Newport Coast is an affluent community south of the main body of the city of Newport Beach, California. It was a separate census-designated place in Orange County, California, United States, until 2001, when it was annexed into Newport Beach. The population was 9,741 at the 2010 United States Census.
The master-planned community was developed by the Irvine Company. There are a variety of home types in the community, from small studio apartments to ocean view mansions occupied by well-known celebrities.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,671 people, 1,001 households, and 776 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 378.9 inhabitants per square mile (146.3/km²). There were 1,106 housing units at an average density of 156.9 per square mile (60.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 78.06% White, 0.26% African American, 0.15% Native American, 18.08% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 3.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.19% of the population.
There were 1,001 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.3% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.02.