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Nob Hill Neighborhood Guide

Before you even start your home buying search, you’d want to know which area to move to. Several factors can influence the choice of place such as demographics, nearby schools, public transportation, amenities, local community, and more. If you’re considering moving to Nob Hill, San Francisco, there are several ways for you to identify if Nob Hill is a good fit for you.



Nob Hill is a neighborhood in San Francisco. The population of Nob Hill is 21755 with 48% males and 52% females, and a median age of 38. 7% of this neighborhood is occupied by families with children, 36% single-female families, 29% single-male families, and 35% couples. The average household size in Nob Hill is 1.78, and the average family size is 2.55.

The median household income for residents of Nob Hill, San Francisco is $107,556, while the median individual income is $73,070. About 86% residents have finished high-school, 10% have completed some form of college, but have no degree, 3% have an associate degree, 40% hold a bachelor’s degree, and 25% have completed graduate school.

There are several types of homes for sale in Nob Hill, San Francisco such as Single Family Homes, and Condominiums. The median home price is $1,204,000.


How Nob Hill stacks up against other neighborhoods in San Francisco:

Price growth over the 3 years
-4.73% per year
Sale price last month
Homes sold last 3 years
629 homes sold


About Nob Hill

Nob Hill is one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Francisco, California.

The area has been known as “Nob Hill” since the 1860s due to its prominence above San Francisco Bay. If you are looking for a place to live in San Francisco, Nob Hill neighborhood is a great choice. It is located on the western slope of San Francisco's highest peak, Telegraph Hill. This neighborhood has a lot of character and charm, with beautiful views of the bay and city. It is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in San Francisco. Nob Hill has many parks and squares where you can enjoy time with family or friends.

One such park is Huntington Park, which was built by Adolph Sutro in 1887. Another one is Washington Square Park, which was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1892. Washington Square Park has been designated as a National Historic Landmark since 1976. Other parks include the Japanese Tea Garden (1894), Stow Lake (1903), Conservatory of Flowers (1890), and Botanical Garden (1893). One of the most famous attractions in Nob Hill is Grace Cathedral, which attracts thousands of tourists every year. The church is located on top of Nob Hill and provides a great view of the San Francisco Bay Area and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Another famous attraction is the Cable Car Museum, where you can learn about the history and mechanics of cable cars that are used in San Francisco today. There are also many restaurants and bars that offer great food and drinks for tourists who want to enjoy their time in this neighborhood. The quality of life in the Nob Hill neighborhood is very high due to its central location and easy access to the public transportation system. There are many shops, restaurants, hotels, cafes, theaters, and other attractions nearby that make living here comfortable..




Who lives in Nob Hill?

The population of Nob Hill is 21755 with 48% males and 52% females, and a median age of 38. 36% of this neighborhood is occupied by families with 36% single-female families, 29% single-male families, and 35% couple families. The average household size in Nob Hill is 1.78, and the average family size is 2.55.

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How did Nob Hill fare among other neighborhoods in San Francisco?

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What are the things to do in Nob Hill?

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What are the public transit options in Nob Hill?

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What schools are available to Nob Hill.

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Homes for sale in Nob Hill

There are currently no homes for sale in Nob Hill.

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