Irvine demographics profile

StatisticIrvineCaliforniaNational
Population246,99239,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,76625691
Median age34.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%46%43%
Speak English52%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%
Irvine, CA has a population of 246,992 and is the 81st largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,766 per sq mi which is 1371% higher than the California average and 4057% higher than the national average. The median age in Irvine is 35 which is approximately 4% lower than the California average of 36. In Irvine, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 52% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 41% of Irvine residents were born in California, 18% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 39% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Irvine is 1371% higher than California.
  • The median age in Irvine is 4% lower than California.
  • In Irvine 48.81% of the population is White.
  • In Irvine 2.14% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Irvine 41.18% of the population is Asian.

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      Irvine population breakdown by race

      RaceIrvineCaliforniaNational
      White48.81%61.26%73.35%
      Black or African American2.14%5.85%12.63%
      Asian41.18%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.12%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.16%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.93%4.62%3.06%
      Other race2.66%13.28%4.75%
      In Irvine, 9.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Irvine, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).