Santa Monica, California 

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Population

90,024

+4.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.9%

Median Income

$74,534

Median Home Price

$1,814,300

Median Age

40.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.9 / 8.6

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Santa Monica, California

National-center complex - Southern California Coast, south and west of the San Bernardino Mountains. August, September and July are the most pleasant months in Santa Monica, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Santa Monica, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Entertainment
Coastline and beach areas
Big-city amenities
Cons
Overcrowding
Air quality
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward


QUICK FACTS

City: Santa Monica
Zip Codes: 90405 90403 90404 90402 90401
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Santa Monica is 7.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Monica jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Monica's cost of living is 204.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Santa Monica's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Los Angeles county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.0% to 26.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Santa Monica's population is 90,024 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Santa Monica is Real Estate: $1,814,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

SCHOOLS
Santa Monica public schools spend $18,162 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.3 students per teacher in Santa Monica. More Education



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Housing Market in Santa Monica

It's a good time to buy in Santa Monica. Home Appreciation is up 4.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Santa Monica is $1,814,300.

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Reviews for Santa Monica   24 Reviews
My comp of Okc vs SM differs from stars shown here - 4/8/2021
I moved here to Santa Monica over 10 years ago from Oklahoma City. I was surprised to see that Oklahoma City was ranked higher than Santa Monica on best places. I... Read More

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Best investment I've made. - 3/23/2021
I've lived in Santa Monica for over 30 years. It's a Mediterranean climate--sunny and temperate when the rest of the country is under snow! I am walking distance to... Read More

Stay away. This place is dangerous. - 9/12/2019
I have lived in this city for 4 decades, and it is never been worse than it is now. It is a dangerous disgusting hell hole. Between the crime, the homeless that are not... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA
90405 90403 90404 90402 90401

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