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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

845 E Buchanan Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 845 E Buchanan Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC18095438)
3 beds 3 baths 1,807 sqft $799,000
670 Legacy Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 670 Legacy Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC18095240)
4 beds 3 baths 2,101 sqft $769,000
2691 E Pacific Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2691 E Pacific Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18091714)
3 beds 3 baths 1,827 sqft $770,000
437 Pepper Tree Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 437 Pepper Tree Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV18094159)
4 beds 3 baths 1,781 sqft $719,888
2100 Fallingleaf Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2100 Fallingleaf Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC18094666)
3 beds 2 baths 1,316 sqft $634,900
1330 El Encanto Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1330 El Encanto Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # DW18093054)
4 beds 3 baths 2,381 sqft $757,090
961 Johnson Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 961 Johnson Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18092793)
4 beds 3 baths 2,493 sqft $839,900
2408 E Santa Paula Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2408 E Santa Paula Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR18093108)
4 beds 5 baths 4,666 sqft $1,980,000
932 Joyce Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 932 Joyce Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18090149)
4 beds 2 baths 1,954 sqft $699,000
251 Scenic Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 251 Scenic Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # 318001505)
4 beds 3 baths 1,990 sqft $589,000
624 E Ash Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 624 E Ash Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18087920)
4 beds 2 baths 1,452 sqft $639,000
220 Lilac Lane Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 220 Lilac Lane, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # CV18090312)
5 beds 3 baths 2,533 sqft $878,900
831 Lantana Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 831 Lantana Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18078932)
3 beds 2 baths 1,876 sqft $809,900
2084 Arbor Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2084 Arbor Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # RS18089268)
3 beds 2 baths 1,562 sqft $645,000
2772 Alamitos Road Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2772 Alamitos Road, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18088883)
4 beds 5 baths 3,318 sqft $1,449,888

Sold Listings in Brea

500 S Orange Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 500 S Orange Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18066327)
4 beds 2 baths 1,750 sqft $650,000
640 Brea Blvd #65 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 640 Brea Blvd #65, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18066505)
2 beds 2 baths 1,090 sqft $390,000
588 Archwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 588 Archwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC18062213)
2 beds 2 baths 1,032 sqft $440,000
3359 E ELM Street Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3359 E ELM Street, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # 18323178)
3 beds 3 baths 1,662 sqft $612,000
934 AVOCADO Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 934 AVOCADO Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # RS18057455)
3 beds 3 baths 1,214 sqft $630,000
211 S Redwood Avenue , Unit C Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 211 S Redwood Avenue , Unit C, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18052222)
1 bed 2 baths 930 sqft $355,000
660 Brookwood Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 660 Brookwood Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV18053617)
4 beds 3 baths 2,362 sqft $799,800
1037 Orangewood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1037 Orangewood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18018849)
3 beds 2 baths 1,434 sqft $655,000
2043 Fallcreek Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2043 Fallcreek Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18052833)
4 beds 3 baths 2,466 sqft $810,000
695 N Rubel Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 695 N Rubel, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR18045752)
4 beds 5 baths 3,390 sqft $1,338,000
1350 Arrow Wood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1350 Arrow Wood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18048780)
3 beds 2 baths 1,312 sqft $655,000
420 Cherry Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 420 Cherry Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18045719)
3 beds 1 bath 1,331 sqft $626,000
375 Mountain Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 375 Mountain Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18042608)
3 beds 2 baths 1,462 sqft $515,000
378 S Terrazo Drive Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 378 S Terrazo Drive, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # IV18042632)
2 beds 2 baths 2,216 sqft $899,990
1301 N Puente Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1301 N Puente Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW18041756)
4 beds 3 baths 2,061 sqft $675,000

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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