Santa Monica



Santa Monica is a coastal city in western Los Angeles County. Situated on Santa Monica Bay of the Pacific Ocean, it is surrounded by the City of Los Angeles — Pacific Palisades and Brentwood on the north, West Los Angeles and Mar Vista on the east, and Venice on the south.

The Census Bureau 2006 population estimate for Santa Monica is 88,050, while a 2007 estimate from the California State. Santa Monica is named for Saint Monica of Hippo because the area on which the city is now located was first visited by Spaniards on her feast day. In the skateboard and surfing communities, Santa Monica’s Ocean Park neighborhood and adjacent parts of Venice are sometimes called Dogtown.

The city is well known as one of the leading sustainable cities in all of the US. Three of every four of the city’s public works vehicles run on alternative fuel, making it among the largest such fleets in the country. All public buildings use renewable energy. In the last 15 years, the city has cut greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 10 per cent, a feat in car-crazy Southern California. City officials and residents have made the ongoing cleanup of the Santa Monica Bay a priority – an urban runoff facility catches 3.5 million gallons of water each week that would otherwise flow into the bay. Add in the miles of beaches, extensive curbside recycling, farmer’s markets, community gardens, the city’s nimble bus system and Santa Monica is clearly more than just another bathing beauty.

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District provides public education at the elementary and secondary levels. Private schools in the city include the Crossroads School, New Roads School, Concord High School, Pacifica Christian High, St. Anne Catholic School, Lighthouse Christian Academy and Saint Monica Catholic High School. Notable primary schools include the Carlthorp School and Santa Monica Montessori School.

Market Stats for Santa Monica

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General Stats

Highest Price Listing

$21,800,000

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Average Listing Price

$2,989,060

Total Market Listings

248

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Average Price Per Sq Ft

$1,332


Santa Monica Listings for Sale

410 23RD STSanta MonicaCA90402
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410 23RD ST

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$4,195,000

Beds: 4, Baths: 3, Status: Active Under Contract
1755 OCEAN AVENUE #415Santa MonicaCA90401
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1755 OCEAN AVENUE #415

Santa Monica, CA 90401

$4,100,000

Beds: 2, Baths: 3, SqFt: 1902, Status: Active
37 HALDEMAN RDSanta MonicaCA90402
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37 HALDEMAN RD

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$4,100,000

Beds: 5, Baths: 5, SqFt: 3163, Status: Active
17 SEA COLONY DRSanta MonicaCA90405
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17 SEA COLONY DR

Santa Monica, CA 90405

$4,050,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 3, SqFt: 2299, Status: Active Under Contract
1012 2ND STSanta MonicaCA90403
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1012 2ND ST

Santa Monica, CA 90403

$3,950,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 4, SqFt: 2907, Status: Active
20 OCEAN PARKSanta MonicaCA90405
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20 OCEAN PARK

Santa Monica, CA 90405

$3,950,000

Beds: 4, Baths: 5, SqFt: 3243, Status: Active
714 22ND STSanta MonicaCA90402
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714 22ND ST

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$3,895,000

Beds: 5, Baths: 5, SqFt: 2946, Status: Active Under Contract
434 21ST PLSanta MonicaCA90402
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434 21ST PL

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$3,895,000

Beds: 4, Baths: 4, SqFt: 2560, Status: Active Under Contract
17 VICENTE TERSanta MonicaCA90401
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17 VICENTE TER

Santa Monica, CA 90401

$3,890,000

Beds: 5, Baths: 4, SqFt: 3211, Status: Active
135 OCEAN WAYSanta MonicaCA90402
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135 OCEAN WAY

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$3,750,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 4, SqFt: 2850, Status: Active
701 OCEAN AVESanta MonicaCA90402
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701 OCEAN AVE

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$3,699,000

Beds: 2, Baths: 3, SqFt: 1924, Status: Active
914 25TH STSanta MonicaCA90403
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914 25TH ST

Santa Monica, CA 90403

$3,695,000

Beds: 6, Baths: 5, SqFt: 0, Status: Active