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Westminster Schools and Demographics


Education near Westminster, CA

City County
College Degree - 2 year 9 8
College Degree - 4 year 16 25

Demographics near Westminster, CA

City County
Population 90,978 3,170,373
Population Density 9,061 4,010
Median Age 39.8 38.2
People per Household 3.4 3
Median Household Income 50,886 70,153
Average Income per Capita 22,958 36,922

Westminster Homes for Sale

 Westminster, California, is located in Orange County. It is bordered by Seal Beach on the west, Garden Grove on the north and east, and Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley on the south and covers an area of 10 square miles. It has a population of about 90,000 and in 1996 won the All-America City Award. Westminster was founded in 1870 as a Presbyterian temperance colony. It was incorporated in 1957 and originally named Tri-City as it was comprised of three local cities - Westminster, Barber City and Midway City. Midway City decided not to become incorporated and Barber City was absorbed into Westminster. Westminster now surrounds the unincorporated area of Midway City, except for an area where Huntington Beach and Midway City meet in the south.

Westminster Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Most of the real estate in Westminster is new construction. This is due in part to the healthy local economy and recent residential and commercial growth in the city. Housing costs are on the high end for the country, although they are reasonable for communities of this size in California. The city has a mix of white and blue collar workers as well as young professionals and families. In the 1970s a large number of Vietnamese refugees came to the city and most now live in an area known as Little Saigon. More than 40 percent of Westminster's population is Vietnamese, making it the largest community of Vietnamese-Americans in the country. It is often referred to as the "capital" of overseas Vietnamese. Westminster is also home to a sizable Hispanic population.

Westminster Neighborhoods

Westminster is generally divided into two neighborhoods - Civic Center and Little Saigon. Little Saigon is centered around Bolsa Avenue where businesses were first established in the late 1970s. The street was officially designated Little Saigon by the city council in the late 1980s. The borders of Little Saigon are Trask and McFadden on the north and south and Euclid and Magnolia on the east and west.

Westminster Economy and Employment Opportunities

The top employers in Westminster are:

Westminster Attractions

There are a variety of things to see and do for residents and visitors of Westminster. Some of the attractions, activities and events to enjoy include: In addition to these attractions, Westminster is home to a memorial and final resting place for the victims of the Pan Am plane that was involved in the Tenerife Disaster that took place on March 27, 1977.

Westminster Transportation and Commuting

Westminster is easily accessed by the Garden Grove Freeway (22 Freeway) and the San Diego Freeway (405 Freeway). Public transportation is provided by the Orange County Transportation Authority. The nearest airports servicing Westminster is John Wayne Airport (11 miles), Long Beach Airport (12 miles) and Los Angeles International Airport (30 miles).

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VN Mortgage & Realty Co.
8201 Westminester Blvd. #200
Westminster, CA
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Highland Real Estate
8251 Westminster Blvd., #204
Westminster, CA
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Excel Realty
13861 Beach Blvd, Suite 22
Westminster, CA
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Superior Real Estate Group
13833 Beach Blvd
Westminster, CA
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Seal Real Estate
14284 Beach Blvd.
Westminster, CA
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First Class Real Estate Inc.
8601 Westminster Ave., Suite 1
Garden Grove, CA
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Simplified Realty, Inc.
7695 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CA
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Oceanside Realty
14482 Beach Blvd. #Q
Westminster, CA
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Red, White & Blue Realty
9200 Westminster Blvd. 65
Westminster, CA
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NRI Group
9587 Bolsa Ave Ken Pham
Westminster, CA
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