Most Expensive Irvine Neighborhoods
Irvine is a relatively large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 248,531 people and 33 constituent neighborhoods, Irvine is the 16th largest community in California.
Irvine home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Irvine real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Irvine is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Irvine is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irvine who work in management occupations (15.45%), sales jobs (12.07%) and office and administrative support (10.44%).
Also of interest is that Irvine has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Irvine is made interesting by being both a reasonably big city and having a major college student population: students here will find that the city provides a lot of amenities, culture, and opportunities for them. Irvine is more than just a college town, however, though the thousands of students certainly are a major part of the character of the city, as well as a contributor to the local economy.
Not only is Irvine a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Irvine is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Irvine. 65.63% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Irvine in 2010 was $43,456, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,824 for a family of four. However, Irvine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Irvine is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Irvine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Irvine residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Irvine include German, English, Irish, Iranian and Italian.
Irvine also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.59%.
The languages spoken by people in Irvine are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Irvine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Persian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||83,321|
|IRVINE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.59%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.41%|
|TYPE OF IRVINE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||35.76%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||18.09%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.30%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||38.62%|
|SIZE OF IRVINE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.02%|
|AGE OF IRVINE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||35.68%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||59.75%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.35%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.23%|
|IRVINE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$849,114|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,278|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $66,000||1.07%|
|$66,001 - $132,000||0.97%|
|$132,001 - $264,000||1.85%|
|$264,001 - $396,000||4.63%|
|$396,001 - $528,000||7.01%|
|$528,001 - $660,000||11.12%|
|$660,001 - $990,000||36.00%|
|$990,001 - $1,320,000||23.62%|
|PEOPLE OF IRVINE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.53%|
|5 TO 17||16.61%|
|18 TO 24||13.47%|
|25 TO 34||15.96%|
|35 TO 54||29.06%|
|55 TO 64||9.90%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.47%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.08%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$91,999|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$43,456|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||12.41%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.20%)
Real estate (3.41%)
Information Technology (3.17%)
Public Service (2.29%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.07%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.30%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.12%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.65%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.19%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.87%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (7.36%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (54.16%)
Indic languages (1.62%)
Other Asian languages (1.29%)
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