Located at Orange County’s northernmost corner, La Habra is 7.3 square miles with a population of 61,789 and approximately 21,000 households. A quiet residential community, it is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of many beaches, mountain, and desert recreation areas.
A full-service city employing over 275 people on a full-time basis, La Habra provides a full range of services, including police protection, water and sanitation services, street maintenance, animal control, permit processing, and recreation programs. Within the City are three outstanding school districts, which combined operate eight elementary schools, three middle schools, and two public high schools. A number of private and specialty schools also exist including preschools and those for the developmentally challenged. The City continues to focus on public safety, capital improvements, economic development, customer service, and beautification.
La Habra also offers a distinctive and well-rounded program of civic, recreational, social and cultural services to its residents, including 20 parks, a Children’s Museum, Community Theater, Tennis Center, and diverse Community Center. Community services include senior citizen programs, recreation classes, youth and adult sports programs, facility rentals, and an active volunteer program.