Irvine, California 

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+29.0% since 2020

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9.8 / 8.7

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Best Places to Live in Irvine, California

Irvine, California is an exciting city with something to suit everyone's taste. Enjoy the beautiful beaches at Laguna Beach and visit the unique shops of the Irvine Spectrum Center. Visit one of the many theaters or museums, explore University Park or take a walk along the San Diego Creek Trail. For those looking for outdoor recreation, there’s no lack of option - from mountain biking and skateboarding to kayaking and rock climbing. With its world-class schools, sprawling parks, and entertainment venues - it’s easy to see why Irvine is such a desirable place to live! National-center complex - Southern California Coast, south and west of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Zip Codes: 92620 92618 92612 92604 92602 92614 92606 92603 92617
Cost of Living: 81.1% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

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Irvine, Ca Housing Market
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What Bert Has To Say About Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 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


The unemployment rate in Irvine is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Irvine jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Irvine's cost of living is 81.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Irvine's Cost of Living

June, July and October are the most pleasant months in Irvine, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Orange county remained moderately Democratic, 53.5% to 44.4%. More Voting Stats

Irvine's population is 297,868 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 29.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Irvine is Real Estate: $1,128,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.7%.

Irvine public schools spend $8,982 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 29.9 students per teacher in Irvine. More Education

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Housing Market in Irvine

It's a good time to buy in Irvine. Home Appreciation is up 14.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Irvine is $1,128,000.
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Reviews for Irvine   41 Reviews
Nice, clean, but very expensive and somewhat bland - 10/5/2022
I've lived in Irvine for 2 years and in Orange County for 10 so I'm pretty familiar with the area by now and all it has to offer. Perhaps my review of this place has... Read More

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Best place to raise a family (live/work) - 5/28/2020
I wouldn't live elsewhere. I originally moved to Irvine in 2002 from the Midwest, not knowing what it even was. I left and moved around a great deal locally in OC,... Read More

It was a safe/affluent/good place, and still is - 4/17/2019
I've lived in Irvine since 2007. To be completely honest, Irvine is basically Asian central. Tons of Asians, that's definitely true. Recently, we've been having crime... Read More

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