StatisticDowntownSan FranciscoCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)49,20118,128256
Median age39.838.436.0
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a45%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1828%35%46%
Speak Englishn/a56%56%
Speak Spanishn/a11%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 171% higher than San Francisco
  • The median age in Downtown is 4% higher than San Francisco
  • In Downtown 46.13% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 8.46% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 30.86% of the population is Asian

Compare San Francisco, CA Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntownSan FranciscoCalifornia
      American Indian0.50%0.34%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.30%0.37%0.39%
      Mixed race4.65%4.90%4.62%
      Other race9.10%7.02%13.28%
      In Downtown, 15.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Downtown, San Francisco, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).