Santa Monica

Santa Monica offers the best of modern urban sophistication and Southern California charm.

Welcome to Santa Monica

 
The vibrant beach community of Santa Monica offers the best of modern urban sophistication and Southern California charm. Situated on a gorgeous stretch of coastline within easy reach of Los Angeles’ notable communities, Santa Monica is a diverse and exciting city that attracts everyone from young families to Hollywood A-listers.
 

Real Estate Insights

 
Santa Monica’s luxury homes reflect this vibrant city’s diverse character, with properties ranging from picturesque family homes to chic modern apartments.
 
Homes in Santa Monica had a median sales prices of $1,398,500 over the past twelve months, with $1,005 being the average price per square foot.
 

People & Lifestyle

 
Santa Monica attracts a diverse mix of residents, ranging from single young professionals to families with children. Santa Monica’s popularity among families is boosted by the highly-regarded Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.
 
Santa Monica is a very walkable city with a vast array of cultural attractions and entertainment options spread across its neighborhoods. Mid-City’s cultural attractions include 40 art galleries at Bergamot Station and two stages offering live theater productions at Broad Stage. There are regular live street performances in downtown Santa Monica and the area around Santa Monica Promenade, as well as a comedy theater that is frequently visited by some of Hollywood’s best-known comics.
 
Santa Monica Pier and Ocean Avenue offer fabulous al fresco dining with a diverse selection of restaurants set against the iconic backdrop of the world’s first and only fully solar powered ferris wheel. Great restaurants are also found around Mid-City and along Montana and Wilshire Avenues, while Main Street provides a relaxed stretch of patio cafes and cocktail bars. Hip spots serving delicious craft cocktails can be found along Third Street Promenade.
 
Santa Monica is also a fantastic luxury shopping destination, with numerous shops around Mid-City and along Montana Avenue often attract celebrity clientele. There are also a range of trendy boutique shops situated around Ocean Park and Pico Boulevard.

Overview for Santa Monica, CA

92,945 people live in Santa Monica, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $82,680. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,945

Total Population

43 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$82,680

Average individual Income

Around Santa Monica, CA

There's plenty to do around Santa Monica, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

83
Very Walkable
Walking Score
97
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
70
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Spool, The Beach Society, and SydFit Wellness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.59 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.47 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.59 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.64 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.77 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica has 46,719 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Santa Monica do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 92,945 people call Santa Monica home. The population density is 14,587.013 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,945

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43

Median Age

49.4 / 50.6%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
46,719

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$82,680

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Santa Monica, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Santa Monica. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
St Monica Catholic Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Garden Of Angels School
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Roosevelt Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Olympic High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Crossroads School For Arts & Sciences
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Waldorf Early Childhood Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
John Muir Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Santa Monica Alternative (K-8)
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Ps 1 Pluralistic School
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Waldorf Early Childhood Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Pacifica Christian High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 9th
No rating available
Acton Academy Venice Beach
PRIVATE
1st - 9th
No rating available
Lighthouse Church School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Will Rogers Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Santa Monica Montessori
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available

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