Santa Monica Real Estate Market Overview

Could Santa Monica, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Santa Monica. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Santa Monica s...uch as Venice and Pacific Palisades. When you’re ready, Trulia has 133 resale and new homes in Santa Monica lined up for you, including 52 open houses, and 44 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$1,255,000

Median Sales Price

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$958

Price Per Sqft

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$6,300

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Santa Monica show a 19% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -3% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Santa Monica for Jan 7 to Apr 6 was $1,255,000 based on 96 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Santa Monica was $958, an increase of 11% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Santa Monica for Mar 7 to Apr 7 was $6,300.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Santa Monica can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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3,976

Counts of Theft

2,658

Counts of Assault

1,482

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Santa Monica

There are 13 schools in Santa Monica.

Elementary Schools
10

Roosevelt Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Canyon Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Franklin Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
9

Lincoln Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

John Adams Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

5

Santa Monica Alternative (K-8) School

Public, K - 8

High Schools
8

Santa Monica High School

Public, 9 - 12

3

Olympic High (Continuation) School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Santa Monica by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
60%
Single residents
Home owners
28%
Home owners
Median age
41
Median age
Household income
$77,574
Median household income
College educated
73%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Santa Monica commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
87% commute by car
3% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
4% commute by foot

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