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Encyclopedia > Santa Ana, California
City of Santa Ana, California
Official seal of City of Santa Ana, California
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Location of Santa Ana within Orange County, California.
Coordinates: 33°44′27″N 117°52′53″W / 33.74083, -117.88139
Country United States
State California
County Orange
Government
 - Mayor Miguel A. Pulido
Area
 - Total 27.4 sq mi (71.0 km²)
 - Land 27.1 sq mi (70.3 km²)
 - Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km²)
Elevation 115 ft (35 m)
Population (2007)[1]
 - Total 353,428
 - Density 12,453.2/sq mi (4,808.2/km²)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 92700-92799
Area code(s) 714
FIPS code 06-69000
GNIS feature ID 1652790
Website: http://www.santa-ana.org
Santa Ana, 1887.
Santa Ana, 1887.
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Santa Ana, 1891.
City Stadium 2007.
City Stadium 2007.

Santa Ana is the most populous city in Orange County, California and is the county seat. It lies approximately 10 miles (16 km) inland from the Pacific Ocean, on the largely seasonal Santa Ana River. The Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) runs through the city, and the Costa Mesa Freeway (55 Freeway) and Garden Grove Freeway (22 Freeway) travel along its edges. It is today best-known for its enormous Hispanic population, now comprising over 75% of what was once a virtually all-white city. The current OMB metropolitan designation for Santa Ana and the Orange County Area is "Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA." Image File history File links Seal_SantaAna_small. ... Image File history File links Orange_County_California_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Santa_Ana_Highlighted. ... Cities in Orange County Orange County is a county in Southern California, United States. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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History

Members of the Tongva and Juaneño/Luiseño nations long inhabited the area. After the 1769 expedition of Gaspar de Portolá, an expedition led by Father Junipero Serra named the area Vallejo de Santa Ana (Valley of Saint Anne). On November 1, 1776, Mission San Juan Capistrano became the area's first permanent European settlement in Alta California, New Spain. Gabrieleno Native American women Tongva may also refer to the Tongva language. ... The Juaneño or Acjachemem are a Native American group from Southern California. ... The Luiseño are a Native American people who at the time of the first contacts with the Spanish in the 16th century inhabited the coastal area of southern California, ranging 50 miles from the southern part of Los Angeles County, California to the northern part of San Diego County... Gaspar de Portolà i Rovira (1716 – 1784), a soldier, governor of Baja and Alta California (1767–1770), explorer and founder of San Diego and Monterey. ... Blessed Junípero Serra (November 24, 1713 - August 28, 1784) was a Spanish Franciscan who founded the California mission chain. ... Mission San Juan Capistrano was founded on All Saints Day (November 1), 1776. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Alta California (Upper California) was formed in 1804 when the province of California, then a part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, was divided in two along the line separating the Franciscan missions in the north from the Dominican missions in the south. ... map of New Spain in red, with territories claimed but not controlled in orange. ...


In 1810, year of the commencement of the war of Mexican Independence (1810-1821), Jose Antonio Yorba was granted land known as Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. Yorba's rancho included the lands where the cities of Olive, Orange, Irvine, Villa Park, Santa Ana, Tustin, Costa Mesa and unincorporated El Modena, and Santa Ana Heights, stand today. This ranch was the only land grant in Orange County granted under Spanish Rule. Surrounding land grants in Orange County were granted after Mexican Independence by the new government. The Mexican War of Independence, which lasted from 1810 to 1821, was Mexicos struggle for independence against Spanish colonial rule. ... José Antonio Yorba (1746-1825), known also as Don José Antonio Yorba I, was one of the important early settlers of Spanish California (then known as Alta California). ... In 1810, year of the commencement of the war of Mexican Independence (1810-1821), Jose Antonio Yorba was granted land known as Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. ... Olive is an unincorporated parcel of about 25 acres surrounded by the city of Orange, California, USA. The development is located along Lincoln Avenue between Eisenhower Park and Orange-Olive Avenue. ... Nickname: Motto: A Slice of Old Town Charm Location of Orange within Orange County, California. ... Motto: Innovation. ... Motto: Villa Park, the Hidden Jewel Location of Villa Park within Orange County, California Country United States State California County Orange Government  - Mayor W. Richard Ulmer Area  - City 2. ... Location of Tustin within Orange County, California. ... Official website: http://ci. ... El Modena is an unoffical community name for the areas surrounding the El Modena High School site in Orange, California. ... Santa Ana Heights is a community in Orange County, California. ... map of New Spain in red, with territories claimed but not controlled in orange. ...


