The Castro

The Castro, a San Francisco neighborhood, is widely known for its inclusivity.

Welcome to The Castro

The Castro, a San Francisco neighborhood, is widely known for its inclusivity, diversity, and community-oriented environment. It has a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere, particularly for the LGBTQ+ community. With its colorful streets, residents and visitors dressing in flamboyant outfits, the area has become the epicenter of the gay rights movement. The neighborhood is pedestrian-friendly, with a plethora of cafes, shops, and local businesses. Street fairs and festivals, including the Castro Street Fair and San Francisco Pride Parade, take place annually. The community in the Castro is supportive and tight-knit, with many residents engaged in activism and social justice causes.


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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor 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

Blue Collar:

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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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
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
Search Homes

$2,380,000

Average Home Price

$1,046

Price Per Square Feet

14,231

Population

6,000

Single-Family Homes

828

Condos

400

Multi-Family


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