Brea is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 42,797, it is the 198th largest city in California and the 912th largest city in the United States . Brea is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually but its population has increased by 8.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,282 in 2010. Brea reached it's highest population of 43,484 in 2018. Spanning over 12 miles, Brea has a population density of 3,520 people per square mile.
The average household income in Brea is $117,536 with a poverty rate of 6.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,851 per month, and the median house value is $660,400. The median age in Brea is 39.5 years, 38.8 years for males, and 40 years for females.