Sun Sets on Newport Beach Having the Most Expensive Zip Code

Thumbnail image for questionmark.jpg
It should surprise no one that four of the five most expensive zip codes in Orange County are in Newport Beach, but the fact none in Newps took the top spot may cause some to pause.

The location of the most expensive zip code, based on median sales prices, is after the jump . . .

See also:

Orange County Boasts 3 of the Top 10 Coolest Beach Houses For Sale
Photo Essay: Sundown for Sunset Beach?
Sunset Beach Is Now Part of Huntington Beach

The top zip codes, based on median sales price data from July through September, as reported to Trulia, are:

sunset-beach-sign_keith-may.jpg
Photo by Keith May/OC Weekly
Which way to the you-know-what?
1) 90742, Sunset Beach, $2.17 million;

2) 92657, Newport Coast, $1.9 million;

3) 92662, Newport Beach, $1.7 million;

4) 92625, Corona del Mar, $1.45 million;

5) 92661, Newport Beach, $1.4 million.

Of course, there's something to be said for combined might. Take all the areas in incorporated Newport Beach and its sphere of influence, and you have the most expensive place in the U.S. for the past two years, according to Coldwell Banker's annual "Home Listing Report." (Hat tip to Home Buying Institute.)

Speaking of sphere of influence, Sunset Beach last year was annexed into much larger Huntington Beach. So, technically, according to Trulia, the most expensive zip code in OC is in Surf City.

Follow OC Weekly on Twitter @ocweekly or on Facebook!

My Voice Nation Help
0 comments

Now Trending

Anaheim Concert Tickets

From the Vault

 

Loading...