Santa Monica demographics profile

StatisticSanta MonicaCaliforniaNational
Population92,24738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)10,96225691
Median age40.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%46%43%
Speak English71%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%
Santa Monica, CA has a population of 92,247 and is the 350th largest city in the United States. The population density is 10,962 per sq mi which is 4182% higher than the California average and 11999% higher than the national average. The median age in Santa Monica is 41 which is approximately 13% higher than the California average of 36. In Santa Monica, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 40% of Santa Monica residents were born in California, 35% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 23% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Santa Monica is 4182% higher than California.
  • The median age in Santa Monica is 13% higher than California.
  • In Santa Monica 77.99% of the population is White.
  • In Santa Monica 4.07% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Santa Monica 10.03% of the population is Asian.

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Santa Monica population breakdown by race

RaceSanta MonicaCaliforniaNational
White77.99%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American4.07%5.85%12.63%
Asian10.03%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.48%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.89%4.62%3.06%
Other race2.46%13.28%4.75%
In Santa Monica, 16.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Santa Monica, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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