Irvine’s strength is its people. The City is the success it is today because of the more than 276,000 hard-working and community minded citizens who have chosen Irvine as their home.

Demographics

Incorporated: December 28, 1971
City Incorporated Area: 66 miles
City Tree: Camphor
City Flower: Lily of the Nile
Elevation: 45 Feet (City Hall)

City Logo

The City of Irvine logo features:
A family;
Asparagus, the City’s official vegetable;
The letter I, for Irvine

Population

1971: 10,081
1985: 84,400
1995: 120,000
2010: 212,117
2018: 276,176

Parks and
Landscape Areas

Community Parks: 21 parks
Neighborhood Parks: 39 parks
Athletic Fields: 96 fields
Sports Fields: 179 acres
Off-Street Bicycle Trails: 61.8 miles

Education:

High School Graduates: 97%
College Graduates: 66%

Ethnicity:

Asian: 45.31%
White: 45.30%
Multirace: 4.59%
African American: 3.0%
Other: 1.59%

Income
and Housing

Median Household Income: $97,496
Dwelling Units: 106,331
Median Value: $820,00
Median Rent: $1,997

Security
and Employment

1st safest in U.S.
Safest Big City in America
for 12 consecutive years

Employment Base: 274,653 (2019 forecast)
Top Employer : University of California, Irvine (21,700)

Irvine’s
parks

Irivine’s parks and open space in U.S. top 10 for 3rd straight year
Irvine is nationally renowned for schools and safety. Now it’s gaining a reputation for parks as well.