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Population in 2012: 138,547 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 

Males: 68,832  (49.7%)
Females: 69,715  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
California median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 91101, 91106, 91108.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,423 (it was $46,012 in 2000)
Pasadena:

$65,423
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,610

Pasadena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $594,700 (it was $268,100 in 2000)
Pasadena:

$594,700
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $734,044; Detached houses: $812,972; Townhouses or other attached units: $520,108; In 2-unit structures: $546,543; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $580,716; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $396,195; Mobile homes: $90,014

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,287.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 91101, 91103, 91104, 91105, 91106, 91107.

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  • White alone - 56,581 (40.8%)
  • Hispanic - 39,829 (28.7%)
  • Asian alone - 21,043 (15.2%)
  • Black alone - 15,328 (11.1%)
  • Two or more races - 5,039 (3.6%)
  • Other race alone - 504 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 116 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 112 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pasadena: 138.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (6.4%), Irish (5.9%), English (5.9%), Italian (3.4%), French (1.9%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 865 feet

Land area: 23.1 square miles.

Population density: 5,998 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Pasadena:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pasadena city:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

40,542 residents are foreign born (13.6% Latin America, 9.5% Asia).

This city:  28.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 102 registered sex offenders living in Pasadena, California as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pasadena to the number of sex offenders is 1,358 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,650 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,402 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (14.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Altadena, CA (1.5 miles ), San Marino, CA (1.6 miles ), South Pasadena, CA (1.8 miles ), East Pasadena, CA (1.8 miles ), East San Gabriel, CA (2.0 miles ), Sierra Madre, CA (2.2 miles ), San Gabriel, CA (2.2 miles ), Alhambra, CA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 1998: 68 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2003: 113 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 160 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2005: 61 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2006: 68 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2007: 133 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $298,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $261,900
  • 2010: 52 buildings, average cost: $271,800
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $306,900
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $329,700

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Latitude: 34.16 N, Longitude: 118.13 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of Roses

Daytime population change due to commuting: +47,547 (+34.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,916 (39.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 626

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Crime rates in Pasadena by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 443496111135375
per 100,000 2.92.92.22.86.34.17.67.62.13.52.15.03.6
Rapes 28342538172319332125212621
per 100,000 20.224.918.026.911.915.913.122.714.517.414.518.715.1
Robberies 311268255265298285247303260182189178172
per 100,000 224.3196.4183.6187.7208.8196.5170.3208.2179.9126.3130.8128.3123.4
Assaults 389370374393343489334397337271341224235
per 100,000 280.5271.2269.3278.4240.3337.2230.3272.8233.1188.1236.0161.5168.6
Burglaries 1,0268999598497237888928258588248321,011891
per 100,000 739.9659.0690.6601.4506.5543.4615.1566.8593.6572.0575.8728.7639.3
Thefts 3,3883,1572,8033,2063,1963,0412,9982,9932,9573,0232,8642,3822,238
per 100,000 2443.22314.12018.62270.92239.02096.92067.22056.32045.72098.41982.11717.01605.7
Auto thefts 491508462531539560508486367311378279250
per 100,000 354.1372.4332.7376.1377.6386.1350.3333.9253.9215.9261.6201.1179.4
Arson 59466052502927231823132552
per 100,000 42.533.743.236.835.020.018.615.812.516.09.018.037.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 319.7304.2280.4299.0285.0297.0273.6295.7257.3235.1240.2229.2211.0

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Crime rate in Pasadena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 331 (230 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
California average:

2.36

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,021 (+1.5%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Pasadena-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1983, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Pasadena city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pasadena-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 3251% 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 76.5 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 91.6 miles away from Pasadena 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 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 25.4 miles away from the city 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 46.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Pasadena center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from the city center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), 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: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Roger Ingram - Trumpeter, Steve Dahl - Shock jock, Missy Franklin - International swimmer, Stan Freberg - Author, Bill Richardson - Politician, Sophia Bush - Actor, Julia Child - Chef, Drew Pinsky - Radio and television personality, Wally Hedrick - Artist, Brodus Clay - Professional wrestler.

