A small town located in the city of Newport Beach, CA, Corona del Mar (CdM) is beach living at its best. Established in the early 20th century, the town provides closely packed, detached single-family homes. The houses provide an array of architecture from original historical styles to highly modern designs. Many residents live only steps from the coast, and some new developments offer expansive views of the ocean. Most homes are centrally located off of the Pacific Coast Highway. However, some new developments have been built in the hills farther off the main road.
Corona del Mar is governed by the Newport Beach governing body. While it is considered part of Newport Beach, CdM offers a particular charm of its own. It provides a vast selection of world-renowned shops, restaurants and activities within walking or biking distance of most residents. If you are not spending the day enjoying the beach, you can explore the famous Fashion Island shopping mall with a variety of stores and eateries for any taste. If you are more interested in outdoor activities, Crystal Cove State Park offers a variety of options including hiking and water sports. The beach is also home to a number of historical beach cottages built in the early 20th century. The small community truly offers something for everyone.
There is a population of 13,407 people in 6,885 homes. The population age is quite diverse including 3.2% from 18-24, 31.4% from 25 – 44, 23.7% from 45-64 and 15.6% of individuals under 18. 17.9% of households had children. The variety of population creates an active and vibrant community. Local students attend Corona del Mar High School, which was ranked one of the top 200 high schools in the nation by Newsweek. The school is recognized for both its academic and athletic achievements. In addition, the community offers a gorgeous fully equipped library for residents along with a number of art museums and other cultural events. Neighboring Laguna Beach provides and array of additional things to do. The town boasts a comfortable Southern California climate. There are 278 days of sun, and the July high is only 72 degrees. The January low is 47, and it only rains an average of 11 inches per year. The beautiful weather has created a booming tourist industry, and the Big Corona and Little Corona beaches offer the perfect retreat for visitors and residents alike. Pacific Coast Highway and other major streets are accessible to the freeway, making it an easy commute to a number of work locations. The small community is the perfect coastal living and is the ideal residence for a variety of people.