After the Mexican-American war ended in 1848, Alta California became part of the United States and American settlers arrived in this area. Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia José Mariá Flores Strength 78,790 soldiers 25,000–40,000 soldiers Casualties KIA: 1733 Total dead: 13,271 Wounded: 4,152 AWOL: 9,200+ 25,000... Alta California (Upper California) was formed in 1804 when the province of California, then a part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, was divided in two along the line separating the Franciscan missions in the north from the Dominican missions in the south. ...


Claimed in 1869 by Kentuckian William H. Spurgeon on land obtained from the descendents of Jose Antonio Yorba, Santa Ana was incorporated as a city in 1886 with a population of 2000 and in 1889 became the seat of the newly formed Orange County. Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... José Antonio Yorba (1746-1825), known also as Don José Antonio Yorba I, was one of the important early settlers of Spanish California (then known as Alta California). ... Cities in Orange County Orange County is a county in Southern California, United States. ...


One of Santa Ana's most notable businesses is the Rickenbacker musical instrument company, whose electric guitars and bass guitars earned fame in the hands of many rock and roll legends. Santa Ana is also the home of the First American Corporation and Ingram Micro, and the original Glenn L. Martin aviation company, which later merged with the Lockheed Corporation to form the largest aircraft and weapons manufacturing corporation on the planet, Lockheed Martin. Rickenbacker 330JG Rickenbacker International Corporation, also known as Rickenbacker (IPA pronunciation: ) [1]), is an electric guitar manufacturer, notable for having invented the first electric guitar during the 1930s. ... An electric guitar is a type of guitar that uses pickups to convert the vibration of its steel-cored strings into electrical current, which is then amplified. ... A sunburst-colored Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass) is a bass stringed instrument played with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... This article is about First American Corporation, for the similarly named banks see First American National Bank First American Corporation provides business information services. ... Ingram Micro Inc. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Lockheed SR-71 was remarkably advanced for its time and remains unsurpassed in many areas of performance. ... Lockheed/BAE/Northrop F-35 Lockheed Trident missile C-130 Hercules; in production since the 1950s, now as the C-130J Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is an aerospace manufacturer formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta. ...


Geography

Santa Ana is located at 33°44′27″N, 117°52′53″W (33.740717, -117.881408)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 71.0 km² (27.4 mi²). 70.3 km² (27.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (0.95%) is water. It is the 8th most densely populated place in the United States with a population of 100,000 or more with 12,471.5 people per sq. mile. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Education

Santa Ana is home to Santa Ana College, a community college that is part of the Rancho Santiago Community College District. Mater Dei High School, Valley High School, Middle College High School, Santa Ana High School, Saddleback High School, Century High School, Segerstrom Fundamental High School, newly opened Godinez Fundamental High School, Cesar E. Chavez High School, and other major schools in the area, along with the Orange County High School of the Arts in the midtown district. It also is home to one of the many post-secondary private Art Institutions of California. Categories: | | ... The Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD), one of four community college districts located in Orange County, California, offers associate degrees and adult education certificates through its two colleges: Santa Ana College in Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon College in Orange. ... Mater Dei High School, established in 1950, is located in Santa Ana, Orange County, California. ... Middle College High School (MCHS) is located right on Santa Ana College. ... Santa Ana High School is the oldest and largest high school in Orange County. ... Aerial photograph of Saddleback High School. ... Century High School is located in the heart of Orange County in Santa Ana, California. ... Segerstrom Fundamental High School is a public high school in Santa Ana, California, and is part of the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD). ... Cesar E. Chavez High School is a continuation school in Santa Ana, California. ... OCHSA Established in 1987 by Dr. Ralph Opacic, the Orange County High School of the Arts (commonly referred to using the acronym OCHSA {pronounced OH-sha}) is a 7th through 12th grade, tuition free, donation dependent, public charter school located in downtown Santa Ana, in Orange County, California. ...


