Costa Mesa Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $730,000
    19.5%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    221
    30-day change

Costa Mesa Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Costa Mesa, CA

City County
High School Graduates 85.07 83.6
College Degree - 2 year 9.87 7.78
College Degree - 4 year 34.73 36.58
Graduate Degree 7.35 8.51
Expenditures per Student 9,910 9,910
Students per Teacher 22.4 23.8

Elementary Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Adams Elementary School KG - 06 449 19.5 92626
California Elementary School KG - 06 422 22.4 92626
College Park Elementary School KG - 06 600 22.7 92626
Davis Magnet School KG - 06 523 22.7 92626
Everett A. Rea Elementary School KG - 06 511 20.9 92627
Heinz Kaiser Elementary School 03 - 06 646 25 92627
Killybrooke Elementary School KG - 06 413 19.7 92626
Paularino Elementary School KG - 06 453 18.9 92626
Pomona Elementary School KG - 06 509 23.2 92627
Sonora Elementary School KG - 06 537 21.5 92626
Victoria Elementary School KG - 06 412 20.6 92627
Whittier Elementary School KG - 06 741 22.8 92627
Wilson Elementary School KG - 06 554 19.7 92627
Woodland Elementary School KG - 02 518 21.6 92627

Middle Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Charles W. Tewinkle Middle School 07 - 08 707 24.5 92626

High Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Costa Mesa High School 07 - 12 1,718 25.8 92626
Estancia High School 09 - 12 1,279 23.1 92627

Ungraded Schools near Costa Mesa, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Back Bay High School 09 - 12 164 16.4 92627
* Early College High School 09 - 12 268 25.4 92626
* Monte Vista High School 09 - 12 77 21.4 92627
Access County Community School KG - 12 4,081 26.2 92628
Occs:chep/PCHS School KG - 12 1,525 33.2 92626
Orange County Special Education School KG - 12 457 8 92628
Pacific Technology School Santa Ana 06 - 12 145 15.1 92626

Demographics near Costa Mesa, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type
Population 110,322 3,021,840
Population Density 7,048 3,822
Median Age 33.7 36.2
People per Household 2.7 3
Median Household Income 65,373 75,566
Average Income per Capita 33,093 34,233

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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J.D. Real Estate
3250 Cadillac Ave. Ste B
Costa Mesa, CA
714-751-2787
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Celtic Financial Inc.
1055 El Camino Dr Ste. B
Costa Mesa, CA
949-478-1447
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Siroon Properties
1083 Tulare Dr.
COSTA MESA, CA
310-490-2042
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Anne McCray Pauley
2925 College Ave #B-6
Costa Mesa, CA
714-540-4058
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Mark Edward Cestaric
1000 S. Coast Dr. Ste. W101
Costa Mesa, CA
714-606-9491
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Robert McCormick, Broker
2973 Harbor Blvd #321
Costa Mesa, CA
714-662-3930
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Arnel Estates
949 S. Coast Dr. Ste 600
Costa Mesa, CA
714-481-5000
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RE/MAX Prestige
3140 Bear St. Ste. 230 Sammer Mudawar
Costa Mesa, CA
714-660-4008
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W & J Financial Group Inc
940 South Coast Dr #250
Costa Mesa, CA
949-265-4440
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