Santa Monica, CA Livability Score

Santa Monica, CA is Exceptionally Livable
  • • Santa Monica is ranked #238 in California
  • • Santa Monica is ranked #2401 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Sunny Weather
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The Locals

StatisticSanta MonicaCaliforniaNational
Population (2013)90,00838,332,521317,297,938
Population density (sq mi)10,69624690
Median age40.235.237.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%53%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)41%48%45%
Caucasian78%62%74%
African American4%6%13%
Asian10%13%5%
Speak English73%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%
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Neighborhoods in & around Santa Monica, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles8710.3
Studio City, Los Angeles878.8
Toluca Lake, Los Angeles8711.9
Playa Del Ray, Los Angeles874.9
West Los Angeles, Los Angeles874.6
Glenwood, Glendale8716.2
Century City, Los Angeles875
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles8611.7
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Mid City West, Los Angeles868
Westwood, Los Angeles864.3
Venice, Los Angeles862.8
El Miradero, Glendale8616.3
Westchester, Los Angeles866.6
Encino, Los Angeles869.6
Los Feliz, Los Angeles8613.2
North Torrance, Torrance8513.6
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Cities near Santa Monica, CA

CityScoreMiles
Hidden Hills, CA8913.4
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8817.7
Agoura Hills, CA8818
Santa Susana, CA8821.4
La CaƱada Flintridge, CA8721.1
Thousand Oaks, CA8722.4
Westlake Village, CA8720.1
Ladera Heights, CA877.2
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Newport Beach, CA8742.5
Marina del Rey, CA873.5
Palos Verdes Estates, CA8616.2
Torrance, CA8615.3
Manhattan Beach, CA8610.4
Camarillo, CA8634.1
Simi Valley, CA8624
South Pasadena, CA8620.6
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