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    420 La Crescenta Dr, Brea, CA 92823
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    • $2,745+
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    220 West Central Avenue, Brea, CA 92821
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    • $1,665+
    • $1,855
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    3020 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,775
    • $2,000+
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    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,882+
    • $2,045+
    • $2,557+
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    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,915+
    • $2,145+
    • $2,577+
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    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $2,065
    • $2,210+
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    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,890+
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    • $2,575+
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    3340 Topaz Ln, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,875
    • $2,675
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    1401 N. Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,873+
    • $2,137+
    • $2,875+
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    661 N Rose Dr, Placentia, CA 92870
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    2623 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    1225 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,989+
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    1261 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,941+
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    1120 N Placentia, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $2,000+
    • $2,690
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    2901 E Nutwood Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    1500 Cherry St., Suite 5106A, Placentia, CA 92870
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    2456 Nutwood Ave,, Fullerton, CA 92831
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    • $1,825+
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    150 E Crowther Ave, Placentia, CA 92870
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    • $2,419+
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    • $4,372+
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    1800 Brea Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92835
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    1100-1114 E. 3Rd Ave., La Habra, CA 90631
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    1401 S. Harbor Blvd., La Habra, CA 90631
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    18567 East Colima, Rowland Heights, CA 91748
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    700 West La Jolla Street, Placentia, CA 92870
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    4700 East Mckinnon Drive, Anaheim, CA 92807
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    2847 E Valley Blvd, West Covina, CA 91792
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Average rent in Brea, CA

$2,390/mo Brea, CA average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Brea, CA is $2,390.

Brea, CA apartment rent ranges

Brea, CA rent trends

Getting around in Brea, CA

13 /100
Car-Dependent
45 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 13, Bike Score®: 45

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Brea, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Brea, CA were last updated on 27 Jan 2023.

What are the best apartments in Brea, CA?

The best apartments in Brea, CA are: Joule La Floresta and HERITAGE PLAZA.

What is the average rent in Brea, CA?

The average rent in Brea, CA is $2,390. Start your search for apartments in Brea, CA now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brea, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brea, CA is between $1,665 and $3,970. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Brea, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Brea, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Brea, CA is between $1,665 and $5,250. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Brea, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Brea, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Brea, CA is between $2,745 and $5,240. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Brea, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Brea, CA?

In Brea, 37% of the residents are renting compared to 63% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 30% of Brea’s rentals, 51% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 19% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Brea, CA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Brea are about 34 years old, on average. Of these, 24% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About 51% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 11% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Brea, CA?

Studio apartments in Brea are around 7% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 48% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 42% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Brea, CA

Brea is a small California town that is only about 40 minutes away from downtown Los Angeles. Renters who live in Brea enjoy its small-town charm, excellent public school system and a six-mile drive to nearby Anaheim, where Disneyland Park, Universal Studios Hollywood and other theme parks are located. For those renting apartments in Brea, there are quite a few natural preserves for nature lovers including Carbon Canyon Regional Park and Craig Regional Park. It’s a densely suburban and landscaped area with access to many local restaurants, coffee shops and retail venues that aren’t the typical chain stores. The weather in Brea is another big draw for renters, with mild winters and shorter summers that aren’t too hot.

Renting in Brea, CA

Only about a third of the people living in Brea rent their homes. That makes each apartment in Brea very desirable since there aren’t that many to choose from. Most of rental apartments in Brea are found in two- to three-story buildings that are well-maintained and nearby a variety of amenities, such as coffee shops, restaurants and breweries. In addition, most apartment communities have pools, clubhouses and grilling stations. Some neighborhoods, including Blackstone, downtown Brea and Olina Ranch, Brea are great for biking. Many families rent there since the public schools are so close to rental apartments in Brea. Renters having easy access to Huntington Beach in Los Angeles, which is only about 26 miles away, to enjoy that sunny California beach lifestyle.

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Brea, CA demographics

Brea, CA has a population of 44,182 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,704 of Brea’s residents are women and 20,478 are men. The median age of those who live in Brea, CA is 39.6.

Shopping in Brea, CA

The Brea Mall is one of the most popular places for renters to shop in town. It has four different anchor stores, including Nordstrom, and around 179 shops for renters to explore in an indoor setting, as well as a movie theater and numerous restaurants. For a grocery store and strip mall experience, there is the Brea Plaza Shopping Center which has Kroger and other outdoor retail shops. Renters like to shop locally in Brea Downtown, which has more specialty style stores with clothing boutiques, dining options and entertainment, like the Edwards movie theater and the Brea Improv for comedy acts. For daily grocery runs, some of the most popular options among renters are Amazon Fresh, Whole Foods Market and Albertsons.

Brea, CA households

  • 11,319 Family
    4,199 Non-family
  • 5,434 Children
    10,084 No Children
  • 15,518Total Number of Households
  • 2.84Average People Per Household
  • $100,969Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 15,518 households in Brea, CA. 11,319 are family households and 4,199 are non-family households. There are 5,434 households with children in Brea and 10,084 households without children. On average, about 2.84 people live in a household in Brea, CA.

Transportation in Brea, CA

Brea is not very walkable — except for the downtown area — so most people living in this small town use their cars to get around. The Orange Freeway is the main highway that runs through Brea. Still, the Orange County Transportation Authority runs a public bus system that goes all throughout Brea with seven different routes. For renters who commute to work, that means it’s easy to navigate this bus system to get into Los Angeles. For domestic and international air travel, there are three airports nearby: Orange County Airport, Ontario Airport and the Los Angeles International Airport, otherwise known as LAX, which is about 48 miles away.

Brea, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Brea, CA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 27% have a Bachelor Degree, and 15% have a Graduate Degree.

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