Newport Beach Homes for Sale
Newport Beach, California, is located in Orange County. It consistently ranks as one of the most affluent cities in the country, with both high median family incomes and high property values. Newport Beach has a population of about 86,000, although that number swells to more than 100,000 during the busy summer months. It lies ten miles south of downtown Santa Ana and 50 miles south of Los Angeles. The city covers an area of 23.8 square miles with eight miles of beachfront. It is bordered by Huntington Beach at the Santa Ana River on the west, Crystal Cove State Park on the east, and Costa Mesa, John Wayne Airport, the City of Irvine and University of California, Irvine, on the north.
Newport Beach Homes for Sale and Real EstateMuch of the home construction in Newport Beach is new and ranks among the most expensive both in California and in the nation. Newport Beach surrounds Newport Bay where more than 9,000 boats are docked in the 21 square mile harbor. There are a wide variety of homes available in Newport Beach including multi-million dollar estates perched on cliffs, rustic seaside homes, luxury condos and quaint single family residences.
Newport Beach NeighborhoodsNewport Beach is known for its "villages", each with its own character and style. These villages include:
Newport Beach Economy and Employment OpportunitiesMany companies are based in Newport Beach including:
Newport Beach AttractionsTourism is an important industry in Newport Beach, and the city offers residents and visitors an endless array of attractions and activities. The community features excellent beaches with fantastic surfing conditions, as well as a large harbor accommodating recreational boats. Other attractions and activities that can be found in Newport Beach include:
Newport Beach Transportation and CommutingNewport Beach is conveniently accessed by SR 55, SR 73 and the I-405 freeways. Local public bus service is provided by the Orange County Transportation Authority. Commuter rail service is offered by Metrolink, and passenger rail service from Amtrak is located in nearby Santa Ana. The nearest airport is John Wayne Airport. In addition, the 500 passenger Catalina Flyer offers daily transportation to Avalon on Santa Catalina Island from Balboa Peninsula.
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