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

09.02.2014
Zephyr Exclusive Sponsor of First-Ever Neighborhood Apps
San Francisco, CA – September 2, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate has partnered with Neighbrhds, a product of Urban Living Marketing, to provide neighborhood apps tailored specifically to San Francisco’s neighborhoods. Zephyr’s website has been a forerunner in providing abundant and robust neighborhood details. Zephyr has even produced videos for most of San Francisco’s neighborhoods, which have been used as an educational tool in classrooms to highlight the diversity and variety San Francisco has to offer. Neighbrhds is moving neighborhood-level information forward to the next natural step, allowing residents and visitors to gain instant access to community events, local businesses, top restaurants, shopping and more.
08.27.2014
The 100 MPH Monorail We Could Have Instead of the Bay Bridge
The early days of the automobile were a time of unbridled advancement for the country's transportation infrastructure--the American people suddenly had been granted the ability to travel further, faster and they needed new roads, bridges, and highways to drive on. But one enterprising inventor by the name of Fletcher E. Felts devised an even better option: an overhead
08.25.2014
Zephyr Real Estate Adds New Presentation Tool for Agents
San Francisco, CA – August 25, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate, widely noted for providing the latest and greatest in technology for its agents, has added yet another tool to the vast array already available. The newest offering is TouchCMA, an easy-to-use, interactive CMA presentation tool that can be updated as buyers’ and sellers’ conversations evolve.

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  • Alamo Square Tenancy In Common
    557 Fillmore #5, San Francisco, CA 94
    02 Bedroom | 01 Bath | 01 Parking
    Open House: Saturday 9/6/14, Sunday 9/7/14
    Status: Active
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  • Alamo Square Condominium
    648 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 94117
    05 Bedroom | 03 Bath | 03 Parking
    Open House: Thursday 9/4/14, Saturday 9/6/14
    Status: Active
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