SF Population Density

density_map.gifI recently came upon this population density chart, including this pictured map, which is courtesy of the US Census Bureau (which, in itself, is a great site for finding out all you ever wanted to know about your community).

Darker areas in this map indicate higher density areas. The Tenderloin area of Post/Leavenworth/Ellis/Van Ness ranks the highest, at 99,085. The least populated neighborhood of SF is the Outer Sunset at 25,015. My new neighborhood, Hayes Valley, ranks #18 in the list at 49,141.

How does your neighborhood rank? Are you surprised, or are the numbers pretty much what you expected?

3 Comments so far

  1. Victoria E (unregistered) on August 29th, 2006 @ 12:09 pm

    My current ‘hood is Outer Richmond, which hits on the list @ #40 with 34,031. This was pretty much what I expected. My hopes are to move to Lower Haight/Cole Valley next year :O

  2. Michelle (unregistered) on August 29th, 2006 @ 1:20 pm

    How interesting! Just one more factoid to explain why I live in the Outer Richmond.

  3. cd (unregistered) on August 29th, 2006 @ 2:12 pm


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