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Santa Ana is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Santa Ana is 33.745N. The longitude is -117.866W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 115 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 342,510.


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Median household income
Local
$43,412
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Santa Ana demographic reports
Santa Ana is on the Santa Ana River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1,788. The number of murders and homicides was 17. The violent crime rate was 5.2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1988 movie, "Rain Man"
· 1963 movie, "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World"
Census 2000 highlights: Eighth most crowded city in the U.S., with 12,471 people per square mile; Among major American cities, ranks No. 6 in percentage Hispanic population (76.1%)
Well-known residents have included:
· Diane Keaton, actress
· Michelle Pfeiffer, actress
· Bill Medley, singer with the Righteous Brothers
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Gloria Jean's, Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Discovery Science Center
Colleges and universities: California Coast University, Santa Ana College, Santa Barbara City College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 140

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Ancestry & family history

3% of Santa Ana residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Santa Ana ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Santa Ana was $12,152, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Santa Ana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Santa Ana include Downtown Santa Ana Historic Districts ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Santa Ana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $758.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,401.


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Libraries in Santa Ana include McFadden Library Learning Center, Newhope Library Learning Center, Santa Ana Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Santa Ana include Orange County Register

TV stations in Santa Ana include KTBN.

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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Santa Ana political report.

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Santa Ana restaurants taking online reservations include Ambrosia Restaurant, Antonello Ristorante, Capistrano's - Santa Ana, Darya Restaurant, Morton's, the Steakhouse - Santa Ana, Tangata ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Santa Ana workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 62 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Santa Ana between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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