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Santa Ana, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Santa Ana,CA index of house prices

Total population: 334,909 (All urban)

Houses: 75,932 (74,294 occupied: 33,150 owner occupied, 41,144 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,798 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $576,873.

Median contract rent in 2016: $758 (lower quartile is $608, upper quartile is $909)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $753


Median gross rent in Santa Ana, CA in 2016: $815

Housing units in Santa Ana with a mortgage: 23,035 (905 second mortgage, 1,344 home equity loan, 228 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,115

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $89,685

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $60,542

Median monthly housing costs: $1,463


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Santa Ana, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $461,600 (it was $173,300 in 2000)
Santa Ana:

$461,600
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $331,600 - $613,900

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $510,800
Here:

$510,800
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $380,545
Here:

$380,545
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $364,525
Here:

$364,525
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,296,744
Here:

$1,296,744
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $300,988
Here:

$300,988
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $48,231
Here:

$48,231
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 334,236
  • In family households: 301,904 (33,242 male householders, 27,730 female householders)
    41,102 spouses, 117,269 children (113,407 natural, 1,132 adopted, 2,730 stepchildren), 13,783 grandchildren, 10,209 brothers or sisters, 10,842 parents, 23,026 other relatives, 24,701 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27,436 (7,778 male householders (3,926 living alone)), 5,544 female householders (3,657 living alone)), 14,114 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,896

Size of family households: 10,160 2-persons, 11,183 3-persons, 13,223 4-persons, 11,033 5-persons, 6,679 6-persons, 8,694 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,583 1-person, 3,395 2-persons, 1,156 3-persons, 343 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 212 6-persons, 542 7-or-more-persons.

49,919 married couples with children.
20,075 single-parent households (6,119 men, 13,956 women).

18.3% of residents of Santa Ana speak English at home.
69.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
10.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 153,995 (46.1%)
(37.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Santa Ana, California:

  • 442no bedroom
  • 1,2281 bedroom
  • 6,7822 bedrooms
  • 15,1013 bedrooms
  • 8,0274 bedrooms
  • 1,5705+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Ana population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Ana, California:

  • 5,271no bedroom
  • 8,6561 bedroom
  • 16,3352 bedrooms
  • 7,4563 bedrooms
  • 2,3814 bedrooms
  • 1,0455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Ana population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Ana in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 807no vehicle
  • 5,4951 vehicle
  • 11,1382 vehicles
  • 6,9553 vehicles
  • 5,3934 vehicles
  • 3,3625+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Santa Ana population

Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Ana in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3,397no vehicle
  • 12,3921 vehicle
  • 14,5492 vehicles
  • 7,2493 vehicles
  • 2,0244 vehicles
  • 1,5335+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Santa Ana population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Santa Ana, California:

  • 3101 room
  • 4602 rooms
  • 1,5623 rooms
  • 5,7014 rooms
  • 8,5535 rooms
  • 8,9326 rooms
  • 3,8277 rooms
  • 2,2608 rooms
  • 1,5459+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Ana population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Ana, California:

  • 5,0531 room
  • 2,9812 rooms
  • 8,2683 rooms
  • 12,0354 rooms
  • 6,5135 rooms
  • 3,4756 rooms
  • 1,8587 rooms
  • 6028 rooms
  • 3599+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Ana population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Santa Ana, CA household income distribution

  • Santa Ana, CA household income distribution
  • 3,077Less than $10,000
  • 1,573$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,336$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,645$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,929$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4,690$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,882$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,154$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,213$45,000 to $49,999
  • 7,240$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9,483$60,000 to $74,999
  • 9,791$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6,919$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,774$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,437$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,151$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Santa Ana, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Santa Ana, CA
  • 176Less than $10,000
  • 106$10,000 to $14,999
  • 379$15,000 to $19,999
  • 153$20,000 to $24,999
  • 156$25,000 to $29,999
  • 137$30,000 to $34,999
  • 136$35,000 to $39,999
  • 46$40,000 to $49,999
  • 525$50,000 to $59,999
  • 325$60,000 to $69,999
  • 93$70,000 to $79,999
  • 372$80,000 to $89,999
  • 123$90,000 to $99,999
  • 97$100,000 to $124,999
  • 139$125,000 to $149,999
  • 472$150,000 to $174,999
  • 218$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,339$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,656$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5,188$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7,690$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11,713$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,161$750,000 to $999,999
  • 457$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 116$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 177$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Santa Ana, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Santa Ana, CA
  • 78Less than $100
  • 122$150 to $199
  • 185$200 to $249
  • 352$250 to $299
  • 400$300 to $349
  • 119$350 to $399
  • 123$400 to $449
  • 375$500 to $549
  • 85$550 to $599
  • 454$600 to $649
  • 219$650 to $699
  • 151$700 to $749
  • 606$750 to $799
  • 1,969$800 to $899
  • 3,083$900 to $999
  • 8,336$1,000 to $1,249
  • 7,850$1,250 to $1,499
  • 11,197$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,178$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,112$2,500 to $2,999
  • 58$3,500 or more
  • 1,092No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 12,7632010 or later
  • 41,5522000 to 2009
  • 44,6641990 to 1999
  • 65,9881980 to 1989
  • 29,1461970 to 1979
  • 9,027Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Santa Ana population
Santa Ana commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,641
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,574
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 22,308
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 27,445
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 30,821
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 10,011
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 24,704
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,357
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6,333
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6,815
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8,052
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,095
Santa Ana, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.9%
Number of people working at home: 4,735 (2.9% of all workers)

