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Irvine Fact Sheet

Population and Size

Irvine has a population of 280,202 and covers an area of nearly 66 square miles. It’s the 72nd largest city in the United States.


Irvine ranked 6th (only California city in top 10) among 100 U.S. cities for parks quality and
  access in the 2019 ParkScore Index conducted by The Trust for Public Land.

Irvine Among Best Cities to Raise a Family in the United States (ranked 9th WalletHub)

Irvine Ranked No. 1 in Fiscal Strength by Truth in Accounting since 2016.

•  Niche ranked Irvine the #10 "Best City to Live in America." (2017) 

•  WalletHub ranked Irvine #3 among the "10 Happiest Cities in the United States." (2017)

• Money Magazine named Irvine #20 of 50 "America's Best Small Cities" to live. (2016)

• named Irvine a 10 Best College Town, 2016

• Top 10 Green Towns to Visit! FlipKey by TripAdvisor

• The 10 Best Cities for an Active Retirement by EVELO (2016) (Irvine ranked #1)

• Top 100 Best Places to Live 2016 by

• Irvine has been rated "America's Safest Big City" by the FBI crime ranking of cities over 100,000 in population every year since 2005

• 2015 "City Livability Award" by The United States Conference of Mayors.

• 2014's Best & Worst Cities for Families by WalletHub (Irvine ranked #5)

• Named one of "The 10 Best Cities to Raise Children," by MyLife (2014)

• Named one of the "10 Best Places to Live in California," by Movoto Real Estate (2014) 

• Irvine ranked best-run city by 24/7 Wall St. (2014)

Cultural Diversity

The 2010 U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey revealed 45% Caucasian, 39% Asian, 9% Hispanic, 2% African American and 5% other.


Located in the center of Orange County, Calif., Irvine is just 45 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. The center of the city is only 7 miles from the Pacific Ocean.


Irvine's average temperature in January is 56 degrees and the average temperature in August is 71 degrees. Precipitation averages 10-13 inches per year.

Green Space

More than one-third of the entire City of Irvine is permanently preserved as parks, natural open space and trails.

  • Regional Parks 1
  • Community Parks 23
  • Neighborhood Parks and Vista Points 41
  • Athletic Fields 146
  • Sports Fields 188 acres + Orange County Great Park 194-Acre Sports Complex
  • Off-Street Bicycle Trails 61+ miles
  • On-Street Bicycle Trails 300+ miles
  • Open Space/Greenbelts 6,500 acres
  • Streetscape 933 acres
  • Trees 79,729

Total of 16,500 acres of open space, trails, parks and NCCP land (Natural Community Conservation Plan) in and around Irvine, most in Orange County!

Interesting Facts

  • Missions, cattle grazing, and agriculture were once the main activities in the Irvine area.
  • Irvine hosted the first National Boy Scout Jamboree on the West Coast in 1953.
  • Irvine was incorporated as a city on December 28, 1971.
  • Irvine is one of the nation's largest planned urban communities.
  • Irvine is home to the University of California, Irvine.


Whether traveling by air, train, bus or car, Irvine is conveniently located near Interstates 5 and 405, as well as Routes 73 and 55. The Irvine Transportation Center offers Amtrak and Metrolink service.

John Wayne Airport (SNA)

Located less than five minutes from the majority of Irvine's hotels, the airport is served by commercial and commuter airlines, including Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetSuiteX, Southwest, United, and WestJet.

Famous People From Irvine  

Will Ferrell
Jon Lovitz 
Nasim Pedrad

Film and Television Production in Irvine

Television Series

  • HBO's Ballers 
  • Rosewood 
  • Criminal Minds
  • The Player

Television Reality

  • Shark Tank
  • Farmers' Market Flip
  • Real Estate Wars 
  • Happily Ever After (seasons 1 and 2)
  • Real Housewives of Orange County 
  • The Bachelor 
  • Total Divas
  • HBO's Hard Knocks

Feature Films

  • Chips 
  • Horrible Bosses 2 
  • The Hangover, art III
  • Zero Dark Thirty 
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Total Number of Irvine Hotels 22

Hotel Rooms 4,891




Hotel Irvine




Irvine Marriott 




Sonesta Hotel




Hilton Irvine




Embassy Suites




Marriott Irvine Spectrum

252      DoubleTree




Courtyard by Marriott - Irvine Spectrum




Atrium Hotel 

176      AC Hotel




Residence Inn - Airport 




Hilton Garden Inn

168     Staybridge Suites
164     Hampton Inn & Suites
161      Homewood Suites 




Courtyard by Marriott - Airport 




Extended Stay America

149     Hyatt House




La Quinta Inn & Suites




SpringHill Suites 




Candlewood Suites 




Residence Inn - Irvine Spectrum 

Total Square Feet of Irvine Meeting Space - 190,964


• Barclay Theatre
• Irvine Historical Museum
• Irvine Museum
• Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks
• Irvine Spectrum Center
• Miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails
• Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial
• Orange County Great Park
• Pretend City Children's Museum
• Sports facilities: Orange County Great Park Sports Complex and Great Park Ice & FivePoint Arena, Bren Events Center and William Woollett Jr. Aquatic Center
• Tanaka Farms
• Three golf courses
• Three major retail and lifestyle centers

Irvine is located within close proximity to the area's popular beaches and world-famous attractions.

Area Attractions

  • Angel Stadium of Anaheim
  • Balboa Pavilion
  • Dana Point Harbor
  • Disneyland®  Park
  • Festival of Arts - Pageant of the Masters
  • Fullerton Arboretum
  • Heritage Historic Park
  • Honda Center, Home of the Anaheim Ducks NHL Team
  • Sawdust Festival
  • International Surfing Museum
  • Irvine Park Railroad
  • Knott's Berry Farm
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Newport Harbor and Nautical Museum
  • Orange County Fairgrounds
  • Richard Nixon Library
  • Segerstrom Center for the Arts
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