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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metro Area

In the mid–20th century, the complex Los Angeles–Long Beach area started as a warm-weather paradise with a strong economic base and the attraction of cosmopolitan adventure. The area is huge. Because of earthquake risk and the increasing importance of the automobile, the city built outward—into every nook and cranny of available level land for miles—rather than upward.


Quick Facts About Irvine

    The unemployment rate in Irvine is 3.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Irvine jobs have Increased by 0.67 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Irvine's cost of living is 115.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Irvine's population is 213,880 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 44.80 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Irvine is $751,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 20.00 percent.
    Irvine public schools spend $9,910 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 24.3 students per teacher in Irvine.

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So Cal- LA & the OC from a real native years born
Beaches & Sun - YES - But that is not all- Traffic no matter where you are going, if not between 10am and 2pm then after 9pm, do not leave your house. Example: Irvine... (read more)
re: Honest Review about Living in Irvine - 9/14/20
I have no problem with Asians except that Irvine co and others are building for FOREIGNERS as most of the buyers, Too many locals Americans, some of whom are Asians,... (read more)
Quality of Life
We have lived in Irvine for the last 22 years and have enjoyed an excellent quality of life. The city is clean, well-laid out, and virtually free of crime. Our... (read more)
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