San Francisco City & County

San Francisco City & County, California

1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl City Hall Rm 168
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 554-4950
Fax: (415) 554-4951
www.sfgov.org

On N coast of CA; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the bay, named for Saint Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226)

Area (sq mi):: 231.92 (land 46.69; water 185.22) Population per square mile: 15836.90
Population 2005: 739,426 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 776,733 (White 43.60%; Black or African American 7.80%; Hispanic or Latino 14.10%; Asian 30.80%; Other 11.70%). Foreign born: 36.80%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $34,556; median household $55,221; Population below poverty level: 11.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $55,730-$55,720
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • San Francisco County seat (744,230)

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