Pacific Heights

Sophisticated homes in San Francisco’s most prestigious neighborhood.

Welcome to Pacific Heights

Sophisticated homes in San Francisco’s most prestigious neighborhood
Sprawled along the steep hills that roll into San Francisco Bay and enjoying spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Pacific Heights is a quintessential San Francisco neighborhood known for its vibrant history, unique architecture, and idyllic setting. This affluent enclave plays host to some of San Francisco’s most distinctive historic buildings, including the French Classical Spreckels Mansion and the stately Haas-Lilienthal House, a perfect example of Victorian architectural design. 
After most of the neighborhood was destroyed by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, Pacific Heights was subsequently rebuilt into one of the city’s most exclusive residential neighborhoods, home to spectacular mansions and high-end condos in elegant Edwardian and Victorian buildings.
With Silicon Valley only a short drive away, Pacific Heights’ local population comprises high-net-worth families and highly successful tech executives and entrepreneurs. As one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the city, making Pacific heights your home will take your lifestyle to new levels of sophistication.

What to Love

  • Beautiful architecture paying homage to the neighborhood’s long and vibrant history
  • Stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and San Francisco Bay
  • Proximity to the lush Presidio Forest of San Francisco
  • Prestigious neighborhood home to a tranquil, private community

Local Lifestyle

Pacific Heights enjoys a sophisticated suburban atmosphere where residents enjoy the neighborhood’s quiet streets and tranquil vibe. Most residents work in San Francisco or the nearby Silicon Valley, and the neighborhood, is surrounded by many trendy neighborhoods where residents can enjoy lively bars or world-class dining options. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Pacific Heights is home to a world-famous and beloved neighborhood staple B Patisserie and its sister cafe B on the Go. The former is a wildly popular spot for European-style pastries and delicious coffee, while the latter also offers pastries, with the addition of mouthwatering sandwiches that are a hit with nearly all of the neighborhood’s residents. 
For a more rustic experience of American comfort food, Roam Artisan Burgers is known for its creative burger toppings and unbelievably good milkshakes. Located on Fillmore Street, Roam shares its turf with some of Pacific Heights’ most popular retail stores, including Aesop and Le Labo. The street is also home to Jane on Fillmore, another well-liked cafe that’s a great stop to fill up on incredible pastries and perfectly brewed coffee. 
Fillmore street is also home to numerous clothing and design boutiques, bars, and restaurants, and is an incredibly pet-friendly, walkable part of town.

Things to Do

Besides being home to the famous Mrs. Doubtfire’s House, Pacific Heights offers residents a host of activities and recreational venues to enjoy. The scenic Alta Plaza Park is particularly popular among joggers and dog walkers and is a great spot to unwind after a long day in the city. Alternatively, Lafayette Park holds several exciting attractions including tennis courts, a children’s playground, and several historically significant statues. 
And, for lovers of meticulously designed homes and awe-inspiring architecture, San Francisco’s famous “Billionaire's Row” is sprawled along Broadway Street and hosts some of the most expensive homes in the entire Bay Area. 
Pacific Heights is also home to numerous interior design boutiques on Sacramento Street, including March, Tracy Simmons Design, and Future Perfect.


Located near the heart of San Francisco. Pacific Heights residents have access to some of the best schools the city has to offer, including:

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Overview for Pacific Heights, CA

20,085 people live in Pacific Heights, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $142,145. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Pacific Heights, CA

Pacific Heights has 10,810 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pacific Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,085 people call Pacific Heights home. The population density is 45,000.504 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Pacific Heights, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Pacific Heights. 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.
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