Nob Hill, Russian Hill

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Overview for Nob Hill, Russian Hill, CA

17,279 people live in Nob Hill, Russian Hill, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $86,446. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

44 years

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Welcome to Nob Hill, Russian Hill

Cinematic views in a vibrant and historic setting
The adjacent neighborhoods of Russian Hill and Nob Hill are known for their hillside views, gorgeous homes, luxury hotels, and historic cable cars. The high-class swanky neighborhood of Nob Hill in San Francisco will leave you warm and inspired by its historic luxury condominiums and impressive interiors. Homes and condos here live up to and exceed their price tags, giving residents an authentic high-value living experience with opulent hotels, upscale restaurants, and shopping spots galore down on Unions Square, amidst sweeping views of the city. High-rise condominiums here are favored by middle aged locals and secondary home owners, offering the classic luxury feel of a doorman and concierge.
If you’re in the market for something that will wow you but would like to explore a variety of options, Russian Hill could easily be your new home. Here, you can find a mix of Victorian / Edwardian homes and condominiums and TIC's, from the turn of the century real estate next to modern newer construction homes that will take your breathe away, a variety that makes walking the neighborhood streets a pleasure.
The neighborhood vibes are consistently welcoming and friendly. People here are proud to populate the bustling area. Folks enjoy views of the city from the top of Nob Hill or their home’s large windows offering equally stunning views towards the Golden Gate Bridge. Being a part of such a thriving environment with perfect proximity for commuting, beautiful architecture, and inspiring art helps to keep the area vibrant and upbeat. It’s a great place to land among new friends with amazing unique stories and experiences to share.

What to Love

  • A variety of options for home styles and architecture 
  • Great views of the city
  • Renowned options for fine dining 
  • The timeless atmosphere with modern, hip touches

Local Lifestyle

Russian Hill and Nob Hill possess the charming personality of a small town, with an urban vibe and hip families. Residents enjoy the same modern conveniences as those living in other parts of the city, so nothing is lost in the quaint nature of these neighborhoods. Maintaining a more rural feel than other parts of the city gives the area an old-world feel that is idyllic and charming. These qualities can be extremely hard to find in more modern parts of the city. Families and hip locals adore calling these communities home, making sure to keep the streets and local businesses bustling and occupied day in and day out.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Polk St. Shopping District offers restaurants and stores that are worth visiting while walking up or down this street which connects Russian Hill with Union Square and Downtown. History thrives in the Russian Hill Bookstore, an institution fulfilling local needs for literature for decades.
Nob Hill Café has been around since 1932, and it's still family-owned and operated, staying consistently true to authenticity. If you ever get lost in your new neighborhood, just follow the smell of garlic and bacon to find this delicious neighborhood cafe.
Keeping up with the historic food scene is Bob’s Donuts, a classic favorite for freshly made donuts and pastries.  For something a little less locally historic, visit Okoze Sushi. A great place to find sushi crafted from fresh fish by talented sushi chefs, locals adore the quality of the cuisine here. Purveyors of fine artisan wines spend time at the Bacchus Wine Bar.

Things to Do

The neighborhood has many interesting things to do, including active activities such as taking walks on trails at Lands End or visiting the historic cable car at Washington Square Park. Grace Cathedral is the most iconic landmark in Russian Hill. The Roman Catholic cathedral is located on Nob Hill, where San Francisco’s high society lived in the early 1900s.
Fans of architecture and historic design enjoy visiting the Fairmont Hotel, where you can experience beautiful decor and views.


Schools in the San Francisco Unified School District are worthy of praise. Great options for local schools are:

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Demographics and Employment Data for Nob Hill, Russian Hill, CA

Nob Hill, Russian Hill has 9,141 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Nob Hill, Russian Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 17,279 people call Nob Hill, Russian Hill home. The population density is 59,487.507 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

48.96 / 51.04%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
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Schools in Nob Hill, Russian Hill, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Nob Hill, Russian Hill. 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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Cathedral School For Boys
K - 8th
No rating available
Lau (Gordon J.) Elementary
K - 5th
Spring Valley Elementary
K - 5th

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