Noe Valley

Overview for Noe Valley, CA

23,011 people live in Noe Valley, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $120,489. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Noe Valley, CA

Noe Valley has 10,576 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Noe Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,011 people call Noe Valley home. The population density is 31,476.862 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

52.82 / 47.18%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Schools in Noe Valley, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Noe Valley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Thomas Edison Charter Academy
K - 8th
Lick (James) Middle
6th - 8th
Katherine Michiels School
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Mission Education Center
K - 5th
No rating available
Immaculate Conception Academy
9th - 12th
No rating available
K - 5th
K - 8th
No rating available
St James Catholic School
K - 8th
No rating available
K - 8th
No rating available

Around Noe Valley, CA

There's plenty to do around Noe Valley, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Excellent Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including City Bees, Anjannette Price Personal Trainer, and Ryan Stockton.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 2.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.74 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.84 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.2 miles 55 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.62 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.25 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars

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Welcome to Noe Valley

Picturesque charm and ample sunshine define this premier San Francisco neighborhood
In a city famed for its fog, Noe Valley is a breath of fresh, sunny air. Situated in central San Francisco and shielded by Twin Peaks, it’s one of the few neighborhoods in the metropolis that consistently enjoys a warm, sun-splashed microclimate. However, Noe Valley’s warmth extends beyond its weather. It has a tight-knit small-town vibe, with no small thanks to its bustling town square, which especially comes alive during its vibrant farmers’ market and lively community events. Vintage Edwardian and Victorian homes line its impeccable streets. And with its magnificent array of restaurants, bars, bakeries, boutiques, and galleries, Noe Valley residents have nearly everything they need right outside their front doors.

What to Love

  • Close to the Upper Douglas Dog Park
  • A quirky personality with a wonderful sense of tranquility
  • Gorgeously restored homes with high-end touches
  • Effortless access to Silicon Valley via 280 or 101
  • An assortment of fantastic events and parades
  • J-Church MUNI Line provides easy access to downtown

Local Lifestyle

Noe Valley residents delight in the range of parks within Noe Valley’s vicinity, including the lively Dolores Park and the serene Glen Canyon. This is the sort of community where you’ll find your neighbors out and about walking their dogs, relishing a cup of coffee in one of the many cafes that dot the neighborhood, or savoring a glass of wine at one of its many restaurants with outdoor seating. Retirees, artists, academics, young families, and more make up the heart of this lovely, coveted district.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

San Francisco is internationally renowned for its spectacular restaurants, and Noe Valley does not disappoint. Novy Restaurant is just one example of the superb eateries found throughout the neighborhood. A cozy cafe featuring a delicious Mediterranean-inspired menu, patrons enjoy visiting for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, where they can dine on tasty staples like pesto pasta and moussaka.
AP’S CAFE’s bright and cheery interior is the perfect backdrop for diving into empanadas with a modern spin, such as cauliflower Masala and Argentine beef. Vive la Tarte is equally sumptuous, specializing in French and Belgian cuisine. This enticing spot features a range of wonderful dishes and fresh, inventive pastries, including orange blossom and za’atar croissants, turmeric monkey bread with brown sugar and cayenne pepper, and Hinterland sourdough. 
For a leisurely brunch outside, Noe Valley residents flock to Diamond Cafe, where you can savor lox and bagels, a Florentine crepe, or a steaming-hot cappuccino. Whether you are craving fresh cantaloupe ice cream or homemade butternut squash ravioli, this enclave has you covered. 
Noe Valley’s collection of unique boutiques draws people from around the Bay to its streets. A favorite for many is Karizma, a fabulous shop where you’re bound to find a one-of-a-kind gift.
Things to Do
Noe Valley Farmers Market, held every Saturday at the neighborhood Town Square, offers a wealth of organic produce, artisan baked goods, farmstead cheeses, hand-rolled enchiladas, San Francisco’s signature sourdough, and other culinary treasures.
More of California’s bounty is also celebrated every October at the Noe Valley Harvest Festival. This fabulous community gathering features a profusion of locally-harvested eats, excellent live music, and pumpkins. Another much-anticipated event is the Noe Valley Street Fair. Held in balmy June, this is a terrific place to hear local musical talent and find work by Bay Area artisans.
Noe Valley has garnered a radiant reputation for hosting some of the best fetes in the city, from a yearly pet parade to the Christmas Carol-enhanced tree lighting ceremony every December. 


The San Francisco Unified School District educates children in Noe Valley. A few of the most notable schools in the area include:



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