These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In San Francisco


We used science and data to determine which San Francisco neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In San Francisco

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that San Francisco has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.83x the national median and household incomes are 2.62x the national median.

But where exactly in San Francisco do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Pacific Heights where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in San Francisco out of 34:

  1. Pacific Heights
  2. West Of Twin Peaks
  3. Potrero Hill
  4. Seacliff
  5. Presidio Heights
  6. Twin Peaks
  7. Noe Valley
  8. Marina
  9. Haight-Ashbury
  10. Glen Park

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,178,370. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in San Francisco.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In San Francisco

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in San Francisco by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Pacific Heights, was named the richest neighborhood in San Francisco.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Chinatown.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in San Francisco ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In San Francisco

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Pacific Heights $130,959
2 West Of Twin Peaks $130,709
3 Potrero Hill $126,175
4 Seacliff $121,655
5 Presidio Heights $119,130
6 Twin Peaks $115,511
7 Noe Valley $113,837
8 Marina $110,030
9 Haight-Ashbury $106,477
10 Glen Park $103,887
11 Castro-Upper Market $102,259
12 Diamond Heights $101,758
13 Inner Sunset $96,068
14 Bernal Heights $92,280
15 Lakeshore $92,222
16 South Of Market $91,667
17 Parkside $88,629
18 Financial District $84,478
19 Russian Hill $80,954
20 Outer Mission $80,811
21 Outer Sunset $79,350
22 Inner Richmond $78,635
23 Outer Richmond $75,355
24 Mission $73,883
25 Ocean View $69,984
26 North Beach $69,657
27 Western Addition $69,023
28 Excelsior $68,291
29 Crocker Amazon $64,517
30 Nob Hill $58,890
31 Bayview $56,831
32 Visitacion Valley $49,409
33 Downtown $30,454
34 Chinatown $29,828

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