San Francisco Bay Area

Quality of life in San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Bay Area, California, is among the leading cities with a higher number of accelerators or available funding. According to our city rankings, this is a good place to live with high ratings in startups, business freedom and education.

San Francisco Bay Area is one of the top ten city matches for 7.4% of Teleport users.

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

1
261/265
Details
Large apartment$4400.00
Medium apartment$3500.00
Rent index [score]0.10
Small apartment$2700.00

Cost of Living

2
241/250
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5km taxi ride$9.70
A Cappuccino$4.60
A beer$2.70
A kilogram of Apples$5.00
Bread$2.60
Inflation [score]0.21
Lunch$15.00
Monthly fitness club membership$76.00
Monthly public transport$77.00
Movie ticket$12.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$92.08

Startups

10
1/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups272
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]1.00
Coworking spaces [score]1.00
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co134
Meetups [score]1.00
Meetups groups199
Meetups members404157
Number of investors7325
Number of startup events in the last 12 months10480
Number of upcoming meetup events382
Startup climate scene [score]0.96
Startup events1107
Startup events [score]1.00
Startups [score]1.00
Total number of startups9988

Venture Capital

10
1/227
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Funding accelerator namesY Combinator, 500startups, The Alchemist Accelerator
Number of funding accelerators27
Venture capital [score]1.00

Travel Connectivity

4
107/265
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Airport hub111
Airport hub [score]0.51
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.22

Commute

5
130/252
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/San_Francisco
Traffic handling [score]0.55

Business Freedom

9
69/263
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

6
211/265
Details
Crime rate [score]0.47
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year8
Guns per 100 residents68
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.79
Lack of guns [score]0.67
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.73

Healthcare

6
174/264
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Healthcare expenditure [score]0.31
Healthcare quality [score]0.84
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

9
3/239
Details
Best university in rankingStanford University
Best university ranking3
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking24
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.72
PISA reading (high school)16
PISA science (high school)19
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07
University quality [score]1.00

Environmental Quality

7
127/265
Details
Air quality [score]0.78
Cleanliness [score]0.55
Drinking water quality [score]0.63
Urban greenery [score]0.72

Economy

7
16/262
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