The 10 Safest Santa Ana, CA Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Santa Ana are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our second time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Santa Ana.
Safest Neighborhoods In Santa Ana

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Santa Ana are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Santa Ana. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Santa Ana neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Santa Ana in 2021? That would be Floral Park. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Santa Ana.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Santa Ana neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Santa Ana that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Santa Ana.

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How We Determined The Safest Santa Ana Hoods In 2021

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Santa Ana.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 56 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Santa Ana." We're lookin' at you, Floral Park.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Santa Ana. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Santa Ana For 2021

Floral Park Santa Ana, CA

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,619
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 174
Property Crime Per 100k: 816
More on Floral Park: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 2,797
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 263
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,137
More on West Floral Park: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 4,625
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 273
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,231
More on Sandpointe: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 2,639
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 267
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,249
More on Morning Sunwood: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,484
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 281
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,270
More on Portola Park: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 685
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 293
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,418
More on Republic Homes: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 332
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 308
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,394
More on Fairbridge Square: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 1,646
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 318
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,398
More on Metro Classic: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 843
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 299
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,497
More on Bristol Memory: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 2,072
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 319
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,497
More on Morrison-Eldridge Par: Homes For Sale | Data

Summing Up The Safest Places In Santa Ana

Looking at the data, you can tell that Floral Park is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most California residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Santa Ana For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Floral Park 980
2 West Floral Park 1,380
3 Sandpointe 1,504
4 Morning Sunwood 1,526
5 Portola Park 1,551
6 Republic Homes 1,741
7 Fairbridge Square 1,682
8 Metro Classic 1,686
9 Bristol Memory 1,826
10 Morrison-Eldridge Par 1,826
11 Washington Square 1,842
12 Thornton Park 1,924
13 West Grove Valley 1,997
14 South Coast 2,203
15 Concord 2,043
16 Riverview West 1,998
17 Grand Sunrise 2,231
18 Edna Park 2,262
19 Memorial Park 2,529
20 Shadow Run 2,289
21 Mabury Park 2,275
22 Windsor Village 2,269
23 Eastside 2,696
24 Delhi 2,358
25 Madison Park 2,360
26 Wilshire Square 2,554
27 Artesia Pilar 2,965
28 Laurelhurst 2,558
29 Valley Adams 2,601
30 Mid-City 2,698
31 Central City 2,802
32 Cedar Evergreen 2,771
33 Saddleback View 2,836
34 Riverview 2,890
35 Logan 2,954
36 Mar-Les 2,975
37 Santa Anita 4,503
38 Heninger Park 3,110
39 Sunwood Central 3,009
40 Santa Ana Triangle 3,118
41 French Park 3,164
42 Lyon Street 3,223
43 Park Santiago 3,906
44 French Court 3,326
45 Northwest 3,307
46 Riverglen 3,327
47 New Horizons 3,578
48 Lacy 3,320
49 Bella Vista 3,384
50 Flower Park 5,376
51 Cornerstone Village 3,971
52 Centennial Park 5,556
53 Bristol-Warner 5,777
54 Pico-Lowell 6,634
55 Fairhaven 8,957
56 Meredith Parkwood 9,341

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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