Best Places to Live

Santa Monica , CA

Population: 92,169
LIV
SCORE
604
Courtesy of Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Pacific Ocean graces the beachfront community of Santa Monica, which has served as a backdrop for several high-budget Hollywood films, and many celebrities and movie executives call Santa Monica home. Notable companies like Universal Music Group and Lionsgate Films are headquartered here, while thousands of students attend Santa Monica College that first opened in 1929.

Santa Monica , CA Ranking Data

Civic
62
Demographics
45
Economy
56
Education
87
Health
54
Housing
39
Infrastructure
67