Latest Data (2017)
Population 42,777
Nationwide Rank 892

Quick Facts

Brea, California is the 892nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Brea, California is a city.

Brea, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Brea had its largest population ever.

Brea, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Brea, California Border Map

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
882 DeKalb, Illinois 43,193 10.1%
883 Moorhead, Minnesota 43,122 32.8%
884 Linden, New Jersey 43,056 9.1%
885 Concord, New Hampshire 43,019 5.5%
886 Pine Bluff, Arkansas 42,984 -21.9%
887 Sierra Vista, Arizona 42,912 13.4%
888 Jefferson City, Missouri 42,895 5.7%
889 Rohnert Park, California 42,838 3.5%
890 Ormond Beach, Florida 42,816 17.1%
891 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 42,809 1.3%
892 Brea, California 42,777 20.3%
893 Bell Gardens, California 42,747 -3.1%
894 Prescott, Arizona 42,731 24.3%
895 The Colony, Texas 42,721 57.7%
896 Kearny, New Jersey 42,670 5.3%
897 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,667 61.9%
898 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,619 35.0%
899 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,591 -6.8%
900 Fairfield, Ohio 42,566 1.0%
901 State College, Pennsylvania 42,430 10.5%
902 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 42,364 2.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
389 Alhambra 85,396 0.2%
392 Hemet 85,160 43.3%
401 Lake Forest 84,293 10.8%
406 Merced 83,081 28.5%
407 Buena Park 83,015 6.3%
408 Pleasanton 83,007 29.1%
416 Mountain View 81,438 15.2%
421 Lakewood 80,967 1.9%
426 Tustin 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills 80,374 19.3%
432 Napa 79,774 9.4%
435 Manteca 79,268 57.2%
436 Alameda 79,177 9.2%
441 Milpitas 78,106 24.2%
442 Folsom 78,038 48.0%
444 Perris 77,879 113.9%
445 Bellflower 77,772 6.5%
450 Upland 76,999 11.8%
458 Baldwin Park 76,402 0.5%
461 San Ramon 75,931 69.0%
468 Union City 75,343 11.6%
479 Rancho Cordova 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock 73,556 29.1%
484 Apple Valley 73,077 33.8%
493 Pittsburg 72,141 26.1%
498 Redlands 71,554 11.8%
503 Lynwood 71,099 1.6%
513 Walnut Creek 69,773 8.0%
515 Davis 68,986 16.6%
528 Yorba Linda 68,229 15.4%
533 Redondo Beach 67,908 6.9%
534 Camarillo 67,845 17.9%
537 South San Francisco 67,429 11.2%
539 Palo Alto 67,178 14.6%
543 Yuba City 66,860 30.8%
549 Lake Elsinore 66,411 126.8%
551 Laguna Niguel 66,334 5.5%
554 Lodi 65,884 14.5%
561 Madera 65,508 49.9%
564 San Clemente 65,267 29.0%
565 Santa Cruz 65,021 16.3%
568 Rocklin 64,838 74.0%
577 Tulare 63,855 39.1%
582 Pico Rivera 63,522 0.0%
584 Eastvale 63,211
586 Montebello 63,192 1.5%
587 Encinitas 63,184 8.6%
593 La Habra 62,466 5.0%
595 Brentwood 62,433 152.4%
605 National City 61,363 12.9%
611 Monterey Park 61,044 1.4%
613 Dublin 60,939 98.8%
614 Petaluma 60,870 11.0%
615 Cupertino 60,777 15.4%
620 Gardena 60,224 3.9%
623 La Mesa 60,021 9.5%
624 Woodland 60,012 20.6%
636 Porterville 59,145 28.7%
640 San Rafael 59,070 5.2%
644 Huntington Park 58,822 -4.2%
645 Arcadia 58,799 10.5%
650 Santee 58,113 9.5%
655 Gilroy 57,664 38.2%
666 Diamond Bar 56,665 0.4%
669 Hanford 56,499 34.6%
670 Fountain Valley 56,313 2.3%
677 Novato 55,980 17.1%
685 Highland 55,342 23.3%
693 Paramount 54,909 -0.8%
696 Colton 54,828 14.1%
699 Cathedral City 54,596 27.0%
700 Rosemead 54,554 1.7%
710 Watsonville 54,098 16.2%
716 Yucaipa 53,683 29.5%
720 West Sacramento 53,512 66.9%
726 Delano 53,138 33.7%
731 Palm Desert 52,932 18.6%
736 Glendora 52,445 5.9%
740 Placentia 52,157 11.7%
744 Aliso Viejo 51,671 29.1%
