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Overview

Introduction to Santa Ana, California

Founded in 1869, Santa Ana is the county seat of Orange County, California. Santa Ana is part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area.

Santa Ana is located in Southern California on the Santa Ana River, ten miles away from the California coast. It is only 40 minutes southeast of Los Angeles. Santa Ana is home to Fortune 500 companies, including Ingram Micro and First American Corp. Santa Ana is also home to the famous guitar manufacturer Rickenbacker International Corporation.

Santa Ana experiences the warm sunny weather that Southern California is famous for. Santa Ana's climate can best be called mild. Winter daytime temperatures average in the 60s and 70s, and summer daytime temperatures average in 80s. Rainfall averages below 15 inches per year.

Santa Ana Arts and Entertainment

For a city of modest size, Santa Ana provides a good assortment of arts and cultural offerings. Some of the more notable include:

  • The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art and Bowers Kidseum.
  • The Galaxy Theater.
  • The Laguna Art Museum in nearby Laguna Beach.
  • The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum in nearby Newport Beach.
  • The Orange County Center for Contemporary Art.
  • The Orange County Performing Arts Center in nearby Costa Mesa.
  • The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace in nearby Yorba Linda.
  • The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park.

Or course, Santa Ana also provides easy access to all of the arts and entertainment offerings of nearby Los Angeles. For fans of theme parks, nearby Anaheim is home to Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure and Knott's Berry Farm.

For the sports enthusiast, Santa Ana provides easy access to all of the professional sports offerings of nearby Anaheim, and Los Angeles. Sporting teams in this area include the Arena Football League's (AFL) Los Angeles Avengers, MLB's Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Soccer's Club Deportivo Chivas USA and Los Angeles Galaxy, the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers, the NHL's Anaheim Mighty Ducks and LA Kings and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

Santa Ana's warm Southern California climate make it an ideal location for a wealth of outdoor activities, including: beach and water sports, boating, camping, golfing and more. Skiing is also not that far away in nearby mountains.

Demographics

People

Total Population333,605
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens7.9%
Employed Population 16+153,295
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married43.9%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$25,170
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,280
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,318

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,447
% Above Poverty Level78.8%
% Below Poverty Level21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation6.2%

Housing

People Living Alone12.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,354
Median House Value$383,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)83.8%
German1.8%
Irish1.4%
English1.1%
Italian0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Polish0.3%
Dutch0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swedish0.2%
West Indian0.1%
African0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Russian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Czech0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Santa Ana Almanac

CategoryValue
County Orange County
Standard Zip Codes92701, 92703, 92704, 92706, 92707, 92799, 92705, 92708
P.O. Box Zip Codes92702, 92711, 92712, 92735, 92728
Company Zip Codes92725
Phone Area Codes562,657,949,714
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.75
Approximate Longitude-117.85

Santa Ana Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSANTA ANA FIRE STATION
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp47 to 69 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp58 to 80 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches
StationTUSTIN IRVINE RANCH
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches
StationLAGUNA BEACH
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp44 to 67 F
Apr Temp49 to 71 F
Jul Temp60 to 77 F
Oct Temp55 to 76 F
Annual Precip13.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fountain Valley56,670$95,223
Garden Grove174,676$63,898
Irvine246,992$112,733
Orange139,919$88,124
Tustin79,396$75,842
Villa Park5,922$139,915

Santa Ana Public Libraries

Orange County Public Libraries
1501 E. ST. ANDREW PLACE
Santa Ana, California
(714) 566-3000
Santa Ana Public Library
26 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA
Santa Ana, California
(714) 647-5296

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Santa Ana Hospitals

South Coast Global Medical Center
(Non-profit)
2701 Bristol Street
Orange County Global Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1001 North Tustin Avenue
Kindred Hospital - Santa Ana
(Proprietary)
1901 North College Avenue

