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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

171 S Thistle Road Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 171 S Thistle Road, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV17147458)
4 beds 3 baths 2,665 sqft $825,000
529 Buttonwood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 529 Buttonwood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # CV17145873)
3 beds 2 baths 1,598 sqft $688,000
4052 Cedarwood Court Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 4052 Cedarwood Court, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17145284)
3 beds 3 baths 2,475 sqft $875,000
908 Sandra Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 908 Sandra Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17142812)
4 beds 2 baths 1,933 sqft $800,000
857 Larchwood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 857 Larchwood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17109428)
4 beds 3 baths 2,619 sqft $1,080,000
815 N Landa Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 815 N Landa Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17141978)
5 beds 6 baths 5,380 sqft $2,249,800
650 Archwood Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 650 Archwood Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17141701)
4 beds 3 baths 1,469 sqft $525,000
3275 Elm Circle Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 3275 Elm Circle, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # PW17141609)
4 beds 3 baths 1,868 sqft $750,000
2579 Foothill Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2579 Foothill Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # OC17134544)
3 beds 2 baths 1,399 sqft $679,900
505 Linden Way Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 505 Linden Way, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17139862)
3 beds 3 baths 1,367 sqft $700,000
902 Orangewood Drive Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 902 Orangewood Drive, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # IV17140658)
3 beds 2 baths 1,276 sqft $599,000
548 Masters Circle Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 548 Masters Circle, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # TR17141071)
4 beds 3 baths 2,230 sqft $768,000
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 $499,900
2680 E Temblor Ranch Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2680 E Temblor Ranch, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17137833)
6 beds 4 baths 3,709 sqft $1,780,000

Sold Listings in Brea

654 Lennox Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 654 Lennox Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17006259)
4 beds 3 baths 2,720 sqft $990,000
2134 Deer Springs Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2134 Deer Springs Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW17078796)
4 beds 3 baths 2,460 sqft $730,000
900 Steele Drive Brea, CA 92821
3 beds 2 baths 1,675 sqft $625,000
2930 E Coalinga Drive Brea, CA 92821
4 beds 3 baths 2,200 sqft $740,000
909 E Elm Street Brea, CA 92821
3 beds 2 baths 1,900 sqft $625,000
760 Ashby Lane Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 760 Ashby Lane, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW15163540)
3 beds 3 baths 1,364 sqft $480,000
2969 E Walking Beam Place Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 2969 E Walking Beam Place, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW14184278)
3 beds 3 baths 1,814 sqft $685,000
440 Tangerine Place Brea, CA 92823
Photo of 440 Tangerine Place, Brea, CA 92823 (MLS # OC14182593)
4 beds 3 baths 2,900 sqft $921,900
311 Calico Court Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 311 Calico Court, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW15162808)
2 beds 2 baths 1,122 sqft $385,000
3068 E Santa Fe Road Brea, CA 92821
3 beds 3 baths 1,739 sqft $675,000
1417 Hodson Avenue Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1417 Hodson Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW14174005)
4 beds 2 baths 1,398 sqft $545,000
2694 E Santa Fe Road Brea, CA 92821
3 beds 3 baths 1,814 sqft $685,000
1900 Skywood Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 1900 Skywood Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW14179594)
3 beds 2 baths 1,447 sqft $485,000
540 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 15 Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 540 N Brea Boulevard , Unit 15, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW15161528)
2 beds 2 baths 1,127 sqft $318,000
121 E Fir Street Brea, CA 92821
Photo of 121 E Fir Street, Brea, CA 92821 (MLS # PW14179131)
3 beds 1 bath 1,290 sqft $517,000

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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