A part of the Orange County of California, Irvine is an affluent and planned city. Covering a total area of 66.4 square miles, it hosts 242,651 residents at 2013. Quite in keeping with its motto, the city has built itself into a clean and safe haven for its residents that is also aesthetically pleasing.
With a number of schools, colleges and Universities, the workforce of the city is skilled. It is also ranked as the fourth best place to live in the USA. The city promotes tourism and as such it helps the local economy to boom through its growth in service sector. It is also a destination for many film projects and the city offers low cost filming permits.
Several companies are headquartered in the city including Allergan Inc, ATEN Technology, Gateway Inc., etc. Top employers include University of California (Irvine), Broadcom and Edward Lifesciences.