StatisticSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)12,29025691
Median age30.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%46%43%
Speak English18%56%79%
Speak Spanish71%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Santa Ana is 4701% higher than California
  • The median age in Santa Ana is 15% lower than California
  • In Santa Ana 47.86% of the population is White
  • In Santa Ana 1.02% of the population is Black
  • In Santa Ana 11.04% of the population is Asian

Compare Santa Ana, CA Demographics


      Santa Ana population breakdown by race

      RaceSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.60%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.25%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race1.70%4.62%3.06%
      Other race37.52%13.28%4.75%
      In Santa Ana, 77.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Santa Ana age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Santa Ana, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).