• Population
    4,292,964
  • Population Density
    1,253 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    3,426 sq.mi.
The San Francisco metro area is centered in California and has 4,292,964 residents. It has very high home values, very high rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and high income levels.
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Cities

Name Population
San Francisco 797,983
Oakland 389,397
Fremont 211,748
Hayward 142,936
Concord 121,989
Berkeley 111,008
Richmond 103,161
Antioch 101,118
Daly City 100,556
San Mateo 95,957
San Leandro 83,877
Livermore 79,710
Redwood City 76,031
Alameda 73,239
San Ramon 69,241
Pleasanton 69,220
Union City 68,830
Walnut Creek 64,168
South San Francisco 62,822
Pittsburg 62,528
Castro Valley 60,882
San Rafael 57,374
Novato 51,206
Brentwood 48,582
Dublin 44,171
Newark 42,322
Danville 41,994
San Bruno 40,677
Pacifica 37,043
Martinez 35,808
Oakley 34,410
Pleasant Hill 33,045
Menlo Park 31,669
Foster City 30,133
San Pablo 29,224
Burlingame 28,514
San Carlos 28,130
East Palo Alto 28,077
Belmont 25,568
San Lorenzo 24,096
Lafayette 23,863
Hercules 23,556
El Cerrito 23,482
Ashland 22,106
Bay Point 21,987
Millbrae 21,275
Pinole 18,470
Albany 18,217
Orinda 17,599
Moraga 16,033
Alamo 15,531
North Fair Oaks 14,666
Cherryland 14,394
El Sobrante 13,823
Mill Valley 13,810
Discovery Bay 12,506
San Anselmo 12,273
Larkspur 11,870
Half Moon Bay 11,228
Clayton 10,856
Hillsborough 10,748
Piedmont 10,640
Emeryville 9,698
Fairview 9,597
Corte Madera 9,191
Blackhawk 9,186
Tiburon 8,895
Rodeo 8,786
Fairfax 7,410
Sausalito 7,047
Atherton 6,883
Kentfield 6,669
Strawberry 5,765
Woodside 5,263
Kensington 5,117
Santa Venetia 4,799
El Granada 4,683
Tara Hills 4,565
Saranap 4,486
Portola Valley 4,326
Emerald Lake Hills 4,273
Broadmoor 4,229
Brisbane 4,179
Pacheco 4,022
Vine Hill 3,620
West Menlo Park 3,600
North Richmond 3,214
East Richmond Heights 3,157
Crockett 2,921
Rollingwood 2,790
Montara 2,739
Marin City 2,711
Moss Beach 2,439
Sleepy Hollow 2,277
Bayview 2,168
Belvedere 2,118
Ross 2,079
Mountain View 2,032
Bethel Island 1,882
Camino Tassajara 1,813

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
San Jose Metro Area 1,817,627
Sacramento Metro Area 2,130,801
Los Angeles Metro Area 12,777,695
San Bernardino Metro Area 4,178,296
Las Vegas Metro Area 1,928,695
San Diego Metro Area 3,060,849
Boise Metro Area 610,120
Portland (OR) Metro Area 2,202,583
Salt Lake City Metro Area 1,109,380
Seattle Metro Area 3,404,443

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
San Jose Metro Area 1,817,627 78 mi.
Seattle Metro Area 3,404,443 665 mi.
Los Angeles Metro Area 12,777,695 337 mi.
New York City Metro Area 18,796,078 2,530 mi.
Chicago Metro Area 9,425,706 1,839 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
94565 84,558
94112 79,915
94544 74,499
94110 70,174
94587 68,830
94536 66,617
94080 63,275
94509 61,266
94538 60,461
94501 60,099
94806 59,944
94015 59,825
94541 59,173
94122 56,859
94109 53,809
94513 51,493
94539 51,021
94601 49,479
94014 47,087
94553 46,823
94550 45,154
94303 44,714
94577 44,521
94121 44,169
94568 44,101
94116 43,980
94560 42,322
94546 42,100
94521 41,880
94117 41,214
94066 40,974
94566 40,443
94901 40,364
94605 40,356
94010 40,296
94531 40,115
94025 39,790
94403 39,102
94134 39,032
94118 38,529
94804 37,841
94578 37,757
94044 37,286
94611 37,192
94551 36,815
94520 36,321
94606 35,835
94061 35,697
94561 35,383
94582 35,156
94583 35,147
94401 34,845
94555 33,656
94124 33,558
94523 33,545
94404 32,986
94603 32,716
94115 32,180
94114 32,175
94952 32,063
94526 31,644
94063 30,788
94941 30,571
94621 30,509
94132 30,306
94610 30,242
94588 29,918
95377 29,649
94903 29,062
94070 29,044
94545 28,935
94602 28,827
94580 28,430
94801 28,215
94131 27,718
95219 27,370
94133 27,357
94107 27,185
94549 26,822
94062 26,346
94518 26,322
94598 26,180
94803 26,040
94608 25,847
94002 25,797
94102 24,754
94947 24,007
94530 23,742
94619 23,581
94547 23,573
94402 23,408
94103 23,361
94704 22,873
94607 22,745
94123 22,350
94506 21,283
94030 21,275
94609 20,728
94703 20,593
94597 20,473

