These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Irvine, CA For 2019

We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Irvine are home to the 1%.

Richest Neighborhoods In Irvine
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Irvine has to offer. Where houses go for over 5.0x the national median and household incomes are 3.39x the national median.

But where exactly in Irvine do the richest of the rich people live? That would be El Toro Marine Air Station where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Irvine out of 24 for 2019:

  1. El Toro Marine Air Station (Homes)
  2. Northwood Point (Homes)
  3. Quail Hill (Homes)
  4. Shady Canyon (Homes)
  5. Turtle Rock (Homes)
  6. East Industrial Complex (Homes)
  7. Northwood (Homes)
  8. West Park (Homes)
  9. Lower Peters Canyon (Homes)
  10. Oak Creek (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,271,683. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Irvine.

For more Irvine reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Irvine and the worst neighborhoods in Irvine.

Or, for living around Irvine, out the best Irvine suburbs and the worst Irvine suburbs.

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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Irvine For 2019

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Irvine by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, El Toro Marine Air Station, was named the richest neighborhood in Irvine.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be University Town Center.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Irvine ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Irvine For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 El Toro Marine Air Station $186,442
2 Northwood Point $147,882
3 Quail Hill $142,926
4 Shady Canyon $126,022
5 Turtle Rock $120,160
6 East Industrial Complex $117,263
7 Northwood $113,620
8 West Park $108,006
9 Lower Peters Canyon $107,049
10 Oak Creek $102,313
11 El Camino Real $99,875
12 Irvine Health And Science Complex $95,158
13 Woodbridge $93,067
14 Walnut Village $89,829
15 University Park $89,646
16 Turtle Ridge $87,054
17 San Joaquin Marsh $73,976
18 Business District $73,238
19 Spectrum $68,125
20 Research Park $49,417
21 Uc Irvine $45,154
22 Rancho San Joaquin $40,599
23 Great Park $36,250
24 University Town Center $33,199

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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