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Brea Real Estate Analysis

Brea is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 40,963 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Brea is the 207th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Brea are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don’t compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Brea is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Brea is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brea who work in office and administrative support (14.82%), management occupations (14.14%) and sales jobs (11.91%).

Also of interest is that Brea has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Brea Information and Demographics

Brea is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.88% of adults in Brea have at least a bachelor’s degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

The per capita income in Brea in 2010 was $34,788, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,152 for a family of four. However, Brea contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Brea is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brea home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brea residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Brea also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brea include German, English, Irish and Italian.

In addition, Brea has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.13%).

The languages spoken by people in Brea are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Brea is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Chinese and Tagalog.

Brea Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Brea

2819 Alamitos Road Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2819 Alamitos Road, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR17237783)
4 beds 5 baths 3,318 sqft $1,398,000
344 S Walnut Avenue , Unit 21F Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 344 S Walnut Avenue , Unit 21F, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17238472)
2 beds 3 baths 986 sqft $380,000
1407 La Serena Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1407 La Serena Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # IV17236951)
4 beds 3 baths 2,238 sqft $739,900
983 Matthews Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 983 Matthews Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17238510)
4 beds 3 baths 2,256 sqft $899,998
629 Aria Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 629 Aria Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17238183)
4 beds 3 baths 2,101 sqft $749,888
849 Candlewood Street Brea, CA 92821
5 beds 3 baths 1,781 sqft $749,888
4362 Bob White Road Brea, CA 92823
4 beds 4 baths 4,267 sqft $1,525,000
734 LEAFWOOD Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 734 LEAFWOOD Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17235378)
3 beds 3 baths 1,407 sqft $475,000
1513 Shaffer Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1513 Shaffer Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV17235562)
3 beds 3 baths 2,104 sqft $675,000
3639 Mockingbird Lane Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3639 Mockingbird Lane, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17234642)
3 beds 3 baths 2,085 sqft $695,000
351 Lido Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 351 Lido Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17235948)
3 beds 3 baths 1,728 sqft $719,000
582 S Brea Boulevard Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 582 S Brea Boulevard, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17234938)
3 beds 2 baths 1,212 sqft $544,900
376 Prairie Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 376 Prairie Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR17234203)
2 beds 1 bath 850 sqft $399,999
152 Strawberry Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 152 Strawberry Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17233775)
4 beds 3 baths 1,934 sqft $740,000
3601 Skylark Way Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3601 Skylark Way, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # OC17232788)
3 beds 2 baths 1,882 sqft $749,500

Sold Listings in Brea

1109 Linden Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1109 Linden Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17199841)
3 beds 2 baths 1,609 sqft $734,050
257 Mountain Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 257 Mountain Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17192285)
3 beds 3 baths 1,780 sqft $495,000
202 Laurel Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 202 Laurel Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17187868)
4 beds 3 baths 2,032 sqft $700,000
182 N Orange Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 182 N Orange Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17183646)
3 beds 4 baths 1,525 sqft $582,000
520 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 2 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 520 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 2, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # WS17181428)
1 bed 1 bath 851 sqft $355,000
2873 E Stearns Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2873 E Stearns Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17178618)
5 beds 5 baths 3,900 sqft $1,175,000
3255 E Phillips Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 3255 E Phillips, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17176927)
5 beds 5 baths 3,390 sqft $1,398,000
147 Shattuck Court , Unit 65 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 147 Shattuck Court , Unit 65, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17175797)
3 beds 3 baths 1,425 sqft $490,000
2357 Skyline Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2357 Skyline Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17172892)
4 beds 3 baths 2,120 sqft $660,000
3401 E Elm Street Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3401 E Elm Street, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17172255)
4 beds 3 baths 2,321 sqft $855,000
346 S Redwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 346 S Redwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17168040)
3 beds 2 baths 1,443 sqft $595,000
865 Avocado Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 865 Avocado Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17177572)
5 beds 2 baths 1,725 sqft $615,000
3606 Skylark Way Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3606 Skylark Way, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # SB17167603)
4 beds 3 baths 2,750 sqft $819,888
211 S Redwood Avenue , Unit H Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 211 S Redwood Avenue , Unit H, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17167225)
2 beds 3 baths 1,385 sqft $429,900
572 Bonita Canyon Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 572 Bonita Canyon Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17165536)
4 beds 3 baths 2,500 sqft $880,000

Walk Score for Brea



Brea School Data

Brea School Districts

Brea-Olinda Unified
K-12
http://www.bousd.k12.ca.us

Brea Schools

Arovista Elementary School
K-6, public
Brea Canyon High (Continuation) School
9-12, public
Brea Country Hills Elementary School
K-6, public
Brea-Olinda High School
9-12, public
Brea Junior High School
7-8, public
William E. Fanning Elementary School
K-6, public
Laurel Elementary School
K-6, public
Mariposa Elementary School
K-6, public
Olinda Elementary School
K-6, public
St. Angela Merici Elementary School
K-8, private
Montessori Of Brea Inc.
K-1, private
http://www.montessoriofbrea.com
Christ Lutheran School
K-8, private
Carbon Canyon Christian School
1-12, private
Heights Christian Schools – Brea Friends Campus
PK-5, private
http://www.heightschristianschools.org/HCS-BR/
Carbon Canyon Christian School
1-12, private
Christ Lutheran School
K-8, private
http://www,christbreaschool.com

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:37 pm by Joe Byon

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