Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, CA
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Yerba Buena Island Neighborhood Guide San Francisco, CA

About

Yerba Buena Island is a small island neighborhood in San Francisco, California connected by the historic San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge. Providing striking views of the San Francisco skyline and Bay Area, the island mainly consists of a natural park but also houses the U.S. Coast Guard Station. It is traversed by Yerba Buena Island Road and Macalla Road, offering easy access to both San Francisco and Oakland.

What You Will Love About Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, California

  • You will love the serene, natural environment and spectacular views of the San Francisco skyline and Bay Area.
  • Despite its secluded feel, the island provides quick and easy access to the hustle and bustle of San Francisco and Oakland via the Bay Bridge.
  • The Coast Guard Station and historic buildings scattered round the island offer a sense of rich maritime history.

What’s Nearby

Yerba Buena is close to downtown San Francisco and Oakland, providing an escape from city life without compromising accessibility. The Treasure Island neighborhood, known for its flea market and annual music festival, is just next to Yerba Buena Island, and it's a short drive to the popular Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle at Yerba Buena Island is peaceful and calm, with an emphasis on outdoor activities due to its park-like environment. However, the nearby city life in San Francisco and Oakland provides an easy switch to urban amenities and entertainment.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 5 restaurants, 4 grocery stores, and 1 park within a mile of the Yerba Buena Island neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Island Market & Deli

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    2 Avenue of the Palms Ave

  • GROCERY
    Island Cove Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    150 4th St

Yerba Buena Island Apartments and Rentals

202 Rental properties in Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, CA.

  • South Beach Marina Apartments property

    $3,525+

    South Beach Marina Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    651–1027 Sqft

    8 Units Available

  • 388 Beale property

    $3,298+

    388 Beale

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    400–1916 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 399 Fremont property

    $2,805+

    399 Fremont

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    420–2220 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Towers at Rincon property

    $3,285+

    Towers at Rincon

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    300–960 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • The Pinnacle at Nob Hill property

    $2,750+

    The Pinnacle at Nob Hill

    Studio–1 Beds • 1 Bath

    405–675 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Channel Mission Bay property

    $3,069+

    Channel Mission Bay

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    456–1436 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
38.5%
187.3%
utilities
10.5%
42.1%
food
7.9%
22.7%
transportation
4.1%
35.5%
healthcare
10.6%
24.5%

Yerba Buena Island Demographics

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Neighborhoods Around Yerba Buena Island

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
South of MarketNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$3,080
1%
Pacific HeightsNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,600--
Rincon HillNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$3,186
7%
MossoNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Mission BayNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$3,006
6%
Nob HillNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,700
10%
Bayside VillageNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Marina DistrictNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,795
3%
North BeachNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Treasure IslandNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Hayes ValleyNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,855
1%
Mission DistrictNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,000--
South BeachNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$3,137
3%
Potrero HillNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
TenderloinNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$1,675
14%
Financial DistrictNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Lower Nob HillNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,110
1%
Russian HillNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,695
23%
ChinatownNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$1,300--
West OaklandNeighborhood in Oakland, California----
Cow HollowNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Telegraph HillNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
JapantownNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
West EndNeighborhood in Alameda, California$2,566
9%
Lower HaightNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,350--
PortsideNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
BaycrestNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,600
0%
Alamo SquareNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Lower Pacific HeightsNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,804
0%
Western AdditionNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Cathedral HillNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
The BeaconNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Presidio HeightsNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
Bayfront and PeninsulaNeighborhood in Emeryville, California$2,023
3%
Civic CenterNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,500--
Polk GulchNeighborhood in San-francisco, California----
DogpatchNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$3,265
11%
Marina GardensNeighborhood in San-francisco, California$2,895
0%