What Costs How Much Where in San Francisco
Median & Average Sales Prices & Average Dollar per Square Foot
by Neighborhood, Property Type & Bedroom Count
Sales Reported to MLS from September 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013
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These charts track San Francisco house and condo sales, as reported to MLS, by sales price -- median and average -- as well as average size and average dollar per square foot ($/sq.ft.). Only homes listed as having at least one parking space are included: homes without parking sell at a discount.
Very generally speaking and varying widely by city neighborhood, thus far in 2012/2013, San Francisco home prices have increased by 12% to 22% over 2011 values.
Within the charts, neighborhoods are listed in order of median sales price. Average size and dollar per square foot are only calculated on those listings that published square footage (depending on market segment, 10% - 50% do not), while median and average prices are for all sales. If a price is followed by a “k” it references thousands of dollars; if followed by an “m”, it signifies millions of dollars; "N/A" means that not enough reliable data was available to generate the statistic.
See the "Statistical Definitions" link to the left for important context and caveats to the analysis.
Many aspects of value cannot be adequately reflected in general statistics: curb appeal, age, condition, views, amenities, outdoor space, “bonus” rooms, parking, quality of location within the neighborhood, and so forth. Thus, how these statistics apply to any particular home is unknown. These analyses were performed in good faith using data from sources deemed reliable, but may contain errors and are subject to revision.
To learn what each statistic means, how it is calculated and its strengths and drawbacks, please click on the link below.
SAN FRANCISCO REALTOR DISTRICTS
District 1: Sea Cliff, Lake Street, Richmond (Inner, Central, Outer), Jordan Park/Laurel Heights, Lone Mountain
District 2: Sunset & Parkside (Inner, Central, Outer), Golden Gate Heights
District 3: Lake Shore, Lakeside, Merced Manor, Merced Heights, Ingleside, Ingleside Heights, Oceanview
District 4: St. Francis Wood, Forest Hill, West Portal, Forest Knolls, Diamond Heights, Midtown Terrace, Miraloma Park, Sunnyside, Balboa Terrace, Ingleside Terrace, Mt. Davidson Manor, Sherwood Forest, Monterey Heights, Westwood Highlands
District 5: Noe Valley, Eureka Valley (Castro, Liberty Hill), Cole Valley, Glen Park, Corona Heights, Clarendon Heights, Ashbury Heights, Buena Vista Park, Haight Ashbury, Duboce Triangle, Twin Peaks, Mission Dolores, Parnassus Heights
District 6: Hayes Valley, North of Panhandle (NOPA), Alamo Square, Western Addition, Anza Vista, Lower Pacific Heights
District 7: Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights, Cow Hollow, Marina
District 8: Russian Hill, Nob Hill, Telegraph Hill, North Beach, Financial District, North Waterfront, Downtown, Van Ness/ Civic Center, Tenderloin
District 9: SoMa, South Beach, Mission Bay, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bernal Heights, Inner Mission, Yerba Buena
District 10: Bayview, Bayview Heights, Excelsior, Portola, Visitacion Valley, Silver Terrace, Mission Terrace, Crocker Amazon, Outer Mission
Some Realtor districts contain neighborhoods that are relatively homogeneous in general home values, such as districts 5 and 7, and others contain neighborhoods of wildly different values, such as district 8 which includes both Russian Hill and the Tenderloin.