Costa Mesa in Orange County, California is located just east of Newport Beach and offers some of the finest retail, entertainment, and culture in the region. With a population of 109,000 Costa Mesa is one of the largest cities in Orange County. Costa Mesa homes for sale in the Orange County Real Estate market have steadily seen an increase in buyers because of the great lifestyle that the city provides.
Entertainment and Retail
Costa Mesa is home to one of the largest retail shopping centers in the US with it’s South Coast Plaza Shopping Mall. As for entertainment the beaches are only minutes away from anywhere in Costa Mesa and the Orange County Fairgrounds and Pacific Amphitheater hold many large events open to the public, the Fairgrounds being largely known for it’s annual Orange County Fair and the Amphitheater for it’s music events.
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is where most of Costa Mesa’s schools are situated. In the Newport-Mesa Unified School District there are 2 High Schools and 2 Junior High Schools in Costa Mesa. For college level education in Costa Mesa options include Orange Coast College, Vanguard University, National University, and Whittier Law School.