Located within California, United States, the city of Newport Beach is located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
The character of Newport Beach is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are over 50 public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, including Bonita Canyon Sports Park and Marina Park, which makes them easy to access. This city is also reasonably quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near the airport (John Wayne Airport) or Corona del Mar Freeway.
In Newport Beach, around 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for properties in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area is 1975. This city also has a good choice of housing sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this city own their home whereas the remainder are renters.
Home owners will value that wherever their property is located in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, primary schools are close by. In contrast, high schools are not particularly plentiful and for this reason not always within walking distance. Residents have the choice between public and private elementary schools. Regarding eating, the nearest supermarket in Newport Beach is usually only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and residents are served by over 100 cafes as well.
Traveling on foot is practical for home buyers in Newport Beach; running common errands is easy by walking. Public transit riders may experience few choices in Newport Beach as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, the city is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. In contrast, traveling by car is straightforward in Newport Beach. It is especially convenient to park, and most houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Corona del Mar Freeway.