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Irvine Real Estate Market Conditions

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Irvine Schools and Demographics


Education near Irvine, CA

City County
College Degree - 2 year 7 8
College Degree - 4 year 38 25

Demographics near Irvine, CA

City County
Population 262,145 3,170,373
Population Density 3,985 4,010
Median Age 36.6 38.2
People per Household 2.6 3
Median Household Income 101,847 81,213
Average Income per Capita 49,733 36,922

Irvine Homes for Sale 

 Irvine, California, is a planned city located in Orange County.  In 2008, Irvine was deemed by to be the fourth best place in the US to live, while in 2011, Businessweek gave Irvine the distinction of being the fifth best city in the nation.  Chances are many of Irvine's 223,000 residents agree.  With its good schools, excellent job and housing markets, and its extremely low crime rate, Irvine has earned its high marks.

Irvine Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Irvine was developed in the 1960s by the Irvine Company and formally incorporated in 1971.  It is situated on 66 square miles, with Tustin to the north, Santa Ana to the northwest, Lake Forest to the east, Laguna Hills to the southeast, Costa Mesa to the west and Newport Beach to the southwest.  Most of the city lies in a broad flat valley, although there are some hills, plateaus and canyons to the north and south. Irvine is divided into townships, referred to as villages, that are separated by six-lane streets.  The houses in each village are of similar designs and each village has a commercial center and schools.  All streets have landscaping allowances as well as bicycle paths, parks and greenbelts.  Some villages are overseen by homeowners' associations which regulate the appearance of houses and offer neighborhood amenities such as swimming pools and tennis courts.

Irvine Communities

The distinct communities that comprise the city of Irvine include:
  • El Camino Glen
  • College Park
  • The Colony
  • Deerfield
  • East Irvine
  • El Camino Real
  • Greentree
  • Irvine Groves
  • Irvine Spectrum
  • Harvard Square
  • Heritage Fields
  • Laguna Altura
  • Lambert Ranch
  • Northpark
  • Northwood
  • Oak Creek
  • Old Towne Irvine
  • Orangetree
  • Orchard Hills
  • Park Lane
  • Parkside
  • Portola Springs
  • Planning Area 40
  • Quail Hill
  • Racquet Club
  • The Ranch
  • Rancho San Joaquin
  • Rosegate
  • Stonegate
  • Shady Canyon
  • Turtle Ridge
  • Turtle Rock
  • University Hills
  • University Park
  • University Town Center
  • Walnut
  • West Irvine
  • Westpark
  • The Willows
  • Windwood
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodbury
  • Woodbury East
  • Columbus Grove

Irvine Employment Opportunities

Irvine is one of the best cities in the country to start a new business as it has a strong economy and one of the fastest growing job markets.  Many large corporations, especially those in the technology sector, have headquarters in Irvine including:
  • Allergan
  • Broadcom Corporation
  • Epicor Software Corporation
  • Gateway, Inc
  • In-N-Out Burger
  • LA Fitness
  • Meade Instruments
  • Paragon Software Group
  • Quicksilver Software
  • Ruby's Diner
  • Taco Bell
  • Vizio
  • Western Digital
The top ten employers in Irvine are:

Irvine Attractions

Destination Irvine is the program run by Irvine's Chamber of Commerce that provides local information about points of interest, events and attractions.  Some of the things to see and do in Irvine include:

Irvine Transportation and Commuting

Irvine is easily accessed by several major highways and freeways including I-5, I-405, SR 73, SR 133, SR 241, and SR 261.  Irvine has designed and constructed their street systems with the latest in signal timing and layout making them capable of handling a higher volume of traffic than the other cities in Orange County. The Orange County Transportation Authority provides local bus service to Irvine.  Commuter rail service is provided by Metrolink via the Orange County Line and the IEOC Line.  IShuttle is Irvine's mass-transit bus system that maintains a schedule between local businesses, shopping centers and residential areas.  The city also encourages bike transit by means of over 40 miles of city bike paths.  The nearest airport is John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana.

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Best West Realty, Inc.
38 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA
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Team Spirit Realty
30 Corporate Park #301
Irvine, CA
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Team Spirit Realty Inc
30 Corporate Pak #301
Irvine, CA
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JEC Realty Group
20 Corporate Park #175
Irvine, CA
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Re/Max Associated Realtors
10 Corporate Park #110
Irvine, CA
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Redpoint Realty
8 Corporate Park, Suite 220
Irvine, CA
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Redpoint Realty
8 Corporate Park Suite 220
Irvine, CA
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LongWise Investments
8 Corporate Park Ste 200
Irvine, CA
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Uniti Realty
43 Corporate Park #100
Irvine, CA
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Uniti Realty
43 Corporate Park #100
Irvine, CA
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