756 Cerritos 51,020 -1.0%
765 Poway 50,041 3.7%
767 Azusa 49,864 11.2%
784 La Mirada 49,095 4.6%
785 Cypress 49,064 5.2%
792 Rancho Santa Margarita 48,793 3.7%
795 Ceres 48,697 39.7%
798 Covina 48,462 3.2%
803 San Jacinto 48,254 101.9%
804 Palm Springs 48,142 12.0%
812 Lincoln 47,674 305.9%
817 San Luis Obispo 47,541 7.1%
818 Newark 47,531 11.4%
828 Beaumont 46,967 311.3%
845 Coachella 45,443 98.7%
850 Morgan Hill 45,037 31.8%
853 Danville 44,786 7.2%
861 El Centro 44,364 16.3%
874 Lompoc 43,542 5.6%
880 San Bruno 43,299 7.8%
889 Rohnert Park 42,838 3.5%
892 Brea 42,777 20.3%
893 Bell Gardens 42,747 -3.1%
902 Rancho Palos Verdes 42,364 2.7%
914 Oakley 41,714 61.3%
919 Campbell 41,544 6.7%
923 La Quinta 41,304 68.0%
942 San Gabriel 40,514 1.5%
947 Calexico 40,351 47.5%
949 La Puente 40,322 -1.9%
979 Culver City 39,283 1.0%
980 Montclair 39,276 15.7%
985 Los Banos 39,183 48.9%
988 Pacifica 39,087 1.8%
1001 Stanton 38,528 2.5%
1003 Hollister 38,404 10.2%
1004 Martinez 38,373 6.7%
1038 West Hollywood 37,080 3.3%
1039 Monrovia 37,061 0.1%
1042 Wildomar 36,932 75.0%
1046 Moorpark 36,802 15.6%
1057 Temple City 36,367 8.2%
1069 San Juan Capistrano 36,064 6.4%
1070 Claremont 36,015 5.6%
1074 Manhattan Beach 35,924 5.6%
1077 Bell 35,811 -2.4%
1101 Pleasant Hill 34,987 5.8%
1113 Beverly Hills 34,484 1.7%
1114 Foster City 34,412 19.5%
1116 Menlo Park 34,357 11.6%
1119 San Dimas 34,326 -2.0%
1121 Seaside 34,150 3.1%
1123 Adelanto 34,066 87.3%
1128 Dana Point 33,934 -3.5%
1158 Lawndale 33,078 4.1%
1179 La Verne 32,461 2.3%
1194 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 31,918 29.3%
1215 Laguna Hills 31,318 -2.2%
1220 Banning 31,230 32.0%
1221 San Pablo 31,156 3.0%
1222 Goleta 31,116 7.9%
1230 Saratoga 30,905 2.8%
1238 Los Altos 30,743 9.4%
1239 Los Gatos 30,724 6.9%
1242 Burlingame 30,686 8.9%
1249 San Carlos 30,499 9.9%
1253 Atascadero 30,418 14.6%
1254 Santa Paula 30,313 5.3%
1259 Walnut 30,199 0.4%
1274 East Palo Alto 29,765 -0.6%
1277 Suisun City 29,639 12.7%
1290 Atwater 29,397 26.3%
1308 Ridgecrest 28,880 15.8%
1314 Desert Hot Springs 28,757 74.7%
1319 Monterey 28,639 -3.6%
1332 Benicia 28,343 5.1%
1361 Maywood 27,586 -1.9%
1362 Windsor 27,548 19.4%
1369 Imperial Beach 27,418 1.3%
1378 Eureka 27,177 4.2%
1381 Belmont 27,140 8.2%
1384 Lemon Grove 27,108 8.6%
1390 Wasco 26,994 26.5%
1398 Norco 26,761 9.9%
1405 Paradise 26,682 0.8%
1417 Twentynine Palms 26,542 -8.1%
1425 Lafayette 26,440 9.8%
1428 Brawley 26,390 20.0%
1430 Lemoore 26,355 33.1%
1432 Soledad 26,273 13.2%
1437 Galt 26,172 32.2%
1448 South Pasadena 25,888 6.5%
1462 Reedley 25,620 22.6%
1466 Hercules 25,545 31.0%
1467 El Cerrito 25,515 9.9%
1490 Sanger 25,161 32.0%
1520 Selma 24,782 25.7%
1524 Riverbank 24,740 56.5%
1527 San Fernando 24,714 4.6%
1545 Coronado 24,417 1.1%
1550 Seal Beach 24,326 0.6%
1557 Calabasas 24,202 17.0%
1558 Loma Linda 24,196 25.5%
1567 Cudahy 24,076 -0.9%
1571 Dinuba 24,034 34.6%
1576 Barstow 23,916 5.8%
1616 Oakdale 23,150 46.5%
1617 Laguna Beach 23,147 -2.6%
1638 Lathrop 22,781 103.4%
1645 Millbrae 22,718 9.6%
1661 Port Hueneme 22,327 2.0%
1671 Marina 22,145 17.0%
1672 Patterson 22,124 84.6%
1681 South Lake Tahoe 21,978 -7.0%
1689 Corcoran 21,835 -2.2%
1695 Duarte 21,757 1.0%
1697 Yucca Valley 21,748 28.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 42,777 892
2016 42,471 890
2015 41,944 894
2014 41,508 894
2013 40,963 893
2012 40,330 901
2011 39,970 903
2010 39,282 913
2009 38,452 915
2008 38,078 916
2007 37,912 909
2006 37,970 897
2005 38,076 880
2004 38,119 867
2003 37,587 876
2002 36,694 889
2001 35,806 905
2000 35,536 904
1990 32,865 851