Introduction to Villa Park, California

Villa Park, California, in Orange county, is 2 miles NE of Orange, California (center to center) and 5 miles NE of Santa Ana, California.

Villa Park History

Members of the Tongva and Juaneno nations were the earliest inhabitants of this area. After a Spanish expedition in 1769, the area was named the Valley of Saint Anne. In 1801, the Spanish empire donated acreage where several cities of today including Olive, Orange and Villa Park are located. In the 1860s, this area was known as Mountain View but it was renamed Villa Park when the post office was founded in 1962.

Villa Park and Nearby Attractions

  • Air Museum planes of Fame.
  • Pio Pico State Historic Park.
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach.
  • Carbon Canyon Regional Park.

Things To Do In Villa Park

Villa park offers attractions for everyone. There is the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, and also the Air Museum Planes of Fame, which houses a collection of aircrafts from different periods of history. There is also the Pio Pico State Historic Park, which was the home of the last governor of Alta - Pio Pico. The Bolsa Chica State beach offers a great deal of recreational activities including surfing, fishing, camping and bicycle riding.

Villa Park Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Ontario International Airport.

Villa Park Higher Education

Some of the centers of higher education near Villa Park are Chapman University, Santa Ana College, Bethesda Christian University, Irvine Valley College and California State University.


Total Population 5,947
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 25.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,594
Age of the Population 50


% of people married 60.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 55.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $149,896
% Above Poverty Level 96.3%
% Below Poverty Level 3.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 10%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%


People Living Alone 11.5%
Median Gross Rent $2,758
Median House Value $967,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Villa Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NE of Orange, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 5 miles NE of Santa Ana, California
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 92861, 92867
Phone Area Codes 714
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.814
Longitude -117.812

Villa Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 69 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 11.2 inches
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 68 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches
Station CORONA
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 68 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 83 F
Annual Precip 12 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chino Hills 76,796 $104,230
Orange 139,761 $86,771
Placentia 52,123 $86,662
Santa Ana 333,268 $50,439
Tustin 78,787 $77,019
Yorba Linda 67,033 $130,443

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Villa Park High Schools

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Serves 2,209 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 26.3

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