San Francisco, CA Demographics

The total population of San Francisco is estimated to be 851,036 with 438,093 males (51.48%) and 412,943 females (48.52%). There are 25,150 less females than males in San Francisco.
The median household income in San Francisco was $136,397 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,399(1.04%) from $134,998 in 2020. This income is 182.82% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, San Francisco sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $182,288. Overall, the median household income for the city of San Francisco stands at $136,692.
In San Francisco, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $77,876 for males and $59,761 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $123,258 for males and $101,296 for females.
In San Francisco, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 7 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $167,422, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $48,440.
In 2022, the population of San Francisco was 808,437, a 0.35% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, San Francisco's population was 811,253, a decline of 6.79% compared to a population of 870,393 in 2020.
The median age in San Francisco, CA is 38.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 11.63% were under the age of 15, 19.67% aged 15 to 29, 52.77% aged 30 to 64, 13.41% aged 65 to 84, and 2.52% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of San Francisco population: 43.43% are White, 5.21% are Black or African American, 0.49% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 34.38% are Asian, 0.36% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 7.75% are some other race and 8.38% are multiracial.