Newport Heights

Situated between the bustling 17th Street shops, renowned restaurants, and cozy cafes, Newport Heights effortlessly blends convenience with leisure. Whether you're strolling along the lively streets or indulging in delectable cuisines, there's never a dull moment in this lively family-friendly neighborhood.

Welcome to Newport Heights

A Thriving Community with Stunning Harbor Views
Discover Newport Heights, a coastal gem of Newport Beach nestled in the heart of Orange County, where the allure of breathtaking harbor views meets a vibrant and sophisticated lifestyle. Nestled between 17th Street and the Pacific Coast Highway, this beloved neighborhood is a haven for those seeking the epitome of luxury coastal living.

What to Love

  • Incredible Harbor Views: A picturesque backdrop for daily life
  • Bustling 17th Street: The convenience of living near the bustling 17th Street, a hub of shops and restaurants
  • Thriving Local Economy: An ideal destination for professionals seeking a perfect work-life balance.
  • Friendly Neighborhood: A warm community atmosphere

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Newport Heights is synonymous with sophistication and leisure. Residents savor the coastal breezes as they stroll along picturesque streets, fostering a sense of community where neighbors become friends. The proximity to high-end shopping and dining establishments enhances the overall quality of life, offering a blend of relaxation and excitement.
In Newport Heights, street-legal golf carts are a regular sight. Kids ride their electric bikes to school, and everyone walks their dogs at Cliff Drive Park. There are a few smaller parks where you could throw a football with your kids, settle down for a picnic, and enjoy harbor views.


17th Street includes top spots like Sidecar Doughnuts, Jan’s Health Bar, Tabu Shabu, Breakfast Republic, Mendocino Farms, and the newly opened Salt & Straw. Wild Goose Tavern is a beloved place to watch football on Sundays, with tasty burgers, pizza, sandwiches, and more. The prominent fine dining spots are Olea and The Country Club, which turns into a nightclub at night.
For the shopaholics, head to Open House Gifts to find a unique gift for a loved one, or check out Love Lola for cute contemporary clothes and boots. No Rest for Bridget is also a local favorite to shop for trendy outfits and home goods! Or try a hidden gem that has artisanal pillows and bedding: Blue Springs Home.
On PCH, embark on a culinary journey at C'est Si Bon Bakery for delectable sandwiches and treats, or savor Mexican cuisine at Guacamigos. Explore the iconic Rusty Pelican for a breathtaking bay view and great seafood, or unwind with your favorite bottle of wine at The Winery Restaurant. If it’s a steakhouse you are looking for, A’s restaurant has the best food steak and seafood in a fun atmosphere — enjoy a delicious meal or hang out at the bar to make some memories with friends! For those looking for a vibrant place to mingle, The Whaler is sure to entertain.

Things to Do

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of 17th Street, where boutique shops, gourmet eateries, and local gems await exploration. Delight in the coastal ambiance and unwind at Newport Beach harbor, which offers various water activities and scenic beauty. As mentioned above, incredible harbor views are a neighborhood staple, as are evening dog walks. Newport Heights has a healthy amount of development, so as you go about your daily business, you can rest assured property values are likely to appreciate.

Overview for Newport Heights, CA

3,332 people live in Newport Heights, where the median age is 51 and the average individual income is $86,149. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51 years

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Around Newport Heights, CA

There's plenty to do around Newport Heights, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Sweets Life by Liza, Coast Coin & Collectables, and Pro Service Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 3.6 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.05 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.74 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.79 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.04 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Newport Heights, CA

Newport Heights has 1,194 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Newport Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,332 people call Newport Heights home. The population density is 9,119.019 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Newport Heights, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Newport Heights. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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