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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.

Overall, Irvine, California cost of living is 215.00.

  COST OF LIVINGIrvine, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  215100
  Grocery  107.7100
  Health  108100
  Housing  442100
  Utilities  111100
  Transportation  115100
  Miscellaneous  104100


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Climate-Great Crime- Just as worse as Long beach or Compton-Check the Irvine Police Log. And the Cops are lazy. The L.A. Police Department work harder and get paid... (read more)
it is getting too crowded and home price is... (read more)
Irvine is a very pleasant place to live, its clean, easy to navigate, safe and the weather is always very... (read more)
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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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