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San Francisco, CA Real Estate

San Francisco /ˌsæn frənˈsɪsk/, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.

The only consolidated city-county in California, San Francisco encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, giving it a density of about 17,620 people per square mile (6,803 people per km2). It is the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose, and the 14th most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2012 population of 825,863. The city is also the financial and cultural hub of the larger San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area, with a population of 8.4 million.

San Francisco (Spanish for "Saint Francis") was founded on June 29, 1776, when colonists from Spain established a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named for St. Francis of Assisi a few miles away. The California Gold Rush of 1849 brought rapid growth, making it the largest city on the West Coast at the time. Due to the growth of its population, San Francisco became a consolidated city-county in 1856. After three-quarters of the city was destroyed by the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco was quickly rebuilt, hosting the Panama-Pacific International Exposition nine years later. During World War II, San Francisco was the port of embarkation for service members shipping out to the Pacific Theater. After the war, the confluence of returning servicemen, massive immigration, liberalizing attitudes, and other factors led to the Summer of Love and the gay rights movement, cementing San Francisco as a center of liberal activism in the United States.

Today, San Francisco is ranked 44th of the top tourist destinations in the world, and is the sixth most visited one in the United States in 2011. The city is renowned for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former prison on Alcatraz Island, and its Chinatown district. It is also a primary banking and finance center.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in San Francisco, Ca

246 Waller St
$4,500,000 
246 Waller St
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

4,000 sqft
Listed 1/31/2019
Courtesy of Golden Gate Sotheby's Int'l
296 Randall Street
$1,900,000 Price reduced from $2,199,000 (-$299,000)
296 Randall Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

3 Beds, 1 Bath
2,259 sqft
Listed 2/5/2019
Courtesy of Kurniadi Realty
296 Randall Street
$1,900,000 Price reduced from $2,199,000 (-$299,000)
296 Randall Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

3 Beds, 1 Bath
2,259 sqft
Listed 2/4/2019
Courtesy of Kurniadi Realty
1326 20Th Ave
$1,620,000 
1326 20Th Ave
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

8,697 sqft
Listed 2/4/2019
Courtesy of Intero Real Estate Services
82-84 Woodward St
$1,595,000 
82-84 Woodward St
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2,582 sqft
Listed 2/13/2019
Courtesy of RED OAK REALTY
1688 Pine Unit W905
$1,470,000 
1688 Pine Unit W905
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 2 Baths
972 sqft
Listed 1/25/2019
Courtesy of First Metro Investments Inc
1753 Washington St
$1,443,750 
1753 Washington St
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

7,656 sqft
Listed 2/4/2019
Courtesy of Intero Real Estate Services
1255 California St Unit 204
$1,360,000 
1255 California St Unit 204
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 2 Baths
1,410 sqft
Listed 2/3/2019
Courtesy of Golden Gate Sotheby's Int'l Re
35 De Soto Street
$1,329,888 
35 De Soto Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

3 Beds, 2 Baths
1,585 sqft
Listed 2/4/2019
Courtesy of Keller Williams SF TCGSF
250 Gaven st
$1,199,000 
250 Gaven st
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

4 Beds, 3 Baths
1,643 sqft
Listed 1/31/2019
Courtesy of Genesis Real Estate Company
1200 Gough St. Unit 16 A
$1,195,000 
1200 Gough St. Unit 16 A
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 2 Baths
1,500 sqft
Listed 2/8/2019
Courtesy of BHHS Drysdale Properties
355 Wilde Ave
$988,000 
355 Wilde Ave
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 1+ Bath
1,660 sqft
Listed 2/14/2019
Courtesy of Keller Williams Tri Valley
900 Bush St Unit 521
$988,000 
900 Bush St Unit 521
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 2 Baths
928 sqft
Listed 2/12/2019
Courtesy of Keller Williams Benchmark
700 Cabrillo St Unit 1
$889,000 
700 Cabrillo St Unit 1
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 1 Bath
728 sqft
Listed 2/15/2019
Courtesy of BHHS Drysdale Properties
946 Stockton St Unit 7B
$738,000 
946 Stockton St Unit 7B
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 1+ Bath
710 sqft
Listed 1/26/2019
Courtesy of North State Financial
173 Farallones St
$699,000 
173 Farallones St
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 1 Bath
420 sqft
Listed 2/12/2019
Courtesy of Better Homes Realty
361 Howth St
$629,900 
361 Howth St
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

1 Bed, 1 Bath
541 sqft
Listed 2/11/2019
Courtesy of Compass
2250 24th Street Unit 130
$600,000 
2250 24th Street Unit 130
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

1 Bed, 1 Bath
626 sqft
Listed 2/16/2019
Courtesy of Kurniadi Realty
2146 Shelter Creek Lane
$399,900 
2146 Shelter Creek Lane
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

0 Bed, 1 Bath
490 sqft
Listed 2/8/2019
Courtesy of Luxe Realty Group
1225 SAN BRUNO AVE Unit DR
$6,800 
1225 SAN BRUNO AVE Unit DR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2 Beds, 2 Baths
930 sqft
Listed 1/29/2019
Courtesy of Town & Country Realty

San Francisco, Ca Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 342 $2,106,845 $1,731,500

San Francisco, Ca School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ARCHDIOCESE OF SAN FRANCISCO K-12 94109 No Rating
HAYWARD UNIFIED K-12 94544 2
SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION K-12 94102 No Rating
SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY ROP (DISTRICT) 7-12, 9-12 94116 No Rating
SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED K-12 94102 4
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San Francisco, Ca School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

SAN FRANCISCO 3 out of 5
CALIFORNIA 2 out of 5

San Francisco, Ca School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

SAN FRANCISCO
CALIFORNIA
Ratings provided by SchoolDigger.com

San Francisco, Ca Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 875,233
Households: 380,019
Median Age: 40

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