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Nob Hill, one of San Francisco's original "Seven Hills," is a neighborhood that exudes sophistication and charm.

Nob Hill, one of San Francisco's original "Seven Hills," is a neighborhood that exudes sophistication and charm. Known for its historic mansions, luxury hotels, and the iconic Grace Cathedral, Nob Hill is a neighborhood that's steeped in history and elegance.

One of the defining features of Nob Hill is its architecture. The neighborhood is home to some of the city's most historic buildings, including the Fairmont Hotel and the Mark Hopkins Hotel. These buildings, with their grand facades and luxurious interiors, are a testament to the city's rich history and architectural heritage.

But Nob Hill is more than just its buildings. It's a neighborhood that offers a high quality of life. It's centrally located, making it a convenient location for those working in downtown San Francisco. Yet, despite its central location, Nob Hill is peaceful and quiet, offering a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.

The neighborhood's main commercial strip, Polk Street, is a hub of activity. Here, you'll find a variety of shops, from high-end boutiques that offer the latest fashions to independent bookstores that cater to the avid reader. The dining scene in Nob Hill is equally diverse, with restaurants serving everything from gourmet meals to casual bites.

Nob Hill is also a neighborhood that values community. It's a place where neighbors know each other and where community events, like the annual Nob Hill Association Holiday Tree Lighting, are well-attended. The neighborhood is home to a diverse mix of residents, from young professionals to families to retirees.

In terms of green spaces, Nob Hill has plenty to offer. The neighborhood is home to several parks, including Huntington Park and the Lafayette Park. These parks offer residents a chance to relax, enjoy the outdoors, and take in the stunning views of the city.

In terms of real estate, Nob Hill offers a range of options. There are historic mansions that hark back to the city's early days, modern condos that offer all the amenities of contemporary living, and luxury homes that offer unparalleled comfort and style. While property prices can be high, many residents feel that the benefits of living in Nob Hill are well worth the investment.

In conclusion, Nob Hill is a neighborhood that offers a unique blend of historic charm, urban convenience, 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 a retiree wanting a quiet retreat with stunning views, Nob Hill could be the perfect place for you.

Overview for Nob Hill, CA

17,279 people live in Nob Hill, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $86,446. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

17,279

Total Population

44 years

Median Age

High

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

$86,446

Average individual Income

Around Nob Hill, CA

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

98
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
63
Bikeable
Bike Score
95
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Suzanne Astar, SF Dharma Collective, and Ryan Miller- Rise Up Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 1.58 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.87 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.02 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.47 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.04 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Nob Hill, CA

Nob Hill has 9,141 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Nob Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 17,279 people call Nob Hill home. The population density is 59,487.507 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

17,279

Total Population

High

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

44

Median Age

48.96 / 51.04%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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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
9,141

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$86,446

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Nob Hill, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Nob Hill. 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
Cathedral School For Boys
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Lau (Gordon J.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Spring Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5

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