The average monthly rent of apartments in Irvine, CA is $3,142.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Irvine, CA is $3,142.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Irvine, CA is $3,142.
Prices and availability in Irvine, CA were last updated on 24 Nov 2022.
The average rent in Irvine, CA is $3,142. Start your search for apartments in Irvine, CA now.
The price range for a studio apartment in Irvine, CA is between $711 and $5,570. View all studio apartments in Irvine, CA.
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Irvine, CA is between $2,225 and $7,703. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Irvine, CA now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Irvine, CA is between $2,225 and $8,599. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Irvine, CA.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Irvine, CA is between $2,225 and $16,466. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Irvine, CA.
In Irvine, 55% of the residents are renting compared to 45% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 34% of Irvine’s rentals, 51% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 14% are single-family rentals.
The average age of rental buildings in Irvine is 21 years old, with 64% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 76% are garden-style apartment communities, 17% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.
Rental apartments in Irvine come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 4% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 40% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 48% of all rentals in Irvine. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.
Irvine is a planned city in Orange County, California, and one of the main suburbs of Los Angeles. In recent years it has ranked among the top 10 best places to live in the U.S. more than 3 times and is consistently listed as the safest city in the U.S. As such, it’s extremely popular with families, though many young professionals also flock to the area, due to a thriving business center.
Irvine has a population of 256,877, making it the 5th largest city in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. With an area of almost 66 sq. mi, it’s about 7.5 times smaller than Los Angeles proper, though physically larger than almost all other LA suburbs. It’s about 46 miles southeast of downtown LA, which can be accessed by taking Interstate 5.
Irvine enjoys hot, mostly dry summers and warm winters, and with an average 14.3 inches of annual rainfall, relatively little precipitation. July and August are generally the hottest months, with average highs of 85°F. It’s slightly cooler than other parts of California, due to its proximity to the coast, which can also result in increased periods of rain. January is typically the coldest month, with average lows of 41°F.
Moving to Irvine can be a great choice for those fed up with the hustle and bustle of the big city, but who still crave certain amenities and features. It’s also fantastic if you’re looking to spend more time outdoors, and its proximity to various national parks, forests, beaches, and city parks, paired with great weather year-round, make it an attractive choice.
However, if you are moving to Irvine from Los Angeles, be prepared for a change of pace, as life is slower and quieter here, with late night entertainment far harder to come by. If you’re moving to Irvine from Boston, or anywhere else up north, the heat of summer, and the mild winters may take some getting used to, although it is slightly cooler than other nearby cities. Also, it’s a relatively newly built, planned city, lacking the history you may be accustomed to.
Irvine, CA has a population of 272,694 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 138,569 of Irvine’s residents are women and 134,125 are men. The median age of those who live in Irvine, CA is 33.8.
Frequently regarded as one of the cleanest and safest cities in America, there are plenty of benefits to be enjoyed by Irvine’s residents. Crime rates are extremely low, while local schools and colleges rank very highly. The city is also home to a huge number of international businesses, ensuring a plentiful supply of job opportunities.
Additionally, it’s close to several outdoor national parks, as well as the beach. At the same time, it’s close enough to the big city to enjoy the nightlife and culture that some residents say is lacking in the actual town. Despite being a college town, it’s rather quiet, with limited options for things to do in terms of the arts.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 96,707 households in Irvine, CA. 63,190 are family households and 33,517 are non-family households. There are 34,256 households with children in Irvine and 62,451 households without children. On average, about 2.74 people live in a household in Irvine, CA.
Irvine’s residents have more than 40 neighborhood parks to enjoy, as well as 20 community parks, offering a vast array of facilities. The Mason Regional Park is especially popular, and is great for dog walking, hiking, and biking, with trails crisscrossing the 339 acres of parkland.
The city has everything you need within its limits, and with various shopping venues, residents have plenty of choice. The Oak Creek Shopping Center is central and is home to some big-name brand stores, as well as smaller boutiques. For something a little different however, check out The LAB (Little American Business) Anti-Mall, which pays homage to independent stores rather than big names.
Irvine is a well-known foodie haven, and the city offers tastes from across the globe, with a huge array of top-quality Asian restaurants. Any shopping center will be home to dozens of restaurants, and plenty more are dotted throughout the city.
With a median household income of $95,573, Irvine is well above the national average, though slightly behind some neighboring communities. A broad spectrum of businesses, local and international, have plants, offices, and headquarters in Irvine, and as a result, employment is rather evenly spread across various industries.
The most common industry however is in the professional, scientific and technical services sector, closely followed by manufacturing, education, and healthcare. In terms of occupations, the most common jobs held by residents of Irvine are in management roles, sales, and business and finance positions. The highest paid Irvine residents are in law enforcement roles, architecture and engineering, and legal occupations.
Notable businesses with headquarters in Irvine include Blizzard Entertainment, LA Fitness, Quicksilver Software, Asics, Bosch and Siemens, Mazda Motor Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Sega, and Toshiba Corporation, among a great many more.
The majority of Irvine is served by the Irvine Unified School District, while a minority, such as the well performing Beckman High School, fall under the Tustin Unified School District. There are 88 public schools in Irvine, many of which are among the best in California. The top-rated high school in Irvine is Northwood High School, which ranks 6th best high school in California. A further 5 more of Irvine’s high schools are among the top 50 in the State, with Orange County School of the Arts ranking second in the city.
Rancho San Joaquin Middle School is the top-rated middle school in Irvine, and places 13th best in California, and Turtle Rock Elementary School is the top-rated elementary, ranked 27th best in the State. In addition to many great public school options, there are also 21 private schools in the city.
Additionally, there are several colleges and universities within Irvine, including the University of California.
The level of education of the population of Irvine, CA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 13% completed some high school, 16% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 36% have a Bachelor Degree, and 27% have a Graduate Degree.
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