Malibu

Welcome to Malibu

 

Stunning ocean views and a peaceful, private atmosphere

 

Malibu is the definition of iconic. Waves crash against cliffside rocks in a dramatic fashion. The far-off cry of gulls makes the bustle of the City of Angels feel like a distant memory, and the soundtrack of Malibu ranges from the gentle lapping of the surf on the shore to the whisper of the tides changing beneath a luminescent moon. Known as an ultra-private sanctuary for high-profile residents, this peaceful Los Angeles enclave easily maintains its reputation as one of the most coveted coastal towns in the world. Life in Malibu isn’t merely about enjoying nature’s wild beauty – it’s about becoming one with it, living inside those gentle sounds of the sea, and in tandem with the silky sand and glorious sunsets.  

 

Relaxed and elegant, Malibu’s sun-drenched serenity appeals to everyone from Hollywood tycoons and celebrities to laid-back surfers and old-money dreamers with a penchant for fresh ocean air. The warm waters of the Pacific take center stage in this breezy, palm-tree-lined place, and homes in Malibu are designed to highlight the spectacular scenery. Real estate in Malibu includes cliffside stunners overlooking the pristine beaches, Pacific Coast Highway locales with private beach access, and grand estates made for luxurious living.  

 

What to Love

 

  • Stunning private estates
  • Breathtaking ocean vistas
  • Idyllic coastlines and azure waters
  • Fresh seafood and upscale shopping
  • Serenity and a healthy lifestyle

Local Lifestyle

 

Lemony sunshine and fresh green juice are hallmarks of Malibu, and residents flock to the idyllic spot for a healthy, active lifestyle. Beachgoers can be found lounging the afternoon away on the soft sand or surfing the impressive waves. The warm Malibu days are made for beach picnics and cruising up the coast, while the nights are deliciously quiet and perfect for taking in the dazzling sunset.

 

With a focus on health and fitness, Malibu treats its residents to the best in fresh, coastal cuisine and wellness services. Spa life in Malibu is unparalleled, and denizens can routinely be found strolling the shore with the family pup, getting in a Pilates session, or stopping in for an organic, post-workout green juice.

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 

Malibu’s reputation as a culinary hotspot is known far beyond the beach town’s borders and calls to gourmands like a siren song. Nobu may be the most legendary of all of Malibu’s epicurean delights and is synonymous with impeccable cuisine, not to mention star power. Seasoned guests know to order Chef Matsuhisa’s signature dishes like the black cod with miso and the yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno. Neptune’s Net offers a decidedly casual atmosphere and is perfect for a post-sunbathing bite. Just across the PCH from the beach, this kitschy cafe and seafood market is a Malibu favorite for fresh catches, fried fish, and cold beer. 

 

Farm-to-table fare meets fresh seafood cuisine at Malibu Farm Restaurant, an oceanfront bistro known for rustic elegance, local wine, and a chef-driven New American menu. With a breakfast through dessert menu, Malibu Farm offers alfresco dining, classic Malibu vibes, and enchanting views of the famous Malibu Pier. Coastal cuisine is on display with fresh flavors and healthy dishes like vegan coconut ceviche, zucchini crust pizza, and crispy skin salmon with daikon ribbons. 

 

Nati Boutique, located in the rustic-chic Trancas Country Market, will get you into sartorial shape with its carefully curated collection of women’s apparel. The soft fabrics and laid-back elegance of the collection perfectly embody Malibu’s breezy beach style and will effortlessly take you from running errands around town to a sumptuous dinner.    

 

Things to Do

 

Wander through the wildflowers and take in the breathtaking Malibu sights on horseback at High Horse Malibu, an equine center offering private trail rides and riding lessons. Nestled in the secluded hills of Malibu, this respected organization instructs students in horsemanship and is most well-known for leading sunset and sunrise trail rides through the scenic Santa Monica Mountains. Malibu’s Sea Cave is one of the most spectacular examples of the rugged beachside beauty the area is known for and is a must-see destination. This rocky cove is the subject of countless photographs and film scenes and provides a magical backdrop for exploring. 

 

With expansive views and sparkling ocean waters, Malibu is the ideal place for hiking, and Escondido Falls shines the brightest. Hike your way into the Santa Monica Mountains, and your efforts will be rewarded with a bewitching oasis of waterfalls and bright yellow wildflowers. Insta-worthy shots and a collection of cliff-foot beaches have earned El Matador State Beach a consistent place on Best Beaches lists, and this gorgeous spot is a cherished LA getaway. Gentle breezes and a mesmerizing vista create a Zen experience in the daytime, while in the evening, the sunset sky dazzles with technicolor pinks and purples. 

 

Schools

 

Malibu families enjoy access to several acclaimed private academies, as well as top-rated public schools through the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, including:

 

Overview for Malibu, CA

17,733 people live in Malibu, where the median age is 48.6 and the average individual income is $97,888.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

17,733

Total Population

48.6 years

Median Age

Low

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

$97,888.15

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Malibu, CA

Malibu has 6,236 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. 17,733 people call Malibu home. The population density is 243.78 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

17,733

Total Population

Low

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

48.6

Median Age

49.01 / 50.99%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,236

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$97,888.15

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Webster Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Our Lady Of Malibu School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
4th - 10th
No rating available
Malibu Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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