Irvine Tourism, California

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Irvine (/ˈɜːrvaɪn/ UR-vyn) is an affluent city in Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city, mainly developed by the Irvine Company beginning in the 1960s. Formally incorporated on December 28, 1971, the 66-square-mile (170 km2) city had a population of 212,375 as of the 2010 census; in 2016 the city's population was 258,386. In 2016, Irvine became the largest city in the continental United States with an Asian American plurality, constituting around 45% of the city's population. A number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors, have their national or international headquarters in Irvine. Irvine is also home to several higher education institutions including the University of California, Irvine (UCI), Concordia University, Irvine Valley College, the Orange County Center of the University of Southern California (USC), Brandman University, California Southern University, Stanbridge College and campuses of California State University Fullerton (CSUF), University of La Verne, Pepperdine University, Alliant International University, Kaplan International Colleges, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, and Webster University.


Irvine is a suburban incorporated city in Orange County, California, US. It is one of the newest and largest cities in Orange County and it is still growing. This city is a well planned city and hence attracts the travelers from all across the land. The place has lots to offer to the tourists.

Irvine, a city located in the Orange County of the state of California is one of the newest and the most affluent cities in the United States. Many prominent companies have their offices Visitors get to choose from various tourist activities in Irvine like spending a leisurely day at one of Irvine's many Parks, Movie Experience, Shopping centres, playing Golf, attending events and festivals. Some of the places to see in Irvine are: University of California, Irvine; Irvine Historical Museum; Woodbridge Community Park; Boomers Park; The Great Park; Oak Creek Golf Course; Ranch San Joaquin Golf Course; Irvine Global Village Festival; Summerland’s, a Reggae Fest, Irvine Barclay Theatre.

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Facts and Stats for Irvine*

  • Pollution Statistics in Irvine

    Know the pollution level of Irvine before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.43 (Low)
  • Irvine: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Irvine for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Irvine.

    • Burglary and Theft 14.39 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.39 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.73 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 12.12 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 20.45 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.48 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 18.94 (Very Low)
  • Living in Irvine - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Irvine is 207.93 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 81.75 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 96.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.63 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.22 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 85.39 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.18 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.26 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.55 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Irvine

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Irvine

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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