Alamo Square

Neighborhood Overview

Alamo Square

Alamo Square is home to one of the world's most famous views. The Painted Ladies that run along Steiner and face Alamo Square Park make up one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, and have been featured in so many photos and souvenirs that they've earned the nickname Postcard Row. Of course, there's much more to this neighborhood than just a photo opportunity. Despite being somewhat off the beaten track, Alamo Square attracts its fair share of out-of-town visitors, who you'll often spot strolling with cameras in hand past such historic treasures as the Westerfield mansion, the Chateau Tivoli, and the Archbishop's Mansion. The heart of the neighborhood is Alamo Square Park, which boasts a dog run, playground and popular tennis courts, all with incredible panoramic views of San Francisco. The streets are lined with some of the city's finest examples of Victorian architecture, as this area was the nexus of a preservation boom that swept the city in the 1970s. Centrally located, residents have easy access to freeways and downtown; several Muni lines also serve the neighborhood. When it's time to unwind, you can visit one of the growing number of hip restaurants, clubs, bars or bistros that line lively Divisadero Street. There you'll also find a favorite San Francisco music venue, The Independent and several funky, homegrown shops and services.
  • Zip Code(s): 94117

Alamo Square Demographics

Total Population in 94117: 38,738
Gender
 Male: 53.70%
 Female: 46.30%
Median Age: 32.30 years
Population Under 5 Years Old: 2.40%
Population 65 Years Old and Over: 6.70%
Average Household Size: 1.97
Median Household Income: $63983
Occupied Housing Units
 Owner Occupied:23.40%
 Renter Occupied:76.60%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 64.90%
Race
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Hispanic or Latino (of any race):7.30%
Foreign Born 14.90%
Speak Language Other Than English at Home: 18.40

Data source: US Census

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Alamo Square Blog

07.02.2015
Jean Ludwick Joins Zephyr Real Estate’s Rapidly Growing Marin Office
Jean Ludwick Joins Zephyr Real Estate’s Rapidly Growing Marin Office San Francisco, CA, July 2, 2015 – Jean Ludwick, prominent Marin Realtor, is now a member of Zephyr Real Estate’s burgeoning new Marin office in Greenbrae. Her expertise in the local market as well as deep roots in the Tahoe area present an excellent foundation for representing clients in any home transaction experience. 
06.29.2015
MarinSFHomes Team Joins Zephyr Real Estate’s Marin Office
MarinSFHomes Team Joins Zephyr Real Estate’s Marin Office San Francisco, CA, June 29, 2015 – Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco’s most successful real estate firm, welcomes the MarinSFHomes Team to their all-new Marin Office in Greenbrae. The top-selling team comprised of Carolyn Svenson, Nick Svenson, David Tucker and Nick Saribalis are the most recent additions to Zephyr’s rapidly-growing roster at the Marin office. 
06.23.2015
Zephyr Real Estate’s Claudia Siegel Lists Exclusive Eichler Home in Diamond Heights
Zephyr Real Estate’s Claudia Siegel Lists Exclusive Eichler Home in Diamond Heights San Francisco, CA, June 23, 2015 – A rare Eichler home in Diamond Heights has just been listed with Zephyr Real Estate agent Claudia Siegel. The home, designed by architect Claude Oakland, is one of the few single-story Eichler homes in San Francisco, and has undergone a major renovation that includes extensive lavish upgrades.

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