San Francisco

San Francisco Relocation Guide

Welcome to our San Francisco Relocation Guide

San Francisco relocation can seem overwhelming. Moving to the San Francisco Bay area involves many decisions.  This Relocation Guide for San Francisco is designed to help make those decisions.

Known around the world for its Mediterranean appeal, San Francisco has surreal sunsets, world class restaurants, malls, sights & attractions.

San Francisco is known for its multi diverse culture, which makes San Francisco one of the worlds most enticing places to either live, play or visit.

San Francisco started when colonists from Spain established the Presidio of San Francisco at the Golden Gate and the Mission San Francisco de Asís. 

Founded June 29, 1776, present day San Francisco has become a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants

San Francisco is also known for their support and expansion of rights for the LGBT community which has stood out and captured attention throughout the world.

 According to 2015 US Census estimates, San Francisco has  a population of 864,816. and is the 13th largest city in the United States.

San Francisco is the 4th largest city in California behind Los AngelesSan Diego, and San Jose. It is in the northern part of California, between the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay.

Public Transportation

32% of San Francisco residents use public transportation daily commuting to work. Ranking it  third overall in the United States.

The Municipal Railway, known as Muni, is the main public transit system. Muni is the seventh-largest U.S. transit system.

The Muni system operates both a combined light rail and subway system.  Additionally, it runs a historic streetcar line, which runs on Market Street from Castro Street to Fisherman’s Wharf.

The Muni system also operates the famous cable cars, which have been designated as a National Historic Landmark and are a major tourist attraction.

The Bay Area Rapid Transit connects San Francisco with the East Bay through the underwater Transbay Tube.

The Bay Area Rapid Transit runs under Market Street to Civic Center where it turns south to the Mission District and through the northern part of San Mateo County, to the S.F. International Airport, and Millbrae.

Caltrain, a commuter rail system runs from San Francisco along the San Francisco Peninsula all the way to San Jose.