Irvine, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 53,712 housing units in Irvine. This represents a 27.2% growth from 42,221 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 53,682 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 30 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Irvine is about 60%. Irvine's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.7%. Average household size is 2.65 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Irvine were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.50%
One Bedroom14.30%
Two Bedrooms32.50%
Three Bedrooms26.80%
Four Bedrooms18.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.84
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$316,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$295,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,396

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage10.30%
Home Equity Loan10.30%
Simple Mortgage68.10%
Debt Free11%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23%