Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in San Francisco,
the Garfield St / Grafton Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 3.6% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Garfield St / Grafton Ave neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Garfield St / Grafton Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
12.4% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Garfield St / Grafton Ave neighborhood has more
Asian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 44.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.2% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Garfield St / Grafton Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 34.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Garfield St / Grafton Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 24.9% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.5% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(18.7% ride the bus) than 96.5% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Garfield St / Grafton Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,939 people per square mile living here.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Garfield St / Grafton Ave neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 53.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.