Cities White People Like Most: San Francisco Ranks Second

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White men can jump.

San Francisco is clearly one of the world's richest cities in terms of diversity -- and white people really like it.

At least the folks over at Movoto Real Estate seem to think so, as they ranked San Francisco second in their list of cities in the U.S. that white people like most.

In actuality, this is just Movoto's cheeky wink to the popular website Stuff White People Like. The real joke, however, is some of the criteria used to compile this list. For example, Movoto took into account (among other things), marijuana shops, sushi joints and Asian fusion restaurants per capita. All of that sounds pretty international, no?

San Francisco earned high points for its many international film festivals. Notice the word international! As it turns out international now equates to white.

Now again, this list isn't meant to be taken seriously but it's peculiar to attribute bicycles, graduate schools, Whole Foods and such to only white people. Okay, fine, Whole Foods perhaps, but maybe it's best to just take it all in good fun anyway.

In any case, San Francisco will gladly be maid of honor to Movoto's top pick -- in this case Portland -- so long as the bride wears white.

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55 comments
Stacy Wy
Stacy Wy

So do black people, Asian people bi-racial people, gay ppl, straight people, what's race got to do with it?

Sumi Allen
Sumi Allen

Elizabeth, I hate the $h*tty too. You're not wierd, just real.

Tulip Time
Tulip Time

open-minded embrac ediversities & cultures-love xoxoxxxxoo

Sally Cinnamon
Sally Cinnamon

I don't understand why we're still taking about skin color. This article is ridiculous. Stop writing about stupid things.

isaac.anthony
isaac.anthony

St.Paul?  No!  I've lived in MPLS and St.Paul.  MPLS is fine where it is on that list, but St.Paul should not be on it.

Christian Perry
Christian Perry

Please, Portland has SO many more record shops than San Franisco.

Kelly Rae
Kelly Rae

Garret Merriwether check out number one ;)

Alex Rivera
Alex Rivera

Any city they can kick poor people out of, rebuild, and then over price so only they can pay for it!!!! yippie!!!! :|

John LaForgia
John LaForgia

Gentrication, by the way, does not have to be specifically by white people. It's more about white-collar people moving into what are mostly blue-collar neighborhoods. ...it's just white-collar jobs are predominantly given to hire people (whole other problem there).

ajbanx
ajbanx

white people love SF because u get the comfort of middle-class medocrity on the outskirts with a thrill of trashy city life if you dare to go downtown. it's also great for hipsters too that need to steal from the poverty stricken cultures because they can feel safe in the company of sooooo many more hipsters. yee haw!

Garon Cummings
Garon Cummings

how is this an ok article if the white people was changed to any other race people would be so offended it would be all over the news people would be immediately be calling sf weekly and the webpage they got this from racist but because it says white people this ok Sf Weekly really needs to rethink promotion a site that would even have a list like this

Nate Payne
Nate Payne

White people love San Jose and the Santa Clara area!

Chris Piedra
Chris Piedra

What else is new, tell me something I don't know living here for the past 35 years :(

Adolfo Rene Morales
Adolfo Rene Morales

compared to other california cities, not that many african americans and latin@s. is that why???

King Ster
King Ster

and Glendale is the tenth favorite, who makes up this stuff?

Brittany Grisham
Brittany Grisham

Lol reading the comments here is hilarious if it said Asian or black people the response would be so different....just saying...it's not ok to talk about white people stuff

Jeremy Baker
Jeremy Baker

The marina is it's own city. Move there.

Jim Yu
Jim Yu

I wonder where Oakland is on this list. Dave Chapelle was right.

Wade Mugrauer
Wade Mugrauer

Gentrification is destroying the diversity of cultures as well as income levels in SF. It's turning into LA slowly . I love sf just don't like what is happening to what once was the closest thing to a utopia in the world we live .

David Criswell
David Criswell

Then why are there so many asians and latins haha jk jk

Carol Blue
Carol Blue

I like itfor surewish I was there right this minute☔☀✌

Alex Epstein
Alex Epstein

It took a blog for SF to get that...point proven

Susan Cornett
Susan Cornett

Well.. you still have to press 1 to speak in English

ajbanx
ajbanx

Oakland ranks on the top 5 list of cities white people are pushing the brown people out of.

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