Interesting Statistics about Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a relatively large coastal city, ranking as the 80th largest community in California. Santa Monica homes are among the most expensive in the state and country with a median home value of $1.23 million. Santa Monica residents are mainly white-collar, with over 90% of the workforce having white-collar jobs. It is also home to many artists, designers, and people working in media, and is in the top 10% of communities in America with artist/creative types. This is a big factor that helps shape its community and culture, with many murals on local businesses, homes, and public areas. It is also a relatively highly educated community with 64.71% having college degrees compared to the 21.84% national average.
Santa Monica’s iconic points of interest
• California Incline, which is the road that connects Ocean Avenue to the Pacific Coast Highway.
• Santa Monica Pier, which opened in 1909 it is home to Pacific Park where the iconic Santa Monica Ferris wheel is located along with 12 other rides.
• 3rd street promenade, where you can find street performers, shopping, dining, and more!