A dynamic enclave that epitomizes the essence of modern urban living in San Francisco.

Welcome to Nopa

Nestled between the vibrant neighborhoods of Haight-Ashbury and the Western Addition, NOPA (North of the Panhandle) is a dynamic enclave that epitomizes the essence of modern urban living in San Francisco. Boasting a rich tapestry of cultures, culinary delights, and artistic flair, NOPA exudes an eclectic charm that captivates residents and visitors alike.
At the heart of NOPA is Divisadero Street, a lively thoroughfare lined with trendy boutiques, artisanal eateries, and hip cafes. From farm-to-table restaurants showcasing locally sourced ingredients to chic cocktail bars serving craft libations, Divisadero Street offers a diverse array of dining and entertainment options to suit every palate and preference. Residents and visitors alike flock here to savor gourmet cuisine, catch live music performances, and soak up the neighborhood's vibrant energy.
NOPA is also a haven for culture and creativity, with its close proximity to cultural institutions, galleries, and performance spaces. From art walks celebrating local talent to live music events showcasing emerging artists, there's always something new and exciting to discover in NOPA's cultural landscape.
The residential streets of NOPA are a blend of historic Victorians, modern condos, and stylish apartments, reflecting the neighborhood's eclectic character and diverse population. Tree-lined sidewalks, community gardens, and pocket parks provide tranquil retreats amidst the urban hustle and bustle, inviting residents to relax and recharge in nature's embrace.
NOPA is also known for its strong sense of community, with residents coming together for neighborhood festivals, block parties, and volunteer initiatives throughout the year. From community clean-up efforts to food drives benefiting local charities, there are countless opportunities to connect with neighbors and make a positive impact on the community.
Green spaces abound in NOPA, providing residents with ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation. Alamo Square Park, with its iconic Painted Ladies and stunning city views, is a beloved neighborhood landmark where locals gather for picnics, yoga sessions, and leisurely strolls.
Transportation in NOPA is convenient, with multiple Muni bus lines providing easy access to downtown San Francisco and other parts of the city. For those who prefer to explore on foot or by bicycle, the neighborhood's pedestrian-friendly streets and bike lanes make it easy to navigate and explore at your own pace.
In summary, NOPA offers a vibrant blend of culture, cuisine, and community, making it one of San Francisco's most sought-after neighborhoods. Whether you're savoring gourmet cuisine on Divisadero Street, exploring the local arts scene, or simply enjoying a sunny day in Alamo Square Park, NOPA invites you to experience the best that city living has to offer.

Overview for NOPA, CA

11,192 people live in NOPA, where the median age is 36 and the average individual income is $86,247. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for NOPA, CA

NOPA has 4,784 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in NOPA do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,192 people call NOPA home. The population density is 52,467.88 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.65 / 49.35%

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Schools in NOPA, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby NOPA. 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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New Traditions Elementary
K - 5th
San Francisco Day School
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