School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
2.33 Oakland Unified School District 137
3.66 San Francisco Unified School District 118
2.00 West Contra Costa Unified School District 59
3.00 Mt. Diablo Unified School District 56
4.00 Fremont Unified School District 41
4.00 San Ramon Valley Unified School District 35
1.66 Hayward Unified School District 33
2.00 Antioch Unified School District 28
4.00 Alameda City Unified School District 20
San Mateo-Foster City School District 20
3.66 Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District 18
2.33 San Lorenzo Unified School District 18
4.00 Berkeley Unified School District 19
4.00 Novato Unified School District 19
Redwood City Elementary School District 16
4.00 Castro Valley Unified School District 15
3.00 Jefferson Elementary School District (Daly City) 15
4.33 Pleasanton Unified School District 15
3.00 South San Francisco Unified School District 15
3.00 New Haven Unified School District 14
3.33 Newark Unified School District 14
2.00 Pittsburg Unified School District 13
2.00 San Leandro Unified School District 12
Brentwood Union Elementary School District 10
2.66 Ravenswood City Elementary School District 10
3.00 Petaluma Joint Union High School District 10
4.00 Dublin Unified School District 10
San Rafael City Elementary School District 9
3.33 Martinez Unified School District 9
San Bruno Park Elementary School District 8
Burlingame Elementary School District 7
3.33 Shoreline Unified School District 7
Pacifica School District 7
4.00 San Mateo Union High School District 7
3.66 Cabrillo Unified School District 7
Oakley Union Elementary School District 7
San Carlos Elementary School District 7
4.00 Sequoia Union High School District 8
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District 7
4.33 Piedmont City Unified School District 6
Mill Valley Elementary School District 6
4.33 Tamalpais Union High School District 6
4.33 Albany City Unified School District 6
Walnut Creek Elementary School District 6
4.33 Acalanes Union High School District 5
3.00 Jefferson Union High School District 5
Orinda Union Elementary School District 5
Lafayette Elementary School District 5
3.00 Liberty Union High School District (Brentwood) 5
Millbrae Elementary School District 5
Hillsborough City Elementary School District 4
Menlo Park City Elementary School District 4
Ross Valley Elementary School District 5
Dixie Elementary School District 4
2.66 John Swett Unified School District 4
2.66 La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District 4
Moraga Elementary School District 4
Byron Union Elementary School District 3
Reed Union Elementary School District 3
Sausalito Marin City School District 3
Bayshore Elementary School District 3
Brisbane Elementary School District 3
3.33 San Rafael City High School District 3
2.66 Emery Unified School District 2
Larkspur School District 2
Las Lomitas Elementary School District 2
Portola Valley Elementary School District 2
Knightsen Elementary School District 1
Kentfield Elementary School District 2
Lagunitas Elementary School District 2
Sunol Glen Unified School District 1
Mountain House Elementary School District 1
Woodside Elementary School District 1
Union Joint Elementary School District 1
Canyon Elementary School District 1
Ross Elementary School District 1
Nicasio School District 1
Laguna Joint Elementary School District 1
Bolinas-Stinson Union School District 1
Lincoln Elementary School District 1

