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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Dover Shores median real estate price is $2,937,837, which is more expensive than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Dover Shores is currently $3,859, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.7% of the neighborhoods in California.

Dover Shores is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Newport Beach, California.

Dover Shores real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Dover Shores neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.2% in Dover Shores. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Newport Beach, the Dover Shores neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Diversity

Did you know that the Dover Shores neighborhood has more Romanian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 2.6% have Slovak ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Dover Shores neighborhood in Newport Beach are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 68.4% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Dover Shores neighborhood, 52.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 37.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.2%), and 4.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dover Shores neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.8%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Dover Shores neighborhood in Newport Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.1%), among others. In addition, 14.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Dover Shores neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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