""
Tap here to try the Rental Assistant! ×
Save This Search

Apartments for Rent in Brea, CA
73 Rentals Available

  • Today

    601, 613 And 617 East Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821
    3 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,195
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    220 West Central Avenue, Brea, CA 92821
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,685
    • $1,885
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    420 La Crescenta Dr, Brea, CA 92823
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,655+
    • $3,410+
    • $4,560+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    3020 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $2,075
    • $2,575
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,100+
    • Ask for pricing
    • $2,605
    View Property
  • Too many options, too little time? Let the Rental Assistant do the search for you!
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,215
    • $2,135+
    • $2,880
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $2,145+
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Maintenance
    Today

    1942 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,040
    • $2,155
    • $2,570
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    3340 Topaz Ln, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $2,775
    View Property
  • Today

    1401 N. Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,967+
    • $2,115+
    • $3,404+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Staff
    1 day ago

    661 N Rose Dr, Placentia, CA 92870
    8 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,030+
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner rent
    What's your rent budget?
  • 1 day ago

    2623 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
    1 Unit available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • Ask for pricing
    • $1,930
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    1398 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,419+
    • $3,210+
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    1 day ago

    1261 Deerpark Drive, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,069+
    • $2,538+
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    1120 N Placentia, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,050
    • $2,990
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    2901 E Nutwood Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Contact for availability
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner bedroom
    How many bedrooms are you
    looking for?
    • Studio
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4+
  • Resident Rated
    Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    1500 Cherry St., Suite 5106A, Placentia, CA 92870
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $3,245+
    • $3,505+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    2456 Nutwood Ave,, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,965
    • $2,350
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    150 E Crowther Ave, Placentia, CA 92870
    24 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,415+
    • $2,840+
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    1800 Brea Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92835
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $2,850
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    1401 S. Harbor Blvd., La Habra, CA 90631
    Contact for availability
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Maintenance
    Today

    18567 East Colima, Rowland Heights, CA 91748
    13 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,900
    • $2,200
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    1 day ago

    700 West La Jolla Street, Placentia, CA 92870
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,150
    • $2,730
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    4700 East Mckinnon Drive, Anaheim, CA 92807
    Available
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,955
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Maintenance
    Today

    2847 E Valley Blvd, West Covina, CA 91792
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,234+
    • $2,464+
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
3-22-city

Look for apartments near me

Are you looking to land that one apartment near you that ticks all the boxes? Now you can browse through available RentCafe apartment listings in your area, rated and reviewed by verified residents. Comparing the size, price, amenities and location of apartments for rent near you is easier than ever. Do you feel like expanding the search beyond your neighborhood and ZIP code? Browse apartments for rent in your city and state to find the best fit, wherever you are in the U.S. Somewhere out there is the perfect apartment just waiting for you.

Whether you're looking for a studio, an apartment with one or more bedrooms, or maybe you're upgrading to a luxury apartment or need to acommodate a pet, RentCafe allows you to easily search for a rental near you based on your criteria, anywhere in the U.S. So, let's find your new home today!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Prices and availability in Brea, CA were last updated on 14 Aug 2022.

What are the best apartments in Brea, CA?

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

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 $1,685 and $3,630. 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 $1,885 and $5,145. 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 $4,560 and $5,495. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Brea, CA.

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.

Brea, CA Demographics

  • Total Population44,182
  • Female 20,478
    Male 23,704
  • Median Age39.6

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.

Average Rent in Brea, CA

  • Brea, CA Average Rental Price, July 2022 $2,390 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Brea, CA is $2,390.

Brea, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

Brea, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Mar / 2022 Jul / 2022
Brea, CA $1,857 $1,906 $1,881 $1,903 $1,940 $1,963 $2,039 $2,158 $2,256 $2,390
National $1,407 $1,415 $1,416 $1,406 $1,410 $1,418 $1,501 $1,596 $1,634 $1,706

Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Brea, CA is $2,390.

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.

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 Households

  • Total Number of Households15,518
  • Family 11,319
    Non-family 4,199
  • Children 5,434
    No Children 10,084
  • Average People Per Household2.84
  • Median Household Income$100,969
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,138

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. The median income of a Brea household living in Brea is $100,969 per year. The median housing costs per month are $2,138.

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.

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.

RentCafe is your one-stop shop for finding a great new apartment in Brea, CA. Easily search through a wide selection of apartments for rent in Brea, CA, and view detailed information about available rentals including floor plans, pricing, photos, amenities, interactive maps, and thorough property descriptions. Property owners and managers are one click away, so feel free to contact them and find out all you need to know about the apartment you’re interested in. Browse Brea, CA apartments with rents starting from $1,685 and submit your rental application today!

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!