Castro-Upper Market 70 Excellent
Castro-Upper Market Livability #27 ranked neighborhood in San Francisco#28 ranked neighborhood in CaliforniaRanks better than 97% of areas

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      Castro-Upper Market transportation information

      Statistic Castro-Upper Market San Francisco California
      Average one way commuten/a33min28min
      Workers who drive to work28.6%30.5%73.5%
      Workers who carpool4.0%6.8%10.6%
      Workers who take public transit40.6%31.6%5.2%
      Workers who bicycle5.6%3.7%1.1%
      Workers who walk7.1%11.7%2.7%
      Working from home10.8%11.8%5.4%
      Source: The Castro-Upper Market, San Francisco, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).