Search SEARCH

Where are good and bad places to live in and around San Francisco?

I'm looking at taking a new job in San Francisco, (I currently live on the east coast) and I am trying to find housing. I can't afford much, but I'm trying to determine what areas are bad (ie dangerous and likely to hold lots of not so nice apartments) and which are decent? Are there any parts to really avoid?

Asked By: Erin - 5/16/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Avoid the area called HUNTERS POINT. It is near Candlestick Park. Depending on your sexual orientation, there is an area called the Castro and it is the gay area. Great areas include the Nob Hill area and Twin Peaks. Pacific Heights is very nice. The area on the West Central part of the city, South of Golden Gate... More
Answered By: academicjoq - 5/16/2011
Additional Answers (3)
The prior poster stated that the area near Broadway is the gay area, which is incorrect. The gay neighborhood of San Francisco is The Castro, in the vicinity of Market and Castro Streets, almost the geographic center of San Francisco.
Source(s):
Answered By: Matthew Nelson - 5/16/2011
 
It depends if you want to commute into SF which usually involves a high bridge toll and parking problems once you get there unless your employer pays for that. Or, if you live in S.F. there are some areas to avoid: Tenderloin, Bayview, Hunts Point, Bayshore. I would have to know your budget to recommend an area but for... More
Answered By: Flower - 5/16/2011
 
I can't speak to SF directly, but a lot of people commute in from the East Bay using BART, the subway. (no one calls it a subway, everyone calls it BART... More
Answered By: chrisfs2 - 5/16/2011
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
www.HomeJobs-Finder.info
Drive Your Car - Make up to $600 Per Weekend. Work When You Want.
uber.com/Sign-Up-Now
Up to $47/hr Part-Time Job Openings. Free Schedule, No Scam. Start Now
wahm.com/jobs

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-312
eTrustLogo