The City of Irvine is one of the nation’s largest planned communities which encompass 66 square miles of fabulous living, and mainly developed by the Irvine Company. The median home price in Irvine is $540,000 with an average price per sq. ft of $333.
Irvine has a population of 200,000 more than satisfied residents. In 2008, CNNMoney.com ranked Irvine the 4th best place to live in the United States. This ranking came in so high due to Irvine’s great schools, jobs, living, and low crime rate. In 2010, the FBI came out with a report that stated Irvine had one of the lowest crime rates among all cities in the United States.
The lists of reasons Irvine ranks so high in being voted one of the best places to live can continue on forever! The Orange County weather is amazing, the dining is spectacular, and the shopping is bar none. The City of Irvine is also just a short distance away from spectacular beaches, shopping, and eating in Newport.
So whether you are interested touring the city or becoming a resident, Irvine is definitely one place that should not be overlooked!