Santa Monica is at the leading edge of the nation’s creative economy. Santa Monica has perhaps the highest concentration of creative individuals in the US. Nearly half of our adult population makes all or part of their living in arts-related fields. Santa Monica is also an internationally recognized, award winning sustainability leader. A quality of life like no other – the beach, cultural offerings, Big Blue Bus, bike routes, walkability, education, top-notch services, world-class farmers market and amazing weather.