Homes for Sale in Richmond District, San Francisco, CA

The Richmond District is a vast section in the northwestern corner of San Francisco, California. Not to be confused with the similarly named city of Richmond, Richmond District encompasses various neighborhoods north of Golden Gate Park and south of Presidio of San Francisco and Sea Cliff. Neighborhoods that make up the district include Outer Richmond, Central Richmond, Inner Richmond, and Lake Street. The district serves primarily as a residential section of the city. Residents enjoy easy access to excellent schools, fantastic outdoor recreation, retail options, and so much more.

The development of residential properties in the Richmond District began in the 1920s and continued through the decades. Some custom builds replaced some residences, but most structures still retain the original home builds and architecture. Like other neighborhoods in the city, Richmond District is filled with row houses between 2,500 to 3,500 sqft in lot space. Architecture varies greatly in the area and includes classic Victorian and Edwardian designs, with standard American, custom-designed exteriors and contemporary architecture also present in the community. Home sizes typically come in at two to four-bedroom floor layouts with an attached garage on the ground floor, street-level parking, and a small backyard at the property’s rear. These residences are priced between mid one million dollars to mid two million. Multi-family homes and apartments are also plentiful in the neighborhood, adding to the types of homes buyers can consider purchasing in the region. Units come at one to two-bedroom layouts providing affordable home options for busy individuals interested in a more modest home option.

Market Overview

Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price

$1,600,000

Average Home Sold Price

$1,400,000 - $2,200,000

Average Price Per Sqft

$796 - 941

Average Days on Market

44 - 53

Median Rent

$950 - $8,200

Home Ownership Percentage

39.63%

What's To Love

Richmond District is one of the largest residential areas of San Francisco, offering a fantastic collection of home options for buyers looking to find a new home in the city. The vast selection of properties means the area provides opportunities for individuals and families with varying needs and budgets.

What's Not To Love

Most single-family homes in Richmond District are a bit dated, with average home builds within the 1920s. Property prices for row houses are above the median listing price in San Francisco.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Richmond District is one of the primary housing selections in the western part of San Francisco. Residents have easy access to Golden Gate Park and fantastic school options making the area an excellent choice for those looking for a move-in ready home for their family. Diverse commute options and easy access to the Golden Gate Bridge, which means the area is perfect for buyers looking for a location between Downtown San Francisco and Fort Baker.

Find Your Home

Latest homes for sale in Richmond District

85
Active

$9,500,000

139 24th Avenue

San Francisco, CA, 94121
Beds5Baths5SqFt6,210MLS#421593707
72
Active

$6,425,000

1751 Lake Street

San Francisco, CA, 94121
Beds6Baths6SqFt6,027MLS#421592032
99
Open House
Active

$5,850,000

127 2nd Avenue

San Francisco, CA, 94118
Beds5Baths4SqFt4,085MLS#421591392
70
Open House
Active

$4,500,000

150 24th Avenue

San Francisco, CA, 94121
Beds4Baths3SqFt3,870MLS#421599186
91
Open House
Active

$4,250,000

175 25th Avenue

San Francisco, CA, 94121
Beds4Baths5SqFt3,465MLS#421601286
44
Open House
Active

$3,995,000

659 48th Avenue

San Francisco, CA, 94121
Beds3Baths2SqFt2,440MLS#421604175
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San Francisco Market Statistics

Population

896,047

Median Age

38.2

Average Household Income

$149,265

Number of Households

359,673

Median Listing Price

$1,299,000

Median Home Sold Price

$1,400,000

Median Price Per Sqft

$989

Average Days on Market

45

Entertainment

Things to do in Richmond District

Golden Gate Park

1,000-acre city park offering the most expansive and well-built outdoor attractions within San Francisco.

Lincoln Park Golf Course

Public golf course in the Sea Cliff neighborhood with beautiful ocean views, a VA Medical Center, the Legion of Honor, and more.

University of San Francisco

A Jesuit university that values providing an inspiring learning experience for their students.

Presidio Golf Course

Private golf club and course next to a national park with family-friendly indoor and outdoor attractions.

Education

Schools in Richmond District

School NameGradesAdmission
George Washington High School9 - 12Public
Roosevelt Middle School6 - 8Public
Lafayette Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
On the map

Richmond District Map

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