Irvine is an extremely safe city with regular, active, and diligent police patrols on all major roads. It has a reputation for being one of, if not the safest city in America, and is also a beautiful city due to the planned nature of its housing communities and nature. While this does make Irvine feel like a bubble, it also ensures that it is a safe and secure environment for those living in it and especially for children, as they are guaranteed an education that is held to a higher standard than other cities. Schools are consistently excellent, and there are very few schools that are riddled with disciplinary or financial problems due to Irvine Company's excellent management of the city's allocated funding.
Irvine's food is mostly chains, and there are few private businesses due to the high cost of retail spaces. As a result, your experiences in Irvine when it comes to food and shopping will always be consistently safe, but also expensive and somewhat vanilla in terms of variety. The city also begins to feel quite sterile after living there for a few years because of how safe and well-maintained it is. Transportation without a vehicle can also be difficult due to the long intervals between buses, as well as the distance from houses to retail plazas.
Awesome place. Super safe. Plenty of things to do: nature, city, eats, movies, films, and events.
Expensive. Everything you wanna do here is expensive. You need some income.
|Two Or More||4.6%||2.9%||2.3%|
|Less than $10,000||7.2%||5.4%||6.7%|
|$10,000 to $14,999||3.0%||4.7%||4.9%|
|$15,000 to $24,999||4.5%||8.6%||9.8%|
|$25,000 to $34,999||4.9%||8.3%||9.5%|
|$35,000 to $49,999||6.8%||11.4%||13.0%|
|$50,000 to $74,999||12.6%||16.3%||17.7%|
|$75,000 to $99,999||12.8%||12.2%||12.3%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||19.2%||15.7%||14.1%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||12.1%||7.8%||5.8%|
|$200,000 or more||16.9%||9.7%||6.3%|
|< 9th Grade||2.1%||9.7%||8.8%|
|High School / GED||8.3%||20.6%||27.3%|
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