Irvine 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 272,694 residents in Irvine, with a median age of 33.8. Of this, 49.19% are males and 50.81% are females. US-born citizens make up 58.21% of the resident pool in Irvine, while non-US-born citizens account for 22.8%. Additionally, 18.99% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 209,277 people in Irvine currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 272,694 -0.2%
Male Population 134,125 0.2%
Female Population 138,569 -0.5%
Male population 49.19%
Female population 50.81%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.8 -1.2%
Citizen US Born 158,747 1.8%
Citizen not US Born 62,161 0.2%
Not Citizen 51,786 -6.3%
Citizen US Born 58.21%
Citizen not US Born 22.8%
Not Citizen 18.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 8,186 -17.5%
Moved from Same County 32,272 1.9%
Moved from Same State 14,195 18.0%
Moved from Different State 5,525 -15.5%
Same House as Last Year 209,277 -0.3%
Moved from Abroad 3.04%
Moved from Same County 11.98%
Moved from Same State 5.27%
Moved from Different State 2.05%
Same House as Last Year 77.67%

What are the employment statistics in Irvine?

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White-collar workers make up 94.21% of the working population in Irvine, while blue-collar employees account for 5.79%. There are also 16,884 entrepreneurs in Irvine (12.68% of the workforce); 93,679 workers employed in private companies (70.35%); and 14,512 people working in governmental institutions (10.9%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 125,451 1.0%
Blue Collar 7,703 -6.1%
White Collar 94.21%
Blue Collar 5.79%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 16,884 -2.8%
Private Companies 93,679 0.2%
Governmental Workers 14,512 1.2%
Not for Profit Companies 8,079 11.8%
Self Employees 12.68%
Private Companies 70.35%
Governmental Workers 10.9%
Not for Profit Companies 6.07%

How many households are there in Irvine?

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There are a total of 96,707 households in Irvine, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 65.34% of these Irvine households, while non-family units account for the remaining 34.66%. Additionally, 35.42% of households have children and 64.58% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 96,707 -1.6%
Average People Per Household 3 1.5%
Family Households 63,190 -2.8%
Non-family Households 33,517 0.7%
Family Households 65.34%
Non-family Households 34.66%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 34,256 -1.0%
Households without Children 62,451 -1.9%
Households with Children 35.42%
Households without Children 64.58%

What are the median and average incomes in Irvine?

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The average annual household income in Irvine is $140,764, while the median household income sits at $108,318 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $116,718, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $130,178. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $14,342 and $71,790, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $140,764 3.6%
Median Household Income $108,318 3.0%
People below Poverty Level 32,731 -6.9%
People above Poverty Level 228,690 0.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Irvine?

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There are 104,553 housing units in Irvine, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1998. Of the 96,707 occupied housing units in Irvine, 45.25% are owner-occupied, while 54.75% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.59% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $862,300. In general, housing costs reach $2,475 per month in Irvine.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 104,553 -1.0%
Median Year Built 1998 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 757 31.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 203 14.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 871 -8.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,774 6.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 19,040 -8.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 16,128 -3.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 15,181 -10.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 24,514 1.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 24,085 11.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 96,707 -1.6%
Owner Occupied 43,758 -4.9%
Renter Occupied 52,949 1.3%
Owner Occupied 45.25%
Renter Occupied 54.75%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 30,453 -6.9%
Without Mortgage 13,305 -0.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $862,300 2.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $859,900 3.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,475 2.2%
With Mortgage 69.59%
Without Mortgage 30.41%

What is the level of education in Irvine?

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Approximately 12.94% of the population in Irvine holds a high school degree (that's 27,347 residents), while 18.44% have attained a college certificate (33,433 locals) and 34.86% have a bachelor's degree (73,650 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,773 19.1%
Some High School 27,347 1.1%
Some College 33,433 -4.8%
Associate Degree 12,991 -5.6%
Bachelor's Degree 73,650 0.1%
Graduate Degree 54,544 0.7%
No High School 1.79%
Some High School 12.94%
Some College 18.44%
Associate Degree 6.15%
Bachelor's Degree 34.86%
Graduate Degree 25.82%

What is the marital status of Irvine residents?

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A total of 83,856 people in Irvine have never been married (which represents 37.89% of the total population), while 114,482 of them are wedded (51.73%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 2,287 (1.03%) and 16,645 (7.52%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 83,856 3.7%
Married 114,482 -2.8%
Separated 2,287 4.5%
Widowed 6,318 -10.1%
Divorced 16,645 -2.5%
Never Married 37.89%
Married 51.73%
Separated 1.03%
Widowed 2.85%
Divorced 7.52%

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 102,492 residents commute by car, 5,640 prefer going to work by walking and 1,666 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 102,492 -4.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 794 -0.8%
Subway or Elevated 430 N/A
Railroad 54 N/A
Ferryboat 15 0.0%
Bicycle 1,666 -14.9%
Motorcycle 388 13.1%
TaxiCab 110 -19.1%
Walk 5,640 0.2%

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 32,069 12,571 $74,672.00 $112,701.00
92614 27,471 10,054 $107,662.00 $128,062.00
92617 17,213 3,748 $42,756.00 $91,630.00
92618 54,509 20,645 $112,054.00 $145,826.00
92620 48,360 17,026 $116,650.00 $148,852.00
92602 21,666 7,878 $101,459.00 $134,349.00
92603 20,183 7,005 $170,781.00 $225,190.00
92604 28,330 9,547 $112,543.00 $133,870.00
92606 27,410 9,455 $112,688.00 $136,099.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 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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