South San Francisco, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 20,161 housing units in South San Francisco. This represents a 5.7% growth from 19,081 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 20,161 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in South San Francisco is about 62.6%. South San Francisco's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.3%. Average household size is 3.06 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in South San Francisco were built after 1960.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6%
One Bedroom16.70%
Two Bedrooms25.60%
Three Bedrooms36.60%
Four Bedrooms12.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.09
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$352,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$536,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.01
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$882

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage10.30%
Home Equity Loan9.80%
Simple Mortgage53.70%
Debt Free25.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.7%