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Living in Lake San Francisco

Lake is the 35th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 7,375 residents.

Lake has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Central Richmond, Inner Richmond, Presidio, Sea Cliff, Golden Gate Park, Presidio Heights and Jordan Park / Laurel Heights.

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Walk Score of Lake, San Francisco, CA

Lake is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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16th & Lake Street, San Francisco, Ca

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Mountain Lake Park

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Lake San Francisco.

Lake is the 35th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 87.

Find apartments in San Francisco's most walkable neighborhoods: Chinatown, Financial District and Downtown.

Lake Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lake to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Population

33 Presidio Heights 89 74 70 3,808
34 Inner Sunset 88 71 70 16,194
35 Lake 87 72 81 7,375
36 South Beach 87 100 85 10,493
37 Parnassus / Ashbury 86 78 70 5,106

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 40 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lake.

People in Lake can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Richmond PlaygroundBasketball and tenis courts as well as a playground. The perfect place for the whole family!

Chris Begler
on Richmond Playground

Transit Score of Lake, San Francisco, CA

Lake has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Lake San Francisco apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Lake has excellent public transportation and about 7 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Lake on public transit.

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Lake has about 4 car shares from RelayRides and Getaround.

Bike Score of Lake, San Francisco, CA

Lake is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Lake

Lake has less violent crime and less property crime per person than the San Francisco average.

Lake Crime Rate

Compared to all San Francisco neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Lake San Francisco?

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Cal's Pet Supply

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Table Asia Gallery

thumbnail for Lake StreetBold, mansions sit alongside quaint, smaller homes in the area.

Chris Begler
on Lake Street

thumbnail for Lake StreetThe various ranges of architecture in the neighborhood showcase the many different styles of houses there are.

Chris Begler
on Lake Street

Lake is Talking About...

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thumbnail for Lake StreetColorful greenery such as this walkway is evident numerous times on Lake Street.

Chris Begler
on Lake Street

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