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Living in Japantown San Francisco

Japantown is the 8th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 3,118 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Cathedral Hill, Pacific Heights, Western Addition, Lower Pacific Heights, Hayes Valley, Alamo Square and Polk Gulch.

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Walk Score of Japantown, San Francisco, CA

Japantown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Pagoda

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Russian Hill Dog Grooming Express

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

Japantown is the 8th 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.

Japantown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Japantown to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Bike Score

Population

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
10 Polk Gulch 98 96 75 5,096

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 160 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Japantown.

People in Japantown can walk to an average of 57 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Japantown, San Francisco, CA

Japantown is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Japantown 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 Japantown on public transit.

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Japantown has about 3 car shares from City CarShare and Getaround.

Bike Score of Japantown, San Francisco, CA

Japantown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Japantown

= Lowest Crime

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

Japantown Crime Rate

Compared to all San Francisco neighborhoods.

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