What is it like to live in San Francisco? What are some of the good and bad about living there?
I'm interested in moving to San Francisco. I am considering a job out there but I wanted to know what its really like to actually live there. But I want to know both the good and bad about living there. I come from the Midwest and would like to know what life is like in San Francisco. Some things I'd like to know are: Friendliness of people Economy Taxes Housing Job Market Dating Scene Diversity Crime Things to do Overall attitude of most residents Political Views Nightlife Anyways, any sort of information would be very helpful. Please be honest!!! I want to hear both the good and bad things about San Francisco.
Asked By: - 12/3/2012
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It's probably going to be sticker shock for you coming from the midwest. Things--everything--is very expensive here. We have one of the highest rents in the country. Our sales taxes are also high (at this moment, it's 8.5% and may go up). The job market--if you've got the skills that are in demand you'll be ok but... More
Answered By: Kai - 12/3/2012
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From a guy born and raised in LA, California and one whose sister went to Berkeley and from experience of making trips up there, it is not bad of a place. I can say that it is definitely crowded, but transportation is great. Everything is close you, so you can choose whether or not you want to travel by car or just... More
Answered By: American Born Hindu - 12/3/2012
People have said some various things. Money you will have if you have a good job. Your job ~should~ be tied to the local economy. There is LOTS to do, day and night. I'm married but the dating scene is healthy. It is an urban place - there is a real city feel to it, even though it's not so huge. That means that... More
Answered By: John D - 12/4/2012
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