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Average Rent in Santa Monica, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Santa Monica Studio - $3,138+15%
Santa Monica 1 Bed - $3,575+8%
Santa Monica 2 Beds - $4,793-7%
Last updated 6/12/2024

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Local Reviews

I like our community, it is very beautiful and convenient, the infrastructure is complete and the neighborhood is nice

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Demographics

Education

High School

13%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

40%

Master's

20%

Doctorate

5%

Family Size

2 people

46%

3 people

26%

4 people

22%

5 people

6%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

27%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

17%

150-200k

13%

200k+

23%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

10%

20-45

35%

45-65

27%

65+

17%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/12/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Sunset Park, Santa Monica, CA

In Santa Monica, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $3,138 to $4,793. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Sunset Park, Santa Monica, CA is $3,138. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $3,575. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $4,793.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+15%

Changed from $2,729 to $3,138
1 Bed

+8%

Changed from $3,310 to $3,575
2 Beds

-7%

Changed from $5,154 to $4,793
Last updated 6/12/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

15%

Compared to National Average

66.5%

The cost of living in Sunset Park, Santa Monica, CA is 15% higher than the state average and 66.5% higher than the national average. Sunset Park, Santa Monica, CA housing is 224.9% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 37.1% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 14.2% more in Sunset Park, Santa Monica, CA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 21.7% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Sunset Park, Santa Monica, CACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
56.6%
224.9%
Utilities
6.6%
37.1%
Food
0.5%
14.2%
Transportation
3.4%
34.5%
Healthcare
8.1%
21.7%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Santa Monica$3,138+15%
Irvine$3,102+6%
Santa Ana$2,519+29%
Hollywood$2,423-10%
Thousand Oaks$2,400--
Marina Del Rey$2,394+2%
West Hollywood$2,272-15%
North Hollywood$2,192-4%
Los Angeles$2,174-9%
Huntington Beach$2,160+4%
Costa Mesa$2,133+1%
Burbank$2,032+2%
Fullerton$2,025+5%
Garden Grove$1,965+7%
Northridge$1,889+10%
Studio City$1,858-5%
Anaheim$1,837-1%
Beverly Hills$1,725-21%
Long Beach$1,720-27%
Pasadena$1,6660%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Malibu$4,000-42%
Santa Monica$3,575+8%
Irvine$3,4570%
Culver City$3,418-3%
West Hollywood$3,235-8%
Marina Del Rey$3,162-5%
Hollywood$2,990-14%
Studio City$2,782+3%
Los Angeles$2,665-6%
Thousand Oaks$2,660-17%
Costa Mesa$2,624+3%
Santa Ana$2,622+5%
Beverly Hills$2,600-19%
North Hollywood$2,461-3%
Burbank$2,429-13%
Fullerton$2,427+6%
West Los Angeles$2,400--
Huntington Beach$2,350-3%
Northridge$2,282-9%
Long Beach$2,200-32%
Garden Grove$2,1250%
Anaheim$2,072+3%
Pasadena$1,925-26%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Malibu$6,151+19%
Santa Monica$4,793-7%
Beverly Hills$4,500-22%
Marina Del Rey$4,413+5%
Irvine$4,2720%
West Hollywood$4,072-17%
Culver City$3,874-14%
Hollywood$3,813-19%
Los Angeles$3,790-1%
Thousand Oaks$3,495-18%
Costa Mesa$3,451+12%
Santa Ana$3,347+5%
Studio City$3,335+2%
Fullerton$3,321+9%
Pasadena$3,075-9%
North Hollywood$3,005-3%
Huntington Beach$2,966-1%
Burbank$2,945-19%
Long Beach$2,826-26%
Northridge$2,816-1%
Garden Grove$2,675+8%
Anaheim$2,550+5%

Compare Neighborhoods

Wilshire-Montana

$2,750

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Austin Heights

$2,945

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Sierra Vista

$2,995

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Santa Monica, CA?

