Altadena, California

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Population in 2010: 42,777. Population change since 2000: +0.4%
Males: 21,044  (49.2%)
Females: 21,733  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 91001, 91104, 91107.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,849 (it was $60,549 in 2000)
Altadena:

$80,849
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $41,221 (it was $27,604 in 2000)

Altadena CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $560,000 (it was $259,500 in 2000)
Altadena:

$560,000
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $551,439; Detached houses: $586,622; Townhouses or other attached units: $430,826; In 2-unit structures: $538,009; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $423,149; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $428,884; Mobile homes: $89,129; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,622

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,448.

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  • Races in Altadena, CA (2013)

    Altadena races chart
    • 16,97837.8%White alone
    • 13,26629.6%Hispanic
    • 9,63321.5%Black alone
    • 2,8526.4%Asian alone
    • 1,8124.0%Two or more races
    • 1420.3%Other race alone
    • 410.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Altadena detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Altadena: 136.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (5.5%), German (5.1%), Irish (4.0%), United States (3.9%), Italian (2.8%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1342 feet

Land area: 8.70 square miles.

Population density: 4,918 people per square mile   (average).

Altadena,CA real estate house value index trend

Altadena, California map

For population 25 years and over in Altadena:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altadena CDP:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

9,743 residents are foreign born (10.7% Latin America, 5.7% Asia, 2.2% Europe).

This place:

21.7%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,856 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,457 (0.5%)

Altadena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pasadena, CA (2.3 miles , pop. 133,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (8.3 miles , pop. 320,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (15.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Pasadena, CA (1.5 miles ), La Canada Flintridge, CA (2.0 miles ), East Pasadena, CA (2.2 miles ), San Marino, CA (2.2 miles ), Sierra Madre, CA (2.3 miles ), South Pasadena, CA (2.3 miles ), East San Gabriel, CA (2.4 miles ), La Crescenta-Montrose, CA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.19 N, Longitude: 118.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -15,940 (-35.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,169 (9.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 626

Altadena household income distribution Altadena home values distribution

Property values in Altadena, CA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Altadena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Altadena, California

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Earthquake activity:

Altadena-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 723% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Altadena center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 172.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 25.3 miles away from Altadena center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altadena topographic map

Birthplace of: Chad Brown - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Jul 12, 1970), Nathaniel Rosen - Music educator, Ramses Barden - Football player, Rashaan Nall - Actor, Bob Lillis - Baseball player and coach, Richard E. Mandella - Horse trainer, Jim Merritt - Baseball player, Joe Ford - College basketball player (Pacific Tigers), Marilyn Scott - Jazz singer, Marni Nixon - singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Altadena:

  • SCRIPPS HOME THE (2212 N. EL MOLINO AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Altadena:

  • ROSE GARDEN CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • CAMELLIA GARDENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • BRIGHTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • SAINT VINCENT HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • SUNRISE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • SOPHIA-LYN CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • VILLA OAKS CONV HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Altadena:

  • 4 miles: PASADENA (150 S. ROBLES AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: LA CRESCENTA (PARK & RIDE LOT (STREET), I-210 AT LOWEL) - Bus Station
  • 9 miles: GLENDALE (400 W. CERRITOS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altadena:

  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 3 miles; Pasadena, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,934)
  • Pasadena City College (about 4 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)
  • Art Center College of Design (about 4 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • California Institute of Technology (about 4 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • Glendale Community College (about 6 miles; Glendale, CA; FT enrollment: 11,348)
  • Occidental College (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 2,276)
  • California State University-Los Angeles (about 9 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 17,545)

Public high school in Altadena:

Private high schools in Altadena:

  • FIVE ACRES SCHOOL (Students: 69, Location: 760 MOUNTAIN VIEW ST, Grades: KG-10)
  • RENAISSANCE ACADEMY (Students: 54, Location: 536 E MENDOCINO ST, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Altadena:

  • CHARLES W. ELIOT MIDDLE (Students: 577, Location: 2184 N. LAKE AVE., Grades: 6-8)
  • ALTADENA ELEMENTARY (Students: 220, Location: 743 E. CALAVERAS ST., Grades: KG-5)
  • ODYSSEY CHARTER (Students: 193, Location: 725 W. ALTADENA DR., Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • AVESON SCHOOL OF LEADERS (Students: 158, Location: 1919 E. PINECREST DR., Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
  • PASADENA ROSEBUD ACADEMY (Students: 30, Location: 3544 N. CANON BLVD., Grades: KG-4, Charter school)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY (Location: 527 W. VENTURA ST., Grades: KG-5)
  • JACKSON ELEMENTARY (Location: 593 W. WOODBURY RD., Grades: KG-5)
  • PASADENA ROSEBUD ACADEMY MIDDLE (Location: 3544 N. CANON BLVD., Grades: 7-8, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle schools in Altadena:

