San Francisco has the 13th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the San Francisco area is 3.4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. San Francisco has the 7th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in San Francisco is above average at $72,740, and the median cost of a home in San Francisco is $765,700, which is above the national average. 52% of workers in San Francisco hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 86% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in San Francisco. 37% of San Francisco workers drive to work alone, 32% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 22% walk. People in San Francisco spend an average of 31 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.