This graph shows households in Santa Ana, California, distributed among a number of property tax groups compared to the national averages for each group. The table below shows the 7 races represented in Santa Ana, CA as a proportion of the total population. The Santa Ana Unified School District includes 37 K-5 elementary schools, nine middle schools 6-8, eight high schools 9-12, five special schools, and one charter school. Greenville, a former rural area of Santa Ana, has buildings that are more than a century old, but industrial complexes have replaced the agricultural fields that once surrounded the city.
In 1810, the first year of Mexico's War of Independence, José Antonio Yorba, a sergeant in the Spanish army, was granted land that he called Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. Greyhound Lines is Santa Ana's largest bus service and serves the continental United States and Canada. In recent years, the nearby city of Irvine has surpassed Santa Ana in commercial growth, with the Irvine Business District located near John Wayne Airport. Santa Ana is the corporate headquarters of several companies, including Behr Paint, First American Corporation, Greenwood & Hall, Ingram Micro, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, STEC, TTM Technologies, Kern's and Wahoo Fish Taco.
Operate your Pacific Surfliner between San Diego to the south and Los Angeles or San Luis Obispo to the north (see Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center). The student population of Santa Ana, California, is biased toward men, with 10,720 male students and 10,464 female students. This chart shows the percentage of ownership in Santa Ana, CA compared to its primary and neighboring geographical location. In Santa Ana, 15.7% of residents have incomes below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.3%.
Despite the city's high percentage of Democrats, the city tends to vote conservatively on social issues, as does the rest of northern Orange County. Having been a constituent city since November 11, 1952, the citizens of Santa Ana amended the charter in November 1988 to provide for the direct election of the mayor, who until then had been appointed from among the members of the council. The most common workgroups, by number of people living in Santa Ana, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (17,247 people), Sales & Related Occupations (16,564 people), and Building& Groundcleaning & Maintenance occupations (14,217 people). But be careful, Santa Ana, because Riverside with 327,569 people and Stockton with 311,103 people are right behind you.