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Santa Monica Population

Santa Monica is a city in California, State of United States, Situated on Santa Monica Bay. Santa Monica population in 2023 is estimated to be 92,229, covers city area of 16.00 sq mi (41.43 sq km), ranks eighty-third largest city in California State, three-hundred-fifty-eighth city in the United States. Santa Monica is Saint Monica in Spanish, is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, borders city of Los Angeles, Pacific Palisades to the north, Brentwood on the northeast, West Los Angeles on the east, Mar Vista on the southeast, and Venice on the south. Santa Monica population as per 2020 census is 93,076 compared to 2010 population of 89,736 with the increase number of 3,340 people and growth of 3.7 percent.

Below is the Santa Monica population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2021 *91,066-2.16
2022 *91,8850.88
2023 *92,2290.37
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Santa Monica Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Santa Monica population is 90,401, out of these 46,096 are male, 44,305 are female, The sex ratio of Santa Monica is 104. The median age of the Santa Monica population is 41.6, Santa Monica population by age are, under 18 years is 12,058, 16 years and over is 79,513, 18 years and over is 78,343, 21 years and over is 76,973, 65 years and over is 24,064. 51.0% are male, 49.0% are female, Population of Santa Monica by age percent-wise is, 13.3% are under 18 years old, 88.0% are 16 years and over, 86.7% are 18 years and over, 85.1% are 21 years and over, 21.9% are 65 years and over. There are total 50,563 housing units, The voting population of Santa Monica are 72,862, out of these 36,004 are male voters, 36,858 are female voters, 49.4% are male, 50.6% are female. Santa Monica population in 2022 is estimated to be 91,885, and in 2021 is estimated to be 91,066.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -53,7924.2%
5 - 92,8093.1%
10 - 143,4543.8%
15 - 193,1103.4%
20 - 244,0734.5%
25 - 3416,60118.4%
35 - 4413,48014.9%
45 - 5412,24913.5%
55 - 595,0715.6%
60 - 645,9756.6%
65 - 749,79510.8%
75 - 846,8507.6%
85 and over3,1423.5%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Santa Monica Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Santa Monica by race are:

White Population

White population in Santa Monica, California are 71,095, percentage wise 78.6 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Santa Monica, California are 3,775, percentage wise 4.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Santa Monica, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Santa Monica are 8,370, percentage wise 9.3 percent are asians, out of these 945 are Asian Indians, 3,355 are Chinese, 862 are Filipinos, 1,109 are Japanese, 979 are Korean, 717 are Vietnamese and 403 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Santa Monica, California are 15,830. Percentage wise 17.5 percent are hispanics, out of these 12,358 are Mexican people, 553 are Puerto Ricans, 288 are Cubans, and 2,631 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race90,401Percent
Black or African American3,7754.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native7260.8%
Asian Population8,3709.3%
Asian Indian9451.0%
Other Asian Population403
Hispanic or Latino15,83017.5%
Puerto Rican5530.6%
Other Hispanic or Latino2,631
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Santa Monica native population is 68,877, out of these 34,307 born in the California state and 33,492 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 21,524, out of these 15,863 are Naturalized US citizen, 3,394 are in Europe, 6,450 in Asia, 1,035 in Africa, 4,384 in Latin America and 407 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Santa Monica are 5,661, out of these 905 are from Europe, 1,440 are from Asia, 372 from Africa, 1,846 are from Latin America and 946 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence34,307
Born in other state in the United States33,492
Born outside the United States1,078
Puerto Rico0
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,078
Foreign born
Born outside of United States21,524
Naturalized U.S. citizen15,863
Latin America4,384
Northern America407
Not a U.S. citizen5,661
Latin America1,846
Northern America946
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Santa Monica Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Santa Monica, California are 50,563, Occupied housing units are 45,096, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 25.12% of houses are owner occupied and 64.07% of houses are renter occupied in Santa Monica. There are 18.95 percent of one-unit detached, 2.37 percent of one-units attached, 1.30 percent of two-unit houses, 9.08 percent of three or four unit homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 44.32 percent are available with one vehicle, 28.11 percent are available with two vehicles, 7.51 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 9.26 percent are no vehicles available.

Total housing units50,563
Occupied housing units45,096
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached9,583
1-unit attached1,197
2 units659
3 or 4 units4,589
Mobile home0
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Santa Monica Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Santa Monica, California is $1,590,800.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000
$50,000 to $99,999
$100,000 to $149,999
$150,000 to $199,999
$200,000 to $299,999
$300,000 to $499,999
$500,000 to $999,999
$1,000,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,590,800
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Santa Monica Rental

Total number of Santa Monica rental homes or apartments are 32,395, occupied by Renter, The median value of Santa Monica average rental rate is $1,918. 3.71 percent of homes are under $500, 11.44 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 37.14 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 29.89 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 16.78 percent are above $3000.

Less than $5001,201
$500 to $9993,707
$1,000 to $1,4996,463
$1,500 to $1,9995,567
$2,000 to $2,4996,636
$2,500 to $2,9993,046
$3,000 or more5,435
Median (dollars)1,918
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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