Known for its picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean, world-class harbor, beaches and outdoor living, the city epitomizes the quintessential southern California lifestyle. It is recognized as one of the top ten resort communities in the United States and is among the most prestigious. Newport Beach offers the most affluent lifestyle in Orange County and a wide selection of luxury living choices.
Median Prices have been increasing since the middle of 2012. The median price (half the homes sell above this price, half below) of detached home sales was $1.82 million in March 2013, that of attached homes, $860,000.