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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

2768 Woodacre Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2768 Woodacre Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18039609)
4 beds 3 baths 2,403 sqft $800,000
401 Mallorca Lane Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 401 Mallorca Lane, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW18039814)
3 beds 3 baths 1,837 sqft $700,000
691 San Ardo Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 691 San Ardo Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR18035419)
5 beds 6 baths 3,345 sqft $1,489,000
3346 Calle Luna Nueva Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3346 Calle Luna Nueva, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # IV18037643)
3 beds 3 baths 2,113 sqft $845,672
493 Heron Place Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 493 Heron Place, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW18037543)
3 beds 2 baths 1,050 sqft $599,900
513 Juniper Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 513 Juniper Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # NP18036966)
4 beds 3 baths 1,937 sqft $799,000
816 De Jur Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 816 De Jur Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # IV18036788)
4 beds 2 baths 1,398 sqft $660,000
340 Olinda Drive Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 340 Olinda Drive, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # CV18036192)
6 beds 7 baths 8,010 sqft $1,998,000
2997 E Sorano Place Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2997 E Sorano Place, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR18035961)
4 beds 3 baths 2,063 sqft $828,000
879 Shadowgrove Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 879 Shadowgrove Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18033932)
4 beds 3 baths 2,211 sqft $835,000
392 S Cameo Way Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 392 S Cameo Way, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # IV18031696)
3 beds 4 baths 3,041 sqft $1,158,990
3701 E Mercado Drive Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3701 E Mercado Drive, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # IV18031680)
3 beds 4 baths 3,041 sqft $1,129,990
3679 E Glorietta Place Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3679 E Glorietta Place, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # IV18031651)
2 beds 2 baths 2,216 sqft $989,990
870 Mango Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 870 Mango Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # SB18028164)
4 beds 2 baths 2,190 sqft $750,000
366 BROADWAY Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 366 BROADWAY Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18018199)
3 beds 4 baths 1,864 sqft $725,000

Sold Listings in Brea

2675 E Stearns Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2675 E Stearns Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18011541)
5 beds 5 baths 4,049 sqft $1,183,000
2976 E Coalinga Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2976 E Coalinga Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18005683)
4 beds 3 baths 2,262 sqft $829,000
560 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 24 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 560 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 24, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18003535)
2 beds 2 baths 1,090 sqft $410,000
740 Merrywood Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 740 Merrywood Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17274686)
4 beds 3 baths 1,499 sqft $455,000
935 Orangewood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 935 Orangewood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17275463)
3 beds 2 baths 1,276 sqft $635,000
1409 N Puente Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1409 N Puente Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17272806)
4 beds 3 baths 2,246 sqft $754,000
352 Meadow Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 352 Meadow Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17270663)
4 beds 2 baths 1,400 sqft $460,000
543 Robins Place Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 543 Robins Place, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17266597)
4 beds 3 baths 2,272 sqft $725,000
640 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 64 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 640 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 64, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17268659)
1 bed 1 bath 851 sqft $360,000
1420 Whittier Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1420 Whittier Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17266982)
4 beds 2 baths 1,575 sqft $652,000
2265 Studio Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2265 Studio Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17266750)
4 beds 3 baths 2,230 sqft $785,000
439 S Madrona Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 439 S Madrona Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17265542)
3 beds 2 baths 1,650 sqft $730,000
620 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 56 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 620 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 56, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17263599)
2 beds 2 baths 1,090 sqft $415,000
540 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 11 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 540 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 11, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17264648)
2 beds 2 baths 1,127 sqft $411,000
537 Muirwood Drive , Unit 41 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 537 Muirwood Drive , Unit 41, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17263540)
3 beds 3 baths 1,498 sqft $541,000

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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