• Population
    41,296
  • Population Density
    29,977 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    1 sq.mi.
Mission District is a neighborhood in San Francisco with 41,296 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and high income levels.
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Nearby Neighborhoods

Name Population
Mission Dolores 11,323
Potrero 11,529
Bernal Heights 24,833
Noe Valley 24,616
Castro District 9,440
Duboce Triangle (Art Deco Ghetto) 3,411
Hayes Valley 13,378
South of Market (SoMa) 16,121
Civic Center 11,955
Glen Park 8,388

Comparable Neighborhoods

Name Population Distance
Excelsior 24,007 2 mi.
Central Richmond 25,366 4 mi.
Central Sunset 40,540 4 mi.
Outer Sunset 29,817 5 mi.

School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.66 San Francisco Unified School District 118

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.00 Lowell High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 George Washington High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Galileo High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Abraham Lincoln High School Public 8-12 Middle, High
3.66 Balboa High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 A.P. Giannini Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Presidio Middle School Public 5-8 Middle
3.33 Herbert Hoover Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Aptos Middle School Public 6-9 Middle
3.00 Marina Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Mission High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Thurgood Marshall High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Phillip & Sala Burton Academic High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Roosevelt Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Bessie Carmichael School/Filipino Education Center Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Claire Lilienthal Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Gordon J. Lau Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Edward R. Taylor Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts Public 9-12 High
4.33 Lawton Alternative Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Longfellow Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Rooftop Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 John O'Connell Alternative High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 James Denman Middle School Public 4-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 West Portal Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.00 James Lick Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.00 Francisco Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Clarendon Alternative Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Alice Fong Yu Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Lakeshore Alternative Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Francis Scott Key Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 Lafayette Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Alvarado Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Alamo Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.33 Monroe Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Ulloa Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Jefferson Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.00 Guadalupe Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Hillcrest Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Cesar Chavez Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 Dianne Feinstein Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Gateway High School Public, Charter 9-12 High
1.00 Paul Revere Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.00 Visitacion Valley Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.33 International Studies Academy Alternative School Public, Alternative 6-12 Middle, High
3.33 Argonne Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 Sherman Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.66 City Arts & Tech High School Public, Charter 9-12 High
1.33 Rosa Parks Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Buena Vista Spanish Immersion Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.00 Sunset Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Grattan Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Commodore Sloat Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.33 Fairmount Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Tenderloin Community School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 Miraloma Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Academy of Arts & Sciences Public, Alternative 9-12 High
3.00 McKinley Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.66 Starr King Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Spring Valley Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Everett Middle School Public 5-8 Middle
1.33 Glen Park Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy Public, Charter 5-9 Elementary, Middle
3.00 George R. Moscone Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Cleveland Elementary School Public K-11 Elementary, Middle
2.33 Redding Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.33 Sunnyside Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 El Dorado Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.00 San Francisco Community Alternative School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Independence High School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
2.00 Jose Ortega Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 George Washington Carver Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.33 Junipero Serra Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Jean Parker Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Charles Drew College Preparatory Academy Public K-3 Elementary
3.66 Yick Wo Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Sanchez Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Visitacion Valley Middle School Public 5-8 Middle
3.00 Frank McCoppin Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
4.33 John Yehall Chin Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.66 George Peabody Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 KIPP Bayview Academy Public, Charter 5-8 Middle
2.00 Leadership High School Public, Charter 8-12 Middle, High
2.00 Harvey Milk Civil Rights Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Sutro Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.66 Ida B. Wells High School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
2.33 Creative Arts Charter School Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.00 Bryant Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Bret Harte Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.66 Marshall Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
Downtown High School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
2.00 June Jordan School for Equity Public, Alternative 9-12 High
3.33 Garfield Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.00 New Traditions Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
Daniel Webster Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 John Muir Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary

