These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In San Francisco, CA For 2019

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

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 4.89x the national median and household incomes are 2.54x the national median.

But where exactly in San Francisco do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Potrero Hill 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 for 2019:

  1. Potrero Hill (Homes)
  2. West Of Twin Peaks (Homes)
  3. Presidio Heights (Homes)
  4. Pacific Heights (Homes)
  5. Seacliff (Homes)
  6. Marina (Homes)
  7. Twin Peaks (Homes)
  8. Noe Valley (Homes)
  9. Castro-Upper Market (Homes)
  10. Diamond Heights (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,241,738. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in San Francisco.

For more San Francisco reading, check out the best neighborhoods in San Francisco and the worst neighborhoods in San Francisco.

Or, for living around San Francisco, out the best San Francisco suburbs and the worst San Francisco suburbs.

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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In San Francisco For 2019

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 criterion:

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, Potrero Hill, 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 For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Potrero Hill $139,808
2 West Of Twin Peaks $133,392
3 Presidio Heights $132,208
4 Pacific Heights $131,642
5 Seacliff $128,935
6 Marina $120,487
7 Twin Peaks $116,429
8 Noe Valley $116,016
9 Castro-Upper Market $111,440
10 Diamond Heights $111,381
11 Haight-Ashbury $109,660
12 Glen Park $104,520
13 Inner Sunset $97,266
14 Lakeshore $96,786
15 Financial District $93,432
16 Bernal Heights $92,612
17 Parkside $90,405
18 South Of Market $88,076
19 Outer Sunset $86,103
20 Russian Hill $84,534
21 Inner Richmond $84,481
22 North Beach $78,719
23 Outer Mission $77,645
24 Mission $77,595
25 Outer Richmond $75,337
26 Western Addition $75,155
27 Ocean View $73,397
28 Excelsior $67,826
29 Nob Hill $65,381
30 Crocker Amazon $59,581
31 Bayview $57,244
32 Visitacion Valley $55,063
33 Downtown $35,860
34 Chinatown $35,774

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.