Crocker-Amazon is a neighborhood in San Francisco that borders the Excelsior District. Crocker-Amazon covers the area south of Mission Street and Geneva Avenue, extending toward suburban Daly City. The neighborhood is adjacent to Crocker-Amazon Park, named after the Charles Crocker land holdings that once made up the area, and Amazon Avenue in the Excelsior. The winding streets of the neighborhood straddle the border between San Francisco and Daly City and largely blend in with the adjacent Daly City neighborhoods of Crocker and Southern Hills.
Crocker-Amazon is a San Francisco neighborhood that borders the Excelsior District. Crocker-Amazon encompasses the neighborhood south of Mission Street and Geneva Avenue, stretching all the way to suburban Daly City. Crocker-Amazon Park, named after the Charles Crocker estate holdings that once comprised the area, and Amazon Avenue in the Excelsior are next to the neighborhood. The neighborhood's winding streets straddle the boundary between San Francisco and Daly City, blending in with the neighbouring Daly City neighborhoods of Crocker and Southern Hills.
Crocker-Amazon is slightly more affluent than Excelsior, but it has much of the same racial diversity, including a sizable Filipino community. The majority of the houses in the area are single-family residences.
The area is well-served by public transportation. MUNI Routes 8X, 8BX, and 54 serve the Geneva Avenue corridor and the 43 bus also serves Geneva Avenue, as well as Naples, Cordova, and Munich Streets. During rush hour, the Balboa Park Bart Station is only about a five-minute drive, an eight-minute bus ride, or a 15-minute walk. The neighborhood is convenient to nearby Interstate 280, and to the Alemany Boulevard thoroughfare. Crocker-Amazon is served by two elementary schools, Guadalupe and Longfellow.
Crocker Amazon tends to be very democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby neighborhoods, Crocker Amazon has more democratic voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Crocker Amazon leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In Crocker Amazon, 28.39% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Crocker Amazon women make up 49.59% of the population.
Commercial establishments include a barber shop and a separate barber school, an optometrist, pizzerias, pharmacies, a hardware store, and a vegetable market on Geneva Avenue and Mission Street, which encircle the neighborhood. The region also has an increasing number of restaurants and cafes, many of which serve various varieties of Mexican and Latin American (especially Salvadoran) cuisine.
It is unsurprising that areas with highly ranked public schools have significantly higher housing values due to the constant demand for those regions. If you have children or want to have children in the future, researching surrounding schools and their ratings is a good idea.
Choosing an area with good school rating consistency is important. While the area you’re looking at right now might have great elementary schools for your young children, it’s well worth examining the middle and high schools they’ll grow up to attend. The nearby elementary school, middle school and high school quality ratings from Niche are very similar. If you have children and desire a consistent school experience as they grow up, this neighborhood may be a good place to plant long-term roots.
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