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Costa Mesa Real Estate Market Conditions

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Costa Mesa Schools and Demographics


Education near Costa Mesa, CA

City County
College Degree - 2 year 8 8
College Degree - 4 year 26 25

Demographics near Costa Mesa, CA

City County
Population 114,059 3,170,373
Population Density 7,287 4,010
Median Age 36.8 38.2
People per Household 2.7 3
Median Household Income 74,468 81,213
Average Income per Capita 36,210 36,922

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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Marovish Properties
2441 Duke Place
Costa Mesa, CA
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Daniel T. Morgan
2424 Andover
Costa Mesa, CA
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Reve Pacific
191 Admiral Way
Costa Mesa, CA
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Compass Real Estate
2183 Fairview Rd., #107
Costa Mesa, CA
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Farhard E. Khosravi, Broker
260 Santa Isabel Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA
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Celtic Financial Inc.
1055 El Camino Dr Ste. B
Costa Mesa, CA
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Cambria Real Estate
2539 Back Bay Loop
Costa Mesa, CA
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Desert Coast Realty, Inc.
2588 Willo Ln.
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Professional Home REALTORS
1072 S.E Bristol St.# 206
Costa Mesa, CA
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Veranda Homes Realty
1525 Mesa Verde E. #210
Costa Mesa, CA
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