Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Irvine is the Engine at the OC with Population Continuing Upward Climb - Orange County, CA

Irvine, CA, added more than 5,000 people to its rolls in 2009, which is 2.4% growth rate and highest at Orange County. 
 
With 195,000 jobs now available for workers, Irvine grew from 212,541 residents in January 2009 to 217,686 residents this January 2010.
 
The State Department of Finance says that California had 393,000 new residents in 2009 and now has total population at 38,648,000 people.
 
Orange County reported about 1 percent growth in population, from 3,134,858 people in January 2009 to 3,166,461 people in January 2010.
   
Irvine  has the third largest population in the OC, behind Santa Ana and Anaheim.  The city has some housing projects in the planning, including 6,000 new units to developments at Irvine Business Complex, 4,000 units at The Great Park, and some new The Irvine Company developments.
 
With so many jobs available at Irvine, it's not surprising that population growth and the housing market rebound follows.
 
Source of some information:  Sean Emery, Orange County Register.
 
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Harrison K. Long, REALTOR® & broker, Explore Group, Coldwell Banker Previews, Irvine, CA.  CA DRE #01410855.  ExploreProperties@gmail.com.  Lawyer member, California State Bar Association #69137.  National Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, and Orange County Association of Realtors.  Current Chairperson of Local Government Relations south committee at OCAR.org.  Newport Beach and Irvine area Realtor, broker agent and property information source. 

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