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Living in Downtown-Union Square San Francisco

Downtown-Union Square is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 2,112 residents.

Downtown-Union Square has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Chinatown, Nob Hill, Tenderloin, Lower Nob Hill, South of Market, Financial District and North Beach.

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Walk Score of Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Downtown-Union Square is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Parklet

Photo of Dragon's Gate in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Dragon's Gate

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown-Union Square San Francisco.

Downtown-Union Square is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 99.

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

Downtown-Union Square San Francisco Apartments for Rent

Downtown-Union Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown-Union Square to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Chinatown 100 100 72 8,646
2 Downtown-Union Square 99 100 81 2,112
3 Lower Nob Hill 99 100 74 14,408
4 North Beach 99 96 71 10,684

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 830 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown-Union Square.

People in Downtown-Union Square can walk to an average of 110 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Il Cafe in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Il Cafe

Photo of Cafe Claude in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Cafe Claude

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Transit Score of Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Downtown-Union Square is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Downtown-Union Square San Francisco apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown-Union Square has world-class public transportation and about 2 cable car, 22 bus, 4 subway and 6 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown-Union Square on public transit.

icon for car shares in Downtown-Union Square

Downtown-Union Square has about 14 car shares from City CarShare, RelayRides, Zipcar and Getaround.

Bike Score of Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Downtown-Union Square is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Downtown-Union Square

= Lowest Crime

Downtown-Union Square has average personal crime and more property crime per person than the San Francisco average.

Downtown-Union Square Crime Rate

Compared to all San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Photo of Union Square Park in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Union Square Park

Photo of Union Square Park in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Union Square Park

Photo of Britex Fabrics in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Britex Fabrics

Photo of Lotta's Fountain in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Lotta's Fountain

Photo of The Westin St. Francis in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

The Westin St. Francis

Photo of The Westin St. Francis in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

The Westin St. Francis

Photo of Maiden Lane in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Maiden Lane

Photo of Union Square & Westfields Shopping via BART or MUNI in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Union Square & Westfields Shopping via BART or MUNI

Photo of Specialty's Cafe & Bakery in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

Photo of Rickhouse in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Rickhouse

Photo of Zog's Dogs in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Zog's Dogs

Photo of Johnny Foley's Irish House in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Johnny Foley's Irish House

Photo of Barneys New York San Francisco in Downtown-Union Square, San Francisco

Barneys New York San Francisco

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