Home to technicians, a public popping problem and a high cost of living, San Francisco is in its own league.
The city is ranked as one of the major economies, according to an analysis of local economies in US 40 largest metropolitan areas conducted by Business Insider. San Francisco's proximity to Silicon Valley, considered the world's technical center, has made the city one of the richest cities in America.
But it has resulted in an expensive life for the Bay Area residents, including a housing crisis where most people cannot afford housing.
The cost of living could be even worse if several technological IPOs were published as planned in 201
Here are 13 mind-blowing facts that show how expensive San Francisco really is.