Downtown Santa Monica

There are hundreds of businesses located in the Downtown Santa Monica neighborhood.
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Overview for Downtown Santa Monica, CA

1,764 people live in Downtown Santa Monica, where the median age is 36 and the average individual income is $99,427. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36 years

Median Age


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Welcome to Downtown Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica Homes for Sale

Relocating to Downtown Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica is one of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods, a popular choice because of its proximity to the Metro Line, 3rd Street Promenade, and the Farmer’s Market. People looking for a walkable, luxury beach neighborhood will love Downtown Santa Monica, where nearly everything can be reached by foot or bike.
Most people living in Downtown Santa Monica live in a luxury condos, most of which showcase ocean views and are located on either Ocean Avenue or Main Street. This dynamic neighborhood is filled with unique people, amazing restaurants, world-class shopping, and of course access to one of the best beaches in Southern California.

Things to Do in Downtown Santa Monica

It’s not often that you can enjoy a vibrant downtown area just steps from the ocean, but Downtown Santa Monica offers just that as a premier dining, shopping, and entertainment destination just steps from the Pacific Ocean and some of the best beachfront property in the state. There are hundreds of businesses located in the Downtown Santa Monica neighborhood, meaning you won’t have to go far to find anything you need, or simply want.
Special community events are popular with Downtown Santa Monica residents, including the Farmer’s Market which draws people from around Los Angeles, and The Bungalow Night Market, which features live DJ sets and local food trucks for a fun Thursday night atmosphere.
If you enjoy seafood and a high-quality raw bar, try Blue Plate Oysterette for “East Coast seafood with a beachy West Coast twist.” Guests enjoy simply prepared, fresh seafood in an upscale casual setting with views of the water.
Elephante is another chic restaurant choice in Downtown Santa Monica. It is an Italian restaurant where guests enjoy ocean views and breezes while dining on Southern Mediterranean dishes like Branzino with Salsa Verde and Lemon or Cacio e Pepe Pizza.
The Santa Monica Pier is an iconic attraction, and it is a walkable distance from many homes in the neighborhood. Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier is the perfect place to enjoy a family outing or a playful date night. The park features 12 thrilling rides, including the West Coaster and Pacific Wheel, the first solar-powered Ferris wheel. Enjoy oceanfront specialty foods and classic games in a quintessentially Santa Monica setting.
Also located in Downtown Santa Monica is the Heal the Bay Aquarium, dedicated to educating the community about the conservation of sea life. With over 100 local species and hands-on exhibits, it is an engaging place to learn about the marine life we are all responsible to help protect.

Schools in Downtown Santa Monica

Public schools serving families in Downtown Santa Monica are a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, one of the largest in the nation. These schools are highly rated and desirable in the area.
There is also an abundance of private schools in the area. Families can choose from an extensive list of private education choices in the area, with varying academic programs and levels of special education support.

Downtown Santa Monica Real Estate

Most of the real estate market in Downtown Santa Monica is made up of condos and townhomes, with a limited number of single-family homes due to how densely packed the neighborhood is with boutiques, bakeries, and restaurants. Condos in the Downtown Santa Monica area often feature ocean views and start just above $1 million for a studio. Ocean Avenue and Main Street are where you will find most of the residential buildings in Downtown Santa Monica, walkable to everything people love about the area.
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