Cole Valley / Parnassus Heights

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Cole Valley / Parnassus Heights

Most San Franciscans think of Parnassus and Ashbury Heights as the area surrounding the distinctively charming commercial district that runs along Cole Street. With its sidewalk cafes, bakeries and fromageries, Cole Valley brings a bit of je ne sais quoi to the heart of San Francisco. Residents can stroll down hill to find several very good restaurants, gourmet food and wine stores, some mom and pop storefronts and a locally-owned hardware store. Everyday basics like a mechanic, dry cleaner, gym and coffee shops are right here as well. The older single family homes in this district are popular with buyers; there are quite a few newer multi-unit buildings and condos to be found for investment buyers as well. The trees and lush landscaping that flourish here add to the area's overall charm. Weather patterns are fairly consistent, with foggy mornings and sunny afternoons, and the wind picks up the higher you head uphill. The N Judah Muni line stops right at Cole Street, making downtown transit a breeze. Several bus lines serve the neighborhood, and freeway access is easy, too. This is a very tight-knit neighborhood, and you're sure to start seeing familiar faces after a few short weeks here. The Cole Valley Improvement Association hosts an annual street fair, and Halloween on Belvedere Street is a family friendly spectacular every year.
  • Zip Code(s): 94131, 94117

Cole Valley / Parnassus Heights Demographics

Total Population in 94131: 27,897
Gender
 Male: 52.40%
 Female: 47.60%
Median Age: 39.40 years
Population Under 5 Years Old: 4.00%
Population 65 Years Old and Over: 12.60%
Average Household Size: 2.01
Median Household Income: $76044
Occupied Housing Units
 Owner Occupied:51.90%
 Renter Occupied:48.10%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 61.50%
Race
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Hispanic or Latino (of any race):11.70%
Foreign Born 20.50%
Speak Language Other Than English at Home: 27.20

Data source: US Census

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02.16.2016
Zephyr Real Estate Agents Volunteer at SF-Marin Food Bank
Zephyr Real Estate Agents Volunteer at SF-Marin Food Bank San Francisco, CA, February 16, 2016 – Last week a dedicated crew from Zephyr Real Estate reported for duty at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. They, along with two other like-minded groups, broke down approximately 3600 pounds of bulk rice into one-pound packages for distribution to those in need throughout our community. 
02.16.2016
Zephyr Real Estate Agents Volunteer at SF-Marin Food Bank
Zephyr Real Estate Agents Volunteer at SF-Marin Food Bank San Francisco, CA, February 16, 2016 – Last week a dedicated crew from Zephyr Real Estate reported for duty at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. They, along with two other like-minded groups, broke down approximately 3600 pounds of bulk rice into one-pound packages for distribution to those in need throughout our community. 
01.12.2016
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