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.00 James Logan High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Berkeley High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Castro Valley High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Deer Valley High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
2.66 San Leandro High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Amador Valley High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Lowell High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Pittsburg Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Freedom High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 California High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 George Washington High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Foothill High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Monte Vista High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Granada High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 Mission San Jose High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
2.33 Antioch High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Heritage High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Galileo High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Carlmont High School Public 6-12 Middle, High
3.33 Liberty High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
3.66 Abraham Lincoln High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 Irvington High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.33 Menlo-Atherton High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 San Ramon Valley High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 American High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Livermore High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 College Park High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Washington High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Newark Memorial High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.00 Sequoia High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Mt. Eden High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
2.66 Skyline High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Clayton Valley High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Alameda High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Oakland Technical High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Dougherty Valley High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.33 Arroyo High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Oakland High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Woodside High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.00 Casa Grande High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Westmoor High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Hayward High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 St. Francis High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
3.33 Bellarmine College Prep School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
4.33 Aragon High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Concord High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Dublin High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
1.66 Mt. Diablo High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 South San Francisco High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
4.00 Northgate High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 El Camino High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.00 Fame Public Charter School Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Las Lomas High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Cesar Chavez Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Redwood High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 St. Ignatius College Preparatory School Private, Religious 9-12 High
4.33 Mills High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Acalanes High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Alvarado Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 John F. Kennedy High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 San Lorenzo High School Public 9-12 High
Cornerstone Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Balboa High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Dallas Ranch Middle School Public 5-9 Elementary, Middle
4.33 Burlingame High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 San Mateo High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Novato High School Public, Magnet 9-12 High
4.33 Campolindo High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Canyon Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Hillsdale High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Tennyson High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Petaluma High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Ygnacio Valley High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Richmond High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Miramonte High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Private, Religious 9-12 High
3.33 Alhambra Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Terra Nova High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Pinole Valley High School Public 6-12 Middle, High
4.00 Albany High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Pleasanton Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Bishop O'Dowd High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
2.66 Jefferson High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Harvest Park Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 A.P. Giannini Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Presidio Middle School Public 5-8 Middle
1.33 Hillview Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Tamalpais High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Herbert Hoover Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Walnut Creek Intermediate School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Terra Linda High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
1.00 Rancho Medanos Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Capuchino High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 Thomas S. Hart Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 William Hopkins Junior High School Public 6-9 Middle
3.66 J. Douglas Adams Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Live Oak Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 M.H. Stanley Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Hidden Hills Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
Santa Clara County Special Education Public K-12 Elementary, Middle, High

Colleges

Name
City College of San Francisco
San Francisco State University
University of California - Berkeley
San Jose State University
De Anza College
Santa Rosa Junior College
Diablo Valley College
San Joaquin Delta College
University of California - Santa Cruz
Foothill College
Cabrillo College
Chabot College
Academy of Art University
Laney College
Ohlone College
West Valley College
San Jose City College
Mission College
Solano Community College
Skyline College - San Bruno
College of San Mateo
California State University - East Bay
Evergreen Valley College
Las Positas College
Los Medanos College
Sonoma State University
Stanford University
College of Marin
Contra Costa College
Canada College
University of San Francisco
Napa Valley College
Merritt College
Berkeley City College
College of Alameda
Santa Clara University
University of the Pacific
Saint Mary's College of California
Heald College - San Jose
Heald College - Stockton
University of Phoenix - Bay Area
Heald College - Concord
Dominican University of California
California College of the Arts
WyoTech - Fremont
The Art Institute of California - San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University
Heald College - Hayward
Heald College - San Francisco
Notre Dame de Namur University
California Maritime Academy
Mills College
Patten University
Holy Names University
Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - San Francisco
Menlo College
Marinello School of Beauty - Santa Clara
Expression College for Digital Arts
Carrington College California - San Jose
California Culinary Academy
Samuel Merritt University
ITT Technical Institute - Lathrop
Marinello School of Beauty - San Francisco
Golden Gate University
The National Hispanic University
CET - Sobrato
San Francisco Art Institute
Mt. Diablo Adult Education
Empire College School of Business
Cogswell College
Carrington College California - Stockton
SUM Bible College & Theological Seminary
Carrington College California - Pleasant Hill
Carrington College California - Antioch
Blake Austin College
John F Kennedy University
National Holistic Institute
Martinez Adult Education
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Northwestern Polytechnic University
Palo Alto University
Carrington College California - Emeryville
Argosy University - San Francisco Bay Area
Hilltop Beauty School
MTI Business College
Lincoln University - California
Lytles Redwood Empire Beauty College
The English Center
Paris Beauty College
Alameda Beauty College
Miami Ad School - San Francisco
California Institute of Integral Studies
Moler Barber College - Oakland
Silicon Valley University
American Conservatory Theater
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

