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Overview

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,922
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens27.4%
Employed Population 16+2,414
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married61.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55.8%
Median Earnings25+$79,167
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,711

Wealth

Median Family Income$139,915
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home10.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone13.2%
Median Gross Rent$2,913
Median House Value$1,030,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.9%
German13.1%
English10.7%
Irish6.4%
Italian5.7%
Swedish3.5%
Greek2.3%
Scottish2.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Hungarian1.3%
Welsh1.1%
Arab0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Basque0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Latvian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Russian0.5%
Polish0.5%
Syrian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Icelander0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Villa Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Orange County
Standard Zip Codes92861, 92867
Phone Area Codes714, 657
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.81
Approximate Longitude-117.81

Villa Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationANAHEIM
Distance4.2 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
Distance8.7 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
StationCORONA
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp42 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 77 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 83 F
Annual Precip12 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chino Hills77,266$104,656
Orange139,919$88,124
Placentia52,168$88,562
Santa Ana333,605$51,447
Tustin79,396$75,842
Yorba Linda67,362$130,785

Villa Park Public Schools

Cerro Villa Middle
17852 E. Serrano Ave.
ZIP: 92861
Middle
Total Enrollment 1028
Serrano Elementary
17741 Serrano Ave.
ZIP: 92861
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
Villa Park Elementary
10551 Center Dr.
ZIP: 92861
Primary
Total Enrollment 645
Villa Park High
18042 Taft Ave.
ZIP: 92861
High
Total Enrollment 2475
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