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Living in Polk Gulch San Francisco

Polk Gulch is the 10th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 5,096 residents.

Polk Gulch has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Russian Hill, Nob Hill, Lower Nob Hill, Cathedral Hill, Union Street, Tenderloin and Japantown.

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Walk Score of Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA

Polk Gulch is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Van Ness Ave & California St

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It's A Grind Coffee House

Daily errands do not require a car in Polk Gulch San Francisco.

Polk Gulch is the 10th 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.

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Polk Gulch Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Polk Gulch to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Population

8 Japantown 98 91 79 3,118
9 Nob Hill 98 100 67 15,778
10 Polk Gulch 98 96 75 5,096
11 Union Street 98 86 75 5,279
12 Mint Hill 98 100 88 1,693

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 269 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Polk Gulch.

People in Polk Gulch can walk to an average of 48 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA

Polk Gulch is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Polk Gulch has world-class public transportation and about 1 cable car and 14 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Polk Gulch has about 18 car shares from City CarShare, RelayRides, Zipcar and Getaround.

Bike Score of Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA

Polk Gulch is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Polk Gulch

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

Polk Gulch Crime Rate

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