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Living in West Portal San Francisco

West Portal is the 29th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 2,711 residents.

West Portal has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: St. Francis Wood, Inner Parkside, Forest Hill, Balboa Terrace, Sherwood Forest, Monterey Heights and Forest Hill Extension.

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Walk Score of West Portal, San Francisco, CA

West Portal is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Tile And Mirror Mosaic At West Portal Elementary Garden in West Portal, San Francisco

Tile And Mirror Mosaic At West Portal Elementary Garden

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Lakeside Presbyterian Church

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in West Portal San Francisco.

West Portal is the 29th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 89.

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

West Portal Neighborhood Ranking

Compare West Portal to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Population

27 Inner Richmond 91 78 91 16,509
28 Buena Vista Park 90 90 74 2,615
29 West Portal 89 79 66 2,711
30 Corona Heights 89 90 71 3,604
31 Lone Mountain 89 80 84 6,915

See Walk Score rankings for all of San Francisco.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 50 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in West Portal.

People in West Portal can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Lakeside Presbyterian ChurchGreat community and welcoming church. Easily accessible by public transportation and plenty of street parking.

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on Lakeside Presbyterian Church

Transit Score of West Portal, San Francisco, CA

West Portal has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

West Portal has excellent public transportation and about 3 bus and 4 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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West Portal has about 2 car shares from City CarShare.

Bike Score of West Portal, San Francisco, CA

West Portal is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Crime in West Portal

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

West Portal Crime Rate

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How do you feel walking in West Portal San Francisco?

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Photo of Mosaic on Chase bank entrance. in West Portal, San Francisco

Mosaic on Chase bank entrance.

Photo of Virgin Mary Ulloa @ Wawona in West Portal, San Francisco

Virgin Mary Ulloa @ Wawona

Photo of San Francisco Scottish Rite Masonic Center in West Portal, San Francisco

San Francisco Scottish Rite Masonic Center

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14th & Vicente

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