Main business address for: WESCO FINANCIAL CORP (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC), AMERON INTERNATIONAL CORP (CONCRETE GYPSUM PLASTER PRODUCTS), JACOBS ENGINEERING GROUP INC /DE/ (HEAVY CONSTRUCTION OTHER THAN BUILDING CONST - CONTRACTORS), PAULA FINANCIAL (FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE), ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), AUTOIMMUNE INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), INDYMAC BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION (CONVERTED PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODS (NO CONTAINERS/BOXES)) and 1 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Pasadena:

  • ARROYO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1111 S. ARROYO PARKWAY, SUITE 150)
  • DAVITA-EATON CANYON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2551 E. WASHINGTON BLVD.)
  • HUNTINGTON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 806 S. FAIR OAKS AVENUE)
  • PASADENA FOOTHILLS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 3722 E. COLORADO BLVD.)
  • A AND P HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 2396 E FOOTHILL BLVD)
  • ACCREDITED HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 572 GREEN STREET, STE 300, PASADENA, CA 91101)
  • ALSA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 130 COOK AVENUE, SUITE 102)
  • AMERICA'S BEST HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1015 N LAKE AVENUE SUITE 202)
  • BENEVOLENT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 426 S ROSEMEAD BLVD)
  • BETHANY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 709 E COLORADO BLVD SUITE 210)
  • CARDIAC ALLIANCE, INC (Home Health Center, 960 E GREEN ST, SUITE L-4)
  • CONCORD HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 424 NORTH LAKE AVENUE SUITE 202)
  • DEDICATED HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 133 N. ALTADENA DRIVE, SUITE 430)
  • HOME CARE OF AMERICA (Home Health Center, 1930 E. COLORADO BLVD.)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 2850 E FOOTHIL BLVD)
  • MED CARE PLUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 490 S ROSEMEAD BLVD SUITE 9)
  • MOBILE NURSING CARE (Home Health Center, 1028 N LAKE AVENUE #207)
  • NEIGHBORHOOD HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1650 E WALNUT ST, SUITE A)
  • PASADENA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 3821 E SIERRA MADRE BLVD)
  • PULSE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2632 E WASHINGTON BLVD)
  • SMART CARE LINK, INC (Home Health Center, 2525 E COLORADO BLVD, SUITE 104)
  • ST JOHN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 2500 E FOOTHILL BLVD SUITE 102)
  • UNIQUE HH SRVS (Home Health Center, 596 N LAKE AVE STE 101)
  • VALENCIA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1864 EAST WASHINGTON BLVD, #201)
  • VERITAS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1492 WEST COLORADO BLVD SUITE E)
  • VIRGINIA HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1028 N LAKE AVE, # 102)
  • VITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 2500 EAST FOOTHILL BLVD SUITE 501)
  • VNA OF GREATER LOS ANGELES, INC (Home Health Center, 3452 E FOOTHILL BLVD, STE 130)
  • ASSURANCE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 40 N ALTADENA DRIVE, SUITE 118)
  • AURORA LAS ENCINAS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2900 E DEL MAR BLVD)
  • HOSPICE ANGELES (Hospital, 739 E WALNUT STREET SUITE 205)
  • HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 100 W CALIFORNIA BLVD)
  • HUNTINGTON OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, 797 SOUTH FAIR OAKS AVENUE)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOC - PASADENA (Hospital, 2500 E COLORADO BLVD)
  • BRIGHTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1836 N. FAIR OAKS)
  • CAMELLIA GARDENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1920 N. FAIR OAKS AVENUE)
  • EISENHOWER NURSING AND CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, 1470 N FAIR OAKS AVE)
  • GEM TRANSITIONAL (Nursing Home, 716 SOUTH FAIR OAKS AVE)
  • GOLDEN CROSS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 1450 N. FAIR OAKS AVENUE)
  • MARLINDA IMPERIAL CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, 150 BELLEFONTAINE)
  • MONTE VISTA GROVE HOMES (Nursing Home, 2889 SAN PASQUAL STREET)
  • PASADENA PARK HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTER (Nursing Home, 2585 E. WASHINGTON BLVD.)
  • ROSE GARDEN CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, 1899 N RAYMOND AVE)
  • SAINT VINCENT HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 1810 N. FAIR OAKS AVE)
  • SOPHIA-LYN CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, 1570 N. FAIR OAKS AVENUE)
  • ST. LUKE MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 2632 E. WASHINGTON BLVD.)
  • SUNRISE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 1640 N. FAIR OAKS AVENUE)
  • THE CALIFORNIAN-PASADENA (Nursing Home, 120 BELLEFONTAINE STREET)
  • TWO PALMS NURSING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, 2637 E. WASHINTON BLVD)
  • VILLA GARDENS HEALTH CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, 842 EAST VILLA STREET)
  • VILLA OAKS CONV HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 1515 N.FAIR OAKS AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Pasadena, CA

