San Francisco, CA (North Beach)




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About San Francisco, CA (North Beach)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

North Beach median real estate price is $1,292,970, which is more expensive than 93.6% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in North Beach is currently $2,062, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.5% of the neighborhoods in California.

North Beach is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Francisco, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

North Beach real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the North Beach neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in North Beach are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 64.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in North Beach is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 North Beach neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The North Beach neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, North Beach is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, the North Beach neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 89.4% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the North Beach neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 83.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the North Beach neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 84.6%, which is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the North Beach neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 36.7% have Asian ancestry.

North Beach is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 18.2% 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 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the North Beach neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.3% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Also, more people in North Beach choose to walk to work each day (19.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.6% of residents in the North Beach neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the North Beach neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.6% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the North Beach neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (49.8%) than are found in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 North Beach neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 22.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the North Beach neighborhood in San Francisco are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 77.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the North Beach neighborhood, 57.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.3%), and 8.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the North Beach neighborhood in San Francisco, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (36.7%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (5.8%), and residents who report English roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 49.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the North Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 50.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and South Asian languages.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in North Beach neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (37.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (19.7%) and 17.8% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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San Francisco 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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North Beach 0.101011101001110
San Francisco 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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San Francisco 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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