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Total population: 87,563 (All urban)

Santa Monica,CA index of house prices


Houses: 47,863 (44,497 occupied: 13,282 owner occupied, 31,215 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

70%
State:

71%

Housing density: 5794 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $361,782.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,269 (lower quartile is $851, upper quartile is $1,795)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,829


Median gross rent in Santa Monica, CA in 2009: $1,338


Housing units in Santa Monica with a mortgage: 5,593 (663 second mortgage, 680 home equity loan, 59 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,136


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $137,085


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $63,929


Median monthly housing costs: $1,487





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Santa Monica, California Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $1,000,001 (it was $479,200 in 2000)
Santa Monica:

$1,000,001
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $655,000 - $1,000,001

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $1,538,654
Here:

$1,538,654
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,273,431
Here:

$1,273,431
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $436,663
Here:

$436,663
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $902,217
Here:

$902,217
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $987,531
Here:

$987,531
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $468,325
Here:

$468,325
State:

$59,450

Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,672
  • In family households: 48,434 (11,819 male householders, 5,115 female householders)
    12,749 spouses, 14,541 children (13,642 natural, 432 adopted, 467 stepchildren), 583 grandchildren, 924 brothers or sisters, 809 parents, 825 other relatives, 1,069 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 33,238 (13,039 male householders (10,528 living alone)), 14,530 female householders (12,255 living alone)), 5,669 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,412 (1,011 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,711 2-persons, 3,957 3-persons, 2,730 4-persons, 1,015 5-persons, 308 6-persons, 213 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,783 1-person, 4,215 2-persons, 485 3-persons, 65 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

8,290 married couples with children.
3,043 single-parent households (641 men, 2,402 women).

70.8% of residents of Santa Monica speak English at home.
11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
11.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 20,891 (24.8%)
(50.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.1
State:

3.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Santa Monica, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 172
  • 2 rooms: 642
  • 3 rooms: 1,134
  • 4 rooms: 2,226
  • 5 rooms: 2,907
  • 6 rooms: 2,500
  • 7 rooms: 1,626
  • 8 rooms: 785
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,290
  • 1 room: 3,328
  • 2 rooms: 5,908
  • 3 rooms: 9,968
  • 4 rooms: 7,371
  • 5 rooms: 3,189
  • 6 rooms: 1,020
  • 7 rooms: 214
  • 8 rooms: 147
  • 9 or more rooms: 70
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Santa Monica, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 252
  • 1 bedroom: 1,500
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,606
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,698
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,462
  • 5+ bedrooms: 764
  • no bedroom: 4,343
  • 1 bedroom: 14,647
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,992
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,033
  • 4 bedrooms: 162
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Monica, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 551
  • 1 vehicle: 4,883
  • 2 vehicles: 5,990
  • 3 vehicles: 1,517
  • 4 vehicles: 210
  • 5+ vehicles: 131
  • no vehicle: 4,214
  • 1 vehicle: 18,449
  • 2 vehicles: 7,355
  • 3 vehicles: 890
  • 4 vehicles: 194
  • 5+ vehicles: 113

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 396
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,413
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,385
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,780
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,636
  • 1960 to 1969: 10,221
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,379
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,730
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,630

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Santa Monica, CA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Santa Monica, CA:

  • Less than $10,000: 20
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 10
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 10
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 13
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 13
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 7
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 5
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 43
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 23
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 9
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 8
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 11
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 12
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 27
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 9
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 51
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 33
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 72
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 149
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 508
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 905
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 2538
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 2537
  • $1,000,000 or more: 7009
 


Santa Monica rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Santa Monica:

  • Less than $100: 29 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 10
  • $200 to $249: 278
  • $250 to $299: 399
  • $300 to $349: 189
  • $350 to $399: 198
  • $400 to $449: 238
  • $450 to $499: 346
  • $500 to $549: 386
  • $550 to $599: 589
  • $600 to $649: 478
  • $650 to $699: 556
  • $700 to $749: 965
  • $750 to $799: 1,231
  • $800 to $899: 2,139
  • $900 to $999: 1,704
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 4,609
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 4,401
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 7,121
  • $2,000 or more: 5,912
  • No cash rent: 552
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,599
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,513
  • 1985 to 1989: 2,677
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,719
  • 1975 to 1979: 3,080
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,590
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,355
  • 1965 to 1969: 3,358


Santa Monica, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.0%
Number of people working at home: 3,660 (8.0% of all workers)


Santa Monica commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 880
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4520
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 6298
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5805
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5974
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2663
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6783
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1760
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2033
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3200
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1604
  • 90 or more minutes: 753
 


Santa Monica mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 34,641 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,781 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,782 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 62 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 39 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 117 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 523 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,040 (4%)
  • Other means: 274 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,660 (8%)
 


