San Francisco, CA

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 12.9.20)

 

AGE IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years46,4795.3%
25 to 29 years102,93911.7%
30 to 34 years104,84011.9%
35 to 39 years78,5918.9%
40 to 44 years61,0686.9%
45 to 49 years59,8896.8%
50 to 54 years55,3356.3%
55 to 59 years48,6375.5%
60 to 64 years53,1386.0%
65 to 69 years43,7415.0%
70 to 74 years32,8813.7%
75 to 79 years21,4822.4%
80 to 84 years17,1821.9%
85+ years22,8422.6%

The median age in San Francisco is 38.3 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White400,72745.4%
Black or African American45,8865.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3080.3%
Asian302,79534.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,1260.2%
Other71,9238.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade47,6676.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma33,8724.8%
High school graduate (includes GED)83,27911.9%
Some college, no degree87,28112.4%
Associate’s degree34,0564.9%
Bachelor’s degree245,88535.1%
Graduate or professional degree169,23924.1%
High school graduate or higher619,74088.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher415,12459.2%
Less than Bachelor’s degree286,15540.8%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0005.2%
$10,000 to $14,9995.2%
$15,000 to $24,9996.2%
$25,000 to $34,9995.1%
$35,000 to $49,9996.6%
$50,000 to $74,99910.5%
$75,000 to $99,9999.4%
$100,000 to $149,99916.3%
$150,000 to $199,99911.3%
$200,000 or more24.1%

Median household income: $104,552

Mean household income: $149,265

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$22,965
High school graduate (includes GED)$30,635
Some college or Associate’s degree$41,626
Bachelor’s degree$79,792
Graduate or professional degree$102,741

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 780,127 NA
Never married370,93347.5%
Now married (except separated)301,93538.7%
Separated9,8081.3%
Widowed35,0444.5%
Divorced62,4078.0%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line92,97910.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Owner-occupied housing units135,275
Renter-occupied housing units224,398
Single-family detached units78,342
Homeownership rate37.6%
Vacancy rate8.7%
Renters rate62.4%
Average housing value$1,264,949
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$2,547
Average rent$1,832

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Average income$149,265
Average household size2.36
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force70.8%
Percent disabled10.3%
Percent with health coverage95.6%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)33.3
Percent workers using public transportation34.2%
Percent veterans3.2%
Percent foreign born34.4%
Percent speaking Spanish at home4.1%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Total consumer expenditures per household$135,196.83
Alcoholic beverages$1,200.97
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$666.83
Beer consumed away from home$213.99
Wine consumed away from home$129.81
Apparel & services$4,080.74
Men’s apparel$803.30
Women’s apparel$1,397.01
Children’s apparel$551.02
Boys’ apparel$195.47
Girls’ apparel$209.99
Footwear$933.85
Dining out (food away from home)$6,865.38
Dining out – Breakfast$703.01
Dining out – Lunch$2,047.30
Dining out – Dinner$3,283.90
Education$3,267.98
Entertainment / recreation$5,740.79
Club membership fees$481.13
Dating services$1.82
Pet food$410.16
Pet services$117.32
Food consumed at home$9,192.71
Bakery products consumed at home$1,197.21
Dairy products consumed at home$955.03
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$1,895.51
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$2,051.15
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$853.17
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$3,093.81
Health care$9,373.55
Medical services$1,764.27
Nonprescription drugs$219.82
Household Services$3,702.36
Care for the elderly and handicapped$123.56
Lawn and garden services$697.42
Housekeeping services$345.74
PC repair$11.57
Housing$44,834.39
Home improvements$4,011.21
Utilities, fuel, and public services$7,864.28
Phone services$3,041.37
Water$1,085.32
Life and other insurance$700.60
Pensions and social security$14,958.47
Personal care products and services$1,547.71
Hair care products$195.54
Personal care products$661.63
Local transportation$14,000.59
Gasoline$3,602.64
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,838.86
Travel$4,165.58
Airline fares$1,131.03
Auto / truck rental on trips$52.03
Lodging on trips$1,103.46
Food and drink on trips$990.94
Entertainment on trips$333.17

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY (home to SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA)

% with any debt in collections13%
Average debt in collections$1,510
% with medical debt in collections4%
Average medical debt in collections$578
% with student loan debt13%
Average student loan debt$20,920
Average monthly student loan payment$234
% with auto debt15%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

YearPopulationPercent
January 201915,1072.6%
February 201913,8212.4%
March 201914,0982.4%
April 201911,6492.0%
May 201911,1551.9%
June 201913,5332.3%
July 201914,2062.4%
August 201913,5262.3%
September 201911,2681.9%
October 201912,0792.0%
November 201911,7082.0%
December 201911,1401.9%
January 202013,4872.3%
February 202013,2992.3%
March 202018,0653.1%
April 202069,80612.6%
May 202070,42412.7%
June 202071,20012.5%
July 202063,45011.1%
August 202047,8228.5%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)