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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

4075 Cedarwood Court Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 4075 Cedarwood Court, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # OC18196538)
3 beds 3 baths 2,475 sqft $1,049,000
972 Malibu Canyon Road Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 972 Malibu Canyon Road, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18199974)
5 beds 3 baths 2,972 sqft $924,700
449 Gum Place Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 449 Gum Place, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18200087)
5 beds 3 baths 1,781 sqft $700,000
3360 Adelante Street Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3360 Adelante Street, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # OC18198742)
4 beds 3 baths 2,537 sqft $999,500
3230 E Santa Fe Road Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 3230 E Santa Fe Road, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR18172986)
3 beds 3 baths 1,827 sqft $758,000
201 Laurel Avenue , Unit 23 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 201 Laurel Avenue , Unit 23, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV18196970)
2 beds 3 baths 1,218 sqft $499,000
1200 Northwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1200 Northwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18196583)
3 beds 3 baths 2,330 sqft $799,000
3674 Sandpiper Way Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3674 Sandpiper Way, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW18190047)
5 beds 3 baths 3,200 sqft $875,000
874 Forbes Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 874 Forbes Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18195194)
4 beds 3 baths 3,369 sqft $1,300,000
370 Prairie Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 370 Prairie Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18193577)
3 beds 2 baths 1,281 sqft $450,000
1644 San Juan Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1644 San Juan Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC18192217)
5 beds 3 baths 2,501 sqft $899,900
449 Brea Hills Avenue Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 449 Brea Hills Avenue, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW18192855)
4 beds 5 baths 4,267 sqft $1,600,000
467 Dover Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 467 Dover Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18192526)
4 beds 3 baths 2,800 sqft $879,900
206 N Madrona Avenue , Unit 108 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 206 N Madrona Avenue , Unit 108, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # SR18189567)
3 beds 3 baths 1,400 sqft $529,900
559 Aspen Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 559 Aspen, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC18188552)
4 beds 2 baths 1,625 sqft $630,000

Sold Listings in Brea

563 Cliffwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 563 Cliffwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18173077)
4 beds 2 baths 1,508 sqft $590,000
1310 Northwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1310 Northwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18168845)
4 beds 3 baths 3,018 sqft $739,000
757 Oakcrest Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 757 Oakcrest Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18166930)
4 beds 3 baths 2,415 sqft $850,000
432 N Signal Hill Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 432 N Signal Hill Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC18121719)
3 beds 3 baths 1,890 sqft $795,000
2433 Sandpebble Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2433 Sandpebble Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # RS18160799)
3 beds 2 baths 1,578 sqft $565,000
756 Merrywood Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 756 Merrywood Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18159976)
3 beds 3 baths 1,407 sqft $470,000
206 Laurel Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 206 Laurel Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV18156633)
4 beds 3 baths 2,586 sqft $834,800
837 Wildrose Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 837 Wildrose Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # DW18155178)
4 beds 3 baths 2,021 sqft $760,000
1864 Ravencrest Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1864 Ravencrest Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18153402)
4 beds 3 baths 2,000 sqft $740,000
1325 El Encanto Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1325 El Encanto Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # RS18151783)
4 beds 3 baths 2,381 sqft $777,500
341 AMBERWICK Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 341 AMBERWICK Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # 18358426PS)
4 beds 3 baths 2,252 sqft $789,000
3034 E Walking Beam Place Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 3034 E Walking Beam Place, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV18125242)
3 beds 3 baths 1,827 sqft $730,000
441 Shady Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 441 Shady Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18146737)
3 beds 2 baths 1,281 sqft $470,000
311 Amberwick Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 311 Amberwick Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18140765)
4 beds 3 baths 2,252 sqft $760,000
148 Tea Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 148 Tea Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18136406)
3 beds 3 baths 1,613 sqft $740,000

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
http://arovista.bousd.us/
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
http://bjhs.bousd.us/
William E. Fanning Elementary School
K-6, public
Laurel Elementary School
K-6, public
http://laurel.bousd.us/
Mariposa Elementary School
K-6, public
Olinda Elementary School
K-6, public
http://olinda.bousd.us/
St. Angela Merici Elementary School
K-8, private
http://www.stangelabrea.org
Montessori Of Brea Inc.
K-1, private
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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