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

07.24.2014
Zephyr Real Estate Announces Management Transitions
San Francisco, CA – July 24, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate announced last week that there are several exciting changes brewing for the company.
07.14.2014
Zephyr Agents Dzhibrailova and Gullicksen Rank in THE THOUSAND
San Francisco, CA – July 14, 2014 – REAL Trends, Inc, in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, just published its ninth annual THE THOUSAND list of America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams. Two top-producing agents at Zephyr Real Estate, Tanya Dzhibrailova and Tim Gullicksen, ranked high on that nationwide list at #187 and #196 respectively.
06.23.2014
Zephyr Real Estate Launches Careers Website
San Francisco, CA, June 23, 2014 – For those seeking to advance their real estate career or considering a new career in real estate, Zephyr’s new website, www.zephyrcareers.com, is a must see. First of all, the sleek and accessible website contains all the information typically found on a career website about leadership, support, marketing and technology, training and business development. Beyond that, however, the website offers unexpected insights including how it feels to work at Zephyr, its culture, the agent community, its charitable involvements and the overall camaraderie and energy that abounds.

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