Santa Ana is the largest city in Orange County, California. Santa Ana is the county seat of Orange County. Santa Ana lies ten miles from the California coast, and is part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area, which is the second largest metropolitan area in the United States. Santa Ana's area occupies 27.4 square miles.
At the 2000 census, Santa Ana’s population was 337,977 people. The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area has an estimated population of 13 million. The Santa Ana’s population density is 4,808.2 people per square mile. Santa Ana has a racial makeup that is 42.73% white, 1.19% American Indians, 8.81% Asian American, 1.70% African Americans, 80.07% are Hispanic, 40.64% from other races, and 4.58% were from two or more races.
Santa Ana’s median income for a household is $43,412, and the median income for a family is $41,050. In Santa Ana, 16.1% of families and 25.3% of the population lives below the poverty line.
Santa Ana’s economy consists of many diverse entrepreneurs. Companies with headquarters in Santa Ana include First American Corporation, Ingram Micro, The Orange County Register, Greenwood & Hall, Behr Paint, Wahoo’s Fish Taco.
Santa Ana health insurance and Santa Ana life insurance depend on the medical care Santa Ana citizens receive. Santa Ana medical centers include St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, Santa Ana Hospital Medical Center, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Kindred Hospital-Santa Ana, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, and Garden Grove Hospital.
Santa Ana auto insurance and Santa Ana home insurance depend on Santa Ana’s crime rates. Santa Ana’s violent crime rate is 1,788, and the property crime rate is 9,728.