Nationwide Claims to Fame

San Francisco is 8th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

San Francisco is 9th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

San Francisco is 10th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

San Francisco is 11th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

San Francisco is 12th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

San Francisco is 14th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

San Francisco is 25th out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Statewide Claims to Fame

San Francisco is 3rd in California out of 521 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

San Francisco is 3rd in California out of 527 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

San Francisco is 3rd in California out of 563 other cities in Retail sales

San Francisco is 3rd in California out of 644 other cities in Households

San Francisco is 3rd in California out of 644 other cities in Housing units

San Francisco is 4th in California out of 426 other cities in Current population (2012)

San Francisco is 10th in California out of 644 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

San Francisco is 10th in California out of 644 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Current population (2012) 825,863 4th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 46.9 35th 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 17,179.1 10th 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 4.4% 576th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 13.4% 627th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.6% 195th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.7% 308th 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 51.4% 95th 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Race - White 48.5% 503rd 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.1% 149th 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 518th 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 33.3% 38th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 189th 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.7% 307th 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 15.1% 494th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 41.9% 367th 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Female residents 49.3% 541st 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 35.6% 113th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Housing units 376,942 3rd 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 67.3% 10th 30.8% 25.9%
Households 338,366 3rd 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 37.1% 612th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $767,300 72nd $421,600 $186,200
People per household 2.3 599th 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Income per capita $46,777 91st $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $72,947 213th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.3% 300th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
San Francisco Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 105,030 3rd 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $12,399,960 3rd $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,516 144th $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $5,039,171 3rd $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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