Malibu

The city offers a unique blend of natural beauty and upscale living.

Welcome to Malibu

Malibu, California, is a world-renowned coastal city known for its stunning beaches, celebrity homes, and luxurious lifestyle. Situated along a 21-mile stretch of the Pacific coastline, Malibu offers a unique blend of natural beauty and upscale living. The city is famous for its picturesque landscapes, including the iconic Zuma Beach, Surfrider Beach, and the rugged Santa Monica Mountains. Malibu attracts a mix of celebrities, surfers, and nature lovers, all drawn to its laid-back yet sophisticated atmosphere. The community is characterized by its focus on privacy and exclusivity, with many homes nestled in secluded areas offering breathtaking ocean views. Despite its reputation for luxury, Malibu also has a strong sense of community, with local events and outdoor activities fostering a close-knit environment.
 

Housing Market:

  • Malibu's real estate market is one of the most exclusive in California, featuring a range of high-end properties, from beachfront homes to hillside estates.
  • The market is known for its luxury homes with spectacular views, private beach access, and expansive lots.
  • Real estate prices in Malibu are among the highest in the region, reflecting the area's desirability and prestige.
 

Lifestyle:

  • Malibu offers a lifestyle centered around the outdoors and wellness, with residents enjoying surfing, hiking, beach yoga, and other outdoor activities.
  • The city has a laid-back, yet upscale culture, with a focus on enjoying the natural beauty and tranquility of the coastal setting.
  • Malibu is also home to high-end shopping, dining, and wellness retreats, catering to a luxury-oriented lifestyle.
 

Schools:

  • The Malibu area is served by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, which includes several highly-rated public schools.
  • There are also private school options, offering additional educational choices for families.
  • The schools in Malibu are known for their strong academic programs, arts and environmental education, and community involvement.
 

Architecture:

  • Architectural styles in Malibu range from classic California beach houses to modern mansions, often emphasizing indoor-outdoor living.
  • Many homes are designed to maximize the stunning ocean and mountain views, featuring large windows, open floor plans, and outdoor entertainment areas.
 

Dining:

  • Malibu's dining scene includes a variety of upscale restaurants, quaint seaside cafes, and organic eateries, many of which offer ocean views and outdoor seating.
  • The focus is often on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, with seafood being a particular highlight.
 

Drive Times:

  • Malibu is situated along the Pacific Coast Highway, offering scenic drives and easy access to other parts of the Los Angeles area.
  • The city is relatively isolated from the hustle and bustle of downtown Los Angeles, yet it's still within a manageable drive for those seeking urban amenities.

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Overview for Malibu, CA

11,458 people live in Malibu, where the median age is 52 and the average individual income is $122,433. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,458

Total Population

52 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$122,433

Average individual Income

Around Malibu, CA

There's plenty to do around Malibu, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
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Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including High Horse Malibu, Malibu Makos Surf Camp, and Shine Beauty Collective.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 57 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.36 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Malibu, CA

Malibu has 4,657 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Malibu do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,458 people call Malibu home. The population density is 1,045.978 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,458

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

52

Median Age

49.21 / 50.79%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,657

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$122,433

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Malibu, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Malibu. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Malibu School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Webster Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
4th - 10th
No rating available
Malibu Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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