San Francisco City and County of San Francisco, California

San Francisco: Consolidated city-county in California, United States

About

San Francisco is a city located in the county of City and of San Francisco in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 805,235. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 866,606 inhabitants.

The city was created 245 years ago in 1776.

San Francisco Quick Facts

Population : 866,606 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : City and County of San Francisco
Different from : San Francisco
Head of government : mayor of San Francisco
Twitter username : sfgov
Postal code : 94107, 94105, 94109, 94133, 94103, 94108, 94110
Phone Area Codes : 628, 415
Official name : San Francisco
Water as percent of area : 79.79%
Land as percent of area : 20.21%
Continent : North America
Easternmost point : Point(-122.35948 37.81451)
Northernmost point : Point(-122.47732 37.81106)
Legislative body : San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Named for : Francis of Assisi
Altitude : 171 feet / 52 meters
Capital city : San Francisco is capital of San Francisco County
Establishment : June 06, 1776 (245 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−08:00
Local time : 15:24:53 (21st May 2022)
Population growth : 7.08% (2010-2020)
San Francisco locator map
Location of San Francisco on California map.
San Francisco from the Marin Headlands in March 2019 image
San Francisco from the Marin Headlands in March 2019
San Francisco from the Marin Headlands in March 2019 image

Geography

San Francisco is located at 37°46'30"N 122°25'10"W (37.7749300, -122.4194200). It has 5 neighbors: Alameda, Brisbane, Daly City, Richmond and Sausalito.

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San Francisco has 5 neighbours.

  • Alameda city in Alameda County, California, United States
  • Brisbane city located in San Mateo County, California, United States
  • Daly City city in San Mateo County, California, US
  • Richmond city in Contra Costa County, California, United States
  • Sausalito city in Marin County, California, United States

Demographics

The population of San Francisco increased by 7.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1848 1,000 - census
1849 25,000 96% estimation process
1860 56,802 55.99% estimation process
1870 149,473 62% estimation process
1880 233,959 36.11% census
1890 298,997 21.75% census
1900 342,782 12.77% estimation process
1910 416,912 17.78% estimation process
1920 506,676 17.72% estimation process
1930 634,394 20.13% estimation process
1940 634,536 0.02% census
1950 775,357 18.16% census
1960 740,316 -4.73% census
1970 715,674 -3.44% census
1980 678,974 -5.41% census
1990 723,959 6.21% census
2000 776,733 6.79% estimation process
2005 739,426 -5.05% estimation process
2010 805,235 8.17% census
2011 815,650 1.28% estimation process
2012 828,876 1.6% estimation process
2013 839,572 1.27% estimation process
2014 850,750 1.31% estimation process
2015 863,010 1.42% estimation process
2016 871,512 0.98% estimation process
2017 878,040 0.74% estimation process
2018 880,696 0.3% estimation process
2019 881,549 0.1% estimation process
2020 866,606 -1.72% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,441
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,180
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,714
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,194
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.4%
People over 65 (%) : 13.9%
Female persons, % : 51.1%
White only, percent : 95.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 932
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.2%

San Francisco zip code is 94102. County name: San Francisco, County fips: 06075

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $84,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $915
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $403
2015-2019 median gross rent : $731
2015-2019 Households : 6,033
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,936
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 168,666
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 160,168
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 46,121
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,105
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,203
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,947
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,265
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 769
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 406
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 34
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,190
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 99
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,110
2010 population per square mile : 2,906.3
2010 land area in square miles : 5.23
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,380
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $135,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,188
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $480
2015-2019 median gross rent : $713
Permits for construction, 2020 : 24
2015-2019 Households : 5,656
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,190
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 79,853
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 359,326
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 290,248
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,115
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $60,298
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,975
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 515
2019 total employment : 6,588
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 255,749
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,100
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,543
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 744
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 420
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,406
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 127
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,275
2010 population per square mile : 23.9
2010 land area in square miles : 572.51
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $292,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,579
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $450
2015-2019 median gross rent : $984
2015-2019 Households : 29,942
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.12
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 74.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 539,853
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 838,659
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,260,227
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 3,109,217
2012 total retail sales per capita : $51,215
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,609
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $42,090
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 10,161
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,490
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,869
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,592
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,630
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,073
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,876
2010 population per square mile : 2,037.4
2010 land area in square miles : 28.67

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Where ot Eat in San Francisco

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3 Moffitt Cafe - UCSF Medical Center

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1 San Francisco City Hall

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6 San Francisco Board Of Supervisors

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People born in San Francisco (200)

People born in San Francisco, including actor Benjamin Bratt, computer scientist Jim Gray, systems software engineer Matthew Dillon, .

List

  • Daniel J. Callaghan (United States Navy Admiral and Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 26/07/1890
  • Delmer Daves (American film director, producer, and screenwriter (1904-1977)) he was born in 24/07/1904
  • Mervyn LeRoy (American film director, film producer and sometime actor (1900-1987)) he was born in 15/10/1900
  • John Young (American astronaut, naval officer, test pilot and aeronautical engineer) he was born in 24/09/1930
  • Wyatt Halliwell (fictional human) he was born in 02/02/2003
  • Lewis Martin (American actor) he was born in 01/11/1894
  • Gertrude Atherton (Novelist, short story writer) she was born in 14/01/1858
  • Brigid Brannagh (American actress) she was born in 03/08/1972
  • John J. Clausey (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 16/05/1875
  • Jerry Brown (American politician/lawyer and former governor of California) he was born in 07/04/1938
  • Michele Merkin (American model) she was born in 25/06/1975
  • Robert Frost (American poet) he was born in 26/03/1874
  • Bob Drake (American racing driver) he was born in 14/12/1919
  • Simon Rex (American actor and musician) he was born in 20/07/1974
  • Colleen Camp (American actress and film producer) she was born in 07/06/1953
  • Luis Walter Alvarez (American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor) he was born in 13/06/1911
  • Alice B. Toklas (American writer) she was born in 30/04/1877
  • Roland Totheroh (American cinematographer (1890-1967)) he was born in 29/11/1890

Schools in San Francisco

College & universities near San Francisco, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110316 California Institute of Integral Studies San Francisco (CA) 94103
122506 San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco (CA) 94102-6011
454777 San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology Inc San Francisco (CA) 94103
110398 University of California-Hastings College of Law San Francisco (CA) 94102-4978
108232 Academy of Art University San Francisco (CA) 94105

Stations (44)

Amtrak & bus stations near San Francisco, CA

Code Name Address Type
SFV San Francisco (Civic Center), California 1150 Market Street BUS
SFS San Francisco (Shopping), California 835 Market Street BUS
SFM San Francisco (Conv Ctr), California 747 Howard St. BUS
SFP San Francisco (Caltrain), California 700 4th St. BUS
SFF San Francisco (Financial), California 5 Embarcadero Center BUS

Post offices near San Francisco

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fox Plaza Post Office San Francisco (CA) 94102
Bryant Str Post Office San Francisco (CA) 94141
Federal Building San Fran Post Office San Francisco (CA) 94102
San Francisco Gen Del Post Office San Francisco (CA) 94102
Steiner Str Post Office San Francisco (CA) 94115

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Distance to Other Cities

San Francisco distances to largest California cities