Our community of Brea is unique in many ways. We have a small town feeling, yet with bigger city benefits. Week-days we normally have over 100,000 people who work and live in our city. Yet the resident population is 39,000-40,000. We have a strong economic base within our business community, take a look at Brea-Means-Business as an example.
Brea is also known for excellence in education. The Brea-Olinda School district is well know for outstanding schools. Many of our schools have been recognized nationally as National Blue Ribbon school. The state-of-the-art Brea-Olinda High School is a "Distinguished School" for 2007.
Folks come to Brea from the surrounding communities to shop till they drop. The Brea Mall is the second highest in Orange County for generating revenue. We also have a newer downtown areas for entertainment and fun. The Birch Street Promenade is a wonderful pedestrian area for the movies, restaurants and outdoor entertainment. As for living downtown, check out the colorful lofts built over the commercial businesses.
Brea is also known as a community of the arts. The Art-In-Public Places supports over 130 objects of art beautifully enriching the city. Brea's own Art Gallery is home to traveling exhibits on display. Located at the Civic Center, our Curtis Theatre plays host to live productions with a close-up feeling. Check out the 2008 season line up at Curtain Up in Brea.
- As for living in Brea, click here to see why Brea was recently named "One of the Best in the West" places to live by Sunset Magazine. Our median home price depends on where your mail is delivered. The median for the 92821 zip code is $700,000 and 92823 is $900,000. So if you're considering a move, Brea's the place to be!
For more Brea information:
~ Family Fun in Good Old Brea ~ Tasty Tuesdays Around Town ~ Westways Magazine ~ Day Tripping in Brea ~ Fun for Free in Brea, Ca ~ Starlight Cinema ~ The Brea Home Meals Program NEEDS ~ Brea Kids ~ Story Time Fun ~ Check out A Walk in the Park, Like Taking a Step Back in Time, and read about Taking a Plunge in Brea.