Alamo Square

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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

01.22.2015
Zephyr Agent, Matt Fuller, Sworn in as CFO of San Francisco Association of Realtors
Zephyr Agent, Matt Fuller, Sworn in as CFO of San Francisco Association of Realtors San Francisco, CA – January 22, 2015 – Matt Fuller, long-time Zephyr agent, was recently sworn in as Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Association of Realtors. The installation celebration was held on Friday, January 9, at Bimbo’s 365 Club. Among notables present was Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom. 
01.09.2015
My Predictions for the San Francisco Real Estate Market in 2015
Here's what's on tap for this year in our local real estate market from Zephyr agent Eileen Bermingham.
01.05.2015
San Francisco Market Wraps Up on High Note
With high condo and house averages, aggressive overbidding, and cash sales, the last quarter of 2014 was a rousing success for home sellers.

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  • Alamo Square Condominium
    720 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 94117
    02 Bedroom | 1.3 Bath | 01 Parking
    Open House: Saturday 1/31/15, Sunday 2/1/15
    Status: Active
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  • Alamo Square Condominium
    716 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 94117
    02 Bedroom | 1.3 Bath | 01 Parking
    Open House: Saturday 1/31/15, Sunday 2/1/15
    Status: Active
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  • Alamo Square 2 Units
    948-950 Divisadero, San Francisco, CA 94115
    Open House: Sunday 2/1/15
    Status: Active
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  • Alamo Square Condominium
    725 Fell #7, San Francisco, CA 94117
    01 Bedroom | 01 Bath | 01 Parking
    Open House: Saturday 1/31/15
    Status: Active
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