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Bernal Heights

Bernal Heights, a neighborhood that's as quaint as it is vibrant, is a hidden gem in San Francisco.

Bernal Heights, a neighborhood that's as quaint as it is vibrant, is a hidden gem in San Francisco. Known for its sunny weather, small-town vibe, and panoramic views, Bernal Heights is a neighborhood that offers a peaceful, residential atmosphere and a strong sense of community.

One of the defining features of Bernal Heights is its geography. The neighborhood is home to Bernal Heights Park, a popular spot for residents and visitors alike. The park offers panoramic views of San Francisco, making it a perfect spot for picnics, walks, or simply enjoying the view.

But Bernal Heights is more than just its park. It's a neighborhood that offers a high quality of life. It's known for its sunny weather, which is a welcome respite from the city's famous fog. It's also a neighborhood that values community, with a strong sense of camaraderie among residents.

The neighborhood's main commercial strip, Cortland Avenue, is a hub of activity. Here, you'll find a variety of shops, from unique boutiques that offer one-of-a-kind finds to cozy cafes that serve delicious pastries and coffee. The dining scene in Bernal Heights is equally diverse, with restaurants serving everything from gourmet meals to casual bites.

Bernal Heights is also a neighborhood that's perfect for families. It's home to several kid-friendly parks, including Holly Park and Precita Park. These parks offer a variety of amenities, from playgrounds to sports fields, making them popular spots for families.

In terms of real estate, Bernal Heights offers a range of options. There are charming Victorian homes that have been lovingly preserved, modern condos that offer all the amenities of contemporary living, and family-friendly homes that offer plenty of space. While property prices can be high, many residents feel that the benefits of living in Bernal Heights are well worth the investment.

In conclusion, Bernal Heights is a neighborhood that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, family-friendly amenities, and a strong sense of community. It's a place where you can enjoy the best of what San Francisco has to offer, while also experiencing the warmth and friendliness of a close-knit neighborhood. Whether you're a young professional looking for a vibrant place to live, a family seeking a safe and peaceful neighborhood, or someone who simply appreciates the beauty of nature, Bernal Heights could be the perfect place for you.

Overview for Bernal Heights, CA

25,962 people live in Bernal Heights, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $83,334. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,962

Total Population

41 years

Median Age

High

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

$83,334

Average individual Income

Around Bernal Heights, CA

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

95
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
61
Bikeable
Bike Score
76
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Five Markets, City Bees, and YuBalance.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.06 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.03 miles 30 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.34 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.81 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bernal Heights, CA

Bernal Heights has 9,290 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bernal Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,962 people call Bernal Heights home. The population density is 26,898.622 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,962

Total Population

High

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

41

Median Age

52.93 / 47.07%

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
9,290

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$83,334

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Bernal Heights, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Bernal 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
Serra (Junipero) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Oakes Children's Center
PRIVATE
3rd - 8th
No rating available
St Anthony - Immaculate Conception School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Flynn (Leonard R.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Revere (Paul) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available

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