Pacific Heights

Overview for Pacific Heights, CA

30,261 people live in Pacific Heights, where the median age is 37.2 and the average individual income is $125,248.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,261

Total Population

37.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$125,248.29

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Pacific Heights, CA

Pacific Heights has 16,214 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pacific Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,261 people call Pacific Heights home. The population density is 31,291.93 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,261

Total Population

High

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

37.2

Median Age

47.31 / 52.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,214

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$125,248.29

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Pacific Heights, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Pacific Heights. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
San Francisco University High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
San Francisco Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
San Francisco Public Montessori
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Hillwood Academic Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available

Around Pacific Heights, CA

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

98
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
70
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
80
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Brigadeiro Sprinkles, Creative International Pastries, and Mellis Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.72 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.42 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.5 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.81 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.15 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars

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Pacific Heights: San Francisco’s Most Prestigious Neighborhood

Pacific Heights is a neighborhood in San Francisco known for its grand Victorian homes, hilltop views, and proximity to amenities such as parks, restaurants, and shops and strong resident's association. It is considered one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the city and is known for its tree-lined streets and historic architecture. Many people choose to live in Pacific Heights because of its prime location, which provides easy access to downtown San Francisco and other popular areas like the Marina District, Presidio Heights, and Laurel Heights while still providing a quiet, residential feel. Additionally, Pacific Heights is home to some of the city's best schools and is considered a safe and family-friendly area.

 

Why Pacific Heights Residents Love the Neighborhood:

Many residents of the Pacific Heights neighborhood love its quiet and residential feel. Despite its proximity to downtown San Francisco, Pacific Heights is a relatively quiet area with tree-lined streets and large mansions. This makes the Pacific an ideal place for families with children, as well as for young professionals who want to live in a more peaceful and safe neighborhood while still being close to the restaurants, bars, nightlife and shopping that the surrounding neighborhoods have to offer. Additionally, Pacific Heights is home to several parks, such as Alta Plaza Park and Lafayette Park, which provide residents with ample green space, dog parks, playgrounds, and opportunities to enjoy one of San Francisco’s best microclimates.

 

Shopping and Dining in Pacific Heights: Local Businesses and Popular Events

The primary streets in Pacific Heights that have shopping and dining options are Fillmore Shopping District, Union Street, Chestnut Street and Polk Street.

Fillmore Street is known for its high-end boutiques and designer shops, as well as its wide variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars. It is considered one of the most vibrant and trendy shopping and dining destinations in Pacific Heights, and is known for its lively atmosphere, upscale boutiques and excellent walkability.

Union Street is another popular shopping and dining destination on the northern edge of Pacific Heights. Union St. is also home to a wide variety of shops and restaurants, as well as several bars and cafes. The neighborhood business association also sponsors the annual Union Street Fair, which is a great opportunity for locals and visitors to experience the unique and vibrant atmosphere of Pacific Heights. The fair is a free event, open to the public and takes place on one of the most charming streets in San Francisco. The fair usually features a wide range of live music, with multiple stages and performers, including local bands and international acts. Attendees can also enjoy a variety of food and drink options, from street food to gourmet treats, and even beer and wine gardens. The fair also features arts and crafts vendors, selling handmade jewelry, clothing, and other unique items. There are also activities for children, including carnival games, face painting, and more. The fair is a family-friendly event and visitors of all ages are welcome to attend.

Chestnut Street is yet another very popular shopping and dining destination and is found directly north of Pacific Heights. It is known for its flat blocks, high-end shops, designer boutiques, and trendy cafes and restaurants. Chestnut Street is considered one of the more upscale shopping and dining destinations in all of San Francisco. 

Additionally, Upper Polk Street is found directly east of Pacific Heights. Upper Polk has a diverse array of restaurants, bars, and nightlife venues. Upper Polk is home to a wide variety of cuisines, from traditional American to Mexican, Chinese, and more. There are also many bars and nightclubs in the area, making it a popular spot for nightlife and entertainment.

 

Parks and Recreation In Pacific Heights:

There are two parks in Pacific Heights that most residents frequently visit.

Alta Plaza Park is a public park located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. The park is situated on a hilltop and offers stunning views of the city and the bay. The park is known for its large, grassy areas, playgrounds, and tennis courts, as well as its well-maintained gardens and walking paths. Alta Plaza Park is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike and is a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. The park offers a variety of recreational activities, including tennis, basketball, and playgrounds for children. The park also has a large, grassy area that is perfect for picnics, sunbathing, and games.

Lafayette Park is found at the northeast corner of Pacific Heights. The park has large, open lawns, which are perfect for picnics, sunbathing, and games. There is a playground for children, as well as several tennis courts and basketball courts. Lafayette Park also features several beautiful gardens, including a rose garden, a rock garden, and a flower garden. The park is also home to a dog park, which is a popular spot for dog owners in Pacific Heights. Lafayette Park is situated on a hilltop and offers panoramic views of the city, downtown and the bay. The Park is also a great spot for watching sunsets.

 

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