Latest Data (2015)
Population 256,927
Nationwide Rank 81

Quick Facts

Irvine, California is the 81st largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Irvine, California is a city.

Irvine, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Irvine had its largest population ever.

Irvine, California is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 98% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Irvine, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 10.1%
76 Chandler, Arizona 45.2%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 2.5%
78 Buffalo, New York -11.6%
79 Durham, North Carolina 36.4%
80 St. Petersburg, Florida 3.3%
81 Irvine, California 75.1%
82 Laredo, Texas 42.3%
83 Lubbock, Texas 24.3%
84 Madison, Wisconsin 18.5%
85 Gilbert, Arizona 111.0%
86 Norfolk, Virginia 5.1%
87 Reno, Nevada 31.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 256,927 81
2014 248,531 82
2013 236,716 85
2012 229,985 91
2011 220,694 92
2010 212,375 96
2009 209,716 97
2008 204,936 99
2007 197,714 109
2006 190,269 119
2005 184,838 118
2004 176,670 124
2003 170,303 126
2002 162,205 130
2001 156,613 134
2000 146,689 144
1990 111,416 169