Irvine, Orange County
Irvine is one of the nation's largest planned urban communities and encompasses more than 65 square miles. Consistently ranks among the finest educational systems in the nation, Irvine schools offer innovative educational programs, open-style classrooms, team-teaching, some schools with year-round terms, and excellent community involvement. Irvine market trends indicate an increase of $31,000 (4%) in median home sales over the past year. The average price per square foot for this same period rose to $500, up from $463.