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0.7% growth
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12.7% growth
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The economy of San Francisco, CA employs 511,365 people. The economy of San Francisco, CA is specialized in Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; Information; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 2.5; 2.19; and 2.07 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in San Francisco, CA are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (104,834), Healthcare & Social Assistance (58,729), and Accommodation & Food Service (45,258), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($108,466), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($91,429), and Finance & Insurance ($87,268).

Median household income in San Francisco, CA is $103,801. Males in San Francisco, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of San Francisco, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for San Francisco, CA. In San Francisco County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 158 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,380. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of San Francisco, CA is from the county of San Francisco County, CA.

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San Francisco, CA is home to a population of 870,887 people, from which 86.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of San Francisco, CA is composed of 354,018 White residents (40.7%), 296,324 Asian residents (34%), 132,538 Hispanic residents (15.2%), 41,636 Black residents (4.78%), and 38,507 Two+ residents (4.42%). The most common foreign languages in San Francisco, CA are Chinese (149,123 speakers), Spanish (89,130 speakers), and Tagalog (23,147 speakers), but compared to other places, San Francisco, CA has a relative high number of Chinese (149,123 speakers), Japanese (6,493 speakers), and Russian (11,835 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in San Francisco, CA awarded 22,610 degrees. The student population of San Francisco, CA is skewed towards females, with 9,003 male students and 13,607 female students. Most students in San Francisco, CA are White (6,676 and 29.5%), followed by Asian (4,884 and 21.6%), Hispanic or Latino (3,524 and 15.6%), and Unknown (2,407 and 10.6%). The largest universities in San Francisco, CA by number of graduates are San Francisco State University (7,232 and 32%), City College of San Francisco (3,767 and 16.7%), and University of San Francisco (3,208 and 14.2%). The most popular majors in San Francisco, CA are General Business Administration & Management (1,524 and 6.74%), General Biological Sciences (443 and 1.96%), and Registered Nursing (423 and 1.87%). The median tuition costs in San Francisco, CA are $44,040 for private four year colleges, and $5,472 and $16,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Francisco, CA is $1.02M, which is 5 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $941,400 to $1.02M, a 8.77% increase. The homeownership rate of San Francisco, CA is 37.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in San Francisco, CA have an average commute time of 31.4 minutes, and they commute by Public Transit. Car ownership in San Francisco, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.


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