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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Irvine, California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Irvine, California is more expensive.

Irvine, California cost of living is 207.00.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
See the Irvine housing market:  Homes For Sale  Apartments  Single Family Rentals

  COST OF LIVINGIrvine, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  207100
  Grocery  106.3100
  Health  108100
  Housing  418100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  113100
  Miscellaneous  104100


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Updated Review for Irvine, CA

I have to update my prior reviews as I'm still here - living and working in Irvine, CA. With the ridiculous overbuilding of apartments - literally lots going up on... (Read More)



Irvine No Longer Nice Place To Live

I've lived and worked inIrvine for many years and I'm just about done. It used to be such a nice place to live but it's a total nightmare now. There are now monstrous... (Read More)



Done after 10 + years

Thank you baby Jesus for the housing market stabilizing! I'm sure Irvine was a great city 10-30 years ago. I can only imagine what it was like before the multi... (Read More)



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