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San Juan Capistrano (/sæn ˌwɑːn kæpᵻˈstrɑːnoʊ/; Spanish: [saŋ ˈxwaŋ kapisˈtɾano]) is a city in Orange County, California, United States. The current OMB metropolitan designation for San Juan Capistrano and the Orange County Area is "Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA." The population was 34,593 at the 2010 census, up from 33,826 at the 2000 census. The city was created around Mission San Juan Capistrano, and many of the homes and strip malls resemble the Spanish architecture that composes the building. It is home to the widest variety of homes in Orange County, including those built prior to 1900 in its central district (some being adobes from the 18th century). San Juan Capistrano formerly hosted a population of cliff swallows that migrate each year from Argentina to the Mission San Juan Capistrano.


San Juan Capistrano in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Palm Springs, United States. Attractions in Palm Springs include Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory. To reach San Juan Capistrano, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Palm Springs International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to San Juan Capistrano.

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Facts and Stats for San Juan Capistrano*

  • Pollution Statistics in San Juan Capistrano

    Know the pollution level of San Juan Capistrano before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.43 (Low)
  • San Juan Capistrano: Crime and Safety

    How safe is San Juan Capistrano for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Juan Capistrano.

    • Burglary and Theft 13.97 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.24 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.97 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.06 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 15.44 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 24.24 (Low)
    • Attacks 11.76 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 19.85 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.91 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75.74 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.16 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 18.38 (Very Low)
  • Living in San Juan Capistrano - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of San Juan Capistrano is 210.27 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.29 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 96.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.63 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.43 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.04 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.2 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 133.97 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in San Juan Capistrano

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Juan Capistrano

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.37 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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