Santa Ana Public Schools

Edward B. Cole Academy
333 E. Walnut St.
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
El Sol Santa Ana Science And Arts Academy
1010 N. Brd.way St.
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 884
Franklin Elementary
210 W. Cubbon
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Frederick Remington Elementary
1325 E. Fourth St.
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 319
Garfield Elementary
850 E. Brown St.
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 738
Martin R. Heninger Elementary
417 W. Walnut St.
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 1131
Ocsa
1010 N. Main St.
ZIP: 92701
High
Total Enrollment 1922
Orange County Educational Arts Academy
825 N. Brd.way
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Raymond A. Villa Fundamental Intermediate
1441 E. Chestnut Ave.
ZIP: 92701
Middle
Total Enrollment 1348
Santa Ana High
520 W. Walnut
ZIP: 92701
High
Total Enrollment 2741
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary
501 S. Halladay
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 760
Walker Elementary
811 E. Bishop St.
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 534
Wallace R. Davis Elementary
1405 French St.
ZIP: 92701
Primary
Total Enrollment 728
Community Day Intermediate And High
804 N. Fairview Rd.
ZIP: 92703
High
Total Enrollment 76
Fremont Elementary
1930 W. 10th St.
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 695
George Washington Carver Elementary
1401 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Heroes Elementary
1111 Civic Center Dr.
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 636
Lowell Elementary
700 S. Flower St.
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 915
Lydia Romero-cruz Elementary
1512 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
ZIP: 92703
Middle
Total Enrollment 256
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary
1001 S. Graham Ln.
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 801
Pio Pico Elementary
931 W. Highland
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 614
R. F. Hazard Elementary
4218 W. Hazard Ave.
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 614
Rosita Elementary
4726 Hazard Ave.
ZIP: 92703
Primary
Total Enrollment 546
Spurgeon Intermediate
2701 W. Fifth St.
ZIP: 92703
Middle
Total Enrollment 992
Abraham Lincoln Elementary
425 S. Sullivan
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 974
Adams Elementary
2130 S. Raitt St.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 525
Andrew Jackson Elementary
1143 S. Nakoma Dr.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 1065
Carl Harvey Elementary
1635 S. Center St.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 468
Diamond Elementary
1450 S. Center St.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 588
Edward Russell Elementary
600 S. Jackson St.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 716
Gerald P. Carr Intermediate
2120 W. Edinger St.
ZIP: 92704
Middle
Total Enrollment 1557
Greenville Fundamental Elementary
3600 S. Raitt St.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 1070
Hector G. Godinez
3002 Centennial Rd.
ZIP: 92704
High
Total Enrollment 2613
Heritage Elementary
426 S. Andres Pl.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 578
Jefferson Elementary
1522 W. Adams St.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 820
Jim Thorpe Fundamental
2450 W. Alton
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 1039
Jose Sepulveda Elementary
1801 S. Poplar
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 462
Lorin Griset Academy
1915 W. Mcfadden
ZIP: 92704
High
Total Enrollment 351
Mcfadden Intermediate
2701 S. Raitt
ZIP: 92704
Middle
Total Enrollment 1374
Monte Vista Elementary
2116 W. Monta Vista Ave.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 637
Newhope Elementary
4419 W. Regent Dr.
ZIP: 92704
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
Segerstrom High
2301 W. Macarthur Blvd.
ZIP: 92704
High
Total Enrollment 2544
Stephen R. Fitz Intermediate
4600 W. Mcfadden Ave.
ZIP: 92704
Middle
Total Enrollment 675
Valley High
1801 S. Greenville St.
ZIP: 92704
High
Total Enrollment 2263
Access Juvenile Hall
1715 E. Wilshire Ave., Ste. 702
ZIP: 92705
Other
Total Enrollment 509
Arroyo Elementary
11112 Coronel Rd.
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 622
Century High
1401 S. Grand Ave.
ZIP: 92705
High
Total Enrollment 1864
Fairhaven Elementary
1415 E. Fairhaven Ave.
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 587
Foothill High
19251 Dodge Ave.
ZIP: 92705
High
Total Enrollment 2526
Guin Foss Elementary
18492 Vanderlip Ave.
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Hewes Middle
13232 Hewes Ave.
ZIP: 92705
Middle
Total Enrollment 958
John F. Kennedy Elementary
1300 E. Mcfadden
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 817
John Muir Fundamental Elementary
1951 N. Mabury
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 1078
Loma Vista Elementary
13822 Prospect Ave.
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
Panorama Elementary
10512 Crawford Canyon Rd.
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Red Hill Elementary
11911 Red Hill Ave.
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 582
Sierra Preparatory Academy
2021 N. Grand Ave.
ZIP: 92705
Middle
Total Enrollment 978
Tustin Memorial Elementary
12712 Browning Ave.
ZIP: 92705
Primary
Total Enrollment 658
Central Orange County Cte Partnership (ctep)
2323 N. Brd.way, Ste. 301
ZIP: 92706
High
Gonzalo Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate
2000 N. Bristol
ZIP: 92706
Middle
Total Enrollment 1378
Hoover Elementary
408 E. Santa Clara Ave.
ZIP: 92706
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
Middle College High
1530 W. 17th St.
ZIP: 92706
High
Total Enrollment 328
Nova Academy
1010 W. 17th St.
ZIP: 92706
High
Total Enrollment 402
Santiago Elementary
2212 N. Baker St.
ZIP: 92706
Primary
Total Enrollment 1247
The Academy
1901 N. Fairview St.
ZIP: 92706
High
Total Enrollment 269
Willard Intermediate
1342 N. Ross
ZIP: 92706
Middle
Total Enrollment 878
Wilson Elementary
1317 N. Baker St.
ZIP: 92706
Primary
Total Enrollment 780
Cesar E. Chavez High
2128 S. Cypress
ZIP: 92707
High
Total Enrollment 296
Douglas Macarthur Fundamental Intermediate
600 W. Alton Ave.
ZIP: 92707
Middle
Total Enrollment 1235
Julia C. Lathrop Intermediate
1111 S. Brd.way
ZIP: 92707
Middle
Total Enrollment 1018
Madison Elementary
1124 E. Hobart St.
ZIP: 92707
Primary
Total Enrollment 1118
Manuel Esqueda Elementary
2240 S. Main St.
ZIP: 92707
Primary
Total Enrollment 1270
Martin Elementary
939 W. Wilshire
ZIP: 92707
Primary
Total Enrollment 777
Monroe Elementary
417 E. Central Ave.
ZIP: 92707
Primary
Total Enrollment 490
Saddleback High
2801 S. Flower
ZIP: 92707
High
Total Enrollment 1690
Taft Elementary
500 W. Keller
ZIP: 92707
Primary
Total Enrollment 641
Thomas A. Edison Elementary
2063 Orange Ave.
ZIP: 92707
Primary
Total Enrollment 606
Washington Elementary
910 W. Anahurst Pl.
ZIP: 92707
Primary
Total Enrollment 908