Heliports located in Pasadena:


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Amtrak station:

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.

Local government website: www.ci.pasadena.ca.us

Colleges/Universities in Pasadena:

  • Pasadena City College (Full-time enrollment: 9,164; Location: 1570 E Colorado Blvd.; Public; Website: www.pasadena.edu)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (FT enrollment: 2,253; Location: 521 East Green Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chefs.edu/los-angeles/)
  • California Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 2,130; Location: 1200 E California Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.caltech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Art Center College of Design (FT enrollment: 1,429; Location: 1700 Lida St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.artcenter.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Fuller Theological Seminary in California (FT enrollment: 905; Location: 135 N Oakland Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fuller.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Los Angeles Music Academy (FT enrollment: 107; Location: 370 S Fair Oaks Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lamusicacademy.edu)
  • North-West College-Pasadena (FT enrollment: 56; Location: 530 E Union; Private, for-profit; Website: www.north-westcollege.com)
  • Pacific Oaks College (FT enrollment: 48; Location: 5 Westmoreland Pl; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pacificoaks.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pasadena:

  • Glendale Community College (about 6 miles; Glendale, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,964)
  • University of Southern California (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 30,578)
  • California State University-Los Angeles (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 13,850)
  • East Los Angeles College (about 9 miles; Monterey Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,738)
  • Los Angeles City College (about 11 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 5,700)
  • The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (about 11 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 4,013)
  • Rio Hondo College (about 11 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)

Public high schools in Pasadena:

Biggest private high schools in Pasadena:

  • POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL (Students: 855; Location: 1030 E CALIFORNIA BLVD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 3880 E SIERRA MADRE BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MARANATHA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 692; Location: 169 S SAINT JOHN AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • WESTRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 324 MADELINE DR; Grades: 4 - 12; Girls only)
  • MAYFIELD SENIOR SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 500 BELLEFONTAINE ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • WAVERLY SCHOOL (Students: 312; Location: 67 W BELLEVUE DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST MONICA ACADEMY (Students: 120; Location: 301 N ORANGE GROVE BLVD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • FROSTIG SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 971 N ALTADENA DR; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • HILLSIDES EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 86; Location: 940 AVE 64; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • ROSEMARY SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 36 S KINNELOA AVE STE 110; Grades: 8 - 12; Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Pasadena:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Pasadena:

  • MAYFIELD JUNIOR SCHOOL (Students: 486; Location: 405 S EUCLID AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PASADENA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 1515 N LOS ROBLES AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HIGH POINT ACADEMY (Students: 350; Location: 1720 KINNELOA CANYON RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ASSUMPTION OF THE BVM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 2660 E ORANGE GROVE BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WALDEN SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 74 S SAN GABRIEL BLVD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST ANDREW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 42 CHESTNUT ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PACIFIC OAKS CHILDREN'S SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 714 W CALIFORNIA BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LAKE AVENUE CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 393 N LAKE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SAN MARINO MONTESSORI (Students: 200; Location: 444 SIERRA MADRE BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • VICTORY MONTESSORI SCHOOLS (Students: 180; Location: 444 S SIERRA MADRE BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Pasadena, School District: PASADENA UNIFIED

