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Newport Beach is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The latitude of Newport Beach is 33.618N. The longitude is -117.928W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 78,043.


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Median household income
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$83,455
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Newport Beach demographic reports
Newport Beach is on the Pacific Ocean
The Rendezvous Ballroom, once a hot spot for 1960s surf music, burned down in 1966
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 115. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Kelly McGillis, actress
· Aaron Peirsol, Olympic gold medalist (swimming)
· Ted McGinley, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Diedrich Coffee, Panera Bread, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve
Newport Beach attractions: Newport Pier
Historic sites and museums: Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Orange County Museum of Art
Colleges and universities: Newport University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 76

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15% of Newport Beach residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newport Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newport Beach was $63,015, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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58% of Newport Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Newport Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,203.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,071.


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Libraries in Newport Beach include Balboa Library, Central Library, Corona Del Mar Library, Mariners Branch Library ... View libraries

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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newport Beach political report.

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Newport Beach restaurants taking online reservations include Daily Grill - Newport Beach, Pascal (Tradition by), Pavilion - the Island Hotel, Rouge Bistro, Roy's - Newport Beach, Sam & Harry's Steakhouse - Marriott Newport Beach, Ten Asian Bistro, The Cannery, Tommy Bahama's Tropical Cafe - Newport Beach, Wildfish Seafood Grille - Newport Beach ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Newport Beach workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Newport Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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