San Francisco County CA Information


San Francisco County Subdivisions

San Francisco County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 878,294
Population in Households 854,759
Population in Familes 521,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 23,535
Population Density1 18,738
Diversity Index2 74


Median Household Income $88,121
Average Household Income $130,879
Per Capita Income $57,111


Total Housing Units 406,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140,273 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 236,822 (58.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 29,488 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $946,335
Average Home Value $1,113,751


Total Households 377,095
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 164,748
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.06% 1.07%
Households 1.06% 1.07%
Families 1.06% 1.07%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   3.58%


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, 2018 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 # 12 81st
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 30 48th
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.