Santa Monica, CA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 4498
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2441
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2320
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2027
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2220
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2179
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 2157
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 2351
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1686
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 3377
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 4155
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 4587
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 3152
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1830
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 2058
  • $200,000 or more: 3465
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 22247
 English: 5773
 German: 5557
 Irish: 5445
 Russian: 4639
 Italian: 4346
 United States or American: 2802
 Iranian: 2560
 Polish: 2073
 French (except Basque): 1601
 Scottish: 1478
 Swedish: 1221
 European: 1206
 British: 1008
 Scotch-Irish: 917
 Norwegian: 824
 Dutch: 783
 Ukrainian: 750
 Arab:: 726
 Hungarian: 708
 Subsaharan African:: 667
 Lithuanian: 594
 Eastern European: 518
 Austrian: 510
 Greek: 509
 Danish: 484
 French Canadian: 373
 Armenian: 355
 Welsh: 350
 Czech: 321
 African: 314
 Swiss: 313
 Romanian: 311
 Canadian: 281
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 241
 Egyptian: 235
 Lebanese: 223
 Israeli: 206
 Portuguese: 170
 Finnish: 162
 Australian: 162
 South African: 155
 Scandinavian: 154
 Serbian: 144
 Turkish: 142
 Yugoslavian: 132
 Croatian: 116
 Brazilian: 110
 Other Arab: 106
 Czechoslovakian: 102
 Bulgarian: 92
 Basque: 84
 Northern European: 79
 Jamaican: 76
 Syrian: 65
 West Indian: 62
 Ethiopian: 60
 Latvian: 56
 Macedonian: 56
 Slovak: 47
 Belgian: 47
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 46
 Maltese: 39
 Iraqi: 36
 Palestinian: 31
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 30
 Estonian: 30
 Other Subsaharan African: 29
 Haitian: 28
 Celtic: 27
 Ghanian: 27
 Liberian: 26
 Moroccan: 26
 Nigerian: 25
 Slavic: 20
 Icelander: 18
 Kenyan: 17
 Luxemburger: 15
 Belizean: 13
 Afghan: 11
 Guyanese: 10
 Albanian: 10
 Barbadian: 9
 Zimbabwean: 8
 British West Indian: 7
 Ugandan: 6
 Slovene: 5
 New Zealander: 5
 Arab/Arabic: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (15%)
  • Iran (11%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Russia (3%)
  • Germany (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29973
  • Northeast: 12414
  • Midwest: 10178
  • South: 5820
  • West: 3832

55% of Santa Monica residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 185
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 157
  • 5th and 6th grade: 367
  • 7th and 8th grade: 264
  • 9th grade: 222
  • 10th grade: 302
  • 11th grade: 263
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 917
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,465
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,191
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,352
  • Associate degree: 1,666
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,322
  • Master's degree: 4,297
  • Professional school degree: 2,888
  • Doctorate degree: 1,106

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 343
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 132
  • 5th and 6th grade: 528
  • 7th and 8th grade: 559
  • 9th grade: 331
  • 10th grade: 371
  • 11th grade: 251
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 870
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,575
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,683
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,033
  • Associate degree: 2,334
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,906
  • Master's degree: 4,783
  • Professional school degree: 1,705
  • Doctorate degree: 808

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 18.1%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 14.3%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 7.4%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 7.1%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 7.1%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 6.8%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 12.9%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 8.8%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 8.7%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 11.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 10.4%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 9.5%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $75,942
  • Black householders: $14,306
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $46,891
  • Asian householders: $98,913
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $21,118
  • Some other race householders: $43,767
  • Two or more races householders: $57,177
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $48,284
Santa Monica household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Santa Monica household income for Black householders
Santa Monica household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Santa Monica household income for Asian householders
Santa Monica household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Santa Monica household income for Some other race householders
Santa Monica household income for Two or more races householders
Santa Monica household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Santa Monica marital status for males
Santa Monica marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $1,372,705
  • Black or African American householders: $653,589
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $286,936
  • Asian householders: $1,079,717
  • Some other race householders: $1,013,565
  • Two or more races householders: $1,065,109
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $1,021,495

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,265
  • One, attached: 1,928
  • Two: 1,307
  • 3 or 4: 4,252
  • 5 to 9: 10,863
  • 10 to 19: 9,485
  • 20 to 49: 6,697
  • 50 or more: 3,777
  • Mobile homes: 266
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago


Renter moved in on average 7 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Santa Monica:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Santa Monica
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (80.0%)
  • Electricity (18.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (71.0%)
  • Electricity (25.2%)
  • No fuel used (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,007
Here:

17.9%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 558
Here:

20.6%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 862
Here:

17.1%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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