Cow Hollow

Style, shops, bustling nightlife.

Welcome to Cow Hollow

A plethora of galleries, boutiques, and stylish restaurants line the streets of Cow Hollow, making it an incredibly coveted San Franciscan locale. The neighborhood’s indisputable popularity ensures it's always bustling, and the nightlife is unlike anywhere else in the Bay Area.
 

Cow Hollow:
Cow Hollow is one of San Francisco’s most well-known and desirable neighborhoods, featuring world-class boutique shopping, a diverse housing market and easy proximity to recreation and work.

Blessed with quiet residential streets and ample entertainment opportunities, Cow Hollow sits atop the wish lists of a variety of San Franciscans, from new families to long-established members of the city’s upper class.
 
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What To Expect:
Endless entertainment options just minutes away.

Cow Hollow has been a desirable neighborhood for decades, but its recent demographic shift has given it a shot of adrenaline. Union Street has found new life as trendy new boutiques, spas, cycle shops, and casual eateries share space with long-time neighborhood fixtures.
 
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The Lifestyle:
Buzzy, cosmopolitan, and vibrant.

Cow Hollow residents work hard, play hard, and yet somehow it seems that they’re doing it all with ease. They can blow off steam at a multitude of bars and clubs in the neighborhood, but also appreciate a quiet night at home, entertaining friends, or maybe just sitting with a glass of wine and gazing out the window at the bay.
 
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Unexpected Appeal:
A plethora of outdoor activities.

Cow Hollow delivers the quintessential urban, dynamic lifestyle as much as any other neighborhood in San Francisco. Think of it as Manhattan — only without the skyscrapers and humidity, and located just a short walk from incredible outdoor recreational opportunities.
 
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The Market:
Plentiful apartments and townhouses with few single-family homes.

Cow Hollow is not cheap and it is no place to find small, reasonably priced single-family homes. However, it has an abundance of apartments and townhouses, most of which have been remodeled several times over. Though once a neighborhood of fixer-uppers, Cow Hollow is that no more.
 
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You'll Fall In Love With:
The neighborhood’s casual elegance and simple glamour.

There is always something to do in Cow Hollow, which is why locals love their neighborhood so much. Cow Hollow residents love being outdoors, whether that means passing the time at a sidewalk café or setting a new personal best time on a run to the Marina Green, all while maintaining a level of luxury and style.
 
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Overview for Cow Hollow, CA

9,636 people live in Cow Hollow, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $137,559. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,636

Total Population

33 years

Median Age

High

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

$137,559

Average individual Income

Around Cow Hollow, CA

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

100
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
70
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
71
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including JT Market, Gourmands Bakeshop, and Graspmore Physical Therapy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.91 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3 miles 124 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.98 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.16 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cow Hollow, CA

Cow Hollow has 4,492 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cow Hollow do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,636 people call Cow Hollow home. The population density is 46,519.548 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,636

Total Population

High

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

33

Median Age

46.17 / 53.84%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,492

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$137,559

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cow Hollow, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Cow Hollow. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
St Vincent De Paul School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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