Santa Ana Unified School District includes thirty-seven K-5 elementary schools, nine 6-8 intermediate schools, eight 9-12 high schools, five special schools, and one charter school. The school district provides an online accountability report card, viewable at this url address: http://www.sausd.k12.ca.us/departments/research_eval/accountability.asp Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) is a school district in Orange County, California that serves the city of Santa Ana. ...


The Roman Catholic Diocesan K-8 schools available in Santa Ana are: School of Our Lady, Saint Anne, Saint Barbara, and Saint Joseph. (Immaculate Heart Of Mary And Our Lady Of the Pillar schools were closed in 2005 and merged into the School of Our Lady which is located at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish. [1]


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 337,977 people, 73,002 households, and 59,788 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,808.2/km² (12,451.9/mi²). There were 74,588 housing units at an average density of 1,061.1/km² (2,748.0/mi²). Some consider these numbers to be severely undercounted, and put the population, which may consist of up to 25% undocumented migrants, at 500,000. [2] Santa Ana's population density is 4.6 per housing unit, the highest of any American city over 50,000. (By contrast, New York's is 2.8, and Los Angeles's density is 2.6 persons per housing unit.) Many residents live in illegally converted garages or in rooms not meant for occupancy. The city has attempted to reduce the number of individuals living inside one house by passing density limitations, which resulted in a civil rights lawsuit being filed and the limits ultimately dropped. [3] Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ...


The racial makeup of the city was 42.73% White, 1.70% African American, 1.19% Native American, 8.81% Asian, 0.34% Pacific Islander, 40.64% from other races, and 4.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 76.07% of the population. Non-Hispanic Whites make up 12.4% of the population, a small fraction of what was a majority in 1950 and 1960. The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 73,002 households out of which 53.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 12.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.55 and the average family size was 4.72. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 34.2% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 13.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.7 males. Santa Ana bucks the national trend on a large percentage of young people under the age of 21.


The median income for a household in the city was $43,412, and the median income for a family was $41,050. Males had a median income of $23,342 versus $21,637 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,152. About 16.1% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.1% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over. Santa Ana is a city divided by socio-economic class stratification after decades of immigration and economic prosperity. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ... Socioeconomics is the study of the social and economic impacts of any product or service offering, market intervention or other activity on an economy as a whole and on the companies, organization and individuals who are its main economic actors. ...


The reason for Santa Ana's appeal to a large Hispanic immigrant population since the 1970s was the availability of multi-housing units dating back before the Orange County suburban boom, and a history of Mexican American culture is appealing to the 94.729% of the residents whom are still closely attached to Mexico. In 1970 (U.S. Census) the city's Hispanic percentage was 30 percent, then increased to 53 percent in 1980 and went up to 65 percent by 1990. Santa Ana has a large presence (compared to Orange county) of African Americans. Also large numbers of Asian Americans, such as Iranians, Indian Americans and Vietnamese Americans arrived in Santa Ana during the 1980s. The ethnonym Mexican-American describes United States citizens of Mexican ancestry (14 million in 2003) and Mexican citizens who reside in the US (10 million in 2003). ... The U.S. Census is mandated by the United States Constitution. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... A Vietnamese American is a resident of the United States who is of ethnic Vietnamese descent. ...


Business

Santa Ana is home to:

This article is about First American Corporation, for the similarly named banks see First American National Bank First American Corporation provides business information services. ... Ingram Micro Inc. ... The Orange County Register is a daily newspaper published in Santa Ana, California. ... Greenwood & Hall is a customer relationship management firm that provides outsourced contact center, logistics, order fulfillment, and consulting services to several key industries, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies. ... Founded in 1947, BEHR is a manufacturer of interior and exterior residential paint, and is known for their extensive range of available colors (over 1,800 colors are represented at most Behr paint-swatch kiosks). ...