Library in Pasadena:

  • PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,952,344; Location: 285 E. WALNUT ST.; 1,081,819 books; 1,147 e-books; 21,902 audio materials; 10,277 video materials; 21 local licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 937 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Another church in Pasadena: Throop Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, 300 S. Los Robles, Pasadena CA 91101

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Notable locations in Pasadena: Rose Bowl (A), Oak Grove Ranger Station (B), Eaton Substation (C), Brookside Golf Course (D), Annandale Golf Course (E), Annandale Country Club (F), Linda Vista Branch Pasadena Public Library (G), San Rafael Branch Pasadena Public Library (H), Lamanda Park Branch Pasadena Public Library (I), Rosemont Pavilion (J), Pasadena Playhouse (K), Pasadena Historical Society Museum (L), Armory Center for the Arts (M), Ambassador Auditorium (N), Santa Catalina Branch Pasedena Public Library (O), Pasadena Civic Auditorium (P), Pacific Asia Museum (Q), Norton Simon Museum of Art (R), La Pintoresca Branch Pasadena Public Library (S), Hill Avenue Branch Pasadena Public Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: El Nido Plaza Shopping Center (1), Hastings Village Shopping Center (2), Plaza Pasadena Shopping Center (3), North Lake Square Shopping Center (4), Hastings Ranch Shopping Center (5), Hastings Ranch Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pasadena include: Apostolic Christian Church (A), Armenian Church of the Nazarene (B), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), First Church of the Nazarene (D), Foothills Community Church (E), Light of Love Mission Church (F), Mount Olive Lutheran Church (G), Pasadena Alliance Church (H), Pasadena Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Sunset Reservoir (A), Devils Gate Reservoir (B), Eaton Canyon Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pasadena include: Robinson Stadium (1), Central Park (2), Brookside Park (3), Besse Park (4), Grant Park (5), Hamilton Park (6), Jefferson Recreation Center (7), Lower Arroyo Park (8), Oak Grove Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Culture Plaza of the Americas (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1217 North Chester Avenue) (1), Bahama Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3545 East Foothill Boulevard) (2), Arcade Lane-Pasadena (Amusement & Theme Parks; 696 East Colorado Boulevard Suite 208) (3), Amf Bowling Centers (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3545 East Foothill Boulevard) (4), At Your Place Repairs (Arcades & Amusements; 1110 N Mar Vista Ave) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Pasadena Inn (3570 East Colorado Boulevard) (1), Best Western Colorado Inn Pasa (2156 East Colorado Boulevard) (2), Astro Motel Pasadena (2818 East Colorado Boulevard) (3), Ace Motel (2870 East Colorado Boulevard) (4), Best Western Pasadena Royale (3600 East Colorado Boulevard) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Los Angeles County - Civil Division- Sheriff- Court Services Division- Pasa (300 East Walnut Street) (1), Los Angeles County - Conciliation Court (300 East Walnut Street) (2), Courts - Federal - Appeals Court- Clerk's Office Information (125 South Grand Avenue Pasaden) (3), United States Government - Courts- Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Soc (125 South Grand Avenue) (4), Pasadena Courthouse - General Civil (300 East Walnut Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate 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)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 47.3. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0906. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0906
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.440. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.872. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.872
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 21.0. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.0
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 25.0. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 31.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

COUNTRY CORNERS MOBILE HOME COMMUNITY (Serves GA, Population served: 408, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and JUN-08-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2001), St Intentional no-action (FEB-10-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and JUN-26-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-27-1998 to JUN-26-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-1998), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-1998), St Intentional no-action (FEB-10-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1995 and JUN-11-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-1996), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-1997), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-1998), St Intentional no-action (FEB-10-2004)
SOUTH MAINE MHP (Address: HOPF PROPERTIES , Serves NV, Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2002), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pasadena, CA

People in group quarters in Pasadena in 2010:

  • 991 people in college/university student housing
  • 890 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 598 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 431 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 298 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 141 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 32 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 22 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Pasadena in 2000:

  • 1,236 people in nursing homes
  • 548 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 415 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 319 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 267 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 264 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 215 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 113 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 29 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 29 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Pasadena compared to California state average:

Pasadena, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Rose Bowl. Capacity: 92,500. UCLA Bruins football.

