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Santa Ana /ˌsæntə ˈænə/ (Spanish for "Saint Anne") is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California. The United States Census Bureau estimated its 2011 population at 329,427, making Santa Ana the 57th most-populous city in the United States. Santa Ana is located in Southern California, adjacent to the Santa Ana River, about 10 miles (16 km) away from the California coast. Founded in 1869, the city is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second largest metropolitan area in the United States with almost 18 million residents in 2010. Santa Ana is a very densely populated city, ranking fourth nationally in that regard among cities of over 300,000 residents (trailing only New York City, San Francisco, and Boston). In 2011 Forbes ranked Santa Ana the fourth-safest city of over 250,000 residents in the United States. Santa Ana lends its name to the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), which runs through the city. It also shares its name with the nearby Santa Ana Mountains, and the Santa Ana winds, which have historically fueled seasonal wildfires throughout Southern California. The current Office of Management and Budget (OMB) metropolitan designation for the Orange County Area is Santa Ana–Anaheim–Irvine, California.

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Santa Ana is a popular tourist destination in California. It is an important city in the Orange County. California’s Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm are some of the amusement parks located close to Santa Ana. Since the city is quite close to the shoreline, there are several beaches that you can visit on your holiday in Santa Ana. You will also want to check out the Santa Ana Zoo if you have young kids travelling with you. Downtown Santa Ana is home of art galleries and it can be explored in the Village Art Walk. The Bowers Museum features both temporary and permanent exhibits of fine art and artefacts from around the world. The history of the Orange County can be explored in the Heritage Museum. Head to Santa Ana for a joyous holiday with your family.  

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Facts and Stats for Santa Ana*

  • Santa Ana: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Santa Ana for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Santa Ana.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Santa Ana - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 53.52 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 96.79 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 22.22 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.61 (Low)
    • 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 Santa Ana

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Santa Ana

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 50 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30 USD

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

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