Westminster was named “All-America City” in 1996 by the National Civic League for civic accomplishments, made possible by the cooperative efforts of business, government, the volunteer sector, and other individuals

In 1999, Westminster was a city of 86,500 with an assessed valuation that is over $3.5 billion. Westminster School District has an enrollment of 9,817 in grades K through 8. Boos School and Midway City School closed during the 1990’s and the campus now houses single family homes.

The city is home to The Westminster Mall, a prestigious shopping center, housing 180 shops. The Warne family ranch at Bolsa and Bushard, that had held to its agricultural use from the early 1900’s, is now a part of the Westminster “Little Saigon” area with the development of markets, retail stores, and professional offices.

Coastline Community College now serves the community at its satellite campus located adjacent to the Westminster Rose Center, which includes a 411 seat theater and convention/banquet center for community events and programs. The Westminster Rose Center, Coastline College Educational buildings and Sid Goldstein Freedom Park joined the Civic Center City Buildings, Senior Center, the Orange County Courthouse, and the Orange County Library to create a focal point for Westminster that provide services for the residents of the community.