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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
Willard is a neighborhood in Santa Ana, California with a population of 11,966. Willard is in Orange County. Living in Willard offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Willard there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Willard and residents tend to be liberal.
About Willard...
Population
11,966

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$197,673
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,155
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    84%
  • Own
    16%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,802
National
$55,322
Children
32%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    59%
    13%
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i have been living in santa ana, ca for a long time. Raised in the city of Santa Ana, Ca. Over the years the neighboorhood is getting better. Slowly but surely. Schools are getting better.
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There is crime everywhere. Is getting better. Police should continue what they are currently doing.
When there is a problem police usually comes very fast. Graffiti is always cleaned up fast