Transportation

Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, provides service to Santa Ana several times on weekdays with less frequent service on weekends. It operates its Pacific Surfliner between San Diego, California to the south and either Los Angeles, California or Paso Robles, California to the north (see Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center). Greyhound USA is the largest bus transportation service in Santa Ana. Greyhound serves the continental United States and Canada. The bus lines Crucero, Intercalifornias, and others serve all points into Mexico. The high-speed Acela Express in West Windsor, New Jersey. ... // Northbound Pacific Surfliner Cab Car crosses Carlsbad Village Dr. in Carlsbad, Ca. ... San Diego redirects here. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Paso Robles (full name: El Paso de Robles) is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. ... Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center, as it is officially known as, is a passenger rail station and transportation center in Santa Ana, California. ...


Santa Ana is also served by Metrolink's Orange County Line (Oceanside to Union Station), and Inland Empire-Orange County Line (San Bernardino to San Juan Capistrano). Metrolink (AAR reporting marks SCAX) is a Regional rail system that serves the Southern California region. ... Metrolinks Orange County Line is a commuter rail that runs from Downtown Los Angeles through Orange County to Oceanside in San Diego County connecting with the Coaster commuter rail to San Diego. ... Oceanside is the third largest city in San Diego County, California. ... A view of Union Station familiar to many of downtown Los Angeles visitors. ... The Inland Empire-Orange County (IEOC) Line operates from San Bernardino to San Juan Capistrano in Southern Orange County. ... San Bernardino is the county seat of San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... Official website: http://www. ...


John Wayne Airport is located in Santa Ana and its IATA code is SNA. John Wayne Airport (IATA: SNA, ICAO: KSNA, FAA LID: SNA) is located four miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Santa Ana, in an unincorporated area of Orange County, California. ... The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...


Notable natives and residents

David Aldana (born November 26, 1949 in Santa Ana, California) is a former motorcycle racer who specialized in dirt track oval racing and road racing. ... David Elsewhere Bernal (born August 2, 1979) is a dancer from Santa Ana, California. ... Beverly Bivens in 1965 Beverly (Bev) Bivens was lead singer with the American West Coast folk-rock group We Five from 1965-7. ... Marlon Brando, Jr. ... Sandro Dias is a Brazilian-American professional vert skateboarder. ... Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982) was an American writer, mostly known for his works of science fiction. ... Jared Drake Bell (born June 27, 1986), better known as Drake Bell, is an American actor, comedian, guitarist, and singer/songwriter. ... Diane Keaton (born Diane Hall on January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... Matthew Stephen Leinart (born May 11, 1983 in Santa Ana, California) is an American football quarterback (QB) for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. ... Rueben Martinez (born in 1940 in Miami, Arizona) is a Mexican-American activist and businessman. ... The MacArthur Fellows Program or MacArthur Fellowship (sometimes nicknamed the genius grant) is an award given by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation each year to typically 20 to 40 citizens or residents of the U.S., of any age and working in any field, who show exceptional... Bill Medley (born William Thomas Medley on September 19, 1940 in Los Angeles, California) was one half of The Righteous Brothers singing duo. ... Mike Ness (born Michael James Ness) (born April 3, 1962) is a guitarist, vocalist, and chief song writer for the punk rock band Social Distortion. ... Louie Olivos Jr. ... Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated and internationally known American actress. ... Erasmo Ramirez (born April 29, 1976) is a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher who plays for the Oklahoma Redhawks. ... John Emmett Raitt (January 19, 1917, Santa Ana, California, USA - February 20, 2005, Pacific Palisades, California) was a star of the musical theater stage. ... Garry Lewis Templeton (born March 24, 1956 in Lockney, Texas) was a Major League Baseball player for the St. ... Gerald Anthony Young (born October 22, 1964, in Tela, Honduras) was a Major League Baseball outfielder. ...

