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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: $1,423,700

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $1,423,700 $198,000
Median Single Family Home Value $2,275,600 $196,200
Median Condo Value $967,400 $212,300
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $1,206,700 $154,800
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $1,728,000 $191,700
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $3,093,200 $315,400
Percent Homes Decreasing 25.4% 16.5%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $937 $125
Median Sale Price 220 2,570,107
Property Tax $6,682 $2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 3.2% 3%
1-Yr. Change 4.6% 7.3%

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