The organization ranks cities on a numerical scale, judging how close any address is to things like grocery stores, restaurants, schools and parks.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that “each Walk Score point was worth $3,000 in home value.”
Josh Herst, Walk Score CEO, told the Chronicle that “San Francisco has 31 neighborhoods we refer to as walkers’ paradise, with scores of 90 or higher.” Some of the top neighborhoods included Chinatown, the Financial District and Haight-Ashbury.
Oakland’s top neighborhoods include Downtown, Civic Center and Chinatown.
New York topped the Walk Score list with a score of 85.3.