San Francisco Metro Area United States California San Jose Metro Area Seattle Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area New York City Metro Area Chicago Metro Area
White 43.03% 64.16% 40.65% 35.94% 68.71% 31.99% 49.32% 55.31%
Asian 22.99% 4.67% 12.87% 30.64% 11.18% 14.55% 9.83% 5.56%
Hispanic 21.28% 16.05% 37.20% 27.44% 8.68% 44.12% 22.57% 20.35%
African American 8.11% 12.21% 5.84% 2.33% 5.28% 6.74% 16.26% 17.14%
Multiracial 3.24% 1.85% 2.40% 2.77% 4.31% 1.85% 1.27% 1.27%
Pacific Islander 0.71% 0.15% 0.35% 0.32% 0.77% 0.25% 0.02% 0.02%
Other 0.37% 0.21% 0.25% 0.28% 0.22% 0.26% 0.56% 0.20%
Native American 0.23% 0.66% 0.40% 0.25% 0.82% 0.18% 0.13% 0.10%

Age

San Francisco Metro Area United States California San Jose Metro Area Seattle Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area New York City Metro Area Chicago Metro Area
9 years and under 12% 13% 14% 14% 13% 13% 12% 14%
10 to 17 years 9% 11% 12% 10% 10% 12% 11% 12%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 10% 9% 9% 10% 9% 9%
25 to 34 years 15% 13% 14% 15% 15% 15% 14% 14%
35 to 44 years 15% 14% 14% 16% 15% 15% 14% 14%
45 to 54 years 15% 15% 14% 15% 15% 14% 15% 15%
55 to 64 years 12% 12% 11% 10% 11% 10% 11% 11%
65 and over 12% 13% 11% 11% 11% 11% 13% 11%

Education Levels

San Francisco Metro Area United States California San Jose Metro Area Seattle Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area New York City Metro Area Chicago Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 13% 15% 19% 14% 9% 22% 16% 14%
High school diploma or equivalent 18% 29% 21% 16% 22% 20% 27% 25%
Some college or associate degree 26% 29% 29% 25% 32% 27% 22% 27%
Bachelor's degree 27% 18% 19% 25% 24% 20% 21% 21%
Master's degree or higher 17% 10% 11% 20% 13% 11% 15% 13%

Gender

San Francisco Metro Area United States California San Jose Metro Area Seattle Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area New York City Metro Area Chicago Metro Area
Male 49.3% 49.2% 49.7% 50.2% 49.8% 49.4% 48.2% 48.9%
Female 50.7% 50.8% 50.3% 49.8% 50.2% 50.6% 51.8% 51.1%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

San Francisco Metro Area United States California San Jose Metro Area Seattle Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area New York City Metro Area Chicago Metro Area
Rent 44.5% 33.9% 43.3% 41.2% 38.0% 49.2% 47.4% 32.7%
Own 55.5% 66.1% 56.7% 58.8% 62.0% 50.8% 52.6% 67.3%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

San Francisco Metro Area United States California San Jose Metro Area Seattle Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area New York City Metro Area Chicago Metro Area
Assault 369.5 280.9 237.4 206.3 348.2 214.9 371.3 453.1
Murder 12.5 5.6 4.9 4.6 3.7 7.2 4.9 18.5
Rape 27.6 29.2 20.6 28.7 19.0 23.6 13.9 NA
Robbery 495.5 150.7 160.7 123.7 226.7 217.7 238.5 497.6

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

San Francisco Metro Area United States California San Jose Metro Area Seattle Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area New York City Metro Area Chicago Metro Area
Burglary 894.0 718.3 640.8 533.2 1040.6 433.9 229.9 839.9
Larceny 2761.4 2276.2 1749.5 1484.8 3485.9 1429.7 1402.7 2684.9
Motor vehicle theft 924.4 275.5 451.8 897.0 567.3 362.7 97.8 627.7

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