San Francisco County CA Information


San Francisco County Subdivisions

San Francisco County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 847,576
Population in Households 823,573
Population in Familes 495,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 24,003
Population Density1 18,083
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 364,216
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 159,170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 394,712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125,140 (31.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 239,076 (60.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 30,496 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $820,879
Average Home Value $849,278


Median Household Income $78,942
Average Household Income $116,590
Per Capita Income $51,070
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 1.04%
Households 0.83% 1.05%
Families 0.84% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


San Francisco County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Francisco County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 79th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 29 52nd
Median Household Income # 5 93rd
Per Capita Income # 2 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.