Nestled between the Balboa Peninsula and Balboa Island, Newport Beach is a small city on the Pacific Coast with 6 miles of sandy beach and a Harbor crowded with boats. It is located in Orange County and has neighbors such as Huntington Beach and Seal Beach to the North and Laguna Beach and Dana Point to the South. Orange County California is situated only 1.5 hour drive to first class skiing destinations in Big Bear Lake, an hour South from down town Los Angeles and an hour north from San Diego County. A short boat ride to Catalina Island and only 15 minutes from John Wayne International Airport.
The climate is extremely comfortable with mostly sunny days, with day time temperature averaging 70 degrees year round. The annual rain fall averages 12 inches.
Newport Beach has a low risk of both personal and property crime. The University of Phoenix-Southern California is located here with around 18,000 full-time students, California State University-Fullerton with 22,345 and 19,533 enrolled in University of California-Irvine. There are 58.5% of Newport Beach residents holding Bachelor’s degrees, including 96.7% who graduated from high school and 21.8% have a graduate or Professional degree.
The average family income is over $144,000 per year with average home prices over $1.36 million and Newport Beach has been rated one of the best places to live year after year. There are about 85,000 people in the city with an average age of 47.1. There are 4.6% of the population under 5 years old and 16.8% over 65. African-American residents make up less than .5% and Hispanic residents make up 4.7% of the population.
Sobriety and Recovery
Newport Beach and the surrounding towns in Orange County are the epicenter for Drug and Alcohol Treatment in the United States that include 100’s of Word Class Programs and Facilities which attract and employ the top Treatment Professionals in the country. Anyone who has come to California for Treatment always mentions the strong sense of community they find here and the eclectic list of activities available.
Sailing, Surfing, Shopping, Skiing, Biking along the Bay, or just relaxing on the beach, there really is no better place on the planet to get Sober!