THE CASTRO

The Castro neighborhood is known for its vibrancy, nightlife, LGBTQ+ history and cultures.

The Castro neighborhood in San Francisco is one of the city's most vibrant and eclectic areas. Known for its LGBTQ+ history and culture, the neighborhood is home to many of the city's best restaurants, bars, and shops. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll down Castro Street, taking in the colorful Victorian houses, vibrant murals, and lively street performers. The Castro Theatre, a historic movie palace, is a must-visit destination, and the Harvey Milk Plaza honors the life and legacy of the iconic LGBTQ+ rights activist.

The Castro neighborhood is also known for its lively nightlife scene, with numerous bars and clubs catering to a diverse crowd. The area's annual Pride celebration draws visitors from around the world, with a colorful parade and festivities that take over the neighborhood for several days. Despite its reputation as a LGBTQ+ hub, the Castro is a welcoming and inclusive community that celebrates diversity and acceptance.

Overview for THE CASTRO, CA

23,577 people live in THE CASTRO, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $120,667. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,577

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$120,667

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for THE CASTRO, CA

THE CASTRO has 12,037 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in THE CASTRO do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,577 people call THE CASTRO home. The population density is 28,924.559 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

23,577

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42

Median Age

63.61 / 36.39%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
12,037

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$120,667

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in THE CASTRO, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby THE CASTRO. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Milk (Harvey) Civil Rights Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Marin Preparatory School
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
McKinley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Mission Dolores Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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