Costa Mesa, CA Scrap Metal Prices

Costa Mesa is a city located in Southern California in Orange County with a population of more than 110, 000 people. It is the 58th largest city in the state, and is popular for being the home to two of the tallest skyscrapers in Orange County. Cities close to it are Irvine to the northeast, Huntington Beach to the west, Santa Ana to the north, and Long Beach to the northwest.

Costa Mesa grew from being a semi-rural area to being an urban area with a diverse economy and a low unemployment rate. The scrap metal market is high in the area, since manufacturing and construction companies are always looking for these materials constantly.

You can therefore make a good side income selling these materials and valuables such as gold and silver. Scrap metal dealers are not plentiful, but the ones we found offer good services and reasonable prices for materials.

Best Scrap Yards in Costa Mesa

Some of the best scrap yards we can recommend are OCC Recycling Center. You can find them on 2701 Fairview Road, they have a good facility, and the prices here are great. They also have knowledgeable staff who will assist you all the time.

Another scrap yard you can take your scrap metal is Cash For Cars Costa Mesa. This dealer takes all types of scrap metals, and that includes old and used cars. If you can’t take the car to their facility, they will tow it for you at no cost. The scrap yard also opens on Sunday.

If you are driving along the Costa Mesa Freeway, heading towards Orange, you can go to Allan Company on South Main Street, Bruce Metal & Salvage on 6th Street.

Good cash for gold places you can go to are California Gold Buyers on West 19th Street and Diamond And Jewelry Exchange located on 1808 Newport Boulevard.

You may also want to check out our best tips about scrap yards before you head over to a scrap yard!

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.21
Aluminum Alloy$0.92
Copper$4.13
Brass$3.24
Lead$1.08
Nickel$13.44
Tin$11.62
Zinc$1.52
Steel Scrap$0.19
Steel Rebar$0.33

Last Updated On 2022-12-04

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.84
Aluminum 3003$0.84
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.84
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.59
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.13
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.74
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.98
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.72
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.97
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.82
Aluminum Radiators$0.47
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.35
Transformers$0.21
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.27
Chrome Wheels$0.79
E.C. Wire$1.30
Litho Sheets$0.84
Mixed Turnings $0.49
MLC Clips$0.82
Aluminum Old Cast$0.80
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.79
Painted Siding$0.78
UBC$0.82
Zorba 90% NF$0.79
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.61
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.30

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.21
Yellow Brass$2.08
Brass Rod$2.03
Brass Hair Wire$2.18
Brass Pipe$1.98
Brass Radiators$1.68
Brass Shells$1.87
Brass Turnings$1.91
Bronze$2.28
Bronze Turnings$1.19
Dirty Brass$0.99
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.99
Plumbers Brass$1.98
Semi-Red Brass$2.01

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.62
#1 Copper Tubing$3.38
#1 Flashing Copper$3.38
#2 Copper Tubing$3.19
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.09
#3 Copper with Tar$2.90
#3 Roofing Copper$2.99
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.80
Electric Motors - Copper$2.51
Enameled Copper$2.85
Insulated Copper Wire$2.90
Lead Coated Copper$2.44
Silver Plated Copper$3.09
Tin Coated Copper$2.70
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.70

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.51
Lead Wheel Weights$0.32
Solid Lead$0.68
Soft Lead$0.70

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.94
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.81

Scrap Gold Prices in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$22.95$713.96
14ct Gold$35.81$1,113.78
18ct Gold$45.91$1,427.92
22ct Gold$56.07$1,743.98
24ct Gold$61.21$1,903.73

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$48.43$1,506.25
Platinum$26.02$809.38
Silver$0.65$20.37

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.11
#1 Busheling$0.11
#1 HMS$0.08
HMS 80/20$0.07
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.08
Structural Steel$0.08

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.32
301 SS$0.48
304 SS Solid$0.68
304 SS Turning$0.59
309 SS$0.89
310 SS$1.35
316 SS Solid$0.89
330 SS$2.20

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in Costa Mesa

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.11
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.10
Scrap Rebar$0.22
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Costa Mesa

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard