An abode for young generation:
The City has 31% population under the age of 18, thus making it one of the youngest cities in the entire United States. The Santa Ana Army base was constructed during world war II, to impart arms training to recruited soldiers. Santa Ana is home to the Dr Howe-Waffle house, named after the owner who was one of the first female doctors in the state of California.
The Santa Ana has a hot semi-arid climate. It has hot, dry summers and mild winters with moderate rainfall. The area perfect for Spring visits. In July it goes up to 82 degrees in July and around 45 degrees in January.
The city is located in Southern California adjacent to the Santa Ana River. It lends its name to the Santa Ana Freeway, which runs through the city. Founded in the year 1869 the city is the part of the Greater Los Angeles area and is the second largest metropolitan area in the United States with almost 18 million residents in 2010.