The Castro is a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood located in San Francisco, known for its LGBTQ+ history and culture. The lifestyle in the Castro is inclusive, diverse, and community-oriented.

The neighborhood is known for its colorful and festive atmosphere, with many residents and visitors often dressing up in bright and flamboyant outfits. The Castro is home to a large number of LGBTQ+ bars, clubs, and restaurants, and is often considered to be the epicenter of the gay rights movement.

The Castro is a highly walkable neighborhood, with many residents living in apartments or multi-unit buildings. The streets are lined with cafes, shops, and local businesses, and there is always something going on. The neighborhood is known for its street fairs and festivals, including the annual Castro Street Fair and the San Francisco Pride Parade, which attract visitors from all over the world.

The community in the Castro is tight-knit and supportive, with many residents involved in local activism and social justice causes. The neighborhood is also home to a large number of community organizations, including LGBTQ+ community centers and support groups.


How is The Castro/Eureka Valley Defined?

The San Francisco Association of Realtors (who runs our local MLS) has very specific definitions of each neighborhood in San Francisco,
which can affect statistics, home values, and much more. Here is how The Castro (5k) is defined.

Castro By The Numbers


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There can be significant differences in property types and desirability, even within the smallest neighborhoods. Our experts can assist you in finding the perfect home in the perfect spot.

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