Anaheim, California

Anaheim: The second most populous city in Orange County, California and the center of the Anaheim metropolitan area. It is located in southern California. Anaheim is known for its theme parks, such as Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm, and its many attractions, such as the Anaheim Convention Center and the Honda Center.

About

Anaheim is a city located in the county of Orange in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 336,265. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 353,676 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1856.

Anaheim is a city in southern California, located about 25 miles southeast of Los Angeles. It is most famous for being home to the Disneyland Resort theme parks.

With a population of over 350,000, Anaheim is the second largest city in Orange County. While tourism is a major industry, Anaheim also has a strong business, tech and healthcare presence.

Top Attractions and Activities

Disneyland Resort

This world-famous resort includes Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure, and Downtown Disney. Ride classic attractions, view parades, dine with characters and enjoy the magic.

Angel Stadium

Catch an Angels baseball game or tour the ballpark at this stadium, home of the Los Angeles Angels. Concerts are also held here.

Anaheim Packing District

This cool restored historic spot has eateries like Umami Burger and The Cellar. Find unique shops, farmer's markets, and events.

Honda Center

The NHL's Anaheim Ducks play at this venue. It also hosts major concerts and events like Frozen on Ice.

Beaches

Popular beaches like Huntington State Beach and Newport Beach are a short drive away. Enjoy sun, surf, pier activities and gorgeous sunsets.

Planning Your Anaheim Visit

Peak tourism is in the summer and during school breaks, but Anaheim is popular year-round.

Many lodgings choices from boutique hotels to budget motels cluster near Disneyland and major highways.

The city has an efficient bus system and Uber serves the area. Disneyland offers shuttles from nearby transit hubs.

Anaheim combines world-class family fun with Southern California sun, dining, sports and entertainment. Let me know if you would like me to modify or expand upon anything in this initial post.

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Quick Facts about Anaheim

Population : 353,676 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Orange County
Postal code : 92800–92899
Phone Area Codes : 714
Official name : Anaheim
Water as percent of area : 1.92%
Land as percent of area : 98.08%
Altitude : 515 feet / 157 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1857 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−08:00
Local time : 20:25:48 (29th February 2024)
Population growth : 4.92% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Anaheim is located at 33°50'7"N 117°54'52"W (33.8352900, -117.9145000). It has 2 neighbors: Fullerton and Santa Ana.

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Anaheim has 2 neighbours.

  • Fullerton The eighth most populous city in Orange County, California. It is located in the western part of the county. Fullerton is known for its many colleges and universities, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Fullerton Arboretum and the Fullerton Museum Center.
  • Santa Ana The most populous city in Orange County, California and the center of the Santa Ana metropolitan area. It is located in southern California. Santa Ana is known for its Hispanic culture, its history as a citrus-growing region, and its many attractions, such as the Santa Ana Zoo and the Bowers Museum.

Demographics

The population of Anaheim increased by 4.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2007 345,556 - census
2010 336,265 -2.76% census
2011 339,831 1.05% estimation process
2012 342,071 0.65% estimation process
2013 343,832 0.51% estimation process
2014 344,604 0.22% estimation process
2015 348,251 1.05% estimation process
2016 350,013 0.5% estimation process
2017 350,476 0.13% estimation process
2018 350,698 0.06% estimation process
2019 350,365 -0.1% estimation process
2020 353,676 0.94% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,166
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,403
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,294
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,325
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.9%
People over 65 (%) : 17.1%
Female persons, % : 46.4%
White only, percent : 93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 510
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%

Anaheim zip code is 92801. County name: Orange, County fips: 06059

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $987
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $388
2015-2019 median gross rent : $744
2015-2019 Households : 2,517
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,840
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 88,917
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,121
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,489
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,749
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 284
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 107
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 33
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 227
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 250
2010 population per square mile : 1,254.2
2010 land area in square miles : 5.04
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $987
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $388
2015-2019 median gross rent : $744
2015-2019 Households : 2,517
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,840
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 88,917
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,121
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,489
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,749
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 284
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 107
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 33
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 227
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 250
2010 population per square mile : 1,254.2
2010 land area in square miles : 5.04

Best Things to Do in Anaheim

1 Disneyland Park

Rating: 4.6 (110852)

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Disneyland Park

2 Storybook Land Canal Boats

Rating: 4.3 (92)

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Storybook Land Canal Boats

3 The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

Rating: 4.7 (73)

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The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

Where to Stay in Anaheim

1 Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Rating: 4.7 (9122)

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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

2 Hilton Anaheim

Rating: 4.2 (8205)

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Hilton Anaheim

3 Disneyland Hotel

Rating: 4.6 (7786)

