Brea, California Census Data & Community Profile

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Brea GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Brea, CA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Brea, CA was 35,410.

Brea Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Brea was 17,278, which represents 48.8 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Brea, CA
There are an estimated 8,057 married men in the town. 59.8 percent of men over 15 years old in Brea are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Brea is 18,132 which is 51.2 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Brea, California
There are an estimated 8,015 married women in the community. 55.2 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Brea, CA
The median age of people living in Brea, CA was 36.4 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Brea was 2,145. There were 26,328 people above the age of 18, which represents 74.4 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 11.4 percent of the population (4,023) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Brea, CA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Brea, CA was 34,058.

White Population in Brea, CA
The estimated White population in the Brea community is 27,384, which is 77.3 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Brea, California
The estimated Black/African American population is 447, which is 1.3 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Brea, CA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Brea, CA was 184.

Asian Population in Brea, California
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 3,218.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Brea, CA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Brea was an estimated 77.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 2,748, while those of “two or more races” was 1,352 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Brea community was 7,205, or 20.3 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Brea, CA
The household population number in Brea was 35,282.

Group Quarters Population in Brea, CA
Group Quarters population in the community was 128.

Average Household Size in Brea, CA
The average household size in Brea is 2.7 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.21 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Brea, CA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 13,327 total housing units in Brea.

The number of occupied housing units was 13,067, or 98 of the total units in town. Of these, 8,392 were owner-occupied (64.2), and 4,675 were renter-occupied (35.8, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 260 vacant homes in Brea at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Brea, California
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 7,227, with a median value in dollars of 261,700.

Monthly Owner Costs in Brea, CA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,692 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Brea, average costs per month were $290 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 20,427 people in the community had a high school degree, or 88.4 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Brea, California
7,728 people in Brea also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 33.5 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Brea, CA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Brea was 2,808, or 10.7 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Brea, CA
In 2000, there were 4,855 people in Brea, CA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Brea, CA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 8,064 people in Brea who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 24.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Brea, California
There were 18,931 in the labor force in Brea at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 69.3 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Brea was 28.5 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Brea, CA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $59,759. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Brea, CA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $68,423. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Brea, California
Per capita income in Brea in the last full census was 26,307. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Brea numbered 318, or 3.4 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Brea, CA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 1,874, or 5.3 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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