About Santa Monica, CA


Named after the Christian saint called Monica, this Southern California city is home to a variety of both cultural and natural elements. With a population of around 90,000, Santa Monica is surrounded on three sides by the great city of Los Angeles. Home to many celebrities and the Hollywood famous, the city boasts a diverse and eclectic nature. With an abundance of shopping, entertainment options, beach hideouts, and historical landmarks, there is something for everyone in Santa Monica.


  • Wilshire Montana

    Some of the nicest rental apartments in Santa Monica are in the Wilshire Montana neighborhood, your new place is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! The MyNewPlace apartment blog can help you not only learn about living in apartments in Wilshire Montana but also other neighborhoods throughout Santa Monica. Think this is the only Santa Monica neighborhood for you? Check nearby neighborhoods below to see all your options.
  • Sunpark

    Try Santa Monica's Sunpark neighborhood for lots of the city's best apartments, that pink bedroom (or whatever your dream interior looks like) is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! You can learn about roommates, landlords and other apartment issues in Sunpark as well as Santa Monica's other neighborhoods in our apartment blog. Want the scoop on Sunpark? Check up on MyNewPlace for local tips and information about Sunpark Santa Monica.
  • North of Montana

    North of Montana has lots of the prettiest rentals in Santa Monica. MyNewPlace's apartment search can help you search for that unequaled North of Montana apartment. Use our "Ask a Question" feature on this page to get answers about Santa Monica's neighborhoods from our local experts! Best of luck in your search!
  • Pico

    The rental apartments in Santa Monica's Pico are tons of the cutest in the city - - your new place is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! Our apartment guide can also help you learn more about the in's and out's of apartment living. Pico is a perfect neighborhood in which to find your new Santa Monica apartment. Want insider information on Pico? Check out MyNewPlace for local tips and information about Pico Santa Monica.
  • Mid-City

    The apartment rentals in Mid-City are a lot of the nicest in Santa Monica, and MyNewPlace can help you find ones with a variety of great interiors such as a great bathroom! Apartment living in neighborhoods like Mid-City is just one of many things you can learn about from the MyNewPlace's apartment blog. Want to learn more about Mid-City? Read MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information. Browse through the above 'popular rentals' listings in your new neighborhood in Santa Monica! Good luck finding your new place!
  • Ocean Park

    Ocean Park has several of the most cost effective rental apartments in Santa Monica just use MyNewPlace to find the perfect one! You can learn about roommates, landlords and other apartment issues in Ocean Park as well as Santa Monica's other neighborhoods in our apartment guide. Think this is the only Santa Monica neighborhood for you? Check nearby neighborhoods below to see all your options.