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San Francisco city, California

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San Francisco city, California
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 881,549
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 881,549
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 805,184
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 805,235
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 24,038
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 34.4%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 37.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $1,009,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $3,473
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $671
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,805
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 359,673
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.36
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 43.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 86.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 57.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 5.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 70.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 66.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,142,745
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 10,175,813
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,121,715
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,632,652
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,718
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 33.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $104,552
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $64,157
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 116,803
Men-owned firms, 2012 63,864
Women-owned firms, 2012 40,135
Minority-owned firms, 2012 46,128
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 64,708
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 6,378
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 104,957
Population per square mile, 2010 17,179.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 46.87
FIPS Code 0667000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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