Newport Beach Real Estate and Lifestyle
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Incorporated in 1906, Newport Beach is an extremely affluent city in Orange County.
Bordered on the west by Huntington Beach, on the north by Costa Mesa and on the east by Crystal Cove State Park, Newport has a total area of 53.0 square miles of which 23.8 square miles is land and 29.2 square miles is water.
The city covers the following Zip Codes: 92657, 92658, 92659, 92660, 92661, 92662 and 92663 (Newport Beach Zip Code Boundary Map).
Known for its picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean, world-class harbor, beaches, surfing and outdoor living, Newport Beach epitomizes the “southern California lifestyle” and recognized as one of the top ten resort communities in the nation.
Newport Beach Climate
The Pacific Ocean greatly moderates Newport Beach’s climate by warming winter temperatures and cooling summer temperatures, creating a Mediterranean climate. Newport Beach gets about 11 inches of rain per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 35. On average, there are 277 sunny days per year in Newport with July highs around 72 degrees and January lows around 47 degrees.
Newport Beach People
As of 2012, Newport Beach population is at 85,186 with 3,579 people per square mile (population density). The median age in Newport is 44. 42.79% of people in Newport Beach are married and 13.22% are divorced. The average household size is 2.18 people. 28.87% of people are married with children and 8.31% have children and are single.
Newport Beach Economy
Nearly one in three Newport households in Newport earn more than $200,000 a year and the median home value tops $1 million. The beach city beat out 419 other U.S. communities with populations over 75,000 to lead in Portfolio.com’s affluence line up.
The unemployment rate in Newport Beach is 8.10%, with job growth at 0.60%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be around 33.10%. Newport Beach sales tax rate is 7.75%. Income tax is 4.00%.
Largest companies based in Newport Beach include: Acacia Research, Conexant, Galardi Group (Wienerschnitzel, The Original Hamburger Stand, and Tastee-Freez) Jazz Semiconductor, and PIMCO. Fletcher Jones Motor Cars in Newport Beach is the largest Mercedes-Benz dealership in the world. The city’s largest law firm is Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, with approximately 75 attorneys at its Fashion Island location.
Top Newport Beach employers include:
- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
- Pacific Life
- Glidewell Dental
- Newport-Mesa Unified School District
- City of Newport Beach
- Resort at Pelican Hill
- Balboa Bay Club & Resort
- The Island Hotel
- Fletcher Jones Motor Cars
- Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Tennis Club
Newport Beach Real Estate And Housing
If you are looking to buy Real Estate in Newport Beach or thinking about relocating to Newport Beach, you will find many residential options to choose from.
Whether you are looking for Newport Beach luxury estate homes, properties with costal views, single-family homes, town homes or condos, we are experienced Newport Beach Realtors® that can help you find the right home that is a perfect fit for your lifestyle, preferences and needs.
We offer exceptional real estate services for buyers and sellers in the following Newport Beach communities:
- Newport Heights Real Estate
- Lido Island Real Estate
- Balboa Island Real Estate
- East Bluff Real Estate
- One Ford Road Real Estate
- Port Streets Real Estate
- Big Canyon Real Estate
Visit Trulia for current market trends, average listing price and median home sales price for Newport Beach real estate. The median age of Newport Beach real estate is 39 years. Renters make up 39.66% of the population and 12.31% of houses and apartments in Newport Beach are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Newport Beach Schools and Education
Newport is served by the Newport Mesa Unified School District. Schools in Newport spend $4,960 per student. There are 24 pupils per teacher, 7,166 students per librarian, and 1,414 children per counselor.
