Downtown Santa Ana, Santa Ana, CA
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Downtown Santa Ana Neighborhood Guide Santa Ana, CA

About

Downtown Santa Ana, California, is characterized by its rich local history and vibrant culture. The neighborhood is known for its walkability and a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Key features include the historic 4th Street Market, the Artists Village, and the Santa Ana Historic Downtown District. It's easily accessible via the I-5 and the 55 highways.

What You Will Love About Downtown Santa, Santa Ana, California

  • The neighborhood's rich arts scene is encapsulated in the popular Artists Village, where residents and visitors can attend gallery openings, music performances, and other events.
  • Foodies will love the culinary diversity offered in the area, from food stalls at the 4th Street Market to high-end dining options.
  • Its historical appeal; apart from modern amenities, the neighborhood preserves its historical charm with well-maintained historic buildings and landmarks.

What’s Nearby

Downtown Santa Ana is close to the Santa Ana Zoo, offering a family-friendly destination. The Discovery Cube Orange County, a science museum, is also nearby. Additionally, the neighborhood is a short drive away from Disneyland and the beach cities.

Lifestyle

Downtown Santa Ana offers a diverse and vibrant lifestyle, with a strong sense of community and rich cultural experiences. It is an area where history, art, and modern urban living converge, making it ideal for those who appreciate a dynamic, creative environment.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 276 restaurants, 38 grocery stores, and 17 parks within a mile of the Downtown Santa Ana neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Jimenez Ranch Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    1303 N Main St

  • GROCERY
    Electric City Butcher

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    0.3 miles

    201 E 4th St

  • SHOPPING
    Santa Ana Downtown

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.3 miles

    305 E 4th St

  • SHOPPING
    Fiesta Marketplace Shopping Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.4 miles

    Spurgeon St

  • SHOPPING
    Spurgeon Building

    Business and Professional Services, Office, Coworking Space, Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.4 miles

    206 W 4th St

  • GROCERY
    La Bamba Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1601 N Main St

Downtown Santa Ana Apartments and Rentals

117 Rental properties in Downtown Santa Ana, Santa Ana, CA.

  • Tustin Parc property

    $2,600+

    Tustin Parc

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    850–1025 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Horizon Apartment homes property

    $1,999+

    Horizon Apartment homes

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    466–1011 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • The Aspens Fairhaven property

    $2,230+

    The Aspens Fairhaven

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    740–850 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Prisma property

    $2,400+

    Prisma

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    692–1280 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Chatham Village property

    $2,400+

    Chatham Village

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    735–1185 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • 888 on Main property

    $1,822+

    888 on Main

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    501–1067 Sqft

    7 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
52.8%
0.5%
utilities
24%
55.6%
food
6.7%
6.5%
transportation
0.4%
27.4%
healthcare
17.1%
6.5%

Downtown Santa Ana Demographics

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Downtown Santa Ana Reviews

people smiling
  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 8 of 9 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 8 of 9 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 8 of 9 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 7 of 9 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 7 of 9 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 6 of 9 renters

Downtown Santa Ana Transportation

walk bike and transit

Walker’s Paradise

91/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

58/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

47/100
4 train stops, 5 other stops

Certified Transportation Services

Other

1038 N Custer St

Amtrak

Train Stop

1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

Transportes Intercalifornias

Other

1000 E Santa Ana Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

Downtown Santa Ana Schools

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