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Living in Castro San Francisco

Castro is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 2,219 residents.

Castro has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Corona Heights, Eureka Valley, Duboce Triangle, Mission Dolores, Dolores Heights, Buena Vista and Lower Haight.

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Walk Score of Castro, San Francisco, CA

Castro is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Public Parklet

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17TH ST & CASTRO ST

Daily errands do not require a car in Castro San Francisco.

Castro is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 98.

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

Castro San Francisco Apartments for Rent

Castro Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Castro to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Name

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Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

5 Tenderloin 99 100 90 21,848
6 Civic Center 98 100 98 3,237
7 Castro 98 97 82 2,219
8 Japantown 98 91 79 3,118
9 Nob Hill 98 100 67 15,778

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 136 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Castro.

People in Castro can walk to an average of 53 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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Transit Score of Castro, San Francisco, CA

Castro is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Castro has world-class public transportation and about 4 bus and 4 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Castro has about 6 car shares from City CarShare, RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Castro, San Francisco, CA

Castro is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Castro

= Lowest Crime

Castro has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the San Francisco average.

Castro Crime Rate

Compared to all San Francisco neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Castro San Francisco?

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Eureka Valley

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Castro Farmers Market

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The Castro Theatre

Photo of The Castro Theatre in Castro, San Francisco

The Castro Theatre

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Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association

Photo of Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association in Castro, San Francisco

Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association

Photo of Does Your Mother Know in Castro, San Francisco

Does Your Mother Know

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Collingwood And 19th

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Flower Shop

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Castro Tattoo And Piercing

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