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Living in South of Market San Francisco

South of Market is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 25,457 residents.

South of Market has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Downtown-Union Square, Showplace Square, Tenderloin, Civic Center, Lower Nob Hill, Mission Bay and Chinatown.

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Walk Score of South of Market, San Francisco, CA

South of Market is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Zeitgeist in South of Market, San Francisco

Zeitgeist

Photo of Murphy Windmill in South of Market, San Francisco

Murphy Windmill

Daily errands do not require a car in South of Market San Francisco.

South of Market is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 96.

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

South of Market San Francisco Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Edgewater Luxury Apartments in the South of Market area
from $3,142
Studio
Walk Score 81
Rental info for Avalon at Mission Bay in the South of Market area
from $3,150
Studio
Walk Score 93
Rental info for AVA 55 Ninth in the South of Market area
from $3,140
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for 77 Bluxome Apartments in the South of Market area
from $2,235
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Wilson Building in the South of Market area
from $2,600
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Etta Apartments in the South of Market area
from $2,878
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for SoMa Square in the South of Market area
from $2,908
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Geary Courtyard in the South of Market area
from $2,458
Studio
Walk Score 99

South of Market Neighborhood Ranking

Compare South of Market to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

25 Western Addition 96 89 92 15,059
26 Fishermans Wharf 96 88 78 1,425
27 South of Market 96 100 96 25,457
28 Haight Ashbury 95 82 91 4,804
29 Dolores Heights 95 87 82 9,675

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,145 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in South of Market.

People in South of Market can walk to an average of 29 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Radius in South of Market, San Francisco

Radius

Photo of Starbucks in South of Market, San Francisco

Starbucks

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for ZeitgeistIf I had to name a favorite bar in SF it'd be Zeitgeist. Specifically, the outdoor back area where anything goes. This is the bar I miss the most now that I've moved away from SF. Photo by JeffereyTurner

Matt L
on Zeitgeist

Transit Score of South of Market, San Francisco, CA

South of Market is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find South of Market San Francisco apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

South of Market has world-class public transportation and about 70 bus and 4 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in South of Market

South of Market has about 102 car shares from City CarShare, RelayRides, Zipcar and Getaround.

Bike Score of South of Market, San Francisco, CA

South of Market is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in South of Market

= Lowest Crime

South of Market has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the San Francisco average.

South of Market Crime Rate

Compared to all San Francisco neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in South of Market San Francisco?

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Photo of Elgin Park in South of Market, San Francisco

Elgin Park

Photo of Cox Stadium in South of Market, San Francisco

Cox Stadium

Photo of Market & 9th in South of Market, San Francisco

Market & 9th

Photo of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in South of Market, San Francisco

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Photo of Market Street & 4th Street in South of Market, San Francisco

Market Street & 4th Street

Photo of Yerba Buena Center For the Arts - Novellus Theater in South of Market, San Francisco

Yerba Buena Center For the Arts - Novellus Theater

thumbnail for Murphy WindmillBuilt in 1905-1907 - Murphy Windmill in Golden Gate Park. Great to walk and enjoy the trails and trees. #goldengatepark, #murphywindmill, #sanfrancisco, #parks, #outdoors, #trails, #jogging

Kyle & Norma ~ The Achievers Group
on Murphy Windmill

Photo of Yerba Buena Center For the Arts - Novellus Theater in South of Market, San Francisco

Yerba Buena Center For the Arts - Novellus Theater

Photo of Market St & 7th St in South of Market, San Francisco

Market St & 7th St

Photo of Market St & 7th St in South of Market, San Francisco

Market St & 7th St

Photo of Market St & 8th St in South of Market, San Francisco

Market St & 8th St

thumbnail for Elgin ParkSF's version of a woonerf (or living street). Several small streets have been revamped like this around Market/Octavia.

Mark Dreger
on Elgin Park

Photo of SOMA Residences in South of Market, San Francisco

SOMA Residences

Photo of Market Street Cinema in South of Market, San Francisco

Market Street Cinema

Photo of Yerba Buena Lane in South of Market, San Francisco

Yerba Buena Lane

thumbnail for Cox StadiumA great place to work out with an outdoor track and lawn area.

Christina L.
on Cox Stadium

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