FWCBD Details & Statistics

Year Established:  2005 Landside / 2006 Portside 105 Landside
Total Assessed Properties:  105 Landside
Total Assessed Businesses:  56 Portside
Total Square Blocks:  30
Geographic Size:  143 Acres
Population:  5,885
Jobs:  8,334
Job Density:  59 jobs / acre

At a glance:

  • Fisherman’s Wharf is the number one destination in San Francisco and Pier 39 is the most visited attraction.

  • Fisherman’s Wharf receives 12 million visitors annually.

  • On average, 24,383 people visit Fisherman’s Wharf on a daily basis. The number can swell as high as 120,000 people, depending on the season and/or the weather.

  • 35% of visitors to Fisherman’s Wharf are local Bay Area residents.

  • In 2010 businesses at Fisherman’s Wharf generated $65.6 million in revenue annually to the City of San Francisco through rents
    to the Port of San Francisco, payroll, sales, property, hotel and parking taxes.

  • There are 11 parking garages and lots at Fisherman’s Wharf that generated $14.2 million in parking revenue tax that funds the Port and the MTA.

  • Fisherman’s Wharf supports over 8,384 jobs, 1,475 of which are at the 13 hotels located at Fisherman’s Wharf. These 13 hotels have over 3,200 guest rooms and have some of the highest occupancy rates in the city.