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Castro District

An iconic bastion of gay rights history, the Castro represents togetherness and revolution. Home to tech professionals and centrally located, it's no wonder so many want to live, work, and play in the Castro. #LiveWorkPlayHere

Overview for Castro District, CA

2,709 people live in Castro District, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $113,376. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Castro District, CA

Castro District has 1,341 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Castro District do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,709 people call Castro District home. The population density is 79,918.419 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

67.96 / 32.04%

Men vs Women

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Castro District, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Castro District. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Around Castro District, CA

There's plenty to do around Castro District, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Excellent Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mad 4 Madeleines, Dolce Italia Foods, and Karen Choy Yoga.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 1.92 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.65 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.22 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.96 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars


The LGBT community’s most famous and iconic rainbow flag symbol was born in The Castro. Flags line the streets of this vibrant and historically revolutionary community which has also become a haven for tech professionals, thanks to its central location, easy access to lots of public transit and sunny weather. Home styles here range from refurbished Victorians and Edwardians, to modernist and contemporary. As one moves outward from the bustle of the Castro and Market Street intersection, the neighborhood gets quieter, which is ideal for those looking for the best of both city and suburban life. 


Easy walkability for residents and close access to public transit. 

Schools K-5

Milk (Harvey) Civil Rights School (Public) - Parent Rating 4/5 Stars

Sanchez Elementary (Public) - Parent Rating 4/5 Stars

Schools 6-8

My City School (Private) - Parent Rating 5/5 Stars


Residents and visitors can enjoy performances at the Castro Theatre, browse luxury brand consignment stores like Siu Generis, take in the sun at nearby Mission Dolores park, and grab a drink at the famous Twin Peaks Tavern. Other spots of interest: Harvey Milk Plaza for a communal space and a little history, Hot Cookie for sinfully sweets treat sold by the pound, and Orphan Andy's for classic diner food at all hours.



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