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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A+
  12. Commute
    A-
City Center is a neighborhood in Santa Monica, California with a population of 4,623. City Center is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in City Center offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In City Center there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in City Center and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in City Center are highly rated.
About City Center...
Population
4,623

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$436,365
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,338
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    97%
  • Own
    3%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$71,624
National
$55,322
Children
6%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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City Center Reviews

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Santa Monica is a great little city. It's very beautiful. It has become very gentrified, and less accessible over the last decade.
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I love living in this area, a lot of things to do and very accessible to many things.