Apartment hunting in San Francisco, CA? Look at apartments in Northeast San Francisco, a densely populated neighborhood in San Francisco, CA? This community is a good place to rent, with 88% of people renting their homes. Residents are well-educated, with many having professional degrees. If you don't want to drive in Northeast San Francisco, you're not alone. Most residents don't drive to work, and about half of households don't own a car. The average commute takes about 30 minutes. Only 26% of households have children, so it's a good fit for renters looking for a quiet neighborhood.