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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
University Park is a neighborhood in Irvine, California with a population of 16,247. University Park is in Orange County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in University Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In University Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in University Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in University Park are highly rated.
About University Park...
Population
16,247

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$511,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,286
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$93,598
National
$55,322
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Irvine is one of the safest cities in the United States. There aren't that many police around because, usually, they aren't needed. There aren't many crimes that are happening beyond minor traffic violations and the occasional loud party.
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It is very well maintained compared to other places I've lived. The general age is somewhat high, though there is a elementary and middle school nearby.
The leasing office provides movie nights, annual events, holiday events, and many recreational activities available to residents. I believe many choose to people stay for years in this apartment complex.