Santa Monica

It combines all the bustle of a vibrant city with the beachy vibe of a resort town and the creative energy.

Welcome to Santa Monica

Santa Monica is the ultimate Los Angeles neighborhood for coastal living and the epitome of the Los Angeles lifestyle. From The Santa Monica Pier to endless stretches of sandy beaches to shopping on Third Street Promenade and world-class dining, to beach trails for biking, running & rollerblading, Santa Monica has something for everyone. It combines all the bustle of a vibrant city with the beachy vibe of a resort town and the creative energy that comes from a thriving music and arts scene.

Santa Monica is centrally located with the ocean to the west, the Pacific Palisades to the north, Venice and Marina del Rey to the south, and Brentwood and Westwood to the east. For artists, athletes, musicians, entertainment and business professionals, families, and everyone in between, Santa Monica is a premier Westside destination.

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Overview for Santa Monica, CA

97,514 people live in Santa Monica, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $77,549.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

97,514

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$77,549.37

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 Coconut Man LA, Bardo, and Bela Berries.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.02 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.99 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.41 miles 39 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.59 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.91 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica has 48,492 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. 97,514 people call Santa Monica home. The population density is 10,307.49 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

97,514

Total Population

High

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

40.2

Median Age

48.94 / 51.06%

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
48,492

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$77,549.37

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
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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