Located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, Wilshire Square is a neighborhood in Santa Ana, California.
Wilshire Square offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, although the neighborhood does not contain any parks, green spaces are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, which makes them easy to reach from a large number of locations within this area.
Wilshire Square experienced its main housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 70% of the dwellings in this neighborhood, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. The population residing in this part of Santa Ana is evenly split between renters and owners. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
It is a very short walk to access primary as well as high schools from most houses for sale in Wilshire Square. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Wilshire Square. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities. Property owners benefit from a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.
Wilshire Square is a very pleasant part of Santa Ana for pedestrians; many daily needs can be met on foot, and various businesses are nearby. This neighborhood is car friendly because it is generally not too bothersome to access a parking spot. In contrast, this area is not an especially pleasant part of Santa Ana for moving around by public transit. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically very close.