  • ST MARK'S SCHOOL (Students: 320, Location: 1050 E ALTADENA DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST ELIZABETH PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 252, Location: 1840 LAKE AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • SAHAG-MESROB ARMENIAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 224, Location: 2501 MAIDEN LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • PASADENA WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 217, Location: 209 E MARIPOSA ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FAIR OAKS ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 2704 FAIR OAKS AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ALTADENA BOYS & GIRLS ACADEMY (Students: 31, Location: 2151 LAKE AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Altadena

Library in Altadena:

  • ALTADENA LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,481,395; Location: 600 E. MARIPOSA ST.; 109,981 books; 4,526 audio materials; 2,980 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 277 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Altadena: Camp Chiquita (A), Sunset Ridge Station (B), Altadena Golf Course (C), Altadena Town and Country Club (D), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 11 (E), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 12 (F), Altadena Sheriffs Station (G), Altadena Public Library (H), Pasadena Home (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Altadena include: Pasadena Jewish Center (A), Altadena Baptist Church (B), Altadena Church of the Nazarene (C), Altadena Congregational Church (D), Altadena United Methodist Church (E), Apostolic Christian Church (F), Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mountain View Cemetery (1), Mountain View Mausoleum (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Altadena include: Charles White Park (1), Farnsworth Park (2), Ganesha Park (3), Loma Alta Park (4), Mount Lowe Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 154. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

154
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.377. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.377
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.330. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 26.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00674. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00674
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.3%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.0% for American Indian residents, 63.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.3% for other race residents, 14.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

People in group quarters in Altadena in 2010:

  • 175 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 105 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Altadena in 2000:

  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 196 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 171 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 86 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 74 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 57 people in other group homes
  • 33 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories

Altadena, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Altadena (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: West Altadena Branch at 2204 Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 2009/05/19; Altadena Branch at 2345 North Lake Avenue, branch established on 1957/12/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 2333 North Lake Avenue Branch at 2333 North Lake Avenue, branch established on 1934/10/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
California average:

15.4

Altadena travel time to work - commute Altadena mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Altadena:

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Religion statistics for Altadena CDP (based on Los Angeles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Altadena:

19.2%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Altadena:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Altadena:

35.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.8%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Altadena, CA Residents

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,133 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($47,619 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($34,625)
from Riverside County, CA  0.19% ($37,493)


3.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($921 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, CA  0.54% ($53,226 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.50% ($38,459)
to Riverside County, CA  0.28% ($43,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altadena:

  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZN (1300 AM; 5 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMRB (1430 AM; 5 kW; SAN GABRIEL, CA; Owner: POLYETHNIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altadena:

  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Altadena:

  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBN-TV (Channel 40; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KHTV-LP (Channel 48; INLAND EMPIRE, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KLAU-LP (Channel 66; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNET-LP (Channel 38; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)

Altadena fatal accident list:

Jun 11, 2014 07:35 PM, Ventura St, Glenrose Ave, Lat: 34.18942, Lon: -118.15363, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 12,933Total average daily traffic
  • 9Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED107$391,507257$407,1881,184$342,47261$235,7723$3,366,30047$254,417
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$402,20039$428,934111$388,99610$160,7060$08$265,078
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$390,97647$446,611421$371,03020$153,6891$455,50033$289,217
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$384,72058$375,937211$372,30916$219,1380$013$244,515
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$310,2939$378,13071$384,6061$622,0000$04$254,750

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4601.00 , 4602.00, 4603.01, 4603.02, 4610.00, 4611.00, 4612.00, 4613.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$344,8677$408,264
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$361,0235$495,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$304,0795$503,284
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$436,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$432,6100$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4601.00 , 4602.00, 4603.01, 4603.02, 4610.00, 4611.00, 4612.00, 4613.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Altadena and their reported violations in the past:

MILLARD CANYON IMPROVEMENT ASSN (Population served: 10, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Altadena, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23775.8 years
Mary19781.3 years
William17774.3 years
James16171.9 years
Robert14372.1 years
George12777.3 years
Charles11672.5 years
Ruth9982.0 years
Margaret9682.3 years
Helen9081.5 years
Most common last names in Altadena, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11974.7 years
Smith8576.3 years
Williams8472.8 years
Brown6476.9 years
Jones5975.5 years
Davis5676.5 years
Anderson4374.1 years
Jackson4272.6 years
Thomas3975.2 years
Wilson3978.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Altadena, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Panda Express1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Curves1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jack In The Box2True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1
McDonald's1

Altadena compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Altadena on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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