Santa Ana mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 125,408 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 18,740 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5,812 (4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 27 (0%)
  • Railroad: 464 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,208 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,434 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,223 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 4,735 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 9,438
 German: 1,463
 English: 1,097
 Irish: 1,052
 Italian: 665
 European: 546
 Iranian: 447
 Nigerian: 329
 Polish: 308
 Norwegian: 206
 Egyptian: 193
 French (except Basque): 180
 Russian: 173
 Swedish: 170
 Lebanese: 156
 British: 156
 French Canadian: 152
 Scottish: 143
 Turkish: 129
 Greek: 124
 Ethiopian: 120
 Dutch: 110
 Danish: 110
 Swiss: 108
 Hungarian: 92
 Czechoslovakian: 89
 Syrian: 89
 Canadian: 87
 Scotch-Irish: 84
 Jamaican: 66
 African: 66
 Croatian: 63
 Cape Verdean: 59
 Austrian: 58
 Belgian: 56
 Czech: 51
 Ukrainian: 43
 Scandinavian: 43
 Armenian: 40
 Portuguese: 39
 Romanian: 36
 Northern European: 34
 Serbian: 28
 Haitian: 28
 Welsh: 27
 Moroccan: 26
 Yugoslavian: 26
 South African: 22
 Afghan: 22
 Brazilian: 20
 Basque: 20
 Jordanian: 19
 Guyanese: 16
 Finnish: 16
 Israeli: 13
 Cajun: 12
 Belizean: 10
 Eastern European: 8
 Latvian: 6
 Lithuanian: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 5
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 4
 Palestinian: 2
 Maltese: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 71%Mexico
  • 13%Vietnam
  • 4%El Salvador
  • 2%Guatemala
  • 1%Philippines
  • 1%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 1%Cambodia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 159,039
  • Other state: 18,436
  • Northeast: 3,898
  • Midwest: 6,250
  • South: 4,918
  • West: 3,370

90% of Santa Ana residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in California.

Santa Ana:

89.6%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5,459
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5,787
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11,097
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,877
  • 9th grade: 7,740
  • 10th grade: 2,297
  • 11th grade: 2,391
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5,656
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 24,377
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,818
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 12,695
  • Associate degree: 4,680
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,620
  • Master's degree: 1,775
  • Professional school degree: 733
  • Doctorate degree: 384

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6,295
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3,943
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11,356
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,778
  • 9th grade: 6,599
  • 10th grade: 2,354
  • 11th grade: 3,043
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,968
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 22,426
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,691
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11,318
  • Associate degree: 4,561
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,878
  • Master's degree: 3,236
  • Professional school degree: 439
  • Doctorate degree: 174

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.1%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 6.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 5.4%Females
Santa Ana marital status for males
Santa Ana marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,230
  • One, attached: 4,728
  • Two: 1,451
  • 3 or 4: 4,813
  • 5 to 9: 7,425
  • 10 to 19: 5,261
  • 20 to 49: 5,313
  • 50 or more: 6,833
  • Mobile homes: 3,878

Median worth of mobile homes: $53,300

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Santa Ana:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Santa Ana
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (67.9%)
  • Electricity (17.2%)
  • No fuel used (12.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (43.4%)
  • Electricity (29.7%)
  • No fuel used (26.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 718
Here:

1.8%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 446
Here:

2.0%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,141
Here:

9.1%
California:

15.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)