Costa Mesa Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $481,100
    -4.42%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    209
    30-day change

Costa Mesa Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Costa Mesa, CA

City County
High School Graduates 80.33 80.17
College Degree - 2 year 8.75 7.77
College Degree - 4 year 21.52 21.13
Graduate Degree 8.79 10.9
Expenditures per Student 5,300 4,911
Students per Teacher 22.4 23.8

Elementary Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Adams Elementary School KG - 06 460 17.3 92626
California Elementary School KG - 06 403 17.8 92626
College Park Elementary School KG - 06 615 18 92626
Davis Magnet School KG - 06 485 15 92626
Everett A. Rea Elementary School KG - 06 445 18.4 92627
Heinz Kaiser Elementary School 03 - 06 618 17.3 92627
Killybrooke Elementary School KG - 06 463 16.8 92626
Paularino Elementary School KG - 06 422 17 92626
Pomona Elementary School KG - 06 518 16.9 92627
Sonora Elementary School KG - 06 565 16.9 92626
Victoria Elementary School KG - 06 384 18.1 92627
Whittier Elementary School KG - 06 799 17.9 92627
Wilson Elementary School KG - 06 541 19.6 92627
Woodland Elementary School KG - 02 460 17.1 92627

Middle Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Charles W. Tewinkle Middle School 07 - 08 735 19.8 92626
Pacific Technology Sch Santa Ana 06 - 09 98 92626

High Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Costa Mesa High School 07 - 12 1,731 22.8 92626
Estancia High School 09 - 12 1,257 19.6 92627

Ungraded Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Back Bay High School 10 - 12 148 10.8 92627
* Early College High School 09 - 12 253 17.4 92626
* Monte Vista High School 10 - 12 56 16.5 92627
Access County Community School KG - 12 4,658 19.1 92628
Occs:chep/PCHS School KG - 12 1,436 30.7 92626
Orange County Special Education School KG - 12 177 5.2 92628

Private Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Show all private schools Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Back Bay Montessori PK - 1 24 6 92627
Christ Lutheran School PK - 8 244 15.5 92627
Christian Montessori Academy PK - 6 92 15.5 92627
Christian Montessori Academy-Newport Preschool KG - 2 42 7.2 92627
Christian Montessori School-Costa Mesa PK - 6 64 4.3 92626
Kline School KG - 8 57 11.4 92626
Mariners Christian School KG - 8 621 15.5 92626
Montessori Harbor Mesa School KG - 6 38 7.2 92626
Page Private School - Newport Mesa PK - 8 89 7.5 92627
Port Mesa Christian School KG - 1 14 8.8 92627
Prince of Peace Christian School PK - 6 161 14 92626
St. Joachim Elementary School PK - 8 280 17.2 92627
St. John the Baptist Catholic School KG - 8 585 24.1 92626
Sycamore Tree KG - 12 156 86.7 92627
The Waldorf School of Orange County PK - 11 309 9.4 92627

Colleges near Costa Mesa, CA

Tuition URL ZIP
Career Networks Institute cniworks.com 92626
Coast Community College District Office www.cccd.edu 92626
James Albert School of Cosmetology 92627
Orange Coast College $780 www.occ.cccd.edu 92628
Pacific College pacific-college.com 92626
Paul Mitchell the School www.paulmitchelltheschool.co 92626
University of Phoenix-Southern California ... $12360 www.phoenix.edu/ 92626
Vanguard University of Southern California $18428 www.vanguard.edu 92626

Demographics near Costa Mesa, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type
Population 109,960 3,010,232
Population Density 7,025 3,808
Median Age 33.7 36.2
People per Household 2.7 3
Median Household Income 59,559 69,009
Average Income per Capita 27,955 30,442

Costa Mesa Homes for Sale

Costa Mesa, California, is located in Orange County. The city is located just one mile from the Pacific Ocean and covers 16 square miles. It has a population of about 110,000, evolving from and early farming community of 15,000. The city is known for its eclectic dining scene and was recently named by Rand/McNally and USA Today as the best small town for restaurants west of the Mississippi River. Costa Mesa is bordered to the east by John Wayne Airport and Newport Back Bay Estuary, to the north by Santa Ana, and to the south by Newport Mesa and Newport Beach.

Costa Mesa Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Most of the housing available in Costa Mesa was built relatively recently as a result of a strong local economy that has attracted new residents. While housing prices in Costa Mesa are relatively high, they are somewhat low compared to other affluent communities in California. The city offers a wide variety of single family homes and luxury condos, especially around the South Coast Plaza area, a high end retail shopping destination. More traditional California ranch style homes can be found on the east side of the city.

Costa Mesa Neighborhoods

Costa Mesa is divided into many neighborhoods, each of which varies in style from a simply village atmosphere to a luxury planned community. Neighborhoods include:
  • Canyon Park / Fairview Park
  • Central Mesa Verde
  • College Park
  • Eastside Costa Mesa
  • Greenbrook
  • Halecrest
  • Lower Birds
  • Mesa Del Mar
  • Mesa Verde North
  • Providence Park
  • Rancho Mesa
  • Sea Bluff Canyon
  • South Coast Metro
  • Vendome HOA
  • Westside Costa Mesa
  • Wimbledon Village

Costa Mesa Economy and Employment Opportunities

The local economy in Costa Mesa is dependent upon retail and services. South Coast Plaza is a luxury shopping center that is the center of commercial activity in town. It has among the highest volume of sales of regional shopping centers in the country, generating more than one billion dollars a year. In addition to retail, there is industrial manufacturing in the city which is home to some electronics, pharmaceuticals and plastics firms. The top employers in Costa Mesa are:

Costa Mesa Attractions

Costa Mesa offers residents and visitors many recreational and cultural activities, seasonal and special events and local points of interest including:

Costa Mesa Transportation and Commuting

Costa Mesa can be accessed by SR 73 and SR 55 (the Costa Mesa Freeway). I-405 also runs through the city. Bus service is provided by Orange County Transportation Authority. The city provides bike lanes on most major streets, making this an excellent way to get around town. The nearest airport is John Wayne Airport.

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Costa Mesa real estate offices

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Port Realty
15255 Mesa Verde Dr E #204
Costa Mesa, CA
714-444-3499
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TopBroker Network Real Estate
2930 Grace Lane Suite H
Costa Mesa, CA
949-891-1495
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Mark Edward Cestaric
1000 S. Coast Dr. Ste. W101
Costa Mesa, CA
714-606-9491
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Arnel Estates
949 S. Coast Dr. Ste 600
COSTA MESA, CA
714-481-5000
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Lynne Bianco, Realtor
1589 Corsica Place
COSTA MESA, CA
714-850-1880
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Ingram Company
1500 Adams Ave., #203
Costa Mesa, CA
714-241-1285
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Jantzer Realty and Property Ma
PO Box 2652
COSTA MESA, CA
714-724-3425
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Mircea Lupascu, Broker
P.O. Box 1244
COSTA MESA, CA
714-454-4989
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Weichman Associates-REALTORS
1503 South Coast Dr.
COSTA MESA, CA
714-444-4663
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Weichman Associates Realtors
1503 South Coast Drive #130
COSTA MESA, CA
714-444-4663
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