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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    B
Lower Newport/Balboa Island is a neighborhood in Newport Beach, California with a population of 5,170. Lower Newport/Balboa Island is in Orange County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Lower Newport/Balboa Island offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lower Newport/Balboa Island there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Lower Newport/Balboa Island and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lower Newport/Balboa Island are highly rated.
About Lower Newport/Balboa Island...
Population
5,170

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,745,069
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,355
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$110,316
National
$55,322
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    13%
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