- Newport Elementary School
- Corona del Mar High School
- Newport Harbor High School
- Sage Hill School
- Carden Hall
- Eastbluff Elementary School
- Ensign Intermediate School
- Harbor Day School
- Harbor View Elementary School
- Lincoln Elementary School
- Mariners Elementary School
- Newport Heights Elementary School
- Newport Coast Elementary School
- Our Lady Queen of Angels School
- Roy O. Andersen Elementary School
Colleges/Universities Nearest to Newport Beach
- University of California, Irvine Home Page
- University of California, Irvine Library Home Page
- University of California, Irvine Graduate School of Management
- California State University, Fullerton
- Fullerton College
- Golden West College
- Orange Coast College
- Chapman University
- Saddleback College
Newport Beach Points of Interest
- Directory of Beaches and Parks
- Orange County Museum of Art
- Hoag Memorial Hospital
- Newport Back Bay or Upper Newport Bay
- Newport Pier
- The Boardwalk (actually a concrete path)
- Balboa Pier
- Balboa Pavilion
- Balboa Fun Zone
- Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
- Balboa Inn
- Balboa Island Ferry
- Balboa Island
- Newport Sports Museum
- Pacific Coast Highway
- Balboa Bay Club
- Orange County Council BSA Sea Base
- Dory Fish Market
- Newport Aquatic Center
- The Crab Cooker
- Corona del Mar State Beach
- Crystal Cove State Park
- The Wedge (surfing)
- The China House of China Cove
- The Reuben E. Lee
- Rendezvous Ballroom
- Balboa Inn’
- Hall House
- Lovell Beach House
Nautical Clubs of Newport Beach
- Balboa Bay Club
- Newport Harbor Yacht Club
- Balboa Yacht Club
- Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club
- South Shore Yacht Club
- Newport Beach Yacht Club
- Lido Isle Yacht Club
- American Legion Yacht Club
- Newport Ocean Sailing Association
- Newport Sea Base Yacht Club
- Orange Coast College Sailing Center Association
- U.C. Irvine Sailing Association
Balboa, Newport Beach
Located on the Balboa Peninsula, the historic Balboa Pavilion and Balboa Island Ferry are the city’s most famous landmarks. The Balboa Fun Zone offers a Ferris Wheels, bungee jumping, arcade games, souvenir shops and eateries, boat rentals, and harbor tour boat rides; and is also home to the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum. Balboa Island’s village charm draws many visitors snd residents alike. A waterfront path around the island attracts walkers and joggers, and provides easy access from the ferry to the shops and restaurants on Marine Ave.
Hospitals and Healthcare in or Near Newport Beach
Newport Beach Transportation
The average one-way commute in Newport Beach, CA, takes 26 minutes. 82% of commuters drive their own car alone. 5% carpool with others. 1% take mass transit and 9% work from home.
The nearest major airport is John Wayne Airport with international and domestic flights from Santa Ana, California and is 6 miles from the center of Newport Beach. Another major airport is Long Beach Airport, which has domestic flights from Long Beach, California and is 26 miles from Newport Beach. Los Angeles International Airport has international and domestic flights from Los Angeles, California and is 44 miles from Newport Beach.
Helpful Resource Links
- City of Newport Beach
- Newport Beach and Balboa Island Information
- Newport Beach Balboa Island Visitor’s Guide
- Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
- Tales of Balboa
- Newport Mooring Association
- Newport Beach Conference and Visitors Bureau
- Newport Beach Centennial
- The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
- Newport Beach Public Library
- Newport Beach Rotary
- California Environmental Protection Agency
- California Online Voter Guide
- Cal Trans Orange County Home Page
- California State Website
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- Better Business Bureau
- Orange County Registrar of Voters
- California Online Voter Guide
Your Newport Beach Real Estate Experts
If you are thinking about selling your Newport Beach property, we have years of experience and extensive training in cutting-edge, online marketing technologies for today’s competitive market. If you are behind on your mortgage and don’t know what to do, we are experts in Newport Beach short sales.
The first step in the selling process is to provide you with an in-depth comparative market analysis (CMA) on your home. We will then create a comprehensive online game plan to get your Newport Beach real estate in front of as many people as possible and get it sold as quickly as possible!
We also offer expertise in the home buying process, focusing on Newport Beach real estate. Give us a call today for a list of Newport Beach properties that are currently available in your area of interest.
As an investor, we have several services available in the preparation for the sale of REO’S and Short Sale properties. This includes a variety of professional sub-contractors who can do whatever is needed to prepare the property for sale. Once the property is ready, we can also help you with your specific marketing needs.
Whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest, we offer comprehensive real estate services in the following Orange County cities:
Please give us a call at 949.355.9558, email us or fill out the online contact form, and let us know how we can best serve your Newport Beach real estate needs!
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