Banks with most branches in Pasadena (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pasadena Main Branch, California And Pasadena Branch, Colorado-Bonnie Branch, Foothill And Rosemead Branch, Lake And Colorado Branch, Pasadena Branch. 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: East Foothill Branch, Pasadena Branch, Pasadena East Branch, Colorado & Arroyo Parkway Banking Ce, 1845 East Washington Branch. 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.
  • Citibank, National Association: 161 W California Blvd Branch, 285 South Lake Avenue Branch, East Colorado Boulevard Branch, 3677 East Foothill Blvd Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Pasadena Main Branch, Pasadena East Branch, Cbo Pasadena Branch. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • OneWest Bank, FSB: Onewest Bank, Fsb, Cbg-Telebank Branch, Hastings Ranch Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $26,181.3 mil, Deposits: $15,408.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 79 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Pasadena Branch at 720 East Colorado Boulevard, branch established on 2004/08/02; Sierra Madre Vons Branch at 2355 East Colorado Boulevard, branch established on 2011/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Professional Business Bank: East Pasadena Branch at 2700 East Foothill Boulevard, branch established on 2010/12/31; at 2700 East Foothill Boulevard, Suite #200, branch established on 2009/03/09. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $239.5 mil, Deposits: $201.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Scj, Inc.
  • Community Bank: at 790 East Colorado Boulevard, branch established on 1983/01/11; Pasadena Main Branch at 505 East Colorado Boulevard, branch established on 1945/08/18. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $2,601.3 mil, Deposits: $1,941.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • 15 other banks with 16 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pasadena, California:

  • Comfort Inn Pasadena East, 2462 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 , Phone: (626) 405-0811, Fax: (626) 796-0966
  • Pasadena Hilton, 168 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101 , Phone: (626) 577-1000, Fax: (626) 584-3132
  • Best Western Pasadena Inn, 3570 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 , Phone: (818) 796-9100, Fax: (626) 405-9948
  • Best Western Pasadena Royale, 3600 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 , Phone: (818) 793-0950, Fax: (626) 568-2827
  • The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, 1401 S Oak Knl, Pasadena, CA 91106 , Phone: (626) 568-3900, Fax: (626) 584-7864
  • Ramada Inn Of Pasadena, 2156 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 , Phone: (626) 793-9339, Fax: (626) 793-9449
  • Sheraton Pasadena Hotel, 303 E Cordova St, Pasadena, CA 91101 , Phone: (626) 449-4000, Fax: (626) 584-1390
  • Econo Lodge, 2860 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 , Phone: (626) 792-3700
  • 10 other hotels and motels
All 18 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pasadena, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pasadena travel time to work - commute


Pasadena mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Pasadena city (based on Los Angeles County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents68.8%10.2%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Congregations6.9%5.0%7.7%5.9%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.3%1.2%1.0%10.7%
Congregations5.2%0.3%6.4%4.4%57.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 132$773,503$70,3185$14,159
Other Government Administration 211$1,307,205$74,34315$32,878
Judicial and Legal 32$292,047$109,5181$2,453
Police Protection - Officers 233$1,865,213$96,0620$0
Police - Other 119$760,013$76,64031$48,646
Firefighters 156$1,504,262$115,7120$0
Fire - Other 19$122,954$77,6552$2,814
Streets and Highways 56$368,859$79,0412$6,467
Health 86$425,549$59,37917$53,982
Solid Waste Management 26$121,212$55,9440$0
Sewerage 61$288,934$56,8390$0
Parks and Recreation 146$685,975$56,38285$104,895
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21$127,996$73,1410$0
Water Supply 91$551,930$72,7820$0
Electric Power 252$1,768,315$84,2057$22,868
Transit 39$240,456$73,9863$8,017
Local Libraries 82$412,665$60,39061$77,428
Other and Unallocable 74$389,888$63,22553$104,625
Totals for Government 1,836$12,006,976$78,477282$479,232

