Brea, CA 92821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brea, CA 92821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,539
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,397
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,387
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.929, Longitude -117.884
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brea, CA 92821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,210
Daytime Population: Workers 51,503
Daytime Population: Residents 20,226
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 71,729
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.78
Population in Households 40,134
Population in Familes 34,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 2,696
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $83,619
Average Household Income $107,675
Per Capita Income $38,629


Total Housing Units 14,692 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,945 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,450 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 297 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $599,088
Average Home Value $617,228


Total Households 14,395
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 10,397
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.75% 1.06%
Households 1.37% 0.89%
Families 1.53% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Brea, CA 92821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92821 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 384 78th
Population Density # 649 63rd
Diversity Index # 705 60th
Median Household Income # 408 77th
Per Capita Income # 548 69th

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