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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

424 E Alder Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 424 E Alder Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18282287)
3 beds 2 baths 1,769 sqft $649,000
520 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 2 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 520 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 2, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV18284640)
1 bed 1 bath 851 sqft $365,000
406 S Brea Boulevard Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 406 S Brea Boulevard, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18285595)
3 beds 1 bath 1,317 sqft $689,000
3411 Paseo Drive Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3411 Paseo Drive, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW18284612)
4 beds 3 baths 2,266 sqft $850,000
2472 E Kern River Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2472 E Kern River Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # AR18284555)
4 beds 5 baths 3,990 sqft $1,580,000
3453 Villa Drive Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3453 Villa Drive, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # TR18284339)
4 beds 3 baths 2,537 sqft $975,000
1503 Mccart Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1503 Mccart Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18261538)
3 beds 2 baths 1,275 sqft $569,900
509 S Brea Boulevard , Unit 15 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 509 S Brea Boulevard , Unit 15, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR18278002)
3 beds 4 baths 1,683 sqft $658,800
2999 Bluebell Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2999 Bluebell Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18276561)
3 beds 3 baths 2,251 sqft $925,000
170 Hayden Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 170 Hayden Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18275838)
2 beds 3 baths 1,302 sqft $499,900
2427 Woodfield Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2427 Woodfield Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18274510)
3 beds 2 baths 1,578 sqft $595,000
1060 Joyce Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1060 Joyce Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18274626)
4 beds 2 baths 1,681 sqft $650,000
1215 Arrow Wood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1215 Arrow Wood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # IV18273785)
4 beds 2 baths 1,641 sqft $699,000
921 Evening Canyon Road Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 921 Evening Canyon Road, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # 818005539)
4 beds 3 baths 1,953 sqft $785,000
321 S Madrona Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 321 S Madrona Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18270612)
3 beds 1 bath 1,300 sqft $599,000

Sold Listings in Brea

679 Cliffwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 679 Cliffwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18269776)
5 beds 3 baths 2,418 sqft $615,000
212 George Town Circle , Unit 8 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 212 George Town Circle , Unit 8, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18269076)
2 beds 3 baths 1,268 sqft $500,000
887 Vista Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 887 Vista Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18263942)
4 beds 3 baths 2,211 sqft $825,000
740 Ashby Lane , Unit 53 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 740 Ashby Lane , Unit 53, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR18257789)
2 beds 3 baths 1,367 sqft $502,000
2614 E Shackle Line Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2614 E Shackle Line Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # AR18246626)
5 beds 5 baths 3,709 sqft $1,258,000
942 Buttonwood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 942 Buttonwood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18254234)
3 beds 2 baths 1,546 sqft $625,000
173 S Poplar Avenue , Unit 15 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 173 S Poplar Avenue , Unit 15, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18251590)
2 beds 2 baths 919 sqft $365,000
420 Pine Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 420 Pine Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18240030)
3 beds 1 bath 1,101 sqft $629,000
1422 Beechwood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1422 Beechwood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18238599)
4 beds 3 baths 2,464 sqft $899,000
114 S Redwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 114 S Redwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # NP18251981)
3 beds 2 baths 1,511 sqft $650,000
1415 Baywood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1415 Baywood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18227742)
3 beds 3 baths 1,983 sqft $617,500
1001 W Dorothy Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1001 W Dorothy Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18232115)
4 beds 2 baths 2,095 sqft $795,000
1158 Steele Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1158 Steele Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18232103)
2 beds 2 baths 2,096 sqft $750,000
345 Meadow Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 345 Meadow Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18223903)
3 beds 3 baths 1,281 sqft $475,000
528 Masters Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 528 Masters Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18222122)
4 beds 3 baths 2,230 sqft $755,000

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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