South San Francisco, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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South San Francisco, California Info Snack

Population
66,878
Unemployment
2.5%
Poverty
6.8%
Median Home
$911,000
Median Income
$106,005
Median Rent
$2,279

South San Francisco SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

South San Francisco, CA Crime Report

1,715
Total Crimes
2,512.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
7.09%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
South San Francisco
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,715 2,512.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 155 227.1 442.0 387.8
Murder 1 1.5 5.6 6.5
Robbery 58 85.0 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 81 118.7 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,560 2,285.4 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 157 230.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,155 1,692.1 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 248 363.3 427.6 246.0

South San Francisco, CA Cost Of Living

182
South San Francisco's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense South San Francisco California National Average
Overall 182 140 100
Services 124 112 100
Groceries 132 113 100
Health 126 115 100
Housing 293 198 100
Transportation 149 134 100
Utilities 138 126 100

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Rankings for South San Francisco in California

Map Of South San Francisco, CA

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Population over time in South San Francisco

Year Population % Change
2020 66,878 -0.6%
2019 67,294 0.3%
2018 67,120 0.8%
2017 66,587 0.6%
2016 66,217 1.0%
2015 65,537 1.4%
2014 64,630 1.4%
2013 63,742 1.5%
2012 62,822 1.3%
2011 62,016 -

Race / Ethnicity in South San Francisco

White
22.6% (15,085)
African American
1.6% (1,091)
American Indian
0.2% (109)
Asian
40.6% (27,177)
Hawaiian
0.9% (596)
Other
0.1% (60)
Two Or More
3.6% (2,430)
Hispanic
30.4% (20,330)
Race South San Francisco CA USA
White 22.6% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.6% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 40.6% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.6% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 30.4% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in South San Francisco

Female
50.2% (33,565)
Male
49.8% (33,313)
Gender South San Francisco CA USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in South San Francisco for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (4,012)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (3,343)
High School / GED
21.0% (14,044)
Some College
21.0% (14,044)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (6,019)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (18,057)
Master's Degree
6.0% (4,012)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,006)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,337)
Education South San Francisco CA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For South San Francisco, California

Less than $10,000
3.1% (208,251)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.5% (169,477)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.0% (267,974)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.6% (310,187)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.1% (408,059)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.6% (843,010)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (946,510)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.4% (1,162,266)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.3% (892,415)
$200,000 or more
22.1% (1,479,646)
Income South San Francisco CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.0% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.6% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.1% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.6% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.4% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.3% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 22.1% 13.3% 8.3%

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