Carbon Canyon is located in the City of Brea and in the City of Chino Hills. The north end of Carbon Canyon is in the City of Chino Hills and the south end is in the City of Brea. Carbon Canyon is approximately 10 miles in length, with the line between Brea and Chino Hills in the middle of the canyon. Access to Carbon Canyon is off the 57 Freeway and Lambert Rd at the south end and Chino Hills Parkway at the north end. Carbon Canyon offers a rural life style with the convenience of being close to all the best that North Orange County has to offer.
City of Brea
The City of Brea is nestled in the foothills of North Orange County and is home to over 40,000 residents. Brea is a regional retail center offering every conceivable type of goods and services and featuring the Brea Mall. Brea's average household income as estimated by the 2002 Census is $84,457, well above the nation's average. Average household incomes are expected to increase 14.8% over the next five years to $96,936. Brea enjoys a diverse mixture of housing types, from quaint neighborhoods dating back to the 1920s to modern single-family developments, planned apartment communities, condominiums, townhouses and mobile home parks. Sales prices of existing homes in Brea start at $450,000. Rental prices in Brea begin at $950 per month.
There are three regional parks located in or adjacent to Brea, plus many neighborhood parks and playing fields, and a Brea community swimming pool. The Brea Community Services Department offers organized sports activities, excursions, classes and other recreational opportunities for all age groups. There are three public golf courses in Brea. Soccer, Girls Softball, Little League Baseball and Pop Warner Football leagues are well established in Brea. Brea boasts one of the strongest Scouting programs in the county. Brea also has a Boys and Girls Club that offers after school child care and summer recreation programs.
Brea public schools consistently score above the 90th percentile in state and national achievement tests. Several Brea schools have been recognized as "Blue Ribbon" and "Distinguished" schools. Approximately 80% of graduating seniors attend college annually. The Brea Olinda School District operates six elementary schools, one junior high school, a high school, and a continuation high school. Brea Olinda High School boasts state of the art computer technology, a professional performing arts center and complete athletic facilities, including a synthetic track.
City of Brea Website
City of Chino Hills
Ranked 8th Best Place to Live, Chino Hills is well known for its high quality of life and beautiful rural atmosphere. Chino Hills has a growing population of 78,957, boasts 3,000 acres of publicly-owned open space, 40 parks, 38 miles of trails, and five community buildings. Chino Hills reputation is known in the national arena as well, as it was featured on the list of 87 of America’s hottest towns in the January 2004 issue of Money magazine. Chino Hills was ranked 8th on the list of "best places in the west with a population under 100,000." Not only is Chino Hills a place people want to live, Chino Hills is safe to live in. Based on June 2007 FBI statistics ranked Chino Hills as the 16th Safest City in the United States.
Recreation is a priority in Chino Hills and Big League Dreams Chino Hills Sports Park is definitely a recreation destination! This 33-acre multi-use sports facility attracts tournaments, visitors, and new commercial ventures to Chino Hills. Chino Hills is also home to the McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Center. Chino Hills’ strong demographics and its location at the convergence of Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties make it attractive to commercial developers.
Chino Hills median household income of $86,443 (in 2002) is second only to the exclusive community of Indian Wells in the Inland Empire. Prominent retailers, like Trader Joe's, are choosing to locate in Chino Hills. Many high-end national retailers are coming to Chino Hills when the Shoppes at Chino Hills opens in 2008.
Chino Hills has Excellent Schools that lead the County in API results. There are eleven elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools in the City of Chino Hills. Four Chino Hills elementary schools have scored above 900 in API for 2007. Five Chino Hills elem. schools and both middle schools have scored above 800 in API for 2007.
City of Chino Hills Website