San Francisco is the fourth largest city in California. San Francisco is the main city in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco lies at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula. San Francisco's area occupies 231.92 square miles.
At the 2000 census, San Francisco’s population was 764,976 people. The San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland Combined Statistical Area Metropolitan Area has a population that is over 7 million, making it the fifth largest metropolitan area in the United States. San Francisco’s population density is 16,380 people per square mile. San Francisco has a racial makeup that is 44.6% white, 0.26% American Indians, 30.72% Asian American, 7.44% African Americans, and 14.11% are Hispanic.
San Francisco’s median income for a household is $57,833, and the median income for a family is $67,809, which is the third-highest for a large city in the United States. In San Francisco, 7.7% of the population lives below the poverty line.
San Francisco’s economy thrives on tourism, banking, and technology jobs. Over 16 million tourists visited San Francisco in 2007, bring with them almost $8.2 billion for the San Francisco economy. San Francisco boasts Pier 39 near Fisherman’s Wharf as the third busiest tourist attraction in the United States.
San Francisco health insurance and San Francisco life insurance depend on the medical care San Francisco citizens receive. San Francisco medical centers include Chinese Hospital, Mt Zion Hospital, Kaiser Permanante Medical Center, California Pacific Medical Center, St Francis Memorial Hospital, St Mary’s Medical Center, and California Pacific Medical Center.
San Francisco auto insurance and San Francisco home insurance depend on San Francisco’s crime rates. San Francisco’s violent crime rate is 5,725, and the property crime rate is 38,163.