Irvine, California - Facts & Figures
Irvine, California is a planned city, which means that its development has been determined by a specific group - in this case, the Irvine Company. The city has a stable economy, with around 10 times the regional average for white-collar jobs, and eight times for blue-collar. Irvine was chosen as the 4th best place to live in the United States in 2008, and 5th best in 2011. This was largely due to the city's good schools, job growth and type, and housing markets. The FBI also recently reported that Irvine had the "lowest violent crime rate among cities in the United States with populations of more than 100,000."
- Population: 215,529
- Industries: Film; Tourism; Aerospace; Retail; Hospitality; Professional, scientific, and technical services; Educational services; Computer and electronic products; Finance and insurance; Accommodation and food services; Construction; Health care
- Area Codes: 949
- ZIP Codes: 92602, 92603, 92604, 92606, 92612, 92614
- Surrounding Cities: Santa Ana, CA; Los Angeles, CA; El Toro, CA; Tustin, CA; San Joaquin Hills, CA; Tustin Foothills, CA; Newport Coast, CA; Laguna Woods, CA; Santa Ana, CA; Central Coast, CA