Sunset District

Overview for Sunset District, CA

58,874 people live in Sunset District, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $63,434. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43 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 Sunset District, CA

Sunset District has 22,163 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sunset District do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 58,874 people call Sunset District home. The population density is 27,398.645 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

48.95 / 51.05%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
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Commute Time

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Schools in Sunset District, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sunset District. 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
9th - 12th
Yu (Alice Fong) Elementary
K - 8th
Jefferson Elementary
K - 5th
Woodside International School
9th - 12th
No rating available
Key (Francis Scott) Elementary
K - 5th
Lawton Alternative Elementary
K - 8th
Holy Name Elementary School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Anne Elementary School
PreK - 8th
No rating available

Around Sunset District, CA

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Creme Brulee Cart: Catering, Elizabeth Marinovich Yoga, and Outpost Playground.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.25 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.46 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.76 miles 30 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.89 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.95 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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About San Francisco's Sunset District Neighborhood

The Sunset District in San Francisco is a neighborhood made up of several sub-neighborhoods.  The Inner, Central, and Outer Sunset neighborhoods as well as the Parkside and Outer Parkside neighborhoods are oftentimes broadly referred to as the Sunset District of San Francisco. The Sunset District is generally considered to be a large, diverse neighborhood that encompasses many smaller, distinct areas with their own unique characteristics.


The Inner Sunset Neighborhood

The Inner Sunset neighborhood is a sub-neighborhood of San Francisco's Sunset District. It is located near Golden Gate Park and is known for its eclectic mix of residential and commercial areas, as well as its vibrant community feel. The neighborhood features a mix of Victorian, Edwardian, and mid-century homes, apartment buildings, and local shops and restaurants. Inner Sunset is a popular destination for foodies, with a variety of international cuisine options, including Thai, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese. It is also a hub for health and wellness, with many yoga studios, natural food markets, and health-focused businesses. TheThe Inner Sunset’s primary shopping  and restaurant district is centered around 9th Avenue and Irving Street.  The Inner Sunset is considered a diverse and walkable neighborhood, with very good public transportation system and easy access to other parts of San Francisco.


The Central Sunset Neighborhood

The Central Sunset neighborhood is a sub-neighborhood of San Francisco's Sunset District, located between 19th and 36th Avenues. It is known for its quiet, residential streets and its proximity to both Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach. The Central Sunset neighborhood features a mix of single-family homes, apartment buildings, and small businesses. The streets are lined with mature trees, and much of the neighborhood has a residential and almost suburban feel. There are several small shopping areas in the Central Sunset, including Noriega, Irving and Judah streets, which are known for their excellent Asian cuisine options. Despite its quiet and residential feel, the Central Sunset is still well-connected to other parts of San Francisco, with good public transportation options and easy access to the nearby highways.


The Outer Sunset Neighborhood

The Outer Sunset neighborhood in San Francisco is located on the western edge of the city and is known for its spacious homes, quiet streets, and beachy atmosphere. The area is characterized by its distinct architecture, which includes many side by side mid-century,  Victorian and Edwardian homes as well as newer, modern constructions. The Outer Sunset neighborhood also features excellent access to several parks, golf courses and beaches, including Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach, which are popular destinations for outdoor recreation. The Outer Sunset has a diverse community with a mix of young professionals, families, and retirees. It is known for its laid-back vibe and relatively low-key nightlife compared to other areas of the city. Despite its distance from the bustling downtown, the Outer Sunset is well-connected to the rest of San Francisco by public transportation and has a growing food and shopping scene along parts of Judah and Noriega Streets.


The Parkside Neighborhood

The Parkside neighborhood in San Francisco is bounded by 19th Avenue to the East, 36th Ave to the West, Wawona Street to the South and Ortega Street to the North.  The Parkside neighborhood features many homes that are in the same architectural style as those found in other parts of the Sunset District.  The primary commercial corridor in the Parkside neighborhood can be found along Taraval St. Taraval Street is known for its vibrant shopping and dining scene, with a mix of local businesses and chain stores offering a variety of goods and services to residents and visitors. When it comes to dining, Taraval Street offers a range of options for all tastes and budgets. There are several popular restaurants along the street, including Chinese, Thai, and Mexican cuisine, as well as coffee shops, bakeries, and ice cream parlors. Many of these restaurants have been serving the community for decades and have become neighborhood staples.  Residents of the Parkside district enjoy easy access to Sigmund Stern Grove park and Parkside Square, with its wide open spaces, playground and various sport courts.


The Outer Parkside Neighborhood

Outer Parkside is a neighborhood in San Francisco located near the southwestern edge of San Francisco. It is known for its proximity to San Francisco’s Ocean beach and relaxed atmosphere. The neighborhood is primarily made up of single-family homes, many of which were built in the early to mid 20th century and feature a variety of architectural styles. One of the main attractions of Outer Parkside is its proximity to the Pacific Ocean and several popular beaches, including Ocean Beach and Fort Funston. The area is also home to several parks, including Harding Park Golf Course and the San Francisco Zoo, which provide ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Outer Parkside has a diverse population, including families, young professionals, and retirees. Despite its location on the outskirts of San Francisco, Outer Parkside is well-connected to the rest of the city via public transportation and major highways. It also has a small commercial district with a few local shops and restaurants. Overall, Outer Parkside is considered a peaceful and safe neighborhood that offers a high quality of life to its residents.

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