San Ramon has the 341st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. San Ramon is part of the San Francisco metro area. Unemployment in the San Francisco area is 3%, 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 Ramon is above average at $72,740, and the median cost of a home in San Ramon is $722,700, which is above the national average. 65% of workers in San Ramon hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 97% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in San Ramon. 69% of San Ramon workers drive to work alone, 9% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 9% walk. People in San Ramon spend an average of 33 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.