Sites of interest


The Rancho Santiago Community College District, established in 1878, has six satellite campus locations across Orange County, including Santa Ana College. As is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Historic Downtown District in Santa Ana is roughly bounded by Ross to French streets and First to Civic Center streets. ... The Bowers Museum is a museum in Santa Ana, in Orange County. ... The California State University, Fullerton Grand Central Art Center is located in the Historic Downtown District in Santa Ana. ... Delhi Park is located in the Delhi Neighborhood. ... El Salvador Park is located in the Artesia Pilar Neighborhood. ... Discovery Science Center is a learning complex with more than 100 hands-on science exhibits designed to spark childrens natural curiosity. ... The Historic Downtown District in Santa Ana encompasses Ross to French streets (The National Register has it marked up to Spurgeon street, which is only a one block difference), and First to Civic Center streets. ... As is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Historic Downtown District in Santa Ana is roughly bounded by Ross to French streets and First to Civic Center streets. ... El Centro Cultural de Mexico is an alternative space in Santa Ana, Orange County, California, where the community can find cultural, educational, and artistic activities that strengthen their identities, develop their talents and develop a sense of leadership in their community. ... Main Place Mall is an indoor tri-level, one million sq. ... The Old Orange County Courthouse, at one point also known as the Santa Ana County Courthouse was opened in September of 1901 and is located in Santa Anas Historic Downtown District on Civic Center and Broadway streets. ... The Civic Center in Santa Ana is Orange Countys main center of government. ... Categories: | | ... The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park in Santa Ana, California is a 20-acre site focusing on the animals and plants of Central and South America. ... Categories: | | ...


Greenville, a formerly rural section of Santa Ana, has buildings over a century-old, but industrial complexes replaced agricultural fields that once surrounded the town.


Santa Ana has several wall paintings and murals depicting local history, community events and cultural diversity in Orange County. A mural is a painting on a wall, ceiling, or other large permanent surface. ...


See also

In 1810, year of the commencement of the war of Mexican Independence (1810-1821), Jose Antonio Yorba was granted land known as Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. ... Rancho San Juan Cajón de Santa Ana was a Mexican land grant given in and in 1837 to Juan Pacífico Ontiveros. ... Rancho Cañón de Santa Ana or Santa Ana Canyon Ranch was a land grant given to Bernardo Yorba recorded in 1834. ... The Civic Center in Santa Ana is Orange Countys main center of government. ... Santa Ana Canyon is where the Santa Ana River passes between the Santa Ana Mountains and the Chino Hills at the border between Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. ... Southern California freeways The Santa Ana Freeway is one of the principal freeways in Southern California, connecting Los Angeles, California and its southeastern suburbs. ... Santa Ana Heights is a community in Orange County, California. ... Santa Ana Mountains The Santa Ana Mountains are short peninsular mountain range along the coast of southern California in the United States. ... Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center, as it is officially known as, is a passenger rail station and transportation center in Santa Ana, California. ... The Santa Ana River begins in San Bernardino County, California in the San Bernardino National Forest. ... The Santa Ana winds in Southern California sweep down wide across the deserts and across the Los Angeles Basin pushing dust and smoke from wildfires far out into the Pacific Ocean. ... Santa Ana, California is widely recognized by its numerous Latino population. ... The Greater Los Angeles Area, or the Southland, is the agglomeration of urbanized area around the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. ... List of Mexican American communities (cities, regions and neighborhoods with large or majority populations of Mexican descent). ... The following is a list of California cities, towns, and census-designated places in which a majority (over 50%) of the population is Hispanic or Latino, according to data from the 2000 Census. ... The Yost Theater is a Nationally recognized Historic Place located in Santa Anas Downtown Historic District. ...

Notes and References

  1. ^ E-1 Population Estimates for Cities, Counties and the State with Annual Percent Change — January 1, 2005 and 2006 (PDF). California Department of Finance (May 1, 2006). Retrieved on November 16, 2006.
  2. ^ Arellano, Gustavo. Latino Youth Talk About the Real "O. C." Pacific News Service, October 11, 2004.
  3. ^ Mena, Jennifer. " In Housing Density, It's Too Close for Comfort." Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2003.

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