ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aisf.artinstitutes.edu)
  • SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC (Full-time enrollment: 259; Location: 1201 ORTEGA ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sfcm.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 186; Location: 455 ARKANSAS ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.actcm.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 134; Location: 939 MARKET ST 2ND FL; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])

Biggest public high schools in San Francisco:

  • LOWELL HIGH (Students: 2,570; Location: 1101 EUCALYPTUS DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN HIGH (Students: 2,511; Location: 2162 24TH AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH (Students: 2,302; Location: 600 32ND AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GALILEO HIGH (Students: 2,006; Location: 1055 BAY ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BURTON (PHILLIP & SALA) ACADEMIC HIGH (Students: 1,904; Location: 400 MANSELL ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MARSHALL (THURGOOD) ACADEMIC HIGH (Students: 1,005; Location: 45 CONKLING ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • O’CONNELL (JOHN A.) HIGH (Students: 932; Location: 2355 FOLSOM AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BALBOA HIGH (Students: 925; Location: 1000 CAYUGA ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MISSION HIGH (Students: 889; Location: 3750 18TH ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RAOUL WALLENBERG TRADITIONAL HIGH (Students: 663; Location: 40 VEGA ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in San Francisco:

  • ST IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREP (Students: 1,416; Location: 2001 37TH AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARA (Students: 1,224; Location: 1055 ELLIS ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • FRENCH-AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL (Students: 798; Location: 150 OAK STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 704; Location: 175 PHELAN AVE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • LYLEE FRANCAIS LA PEROUSE (Students: 639; Location: 755 ASHBURY STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MERCY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 575; Location: 3250 19TH AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • SAN FRANCISCO UNIVERSITY HIGH (Students: 389; Location: 3065 JACKSON STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LICK-WILMERDING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: 755 OCEAN AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • SAN FRANCISCO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 25 WHITTIER ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE URBAN SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 1563 PAGE STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in San Francisco:

  • A. P. GIANNINI MIDDLE (Students: 1,324; Location: 3151 ORTEGA ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HERBERT HOOVER MIDDLE (Students: 1,247; Location: 2290 14TH AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PRESIDIO MIDDLE (Students: 1,189; Location: 450 30TH AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARINA MIDDLE (Students: 1,068; Location: 3500 FILLMORE ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • APTOS MIDDLE (Students: 898; Location: 105 APTOS AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROOSEVELT MIDDLE (Students: 787; Location: 460 ARGUELLO BLVD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JAMES DENMAN MIDDLE (Students: 713; Location: 241 ONEIDA AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ALAMO ELEMENTARY (Students: 688; Location: 250 23RD AVE.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LILIENTHAL (CLAIRE B.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 669; Location: 3630 DIVISADERO ST.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • TAYLOR (EDWARD R.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 659; Location: 423 BURROWS ST.; Grades: KG – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in San Francisco:

  • CORNERSTONE ACADEMY (Students: 1,276; Location: 801 SILVER AVE; Grades: PK – 9)
  • EPIPHANY SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 600 ITALY AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST CECILIA (Students: 587; Location: 660 VICENTE ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ANNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 1320 14TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • WEST PORTAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 566; Location: 200 SLOAT BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HOLY NAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 1560 40TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST PETERS SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 1266 FLORIDA ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ANTHONY / IMMACULATE CONC (Students: 502; Location: 299 PRECITA AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST GABRIEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 2550 41ST AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HAMLIN SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 2120 BROADWAY; Grades: KG – 8; Girls only)

Libraries

Library in San Francisco:

  • SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,230,490; Location: 100 LARKIN ST.; 2,217,743 books; 99,595 audio materials; 58,459 video materials; 12,422 serial subscriptions)