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Overview

Introduction to Stanton, California

Stanton, California, in Orange county, is 3 miles N of Westminster, California (center to center) and 5 miles SW of Anaheim, California. It features a large number of townhomes and small residential units constructed before 1960. The city has an ethnically diverse population. Stanton has revitalized commercial and residential districts and includes some industrial areas.

Stanton History

In 1906 the arrival of the Pacific Electric Railway was a significant factor in the growth of Stanton. Agents for the Sterns Rancho Corporation used the railway to bring potential buyers to see available land in the city. It also provided the residents a great opportunity to travel to Los Angeles for business reasons. In 1924 the city abandoned its incorporated status in order for the state of California to build roads in the region. Stanton reincorporated in 1956.

Stanton and Nearby Attractions

  • Summerfest includes a concert, activities for children and a variety of food.
  • Arrowhead Pond Arena offers ice hockey and a variety of popular concerts.
  • Bowles House Museum is an attractive red sand brick home.
  • The Westminster Mall is a popular shopping location.
  • White House Doll Museum is a notable venue.

Stanton Activities

Adventure City offers rides for children, a petting zoo and stage shows. The popular Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm are a short drive away. The Los Alamitos race track is close to Stanton. Golfers enjoy the region's excellent courses including the Los Alamitos Golf Course.

Huntington Beach is popular for sunbathing and surfing. The Huntington Beach Pier attracts a large crowd. There other close by, excellent beaches areas. The Cleveland National Forest is popular for a variety of recreational activities. The Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge attracts nature enthusiasts.

Stanton Higher Education

Cal State Long Beach University, Golden West College and Cypress Community College are close by.

Stanton Transportation

Air travel is provided at the nearby Long Beach Airport.

Demographics

People

Total Population38,594
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens11%
Employed Population 16+17,030
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married44.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,137
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,485
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,254

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,825
% Above Poverty Level78%
% Below Poverty Level22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone18.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,282
Median House Value$322,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)73.7%
German3.6%
Irish2.7%
English1.9%
Italian1.6%
French Except Basque1.1%
Arab0.8%
Polish0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Afghan)0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Danishn0.2%
US/American0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Welsh0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Czech0.1%
African0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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Stanton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Orange County
Standard Zip Codes90680
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.8
Approximate Longitude-117.99

Stanton 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
Distance8.1 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
StationANAHEIM
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp45 to 69 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches
StationTUSTIN IRVINE RANCH
Distance15.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buena Park82,771$74,706
Cypress48,978$92,478
Garden Grove174,676$63,898
La Palma15,834$93,295
Los Alamitos11,661$90,382
Westminster91,635$59,493

Stanton Public Schools

Mabel Carver Elementary
11150 Santa Rosalia St.
ZIP: 90680
Primary
Robert M. Pyles Elementary
10411 S. Dale St.
ZIP: 90680
Primary
Total Enrollment 721

Stanton Private Schools

Alice's Preschool
8022 La Monte Rd
ZIP: 90680
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
St Polycarp Elementary School
8182 Chapman Ave
ZIP: 90680
Elementary
Total Enrollment 172
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