Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale

The city has become a key center for most of southern California's economic activities. Learn more about Santa Ana, CA.

Welcome to Santa Ana

 
A vibrant neighborhood rooted in Hispanic culture
 
As Orange County’s largest city, Santa Ana boasts an abundance of cultural events, a booming culinary scene, and fantastic opportunities to enjoy the best of Southern California living. This artsy neighborhood is home to hundreds of art galleries, walkable streets offering delicious restaurants and funky shops, and plenty of opportunities for entertainment. No matter your interests, Santa Ana has something for you.

Santa Ana swiftly grew into a hub for commercial, financial, and manufacturing firms that now create a wide range of electronic components, recreational products, and aeronautical equipment. The city has become a key center for most of southern California's economic activities. Santa Ana is home to a broad range of architectural styles, including Colonial Revival, Craftsman Bungalow, Queen Anne, Ranch, Tudor Revival, and other late Victorian forms.
 

What to Love

 
  • Home to numerous attractions
  • Bustling nightlife 
  • Diverse community 
  • Strong in Hispanic heritage 

Local Lifestyle

 
Santa Ana is a lovely city with a rich culture and a welcoming community that is continuing to flourish. The residents here appreciate the culture and bustling energy that exists in the city as there is always something going on in Santa Ana. The downtown area is steeped with history and is developing significantly.

There are also several beautiful regions that make for good tourist attractions. The restaurants and parks are also both excellent in quality. Overall, this area has a long and illustrious history with residents who are dedicated to coming together as a family and striving for success.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 
There is so much to do in Santa Ana. Local residents can sit back and enjoy live music at the Copper Door, a below-ground bar that offers lots of tasty beer and a freestanding fireplace. You can also enjoy some tunes at one of the most popular venues in this area which is The Observatory. The Observatory is one of Orange County's best music venues, featuring the widest spectrum of musical talent from all genres performing weekly. Popular rock, alternative, jazz, and blues bands, as well as tasty food, bring visitors to this live music establishment.

For cocktails and eclectic New American dishes served in a welcoming atmosphere, stop by Benchmark which has casual menu options that focus on fresh, local ingredients and has a tasty selection of regional wines and local craft beers. There’s also Detention where you’ll find great culinary masterpieces served in a relaxed setting. With mood lighting, vignette seating, and omakase drink experiences, the bar and lounge area was intended for the cocktail crowd.

Residents are lucky enough to have access to the largest retail center on the United States’ West Coast. South Coast Plaza is a world-class shopping destination with over 250 exquisite stores and critically recognized eateries. This premium shopping destination features some of the world's most prominent designers. There are several attractions and local sites in Downtown Santa Ana that make it worthwhile to live here. An outdoor mall, peaceful lounge cafés, wonderful restaurants, artisan brewers, cinemas, and more can be found downtown.
 

Things to Do

 
 Santa Ana also has some of the best art in the country. The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, the Discovery Cube, and the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art are a few examples of galleries. The Bowers Museum is a public art museum that contains a permanent collection of over 100,000 pieces, with noteworthy strengths in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, Native American art, Asian, African, and Oceanian art, and California plein-air painting.

On the first Saturday of each month, galleries, theaters, artists, and performers in the Artists Village open their doors to the public for a monthly Open House. This free event draws up to 1500 people from all around Los Angeles and Orange County to wander through more than 150 participating studios and galleries in historic buildings in downtown Santa Ana.

Schools

 
Education is highly respected in this city and some of the top educational opportunities in Santa Ana include:
 
  • Santa Ana Community College offers 253 degrees and certificates in credit programs
  • Orange County School of the Arts, 7-12, offers pre-professional arts training 
  • La Quinta High School, 9-12, highly-rated high school
  • Hilton D. Bell Intermediate School, 7-8, highly-rated public school
  • Ethan B. Allen Elementary School, K-6, highly-rated public elementary school
 
 

Overview for Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale, CA

313,818 people live in Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $24,766. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

313,818

Total Population

33 years

Median Age

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

$24,766

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale, CA

Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale has 76,624 households, with an average household size of 4.04. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 313,818 people call Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale home. The population density is 11,463 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

313,818

Total Population

High

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

33

Median Age

51.41 / 48.59%

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Total Households

4.04

Average Household Size

$24,766

Average individual Income

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Schools in Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Santa Ana, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale. 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
Santa Clara Day Nursery
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Stephen R. Fitz Intermediate
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
St Barbara Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Bethel Baptist Church And School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
R. F. Hazard Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Ari Guiragos Minassian Armenian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Franklin Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Raymond A. Villa Fundamental Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Romero-Cruz Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Jose Sepulveda Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
St Joseph Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Irvine Hebrew Day School
PRIVATE
K - 4th
No rating available
Sunflower Perschool & Kindergarten.
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Magnolia Science Academy Santa Ana
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
Nova Academy Early College High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Edward B. Cole Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Orange County Educational Arts Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Martin R. Heninger Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Gerald P. Carr Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Thomas A. Edison Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Fremont Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Andrew Jackson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Jefferson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Julia C. Lathrop Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Abraham Lincoln Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Martin Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
John Muir Fundamental Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Santiago Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Willard Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Wallace R. Davis Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Douglas MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Jim Thorpe Fundamental
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Kindercare Learning Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
South Coast Metro Children's Village
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
El Sol Santa Ana Science and Arts Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
Vista Heritage Global Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Cesar E. Chavez High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Carl Harvey Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Roosevelt Walker Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Washington Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Garfield Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Manuel Esqueda Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Love 2 Learn Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Ednovate - Legacy College Prep.
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
George Washington Carver Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Greenville Fundamental Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
McFadden Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
Sierra Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Gonzalo Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
John F. Kennedy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Pio Pico Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Advanced Learning Academy
PUBLIC
3rd - 12th
1/5
College and Career Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Mater Dei High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Calvary Chapel High/Maranatha Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Montessori International Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Storybook Preschool
PRIVATE
K - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Vista Condor Global Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
4/5
Edward Russell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
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