Newport Beach, CA Cost of Living


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Newport Beach cost of living score
164.9
More expensive
64.9% higher
than the US average
10.0% higher
than the California average
Newport Beach, California gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 164.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 64.9% higher than the U.S. average and 10.0% lower than the average for California.

Newport Beach, CA

Housing costs in Newport Beach?
A typical home costs $2,684,200, which is 693.9% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 265.9% more expensive than the average California home, at $733,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Newport Beach costs $3,370 per month, which is 135.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 36.2% more than the state average of $2,150.

Can I afford Newport Beach?
To live comfortably in Newport Beach, California, a minimum annual income of $514,440 for a family, and $112,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Newport Beach?
Newport Beach offers up an appealing option for costlier living based somewhere inside California’s Orange County boasting plenty of features without too heavily impacting your wallet. Median housing values come in around the high-$1000s and renting usually lands close by upwards of 5 thousand dollars respectively - both noticeably higher compared to shore line places like Laguna Beach or San Clemente located much deeper down southeastward. Grocery stores similarly stay almost equal with United States levels due largely to local taxes & regulations while sales tax equates out unaltered at no less than 7%.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesNewport BeachCaliforniaUnited States
  164.9149.9100.0
  114.7105.1100
  93.498.3100.0
  912.0234.8100.0
  $2,684,200$733,500$338,100
  86.3%102.4%100.0%
  110.8133.1100.0
  155.7118.7100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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I've lived here since late 2014. It's pretty on the outside and ugly on the inside. The people are hyper conservative, aggressively competitive. It's all about money and  More

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Over 7 years ago

I love calling Newport Beach my home. Every time I return from travel, I can feel the stress leave my body the minute I see the Ocean. I sell real estate in Newport  More

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Over 9 years ago

I currently reside on Balboa Island in Newport Beach, Ca. I grew up in Newport on the peninsula point near the wedge. I still visit the wedge but going to that area in  More

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