Irvine, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Irvine?

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There are 297,868 residents in Irvine, with a median age of 33.8. Of this, 49.25% are males and 50.75% are females. US-born citizens make up 58.28% of the resident pool in Irvine, while non-US-born citizens account for 22.41%. Additionally, 19.31% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 225,329 people in Irvine currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 297,868 9.2%
Male Population 146,699 9.4%
Female Population 151,169 9.1%
Male population 49.25%
Female population 50.75%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.8 0.0%
Citizen US Born 173,609 9.4%
Citizen not US Born 66,750 7.4%
Not Citizen 57,509 11.1%
Citizen US Born 58.28%
Citizen not US Born 22.41%
Not Citizen 19.31%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 8,456 3.3%
Moved from Same County 36,895 14.3%
Moved from Same State 16,030 12.9%
Moved from Different State 7,601 37.6%
Same House as Last Year 225,329 7.7%
Moved from Abroad 2.87%
Moved from Same County 12.54%
Moved from Same State 5.45%
Moved from Different State 2.58%
Same House as Last Year 76.56%

What are the employment statistics in Irvine?

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White-collar workers make up 94.23% of the working population in Irvine, while blue-collar employees account for 5.77%. There are also 18,586 entrepreneurs in Irvine (12.56% of the workforce); 104,033 workers employed in private companies (70.33%); and 16,256 people working in governmental institutions (10.99%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 139,391 11.1%
Blue Collar 8,529 10.7%
White Collar 94.23%
Blue Collar 5.77%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 18,586 10.1%
Private Companies 104,033 11.1%
Governmental Workers 16,256 12.0%
Not for Profit Companies 9,045 12.0%
Self Employees 12.56%
Private Companies 70.33%
Governmental Workers 10.99%
Not for Profit Companies 6.11%

How many households are there in Irvine?

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There are a total of 107,166 households in Irvine, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.55% of these Irvine households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.45%. Additionally, 34.15% of households have children and 65.85% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 107,166 10.8%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.5%
Family Households 69,181 9.5%
Non-family Households 37,985 13.3%
Family Households 64.55%
Non-family Households 35.45%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 36,598 6.8%
Households without Children 70,568 13.0%
Households with Children 34.15%
Households without Children 65.85%

What are the median and average incomes in Irvine?

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The average annual household income in Irvine is $146,465, while the median household income sits at $114,027 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $125,281, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $137,762. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $16,554 and $78,843, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $146,465 4.0%
Median Household Income $114,027 5.3%
People below Poverty Level 34,927 6.7%
People above Poverty Level 250,676 9.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Irvine?

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There are 115,917 housing units in Irvine, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1999. Of the 107,166 occupied housing units in Irvine, 44.48% are owner-occupied, while 55.52% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 66.79% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $904,400. In general, housing costs reach $2,562 per month in Irvine.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 115,917 10.9%
Median Year Built 1999 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 722 -4.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 173 -14.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 850 -2.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,800 0.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 20,888 9.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 17,399 7.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 16,047 5.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 25,957 5.9%
Built between 2010 and 2019 29,398 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 683 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 107,166 10.8%
Owner Occupied 47,667 8.9%
Renter Occupied 59,499 12.4%
Owner Occupied 44.48%
Renter Occupied 55.52%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 31,837 4.5%
Without Mortgage 15,830 19.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $904,400 4.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $892,400 3.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,562 3.5%
With Mortgage 66.79%
Without Mortgage 33.21%

What is the level of education in Irvine?

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Approximately 12.86% of the population in Irvine holds a high school degree (that's 29,767 residents), while 18.31% have attained a college certificate (38,772 locals) and 34.62% have a bachelor's degree (80,149 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4,180 10.8%
Some High School 29,767 8.8%
Some College 38,772 16.0%
Associate Degree 14,953 15.1%
Bachelor's Degree 80,149 8.8%
Graduate Degree 60,097 10.2%
No High School 1.81%
Some High School 12.86%
Some College 18.31%
Associate Degree 6.46%
Bachelor's Degree 34.62%
Graduate Degree 25.96%

What is the marital status of Irvine residents?

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A total of 93,210 people in Irvine have never been married (which represents 38.37% of the total population), while 124,836 of them are wedded (51.39%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 2,558 (1.05%) and 18,281 (7.53%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 93,210 11.2%
Married 124,836 9.0%
Separated 2,558 11.8%
Widowed 6,576 4.1%
Divorced 18,281 9.8%
Never Married 38.37%
Married 51.39%
Separated 1.05%
Widowed 2.71%
Divorced 7.53%

What are the most common means of transportation in Irvine?

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The top three means of transportation people in Irvine use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 107,007 residents commute by car, 5,437 prefer going to work by walking and 1,670 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 107,007 4.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 566 -28.7%
Subway or Elevated 294 N/A
Railroad 56 3.7%
Bicycle 1,670 0.2%
Motorcycle 325 -16.2%
TaxiCab 58 -47.3%
Walk 5,437 -3.6%

What is the median and average household income in Irvine by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
92612 34,640 14,122 $76,648.00 $112,618.00
92614 29,307 11,223 $104,971.00 $135,917.00
92617 17,960 4,092 $57,372.00 $105,949.00
92618 54,368 20,890 $117,833.00 $151,934.00
92620 60,344 21,158 $131,521.00 $159,392.00
92602 27,425 9,125 $123,455.00 $150,155.00
92603 19,128 7,131 $175,012.00 $209,553.00
92604 29,983 10,407 $114,575.00 $136,001.00
92606 25,126 9,018 $124,586.00 $146,434.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 92602 92603 92604 92606 92612 92614 92617 92618 92620

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