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Newport Beach, incorporated in 1906, is located 10 miles south of Santa Ana.

The city is home to several well known communities for the well-to-do including Balboa Island, Corona del Mar, Harbor Island, Lido Island and Newport Coast.

Newport Beach's harbor is crowded with pleasure and tour boats and the city's 6 miles of beaches provide access to the waters of the Pacific ocean.

Newport Beach, California
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High-end homes, priced in the millions, are separated from the commercial and tourist enterprises. The lush golf courses, stately hotels and clubs, sophisticated shopping and splendid Pacific ocean beaches of Newport Beach provide the ultimate in California-style living.

Among the GreatPlacesToRetire.com group of cities, Newport Beach ranks high in family income, medical care and home energy use. Newport Beach ranks low in home sales prices, population density and air quality.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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