The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Costa Mesa is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Costa Mesa is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Costa Mesa has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Newport Beach is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Newport Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Newport Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.
Costa Mesa is routinely ranked by the FBI as one of the nation's 50 safest cities compared with others of similar population. The roughly 3-square-mile east side, which borders Newport Beach, is among the safest neighborhoods in Costa Mesa, according to local law enforcement.Jun 27, 2004
When the name Orange County was first proposed, there weren't very many oranges. Most locals were growing grapes and raising hogs, but in an effort to better promote the area, the county looked to oranges. The name became official in 1889. Migrants poured in, and many planted small citrus groves.May 13, 2015
|Straight line distance||28.91 mi||46.53 km|
|Driving distance||31 mi||49.84 km|
The closest major cities to Costa Mesa in California, United States of America based on population are listed below in order of increasing distance. List of Cities near Costa Mesa in California, United States of America.
|Major Cities Close to Costa Mesa|
|Anaheim||20.2 km / 12.5 miles|
|San Bernardino||78.8 km / 49 miles|
|San Diego||125.3 km / 77.8 miles|
|Chula Vista||136.1 km / 84.6 miles|