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Brea, CA

Brea, California is a small city with a population of slightly more than 41,000. At an average age of just over 38, the city's population is fairly typical compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 37. Most residents own their homes in Brea, and 39% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be a factor, as the average rent of $1,645 per month is higher than the state average.

Workers are spread across a plethora of industries in Brea, the most common four of which are retail, education, healthcare, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 27% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in management, making it the top field in the city. Brea workers take home an average annual income of just under $101,000, about $15,000 more than the average California resident. Brea's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Brea has a high number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 11% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

Brea has an average commute time of about 36 minutes, longer than the California average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (45%) commute to work by car, while public transit is not used extensively. Few commuters walk to work.

Average Rent in Brea

Studio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed
Jan 20$1,622$2,080$2,102$2,570
Dec 191,6072,0802,1173,442
Nov 191,6152,0802,1223,450
Oct 191,6102,0802,1403,475
Sep 191,5422,0802,1323,487
Aug 191,5802,1752,1253,525
Jul 191,6072,1252,0823,525
Jun 191,5602,0302,072
May 191,5722,0302,065
Apr 191,5522,0302,015
Mar 191,5272,0302,015
Feb 191,5501,9751,962
*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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