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Disneyland Hotel

4 Anaheim Marriott

Rating: 4.4 (4971)

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Anaheim Marriott

5 Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel

Rating: 4.4 (4476)

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Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel

Other Places in Anaheim

1 Anaheim City Hall

Rating: 3.5 (46)

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Anaheim City Hall

2 Anaheim City Code Enforcement

Rating: 1.6 (7)

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Anaheim City Code Enforcement

3 Anaheim City Mayor's Office

Rating: 3 (4)

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4 Anaheim City Clerk

Rating: 5 (3)

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5 Anaheim City Human Resources

Rating: 3.7 (3)

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6 Anaheim City Business License Division

Rating: 4.3 (3)

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7 Anaheim City Treasurer

Rating: 4 (1)

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8 Anaheim City Information Services

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Anaheim City Information Services

9 Anaheim City Accounting

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10 Food & Agriculture Department

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People born in Anaheim (187)

People born in Anaheim, including actor Milo Ventimiglia, composer, conductor, orchestrator and trombonist Don Davis, singer, guitarist and songwriter Jeff Buckley, .

List

  • Alyson Reed (American dancer and actress) she was born in 11/01/1958
  • Moon Bloodgood (American actress) she was born in 20/09/1975
  • Rosalind Chao (American actress) she was born in 23/09/1957
  • Elizabeth Ryan (US tennis player) she was born in 05/02/1892
  • Julie Ertel (American water polo player) she was born in 27/12/1972
  • Josh Vitters (American baseball player) he was born in 27/08/1989
  • Leo Fender (American inventor and founder of the Fender company) he was born in 10/08/1909
  • Milorad Čavić (Serbian swimmer) he was born in 31/05/1984
  • Kelly McCormick (American diver) she was born in 13/02/1960
  • Thomas Kuchel (United States Senator from California (1910-1994)) he was born in 15/08/1910
  • W. J. T. Mitchell (American academic) he was born in 24/03/1942
  • Austin Butler (American actor, singer and model) he was born in 17/08/1991
  • Lisa Tucker (American singer) she was born in 13/06/1989
  • Crash Holly (American professional wrestler) he was born in 25/08/1971
  • Jeff T. Alu (American astronomer) he was born in 01/01/1966
  • Chris Jakubauskas (Major League Baseball pitcher for the Seattle Mariners) he was born in 22/12/1978
  • Naomi Nari Nam (American figure skater) she was born in 06/07/1985
  • Bill Murphy (American baseball player) he was born in 09/05/1981

Schools in Anaheim

College & universities near Anaheim, CA

Code Name City ZIP
262402 California Career School Anaheim (CA) 92805
110194 Brownson Technical School Anaheim (CA) 92805
468909 United Education Institute-Anaheim Anaheim (CA) 92801-2409
458210 West Coast University-Orange County Anaheim (CA) 92802
399869 Southern California Institute of Technology Anaheim (CA) 92801-3758

Stations (46)

Amtrak & bus stations near Anaheim, CA

Code Name Address Type
ANA Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center 2150 East Katella Avenue RAIL
FUL Fullerton Transportation Center 120 East Santa Fe Avenue RAIL
SNA Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center 1000 East Santa Ana Boulevard RAIL
IRV Irvine Transportation Center 15215 Barranca Parkway RAIL
LBC Long Beach, California 601 North Long Beach Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Anaheim

Post Office Name City ZIP
Federal Anaheim Post Office Anaheim (CA) 92815
Anaheim Post Office Anaheim (CA) 92803
Holiday Post Office Anaheim (CA) 92812
Stadium Post Office Anaheim (CA) 92825
Sunk Post Office Anaheim (CA) 92816

Other cities in Orange County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Orange County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Santa Ana 331,301 The most populous city in Orange County, California and the center of the Santa Ana metropolitan area.
Irvine 283,700 A city located in Orange County, California.
Huntington Beach 198,246 The most populous city in Orange County, California.
Garden Grove 171,366 The fourth most populous city in Orange County, California.
Fullerton 139,921 The eighth most populous city in Orange County, California.
Orange 138,192 The sixth most populous city in California.
Costa Mesa 112,366 The most populous city in Orange County, California.
Mission Viejo 94,242 A city in Orange County, California.
Westminster 89,740 A city in Orange County, California.
Newport Beach 86,834 A city in Orange County, California.
Lake Forest 85,329 A city in Orange County, California.
Buena Park 81,269 A city in Orange County, California.
Tustin 79,815 A city in Orange County, California.
Yorba Linda 68,027 A city in Orange County, California.
Laguna Niguel 64,569 The most populous city in Orange County, California.
San Clemente 64,551 The most populous city in Orange County, California.

Distance to Other Cities

Anaheim distances to largest California cities