Cost of Living in Irvine CA【Average 2023】 – DATAROMA

The Average cost of living in Irvine ca is $3800

cost of living in irvine ca

We use a US average of 100 to calculate our cost of living indexes. Anything below 100 indicates Irvine ca is more affordable than the US average. Whereas Irvine ca is more expensive than the US average because the cost of living index is above 100.

Cost of living in Irvine CA 2022

 Median Home Cost$1,030,900$684,800$291,700
The cost of living in Irvine is high, even for California. The rent for a one bedroom apartment in the city is around $2300 and the utilities are an additional $138. Not to mention the comparatively low average salary of about $5800. So to sum it up, Irvine is one of the more expensive cities of California.

Cost of living in Irvine, CA Detailed

Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage)137.79 $107.64200.00
Local Prepaid Mobile Tariff0.14 $0.140.14
Internet66.42 $55.00100.00
Clothing And Shoes
Pair of Jeans51.40 $35.0064.79
Summer Dress30.00 $10.0060.00
Pair of Nike Running Shoes80.00 $45.00120.00
Pair of Men’s Leather Shoes106.88 $60.00200.00
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in central city2,317.00 $2,000.002,750.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of the city2,007.50 $1,800.002,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in central city3,502.92 $3,100.004,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of the city3,046.67 $3,000.003,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
Price / Square Meter in the city5,616.74 $5,005.225,914.76
Price / Square Meter Outside4,887.32 $4,628.484,940.63
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Salary5,864.81 $
Mortgage Interest Rate (%), Yearly,  Fixed-Rate3.783.504.05

Monthly cost & overview of living in Irvine, CA:

In general terms of the total cost of living, Irvine is a pretty expensive city to reside in. Especially if rent and utilities re compared to the average monthly salary, which is higher than in most US cities but still isn’t enough. Even if compared to other major first world cities, the price of monthly living in Irvine is still higher.