Food, Libations and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. Hayes St. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is Gough St. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Hayes Valley without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Hayes Valley at Marlena's. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Sugar Lounge, one of the local bars, is a great place for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends.
Inform Pilates and Hasti Pilates are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape. Additionally, Hayes Valley Farm is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
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When hunger strikes, Hayes Valley residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. Hayes & Kebab and Hayes Market are both located on Hayes St. Head to Cakemaker, a bakery on Laguna St., or swing by Paulette Macarons, which is located on Hayes St., and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Hayes Valley area, including F Dorian and Lavish. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, Polanco can be found on Hayes St.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Hayes Valley's cost of living is about 35% lower than in nearby Alamo Square. On average a household in Hayes Valley spends $45.1K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Alamo Square, which come to around $69.2K/year.
The neighborhoods of Hayes Valley and Mint Hill are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 6%.