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  • Childcare 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
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  • Schools 2/5

"A Mission for After College"

So the Mission is known basically for two thingsā€”as a hipster haven and a high crime area. Both of these explain and are explained by the relatively moderate rents. Hipsters flock here because it is as close to action you can get while paying only about $1K/mo. in rent. Crime explains why the rents remain so low.

There are a lot of run down and boarded up businesses in areas of the Mission that make it look like your typical victim of urban blight. What is strange is that in many spots y... Full review
  • Great Bookstores
  • Great restaurants
  • Community of young people
  • Good nightlife
  • Relatively affordable
  • Sketchy at night
  • Some dangerous blocks
  • A little dirty
  • Noisy
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • LGBT+
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
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