Brea

Overview for Brea, CA

56,502 people live in Brea, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $45,929.73. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

56,502

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$45,929.73

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Brea, CA

Brea has 19,610 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brea do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 56,502 people call Brea home. The population density is 2,337.31 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

56,502

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.3

Median Age

47.25 / 52.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
19,610

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$45,929.73

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Brea, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Brea. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Angela Merici Parish School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Arovista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Olinda Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
BOUSD Online Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Brea Canyon High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Falcon Academy of Science and Technology
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Christ Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Laurel Elementary Magnet School of Innovation and Career Explr
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Montessori Of Brea
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Mariposa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Brea Country Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5

Around Brea, CA

There's plenty to do around Brea, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

36
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
47
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including BoomFitness, Samurai Academy, and Scott Kim Tennis Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.11 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.61 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.32 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.32 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.6 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Incorporated in 1917 with almost 44,000 residents it was initially known as the city of oil, oranges and opportunity. Brea offers residents with all services including their own police, fire, water and sanitation services, construction and maintenance of streets and infrastructure, recreational and human services. The large shopping mall, restaurants and first-rate theaters attract residents from surrounding areas because of the quality and easy freeway access.

Brea supports outstanding Brea Olinda Unified School District including campuses recognized as California Distinguished Schools and a National Blue Ribbon high school.

The Art in Public Places Program ensures that for every new or updated structure in Brea, a sculpture also accompanies the new build ensuring that Brea remains beautiful. You can find these sculptures all over Brea.

While there are private gyms in the area, Brea offers a community fitness center complete with group fit classes that rivals any other gym at little or no cost to residents.

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