Food, Libations and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Balboa Peninsula are Newport Blvd. and W Balboa Blvd. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Balboa Peninsula at Class Of 47. With a few different restaurants in the area, Balboa Peninsula residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. Stop in at District for a quick beer or head to Balboa Saloon for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and Bj's Restaurant & Brewhouse are to be found in the neighborhood.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Fit For One Design By Bonnie and Balboa Fitness Ctr in the nearby vicinity. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Blue Star Yacht Charter.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Balboa Peninsula.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Balboa Peninsula area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Dynamic Fitness on E Balboa Blvd. and Select Meat Co are just a couple of options in the area. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Seaside Bakery is in the neighborhood on W Oceanfront and Cookie Classics is located on 32nd St.. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Pavilions on top of that.
The Balboa Peninsula area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Main Street Surf Shop and Blue Sail, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Southern Ca Art Projects is on 31st St.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Balboa Peninsula, a city in Newport Beach, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as Lido Isle, despite similar big-city offerings. While Balboa Peninsula's total cost per average household is $85.3K/year, Lido Isle's comes to $150.4K/year.
The neighborhood of Bay Island - Fun Zone is somewhat different from Balboa Peninsula in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Balboa Peninsula is 33, while in Bay Island - Fun Zone it's 18. In Balboa Peninsula, the average household size is 2.03 people, and it's 2.03 people in Bay Island - Fun Zone. Of households in Balboa Peninsula and Bay Island - Fun Zone, 12% and 10% have children, respectively.
Balboa Peninsula and Bay Island - Fun Zone are comparable in terms of income, with the former reporting an average household income of $131.4K. The areas differ in terms of education -- a larger portion of Balboa Peninsula residents have master's degrees than Bay Island - Fun Zone.