Colleges

Name
City College of San Francisco
San Francisco State University
University of California - Berkeley
Diablo Valley College
Chabot College
Academy of Art University
Laney College
Skyline College - San Bruno
College of San Mateo
California State University - East Bay
College of Marin
Contra Costa College
Canada College
University of San Francisco
Merritt College
Berkeley City College
College of Alameda
Saint Mary's College of California
Dominican University of California
California College of the Arts
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
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - San Francisco
Menlo College
Expression College for Digital Arts
California Culinary Academy
Samuel Merritt University
Marinello School of Beauty - San Francisco
Golden Gate University
San Francisco Art Institute
Mt. Diablo Adult Education
SUM Bible College & Theological Seminary
Carrington College California - Pleasant Hill
Carrington College California - Antioch
John F Kennedy University
National Holistic Institute
Martinez Adult Education
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Carrington College California - Emeryville
Hilltop Beauty School
Argosy University - San Francisco Bay Area
Lincoln University - California
The English Center
Alameda Beauty College
Miami Ad School - San Francisco
California Institute of Integral Studies
Moler Barber College - Oakland
American Conservatory Theater
Graduate Theological Union
Saybrook University
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Pacific School of Religion
Franciscan School of Theology
Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
Life Chiropractic College - West
Starr King School for Ministry
University of California Hastings College of Law
University of California - San Francisco
The Wright Institute
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences
Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College - Berkeley
Church Divinity School of the Pacific
American Baptist Seminary of the West
Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology
San Francisco Theological Seminary
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Mission District United States California San Francisco Metro Area Excelsior Central Richmond Central Sunset Outer Sunset
Hispanic 45.53% 16.05% 37.20% 21.28% 38.66% 6.17% 6.36% 6.05%
White 34.78% 64.16% 40.65% 43.03% 15.75% 40.13% 30.83% 34.08%
Asian 13.89% 4.67% 12.87% 22.99% 41.67% 47.76% 59.17% 54.63%
African American 3.44% 12.21% 5.84% 8.11% 1.63% 0.94% 0.96% 0.48%
Multiracial 1.90% 1.85% 2.40% 3.24% 1.34% 3.66% 2.39% 3.64%
Native American 0.25% 0.66% 0.40% 0.23% 0.17% 0.09% 0.06% 0%
Other 0.13% 0.21% 0.25% 0.37% 0.33% 0.52% 0.09% 0.04%
Pacific Islander 0.03% 0.15% 0.35% 0.71% 0.40% 0.69% 0.09% 1.05%

Age

Mission District United States California San Francisco Metro Area Excelsior Central Richmond Central Sunset Outer Sunset
9 years and under 8% 13% 14% 12% 10% 8% 8% 8%
10 to 17 years 5% 11% 12% 9% 8% 7% 7% 7%
18 to 24 years 11% 10% 10% 9% 9% 8% 11% 10%
25 to 34 years 28% 13% 14% 15% 14% 20% 15% 15%
35 to 44 years 19% 14% 14% 15% 15% 16% 14% 15%
45 to 54 years 12% 15% 14% 15% 18% 14% 13% 15%
55 to 64 years 7% 12% 11% 12% 11% 13% 14% 13%
65 and over 9% 13% 11% 12% 15% 15% 17% 17%

Education Levels

Mission District United States California San Francisco Metro Area Excelsior Central Richmond Central Sunset Outer Sunset
Less than a high school diploma 21% 15% 19% 13% 27% 13% 15% 18%
High school diploma or equivalent 18% 29% 21% 18% 27% 11% 14% 18%
Some college or associate degree 17% 29% 29% 26% 22% 25% 23% 24%
Bachelor's degree 29% 18% 19% 27% 17% 32% 31% 29%
Master's degree or higher 15% 10% 11% 17% 6% 19% 17% 11%

Gender

Mission District United States California San Francisco Metro Area Excelsior Central Richmond Central Sunset Outer Sunset
Male 54.7% 49.2% 49.7% 49.3% 47.4% 46.8% 48.2% 48.2%
Female 45.3% 50.8% 50.3% 50.7% 52.6% 53.2% 51.8% 51.8%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Mission District United States California San Francisco Metro Area Excelsior Central Richmond Central Sunset Outer Sunset
Rent 75.2% 33.9% 43.3% 44.5% 34.1% 66.4% 41.2% 41.8%
Own 24.8% 66.1% 56.7% 55.5% 65.9% 33.6% 58.8% 58.2%