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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

2408 E Santa Paula Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2408 E Santa Paula Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR17193623)
4 beds 5 baths 4,666 sqft $2,080,000
2764 E Temblor Ranch Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2764 E Temblor Ranch Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17189944)
5 beds 5 baths 3,709 sqft $1,777,000
257 Mountain Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 257 Mountain Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17192285)
3 beds 3 baths 1,780 sqft $470,000
660 Buckboard Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 660 Buckboard Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17192113)
3 beds 2 baths 1,463 sqft $445,000
233 Buena Vida Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 233 Buena Vida, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # CV17192137)
2 beds 3 baths 1,718 sqft $699,990
828 Carob Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 828 Carob Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17191811)
3 beds 2 baths 1,691 sqft $669,000
919 Oleander Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 919 Oleander Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17190340)
3 beds 2 baths 1,338 sqft $622,000
1780 Pennywood Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1780 Pennywood Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17190001)
3 beds 3 baths 1,302 sqft $470,000
3055 E Coalinga Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 3055 E Coalinga Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # NP17187173)
4 beds 3 baths 2,198 sqft $815,000
543 N CABLE CANYON Place Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 543 N CABLE CANYON Place, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # 17261390)
4 beds 5 baths 4,148 sqft $1,818,000
202 Laurel Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 202 Laurel Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17187868)
4 beds 3 baths 2,032 sqft $650,000
2886 E Coalinga Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2886 E Coalinga Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # 317006122)
3 beds 3 baths 2,059 sqft $809,500
270 Lilac Lane Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 270 Lilac Lane, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17186062)
3 beds 4 baths 3,013 sqft $1,000,000
2109 Studio Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2109 Studio Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17185194)
3 beds 3 baths 1,817 sqft $714,900
837 Mulberry Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 837 Mulberry Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # RS17184423)
3 beds 2 baths 1,475 sqft $699,999

Sold Listings in Brea

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
1993 Whispering Glen Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1993 Whispering Glen Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17165503)
3 beds 3 baths 1,533 sqft $700,000
2963 E Walking Beam Place Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2963 E Walking Beam Place, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17155491)
3 beds 3 baths 1,827 sqft $741,000
3668 Sandpiper Way Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3668 Sandpiper Way, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # AR17147525)
3 beds 2 baths 1,882 sqft $725,000
358 Catalina Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 358 Catalina Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17144775)
3 beds 3 baths 1,993 sqft $732,000
529 Buttonwood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 529 Buttonwood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV17145873)
3 beds 2 baths 1,598 sqft $655,000
650 Archwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 650 Archwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17141701)
4 beds 3 baths 1,469 sqft $479,000
2579 Foothill Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2579 Foothill Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17134544)
3 beds 2 baths 1,399 sqft $675,000
245 Copa De Oro Drive Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 245 Copa De Oro Drive, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17140077)
4 beds 3 baths 2,149 sqft $835,000
315 Laurel Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 315 Laurel Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17138357)
3 beds 1 bath 1,195 sqft $442,500
814 Atkins Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 814 Atkins Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17136507)
3 beds 3 baths 1,814 sqft $685,000
1123 Grand Canyon Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1123 Grand Canyon, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17136770)
3 beds 3 baths 2,208 sqft $750,000
446 Condor Avenue Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 446 Condor Avenue, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17132896)
3 beds 3 baths 2,085 sqft $690,000
2312 Carrotwood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2312 Carrotwood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17135518)
2 beds 2 baths 1,168 sqft $503,000
1325 Arrow Wood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1325 Arrow Wood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17134793)
3 beds 2 baths 1,888 sqft $530,000

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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