Santa Monica, CA Livability Score

Santa Monica, CA is Extremely Livable
  • • Santa Monica is ranked #251 in California
  • • Santa Monica is ranked #3575 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)89,73638,332,521316,128,839
Population (2000)84,08433,871,648281,421,906
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%58%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)43%52%48%
African American4%4%8%
Speak English71%69%88%
Speak Spanish12%22%7%
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  • July 23, 2010
Santa Monica, CA: Always Beautiful and TrendyOne of the most beautiful cities in California is Santa Monica. This gorgeous city has even inspired musicians like Sheryl Crow to create songs centering around it. One of Sheryl Crow's most famous songs "All I Wanna Do" centers aroundRead full review

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Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles4.3West Adams, Los Angeles6.8
West Los Angeles, Los Angeles4.4Crenshaw, Los Angeles7
Westwood, Los Angeles4.4Westchester, Los Angeles7.5
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