South San Francisco, CA 

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+9.5% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

250 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 7.5

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South San Francisco, CA

South San Francisco, California is a thriving city located in the Bay Area. This vibrant community is home to many noteworthy attractions such as the breathtaking Oyster Point Marina or the historic SSF history museum. Residents here also enjoy plenty of outdoor recreation at the beautiful Mori Point Park or the scenic San Bruno Mountain State Park. With its booming economy, amazing views, and wide array of fun activities, it's no wonder why so many people choose to call South San Francisco their home. Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay.
State: California
County: San Mateo County
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley Metro Area
City: South San Francisco
Zip Codes: 94080 94128
Cost of Living: 150.0% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level
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What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


The unemployment rate in South San Francisco is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. South San Francisco jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, South San Francisco's cost of living is 150.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare South San Francisco's Cost of Living

September, August and July are the most pleasant months in South San Francisco, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, San Mateo county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 77.9% to 20.2%. More Voting Stats

South San Francisco's population is 66,331 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.2%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 27.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in South San Francisco is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%.

South San Francisco public schools spend $10,678 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.5 students per teacher in South San Francisco. More Education

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Housing Market in South San Francisco

It's a good time to buy in South San Francisco. Home Appreciation is up 8.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in South San Francisco is .

Reviews for South San Francisco   5 Reviews
SSF is probably the most misunderstood city in the - 6/21/2013
It's amazing, but many, many people, including people who live in SF, think that SSF is just a part of SF. Not true. We're right across the highway from SFO, which is... Read More

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Cloudy Days - 7/5/2008
One frustrating thing about South City weather is the number of overcast & foggy days, as compared to other nearby cities on the Peninsula. You can literally look... Read More

Bayview Hunters Point - 6/30/2006
Been living in bayview hunters point for about 12 years now. What I can say that it's a rough place to live, no one cares about us and the mayor of San Francisco... Read More

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