Santa Ana Private Schools

St Joseph Elementary School
608 E Civic Center Dr
ZIP: 92701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 219
Storybook Preschool
1032 N Ross St
ZIP: 92701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 49
Santa Clara Day Nursery
1021 N Newhope St
ZIP: 92703
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
Small Wonders Children Center
2519 W 5th St
ZIP: 92703
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Ari Guiragos Minassian Armenian School
5315 W Mcfadden Ave
ZIP: 92704
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
Calvary Chapel High/maranatha Christian Academy
3800 S Fairview St
ZIP: 92704
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1479
School Of Our Lady
2204 W Mcfadden Ave
ZIP: 92704
Elementary
Total Enrollment 186
St Barbara Elementary School
5306 W Mcfadden Ave
ZIP: 92704
Elementary
Total Enrollment 365
Westport School
2129 W Edinger Ave
ZIP: 92704
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Blind Children's Learning Center
18542 Vanderlip Ave B
ZIP: 92705
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 162
Calvary Christian School
1010 N Tustin Ave
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 402
Cathys Kids Club
1735 N Grand Ave
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Childtime Learning Center
13881 Prospect Ave
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Fairmont Private School (edgewood Campus)
12421 Newport Ave
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 284
Foothill Montessori School
18692 E 17th St
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Grand Avenue Christian
2121 N Grand Ave
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Lycee International De Los Angeles - Orange County
2625 N Tustin Ave
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 116
Redeemer Christian School
2313 N Lyon St
ZIP: 92705
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 19
South Coast Metro Children's Village
1510 Brookhollow Dr
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 112
The Prentice School
18341 Lassen Dr
ZIP: 92705
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 178
First Baptist Church Children's Center
1010 W 17th St
ZIP: 92706
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Love 2 Learn Preschool & Kindergarten
1200 W 17th St
ZIP: 92706
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Therapeutic Education Center
1010 W 17th St
ZIP: 92706
Secondary
Total Enrollment 52
Mater Dei High School
1202 W Edinger Ave
ZIP: 92707
Secondary
Total Enrollment 2049
St Anne School
1324 S Main St
ZIP: 92707
Elementary
Total Enrollment 174
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