The City of Brea had a population of 45,811 as of July 1, 2018. Brea ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Brea is located at latitude 33.929 and longitude -117.8613 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brea (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 361 feet.
The City of Brea (GNIS ID: 2409897) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brea is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Brea: La Brea.
|Population in Households||45,739|
|Population in Familes||39,471|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||72|
|Median Household Income||$91,935|
|Average Household Income||$118,355|
|Per Capita Income||$41,578|
|Total Housing Units||16,364 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,262 (62.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,730 (35.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||371 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$664,532|
|Average Home Value||$715,401|
|Average Household Size||2.86|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.63%|
|Per Capita Income||3.07%|
The table below compares Brea to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 202||87th|
|Population Density||# 349||77th|
|Diversity Index||# 541||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 277||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 374||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.