Brea is a city in Orange County, California. The city began as a center of crude oil production, was later propelled by citrus production, and is now an important retail center because of the large Brea Mall and the recently redeveloped Brea Downtown. Brea is also known for its extensive public art program which began in 1975 and continues today with over 140 artworks in the collection placed and located throughout the city. Brea’s public art program has been used as a model and inspiration for many Public Art programs nationwide.
Population of Brea, CA
The 2010 United States Census reported that Brea had a population of 39,282.
Top employers in Brea, CA
- Bank of America
- Mercury Insurance Group
- Beckman Coulter
- Brea Olinda Unified School District
- VPI Pet Insurance
- The Hartford
- Avery Dennison
Brea, CA Zip Codes: 92821, 92822, 92823
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