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Living in Buena Vista San Francisco

Buena Vista is the 39th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 5,964 residents.

Buena Vista has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Corona Heights, Haight Ashbury, Panhandle, Ashbury Heights, Cole Valley, Duboce Triangle and Eureka Valley.

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Walk Score of Buena Vista, San Francisco, CA

Buena Vista is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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BUENA VISTA TER & BUENA VISTA AVE E

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Mount Olympus

Daily errands do not require a car in Buena Vista San Francisco.

Buena Vista is the 39th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 92.

Find apartments in San Francisco's most walkable neighborhoods: Chinatown, Downtown-Union Square and Lower Nob Hill.

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Buena Vista Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Buena Vista to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Population

37 Inner Richmond 92 77 94 24,154
38 Marina District 92 76 81 12,435
39 Buena Vista 92 90 77 5,964
40 Corona Heights 92 94 73 2,011
41 Aquatic Park-Fort Mason 91 90 68 849

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 135 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Buena Vista.

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

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for Buena Vista ParkTrees and trails. You might almost forget you're in the middle of San Francisco.

Alex Ballete
on Buena Vista Park

Transit Score of Buena Vista, San Francisco, CA

Buena Vista is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Buena Vista San Francisco apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Buena Vista has world-class public transportation and about 5 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Buena Vista has about 9 car shares from City CarShare, RelayRides and Getaround.

Bike Score of Buena Vista, San Francisco, CA

Buena Vista is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Buena Vista

= Lowest Crime

Buena Vista has less personal crime and more property crime per person than the San Francisco average.

Buena Vista Crime Rate

Compared to all San Francisco neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Buena Vista San Francisco?

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Photo of Upper Terrace in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Upper Terrace

Photo of Clifford Terrace in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Clifford Terrace

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

thumbnail for Mount OlympusThis neighborhood monument, with its incredible views, is a great find when exploring the city.

Chris Begler
on Mount Olympus

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

thumbnail for Upper TerraceThe amazing views of east San Francisco make climbing up various hills totally worth it!

Chris Begler
on Upper Terrace

Photo of Upper Terrace in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Upper Terrace

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

Photo of Buena Vista Park in Buena Vista, San Francisco

Buena Vista Park

thumbnail for Clifford TerraceTHe various housing styles all sit next to each other, diversifying the neighborhood look.

Chris Begler
on Clifford Terrace

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