Pasadena government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $22,194,000 ($160.19)
    Central Staff Services: $21,034,000 ($151.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $12,535,000 ($90.47)
    Water Utilities: $11,763,000 ($84.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,490,000 ($39.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,488,000 ($32.39)
    Regular Highways: $2,445,000 ($17.65)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $122,898,000 ($887.05)
    Police Protection: $50,257,000 ($362.74)
    Regular Highways: $28,680,000 ($207.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,582,000 ($191.86)
    Water Utilities: $24,395,000 ($176.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,265,000 ($146.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,139,000 ($145.36)
    Health - Other: $15,212,000 ($109.80)
    Libraries: $10,907,000 ($78.72)
    Transit Utilities: $10,000,000 ($72.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,971,000 ($71.97)
    General - Other: $8,226,000 ($59.37)
    Central Staff Services: $8,146,000 ($58.80)
    Parking Facilities: $6,844,000 ($49.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,681,000 ($48.22)
    Financial Administration: $6,320,000 ($45.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,061,000 ($36.53)
    Sewerage: $3,042,000 ($21.96)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,219,000 ($44.89)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $62,924,000 ($454.17)
    Other Investments - Other: $18,836,000 ($135.95)
    Corporate Bonds: $17,453,000 ($125.97)
    Benefit Payments: $14,190,000 ($102.42)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,432,000 ($10.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,443,000 ($263.04)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $210,000 ($1.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $22,285,000 ($160.85)
    General - Other: $10,369,000 ($74.84)
    General Public Building: $2,968,000 ($21.42)
    Parking Facilities: $2,194,000 ($15.84)
    Financial Administration: $1,547,000 ($11.17)
    Libraries: $94,000 ($0.68)
    Health - Other: $60,000 ($0.43)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($0.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $167,922,000 ($1212.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,171,000 ($15.67)

Pasadena government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $14,428,000 ($104.14)
    Parking Facilities: $13,644,000 ($98.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,626,000 ($83.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,795,000 ($77.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,492,000 ($54.08)
    Sewerage: $5,358,000 ($38.67)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($0.45)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $14,398,000 ($103.92)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,428,000 ($10.31)
    Local Employee Contribution: $57,000 ($0.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $15,286,000 ($110.33)
    All Other: $3,334,000 ($24.06)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,837,000 ($20.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $841,000 ($6.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $558,000 ($4.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $28,338,000 ($204.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $19,512,000 ($140.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,381,000 ($53.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,419,000 ($39.11)
    Rents: $4,404,000 ($31.79)
    Sale of Property: $506,000 ($3.65)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $149,985,000 ($1082.56)
    Water Utilities: $34,508,000 ($249.07)
    Transit Utilities: $4,411,000 ($31.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,672,000 ($149.21)
    All Other: $7,311,000 ($52.77)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,948,000 ($28.50)
    Public Welfare: $747,000 ($5.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000 ($2.19)
    Highways: $58,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - Property: $52,880,000 ($381.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,440,000 ($248.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $30,819,000 ($222.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,626,000 ($91.13)
    Other License: $7,738,000 ($55.85)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,289,000 ($38.17)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,328,000 ($9.59)

Pasadena government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $681,900,000 ($4921.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $681,334,000 ($4917.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,488,000 ($393.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,922,000 ($389.20)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,253,000 ($254.45)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $34,253,000 ($247.23)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000 ($7.22)

Pasadena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,556,000 ($465.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $18,148,000 ($130.99)
    Total Other Securities: $17,783,000 ($128.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $390,230,000 ($2816.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,937,000 ($447.05)

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pasadena:

  • 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.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KAZN (1300 AM; 5 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMRB (1430 AM; 5 kW; SAN GABRIEL, CA; Owner: POLYETHNIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pasadena:

  • 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.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pasadena:

