Irvine Ranked 3rd Best US City to Raise a Family

Friday, June 04, 2021

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Irvine is ranked the 3rd Best U.S. City to Raise a Family by WalletHub.

With families in mind, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities based on 48 key metrics that consider essential family dynamics, such as the cost of housing, the quality of local school and health-care systems, and the opportunities for fun and recreation.

In the Wallethub analysis, Irvine—an aspirational master-planned community—scored No. 1 for health and safety, No. 3 for education and child care, No. 17 for family fun, No. 9 for socioeconomics, and No. 57 for affordability.

“Irvine has the fewest violent crimes (per 1,000 residents), 0.64, which is 30.7 times fewer than in Detroit, the city with the most at 19.65,” WalletHub noted.Irvine is ranked the safest large city in the nation for the 13th consecutive year by the FBI.

Source: WalletHub


See the full report here.

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