Best Places to Live

Santa Monica , CA

Population: 92,169
LIV
SCORE
644
Courtesy of Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau

With its beautiful beaches, high-end homes and mountain views, Santa Monica attracts movie stars, business professionals, surfers and students. Third Street Promenade, an outdoor pedestrian-only shopping area, anchors the downtown district. Santa Monica Pier has been featured in many movies. Residents here are highly engaged with their community and value quality education.

Santa Monica , CA Ranking Data

Civic
56
Demographics
61
Economy
46
Education
85
Health
61
Housing
55
Infrastructure
65