  • 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.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • 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)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KTBN-TV (Channel 40; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KHTV-LP (Channel 48; INLAND EMPIRE, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAU-LP (Channel 66; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KNET-LP (Channel 38; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Pasadena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 224
Total length: 2,527 meters (8,291ft)
Total costs: $66,915,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,397,492
Total average daily truck traffic: 668,482

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 6
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 11
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 188
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pasadena, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pasadena)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pasadena, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 950 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pasadena)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 253 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pasadena)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full and 3 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED209$398,007872$430,1092,795$368,307126$319,20718$1,771,321261$308,8762$381,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED33$372,523130$427,898309$397,84819$247,1672$643,00030$333,4360$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED67$381,128197$405,818855$411,29157$166,0185$1,168,912134$344,5070$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN58$382,709190$397,803570$396,14340$264,3064$1,138,00071$383,1160$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$340,91640$420,938159$397,0739$175,7642$487,50012$380,3340$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 29 tracts in Pasadena, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$364,8618$367,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$403,4547$447,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$423,0499$418,084
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$367,6001$417,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$599,8250$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 197
  • Hazardous Condition: 139
  • Service Call: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Pasadena


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pasadena, CA

Most common first names in Pasadena, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,03376.2 years
Mary1,02982.0 years
William83277.3 years
Robert74073.2 years
James65874.2 years
George60377.8 years
Helen55582.0 years
Charles51776.2 years
Margaret49181.6 years
Ruth43281.6 years
Most common last names in Pasadena, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38678.7 years
Johnson36076.7 years
Williams28274.9 years
Jones24076.7 years
Brown23876.7 years
Miller22379.9 years
Anderson19478.9 years
Davis16577.8 years
Wilson15877.7 years
Clark13978.9 years
Businesses in Pasadena, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2Juicy Couture1
7-Eleven4Just Tires1
AT&T2KFC3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Aerosoles1Kroger4
Albertsons1LA Fitness2
Ann Taylor2La-Z-Boy1
Apple Store1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1LensCrafters1
Avenue1Macy's2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marriott1
Bally Total Fitness1Marshalls1
Banana Republic1McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins3Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity3
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance3
Bentleymotors.Com1Nike8
Best Western2Nordstrom1
Big O Tires1Office Depot1
Blockbuster2OfficeMax1
Brookstone1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Panda Express2
Burger King3Panera Bread1
CVS5Papa John's Pizza1
Cache1Payless2
Casual Male XL1Penske1
Catherines1PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle2Pizza Hut3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Cold Stone Creamery2Quiznos2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Crate & Barrel1Ramada1
Curves4Rite Aid3
DHL2Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Dennys1Safeway5
Discount Tire1Sears3
Domino's Pizza3Sephora1
El Pollo Loco2Sprint Nextel2
Ethan Allen1Staples2
Famous Footwear1Starbucks18
FedEx38Subway12
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
Foot Locker1Taco Bell3
Forever 211Talbots1
GNC3Target2
GameStop2The Cheesecake Factory1
Gap1Trader Joe's3
Gymboree1Travelodge1
H&R Block6True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS29
Howard Johnson1Urban Outfitters1
IHOP1Vans1
J. Jill1Verizon Wireless1
J.Crew1Vons5
Jack In The Box2Walgreens3
Jamba Juice3Westin1
JoS. A. Bank1Whole Foods Market2
Johnny Rockets2YMCA1
Jones New York4
Browse common businesses in Pasadena, CA


Pasadena on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Religious workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Professional and related occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 50,000+)"
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  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost of living (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 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 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest tornado activity (pop 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Lawyers (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #33 (91108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Asian or Pacific Island language at home"
  • #51 (91101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #55 (91101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #63 (91108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (91108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (91108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (91106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Armenian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #96 (91101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ethiopian first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronald H. Cohen (83)
  • Yu-Chong Tai (54)
  • Eric Meyerhofer (52)
  • John R. Desjarlais (50)
  • Mark E. Davis (45)
  • California Institute Of Technology (40)
  • Changhuei Yang (37)
  • Seyed Ali Hajimiri (35)
  • Michael L. Roukes (31)
  • Henry C. Yuen (29)

Total of 3147 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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