San Francisco Parking Tickets By the Numbers

All data is as of 2012 unless otherwise noted

How many people we talking about?
806,000 - Estimated population of San Francisco
522,000 - Non-SF Residents Commuting to SF daily (2010 est data)
102,000 - SF Residents Commuting Out of SF daily (2010 est data)
1,226,000 - Estimated Daytime San Francisco population
466,488 - Total Registered Vehicles 
448,000 - Total Publicly-Available Parking Supply (On- and off-street; rounded value reflects the estimate of unmetered, on-street parking)
37.5% - Percent that drive alone as a means of transportation to work  

Red Light Cameras
26 - Number of intersections enforced by a red light camera 
13,849 - No. of Red Light Camera Violations Issued

Parking Meters 
29,233 - Total number of meters (includes motorcycle meters)
$47,138,412 - Annual Parking Meter Revenue (FY 2011-12)
$1612.50 - Annual Revenue per Meter 

Residential Parking Permits 
70,995 - No. of Residential Parking Permits Issued
$106 - Cost of Annual Permit in 2013
$60 - Cost of Annual Permit in 2007
$7,525,470 - Projected revenue from Residential Parking Permits in 2013
77% - Percentage increase in residential parking permit fees since 2007 
$3,200,000 (est) - Additional revenue generated in 2013 due to residential parking permit fee increase from $60 in 2007 to $106 today 

Parking Enforcement 
327 - No. of Budgeted Parking Control Officer (PCO) Positions
35 - No. of PCO Supervisors and Assistant Directors
25 - No. of Dispatchers
1,528,820 - Annual Parking Citations Issued (Note: this includes citations issued by other agencies (SFPD and others) that SFMTA processes and includes parking and transit citations).
4675 - Avg annual number of tickets issued per parking enforcement employee
$254,709 - Avg annual parking fine revenue generated per parking enforcement employee

Street Cleaning Tickets
520,289 - Street Cleaning Tickets Issued 
$62 - Cost of Street Cleaning ticket in 2012
$32,276,518 - Annual revenue derived from Street Cleaning ticket fines in 2012
$40 - Cost of Street Cleaning ticket in 2007
55% - Percentage increase in Street Cleaning ticket fines since 2007

Top 5 Most common tickets issued - number issued, percentage of total tickets, what they cost, and revenue generated
520,289, 34%, $62, $32,276,518 - Street Cleaning 
380,534, 25%, $64-$72, $24,881,798 - Parking Meter (including downtown core) 
149,895, 10%, $72, $10,792,440 - Residential Permit Parking
64,985, 4%, $57, $3,704,145 - Block Wheels (turning your tires toward sidewalk)
40,165, 2.6% $114, $4,578,810 - Vehicle Registration Violation 

Total San Francisco Parking Tickets and Revenue
1,528,820 - Total Parking Citations Issued
$83,290,024 - Total Parking Ticket Revenue 
$54.47 - Average ticket fine