Income/capita 29%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 6%
Income per capita$38,543$31,458$29,829
Median household income$85,555$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$108,000$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$62,936$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$51,065$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$36,761$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brea is 29% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Brea is 55% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brea is 6% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brea is 52% lower than the national average

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      Brea median earnings by income bracket

      Brea employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.8%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector14.5%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services5.9%8.0%
      Wholesale & retail services19.2%12.5%
      Public administration4.4%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%2.2%
      Education, health & social services11.6%36.8%

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      San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
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      Yorba Linda, CA67,362$119,697116%
      Rose Hills, CA3,033$117,875113%
      Brea, CA41,351$85,55555%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moorhead, MN41,321$55,3430%
      Ocoee, FL41,393$61,76612%
      South Valley, NM41,397$37,63932%
      Leominster, MA41,304$56,5102%
      Findlay, OH41,412$45,36418%
      Brea, CA41,351$85,55555%
      Source: The Brea, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).