A costal community which borders the Pacific ocean on the west, Pacific Palisades and Brentwood on
the north, West Los Angeles and Mar Vista on the east, and Venice on the south. As of the 2000
census, the city had a population of 84,084, but an early 2006 estimate has the population at 103,255.
Because of its agreeable weather, Santa Monica had become 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 Third Street Promenade is a major outdoor pedestrian oriented shopping district that stretches for
three blocks between Wilshire Blvd. and Broadway Blvd. Montana Avenue north of Wilshire is also a
quaint commercial street for local residents.
For the year ending 12.31.10:
SANTA MONICA: The average sales price for a single family home was $1,798,177 for 2,371 sq ft and 7,376 sq ft
lot. A total of 239 homes sold with an average of 63 days on market.