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Santa Monica

Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. The city is named after the Christian saint Monica. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles – Pacific Palisades to the north,

Brentwood on the northeast, Sawtelle on the east, Mar Vista on the southeast, and Venice on the south. The Census Bureau population for Santa Monica in 2010 was 89,736. Due in part to an agreeable climate, Santa Monica became a famed resort town by the early 20th century. The city has experienced a boom since the late 1980s through the revitalization of its downtown core, significant job growth and increased tourism. The Santa Monica Pier remains a popular and iconic destination.

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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $1,722,200

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $1,722,200 $226,700
Median Single Family Home Value $2,633,600 $226,100
Median Condo Value $1,124,800 $235,300
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $1,337,600 $174,900
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $2,024,800 $220,200
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $3,536,800 $348,200
Percent Homes Decreasing 43.5% 26.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $1,070 $141
Median Sale Price 281 232,700
Property Tax 281 2,562,164
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 281 2,562,164
1-Yr. Change -1.5% 6.6%

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