San Francisco Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of San Francisco?

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There are 874,784 residents in San Francisco, with a median age of 38.3. Of this, 51.01% are males and 48.99% are females. US-born citizens make up 63.54% of the resident pool in San Francisco, while non-US-born citizens account for 23.88%. Additionally, 12.59% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 739,716 people in San Francisco currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 874,784 0.0%
Male Population 446,246 0.0%
Female Population 428,538 0.0%
Male population 51.01%
Female population 48.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.3 0.3%
Citizen US Born 555,813 0.0%
Citizen not US Born 208,870 -0.2%
Not Citizen 110,101 0.3%
Citizen US Born 63.54%
Citizen not US Born 23.88%
Not Citizen 12.59%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 11,527 -1.3%
Moved from Same County 64,005 5.1%
Moved from Same State 32,259 1.0%
Moved from Different State 19,141 -4.9%
Same House as Last Year 739,716 -0.2%
Moved from Abroad 1.33%
Moved from Same County 7.39%
Moved from Same State 3.72%
Moved from Different State 2.21%
Same House as Last Year 85.35%

What are the employment statistics in San Francisco?

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White-collar workers make up 91.54% of the working population in San Francisco, while blue-collar employees account for 8.46%. There are also 58,486 entrepreneurs in San Francisco (11.22% of the workforce); 360,979 workers employed in private companies (69.22%); and 57,895 people working in governmental institutions (11.1%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 477,370 0.2%
Blue Collar 44,095 -6.3%
White Collar 91.54%
Blue Collar 8.46%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 58,486 0.6%
Private Companies 360,979 -0.8%
Governmental Workers 57,895 0.3%
Not for Profit Companies 44,105 0.9%
Self Employees 11.22%
Private Companies 69.22%
Governmental Workers 11.1%
Not for Profit Companies 8.46%

How many households are there in San Francisco?

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There are a total of 362,141 households in San Francisco, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 47.13% of these San Francisco households, while non-family units account for the remaining 52.87%. Additionally, 18.47% of households have children and 81.53% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 362,141 -0.1%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 170,665 -1.7%
Non-family Households 191,476 1.5%
Family Households 47.13%
Non-family Households 52.87%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 66,872 -1.5%
Households without Children 295,269 0.3%
Households with Children 18.47%
Households without Children 81.53%

What are the median and average incomes in San Francisco?

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The average annual household income in San Francisco is $167,663, while the median household income sits at $119,136 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $168,130, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $109,471. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $87,946 and $55,031, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $167,663 4.5%
Median Household Income $119,136 6.0%
People below Poverty Level 86,837 -2.0%
People above Poverty Level 766,416 0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in San Francisco?

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There are 398,613 housing units in San Francisco, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1944. Of the 362,141 occupied housing units in San Francisco, 38.02% are owner-occupied, while 61.98% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 65.23% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $1,185,700. In general, housing costs reach $2,189 per month in San Francisco.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 398,613 0.2%
Median Year Built 1944 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 184,841 -0.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 35,863 -0.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 33,943 1.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 32,758 0.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 29,100 -3.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 21,272 0.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 16,876 -1.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 25,259 -3.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 18,701 25.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 362,141 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 137,679 1.1%
Renter Occupied 224,462 -0.7%
Owner Occupied 38.02%
Renter Occupied 61.98%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 89,811 -0.1%
Without Mortgage 47,868 3.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $1,185,700 6.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $1,099,600 3.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,189 5.2%
With Mortgage 65.23%
Without Mortgage 34.77%

What is the level of education in San Francisco?

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Approximately 16.81% of the population in San Francisco holds a high school degree (that's 127,293 residents), while 14.82% have attained a college certificate (126,806 locals) and 35.08% have a bachelor's degree (265,692 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 48,079 -1.8%
Some High School 127,293 -2.3%
Some College 126,806 -0.6%
Associate Degree 37,416 1.0%
Bachelor's Degree 265,692 1.4%
Graduate Degree 166,680 2.1%
No High School 6.35%
Some High School 16.81%
Some College 14.82%
Associate Degree 4.94%
Bachelor's Degree 35.08%
Graduate Degree 22.01%

What is the marital status of San Francisco residents?

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A total of 358,853 people in San Francisco have never been married (which represents 46.34% of the total population), while 318,237 of them are wedded (41.1%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 10,808 (1.4%) and 61,558 (7.95%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 358,853 1.1%
Married 318,237 -1.4%
Separated 10,808 3.9%
Widowed 35,719 0.9%
Divorced 61,558 0.4%
Never Married 46.34%
Married 41.1%
Separated 1.4%
Widowed 4.61%
Divorced 7.95%

What are the most common means of transportation in San Francisco?

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The top three means of transportation people in San Francisco use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 189,734 residents commute by car, 101,416 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 59,807 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 189,734 -5.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 101,416 -10.2%
Subway or Elevated 7,767 N/A
Railroad 10,051 -8.2%
Ferryboat 241 3.4%
Bicycle 18,725 -7.6%
Motorcycle 4,400 -2.8%
TaxiCab 6,866 -8.7%
Walk 59,807 -0.8%

What is the median and average household income in San Francisco by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
94102 33,264 19,089 $53,539.00 $99,235.00
94103 31,585 15,918 $87,587.00 $131,159.00
94104 438 228 $56,944.00 $159,164.00
94105 12,944 6,522 $250,001.00 $335,851.00
94107 29,708 14,133 $166,430.00 $212,666.00
94108 13,535 7,298 $64,908.00 $104,918.00
94109 55,797 33,011 $98,567.00 $148,588.00
94110 72,765 27,069 $138,890.00 $184,753.00
94111 4,023 2,218 $141,230.00 $181,880.00
94112 85,053 23,090 $105,340.00 $134,095.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 94102 94103 94104 94105 94107 94108 94109 94110 94111 94112 94114 94115 94116 94117 94118 94121 94122 94123 94124 94127 94129 94130 94131 94132 94133 94134 94158

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