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Living in Polk Gulch San Francisco

Polk Gulch is the 5th 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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99 Walk Score of Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA

Polk Gulch is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Shanghai Kelly's in Polk Gulch, San Francisco

Shanghai Kelly's

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Van Ness Ave & Broadway

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

Polk Gulch is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 99.

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

Polk Gulch San Francisco Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 2128 VAN NESS Apartments in the Polk Gulch area
from $3,395
1 bed
Walk Score 100
Rental info for 1658 SACRAMENTO Apartments & Suites in the Polk Gulch area
$3,895
Rental info for 1395 UNION Apartments in the Polk Gulch area
from $4,995
2 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for 1668 WASHINGTON Apartments in the Polk Gulch area
$4,295
2 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for 1454-1464 UNION Apartments in the Polk Gulch area
$2,695
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Clay Park Tower Apartments in the Polk Gulch area
from $2,989
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for 2240 LARKIN Apartments in the Polk Gulch area
from $3,595
1 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for 1688 Pine St in the Polk Gulch area
$5,400
2 bed
Walk Score 99

Polk Gulch Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Polk Gulch to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

3 Downtown-Union Square 99 100 79 2,112
4 North Beach 99 95 75 10,684
5 Polk Gulch 99 95 78 5,096
6 Castro 99 95 74 2,219
7 Nob Hill 99 100 64 15,778

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 244 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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95 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 7 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.

78 Bike Score of Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA

Polk Gulch is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Elite Salon

Photo of Van Ness Ave & California St in Polk Gulch, San Francisco

Van Ness Ave & California St

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