South San Francisco is in a broad basin formed by the San Bruno Mountains on the north and
the Coast Range on the west. Most of the valley faces the San Francisco Bay and is sheltered
from much of the fog common in neighboring areas by the mountains to the west.
Genentech and other biotech companies give the city the title of "Birthplace of Biotechnology".
Major employers in the city are: 1) Genentech, 2) Layton Construction, 3) Onyx Pharmaceuticals,
4) Life Technologies, 5) Costco, 6) The New French Bakery, 7) Amgen San Francisco,
8) Successfactors, Inc, 9) SBM Site Services LLC, 10) Wave Division Holdings LLC
U.S. Census Facts for South San Francisco
Total Population: 63,632
21,787 housing units - 59.6% owner occupied
Median household income: $76,785
Bachelors degree or higher: 29.8%
Median age: 37.9
City of South San Francisco, CA - Home Values
Extensive graphs of South San Francisco home values for both single family homes and condos can be viewed at my South San Francisco Home Values web page. Recent South San Francisco home sales can be viewed at my South San Francisco Just Sold web page. Four key values: price, price per sq ft, size, and lot size, for South San Francisco single family houses are shown in the tabbed windows below.