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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

1078 Newhall Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1078 Newhall, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17273528)
5 beds 6 baths 5,011 sqft $2,650,000
400 Sand Canyon Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 400 Sand Canyon Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17272684)
4 beds 3 baths 2,507 sqft $910,000
636 E Birch Street , Unit A Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 636 E Birch Street , Unit A, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # IV17273516)
2 beds 2 baths 1,104 sqft $449,900
731 Candlewood Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 731 Candlewood Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # IV17271683)
4 beds 2 baths 1,505 sqft $649,000
186 S Flower Hill Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 186 S Flower Hill Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # DW17271728)
4 beds 4 baths 3,720 sqft $1,380,000
352 Meadow Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 352 Meadow Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17270663)
4 beds 2 baths 1,400 sqft $400,000
543 Robins Place Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 543 Robins Place, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17266597)
4 beds 3 baths 2,272 sqft $739,500
1009 N Puente Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1009 N Puente Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # WS17262748)
3 beds 3 baths 1,950 sqft $800,000
816 Lime Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 816 Lime Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # DW17268508)
3 beds 2 baths 1,538 sqft $460,000
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 $375,000
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 $399,000
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 $799,000
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 $405,000
2538 E Santa Paula Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2538 E Santa Paula Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR17263833)
5 beds 6 baths 5,537 sqft $2,185,000
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 $558,000

Sold Listings in Brea

1983 Lotus Place Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1983 Lotus Place, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17259422)
4 beds 2 baths 1,627 sqft $580,000
286 Valverde Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 286 Valverde Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # MB17259049)
4 beds 2 baths 2,017 sqft $690,000
317 319 S Madrona Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 317 319 S Madrona Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # SR17246935)
4 beds 3 baths 2,025 sqft $714,000
1157 Delay Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1157 Delay Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR17245809)
3 beds 3 baths 1,934 sqft $773,000
3323 Adelante Street Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3323 Adelante Street, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17238114)
4 beds 3 baths 2,277 sqft $989,500
629 Aria Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 629 Aria Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17238183)
4 beds 3 baths 2,101 sqft $773,000
344 S Walnut Avenue , Unit 21F Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 344 S Walnut Avenue , Unit 21F, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17238472)
2 beds 3 baths 986 sqft $395,000
1407 La Serena Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1407 La Serena Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # IV17236951)
4 beds 3 baths 2,238 sqft $751,000
3639 Mockingbird Lane Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3639 Mockingbird Lane, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17234642)
3 beds 3 baths 2,085 sqft $695,000
152 Strawberry Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 152 Strawberry Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17233775)
4 beds 3 baths 1,934 sqft $755,000
3601 Skylark Way Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3601 Skylark Way, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # OC17232788)
3 beds 2 baths 1,882 sqft $729,500
1210 Mariposa Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1210 Mariposa Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17228779)
3 beds 2 baths 1,434 sqft $615,000
2108 Wildflower Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2108 Wildflower Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17228129)
4 beds 3 baths 2,466 sqft $810,000
468 N Signal Hill Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 468 N Signal Hill Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17225089)
3 beds 3 baths 1,890 sqft $770,000
773 Sather Court , Unit 52 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 773 Sather Court , Unit 52, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17226443)
3 beds 3 baths 1,367 sqft $519,000

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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