Santa Ana, CA Demographics

The total population of Santa Ana is estimated to be 311,379 with 160,488 males (51.54%) and 150,891 females (48.46%). There are 9,597 less females than males in Santa Ana.
The median household income in Santa Ana was $83,536 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,490(1.82%) from $82,046 in 2020. This income is 111.97% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Santa Ana sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $95,572. Overall, the median household income for the city of Santa Ana stands at $79,351.
In Santa Ana, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,570 for males and $28,148 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $43,529 for males and $40,281 for females.
In Santa Ana, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Black or African American households have the highest median household income at $103,140, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $75,944.
In 2022, the population of Santa Ana was 308,189, a 0.19% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Santa Ana's population was 308,771, a decline of 0.37% compared to a population of 309,921 in 2020.
The median age in Santa Ana, CA is 33.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.56% were under the age of 15, 24.43% aged 15 to 29, 45.01% aged 30 to 64, 8.55% aged 65 to 84, and 1.44% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Santa Ana population: 29.73% are White, 1.04% are Black or African American, 0.86% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 11.91% are Asian, 0.20% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 47.49% are some other race and 8.78% are multiracial.