For renters in Santa Monica seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Wilshire-Montana, Austin Heights, and Sierra Vista, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $2,750, $2,945, and $2,995 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Downtown Santa Monica and Mid - City, where the rents are $3,200 and $3,316, a favorable comparison to Santa Monica's overall 1-bedroom average of $3,575.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Santa Monica, CA?

In Santa Monica, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are North of Montana, Ocean Park, and Pico. A 1-bedroom apartment in North of Montana averages at $4,850, in Ocean Park it averages $4,188, and in Pico, the average is $3,861. For additional high-end living options, Mid - City offers 1-bedroom apartments at $3,316, and Downtown Santa Monica at $3,200. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $3,575 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Santa Monica, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Santa Monica, CA?

In Santa Monica, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Sierra Vista, Pico, and Mid - City. In Sierra Vista, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $2,995. Pico sees average rents of $3,861 for a 1-bedroom unit. Mid - City offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $3,316. For those seeking other popular areas, Austin Heights presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,945, and Ocean Park at $4,188. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $3,575 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Santa Monica, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
North of Montana$4,150+1%
Pico$3,203+4%
Downtown Santa Monica$2,475-4%
Wilshire-Montana$2,350--
Mid - City$2,273-3%
Ocean Park$1,850--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
North of Montana$4,8500%
Ocean Park$4,188+4%
Pico$3,861-6%
Mid - City$3,316+7%
Downtown Santa Monica$3,200+4%
Sierra Vista$2,995--
Austin Heights$2,945--
Wilshire-Montana$2,750-5%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
North of Montana$7,6500%
Ocean Park$4,951-1%
Pico$4,764-7%
Wilshire-Montana$4,350+14%
Mid - City$4,259+2%
Sierra Vista$3,495--
Austin Heights$3,490--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

27%

15-30 Mins

41%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

12%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7979

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Percentage: 9090

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Percentage: 5555

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Health and Fitness

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A strong score for fitness in Sunset Park Santa Monica.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 96% more gyms than average
  3. 77% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll labra-adore Sunset Park Santa Monica.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 90% more pet facilities than average
  3. 57% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If the world is a stage, then Sunset Park Santa Monica is a real player.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 82% more theaters than average
  3. 13% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 83% more grocery stores than average
  3. 7% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 85% more restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

No need for a tantrum - childcare options abound in Sunset Park Santa Monica.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 84% more daycares than average
  3. 21% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 89% more medical facilities than average
  3. 30% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 77% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 31% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sunset Park Santa Monica is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 90% more parks than average
  3. 40% more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 53% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Sunset Park Santa Monica.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 80% more gas stations than average
  3. 16% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Sunset Park Santa Monica.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 90% more coffee shops than average
  3. 48% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Sunset Park Santa Monica

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
West Los Angeles, CA 2.3 miles$2,400---
Santa Monica, CA 1.6 miles$3,575$4,793
Los Angeles, CA 12.9 miles$2,665$3,790
Marina Del Rey, CA 2.5 miles$3,162$4,413
Venice, CA 1.7 miles$3,873$3,959
Culver City, CA 3.9 miles$3,418$3,874
Beverly Hills, CA 5.4 miles$2,600$4,500
Century City, CA 3.8 miles------
Playa Vista, CA 3.6 miles$5,317$6,547
Rancho Park, CA 2.3 miles------

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Mar Vista 1.7 miles$2,575$3,800
Sawtelle 1.7 miles$2,750$3,745
Ocean Park 1.4 miles$4,188$4,951
Oakwood 1.4 miles$3,850$3,500
Pico 0.9 miles$3,861$4,764
Mid - City 1.4 miles$3,316$4,259
East of Lincoln 1 miles$3,873$3,491
Downtown Santa Monica 1.8 miles$3,200$13,995
Westdale 1.7 miles$2,965$3,771
Austin Heights 1.1 miles$2,945$3,490