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Altadena, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Altadena,CA index of house prices

Total population: 42,777 (Urban population: 42,550, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 15,245 (14,775 occupied: 10,987 owner occupied, 4,439 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1,753 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $668,821.

Median contract rent in 2015: $686 (lower quartile is $560, upper quartile is $1,748)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,490


Median gross rent in Altadena, CA in 2015: $752

Housing units in Altadena with a mortgage: 8,414 (1,507 second mortgage, 852 home equity loan, 48 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,983

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $121,670

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $65,204

Median monthly housing costs: $1,839


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Altadena, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $674,410 (it was $259,500 in 2000)
Altadena:

$674,410
California:

$449,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $510,244 - $859,752
Median year house/condo built: 1945

Median year apartment built: 1951

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,650
  • In family households: 36,489 (7,551 male householders, 3,197 female householders)
    8,128 spouses, 12,483 children (11,541 natural, 385 adopted, 557 stepchildren), 1,426 grandchildren, 574 brothers or sisters, 585 parents, 1,316 other relatives, 1,229 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,161 (1,819 male householders (1,314 living alone)), 2,229 female householders (1,917 living alone)), 1,113 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 900 (311 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,822 2-persons, 2,597 3-persons, 2,237 4-persons, 1,104 5-persons, 590 6-persons, 398 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,231 1-person, 658 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

6,940 married couples with children.
2,362 single-parent households (494 men, 1,868 women).

72.5% of residents of Altadena speak English at home.
17.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
7.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 7,966 (18.7%)
(51.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

3.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Altadena, California:

  • 126no bedroom
  • 5271 bedroom
  • 2,7912 bedrooms
  • 5,5413 bedrooms
  • 1,4884 bedrooms
  • 4865+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altadena, California:

  • 266no bedroom
  • 1,1301 bedroom
  • 1,5472 bedrooms
  • 7493 bedrooms
  • 1164 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Altadena in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 364no vehicle
  • 2,8571 vehicle
  • 5,0122 vehicles
  • 1,9463 vehicles
  • 5594 vehicles
  • 2215+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

Cars and other vehicles available in Altadena in renter-occupied apartments

  • 565no vehicle
  • 1,7511 vehicle
  • 1,0622 vehicles
  • 3983 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Altadena, California:

  • 221 room
  • 2142 rooms
  • 5093 rooms
  • 6934 rooms
  • 2,3405 rooms
  • 3,0776 rooms
  • 2,0427 rooms
  • 1,1678 rooms
  • 8959+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altadena, California:

  • 2131 room
  • 4732 rooms
  • 7553 rooms
  • 8904 rooms
  • 7285 rooms
  • 4186 rooms
  • 2447 rooms
  • 898 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Altadena, CA household income distribution

  • Altadena, CA household income distribution
  • 830Less than $10,000
  • 691$10,000 to $14,999
  • 505$15,000 to $19,999
  • 724$20,000 to $24,999
  • 818$25,000 to $29,999
  • 787$30,000 to $34,999
  • 658$35,000 to $39,999
  • 563$40,000 to $44,999
  • 619$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,129$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,564$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,184$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,388$100,000 to $124,999
  • 815$125,000 to $149,999
  • 675$150,000 to $199,999
  • 846$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Altadena, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Altadena, CA
  • 78Less than $10,000
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 18$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 95$200,000 to $249,999
  • 265$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,012$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,103$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,764$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,057$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,124$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 315$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 254$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Altadena, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Altadena, CA
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 13$200 to $249
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 52$400 to $449
  • 122$500 to $549
  • 41$550 to $599
  • 54$600 to $649
  • 60$650 to $699
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 22$750 to $799
  • 270$800 to $899
  • 275$900 to $999
  • 837$1,000 to $1,249
  • 830$1,250 to $1,499
  • 915$1,500 to $1,999
  • 411$2,000 to $2,499
  • 324$2,500 to $2,999
  • 14$3,000 to $3,499
  • 19$3,500 or more
  • 233No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 9941995 to March 2000
  • 9891990 to 1994
  • 1,4461985 to 1989
  • 1,2661980 to 1984
  • 1,1271975 to 1979
  • 6731970 to 1974
  • 3721965 to 1969
  • 1,099Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population
Altadena commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 371
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,328
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,630
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,208
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,364
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 844
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,456
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 526
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 786
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,031
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,509
  • 90 or more minutes: 405
Altadena, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,025 (5.3% of all workers)

Altadena mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 14,631 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,708 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 501 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 75 (0%)
  • Walked: 369 (2%)
  • Other means: 125 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,025 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 20,947
 English: 2,179
 German: 2,074
 Armenian: 2,002
 Irish: 1,926
 Italian: 1,176
 United States or American: 1,174
 Subsaharan African:: 844
 African: 678
 European: 409
 Swedish: 395
 Arab:: 380
 Norwegian: 379
 Scotch-Irish: 362
 Scottish: 352
 French (except Basque): 340
 Dutch: 299
 British: 284
 Polish: 282
 Russian: 245
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 218
 Danish: 206
 Lebanese: 175
 Canadian: 150
 Jamaican: 146
 Welsh: 131
 Hungarian: 118
 Northern European: 117
 Nigerian: 101
 Swiss: 82
 French Canadian: 77
 Greek: 74
 Syrian: 71
 Romanian: 65
 Austrian: 57
 Brazilian: 56
 Other Arab: 51
 Eastern European: 47
 Portuguese: 44
 Arab/Arabic: 42
 Iranian: 39
 Czech: 31
 Scandinavian: 27
 Australian: 27
 Lithuanian: 26
 Egyptian: 26
 Latvian: 20
 Czechoslovakian: 19
 Turkish: 18
 West Indian: 17
 British West Indian: 17
 Serbian: 16
 Yugoslavian: 16
 South African: 15
 Finnish: 14
 Liberian: 14
 Other Subsaharan African: 14
 Belizean: 14
 Kenyan: 12
 Belgian: 12
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 12
 Ukrainian: 11
 Israeli: 10
 Cape Verdean: 10
 Macedonian: 9
 Palestinian: 9
 Croatian: 8
 Dutch West Indian: 8
 German Russian: 6
 Basque: 6
 Jordanian: 6
 Guyanese: 4
 Haitian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 29%Mexico
  • 10%Lebanon
  • 6%El Salvador
  • 5%Armenia
  • 3%Philippines
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 3%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,719
  • Northeast: 2,467
  • Midwest: 3,908
  • South: 4,750
  • West: 1,393

60% of Altadena residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 252
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 104
  • 5th and 6th grade: 286
  • 7th and 8th grade: 190
  • 9th grade: 198
  • 10th grade: 182
  • 11th grade: 278
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 496
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,888
  • Less than 1 year of college: 618
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,149
  • Associate degree: 904
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,927
  • Master's degree: 1,325
  • Professional school degree: 631
  • Doctorate degree: 607

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 272
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 113
  • 5th and 6th grade: 414
  • 7th and 8th grade: 279
  • 9th grade: 304
  • 10th grade: 224
  • 11th grade: 244
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 530
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,481
  • Less than 1 year of college: 971
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,560
  • Associate degree: 1,481
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,271
  • Master's degree: 1,714
  • Professional school degree: 360
  • Doctorate degree: 236

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.7%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 32.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 4.9%Females
Altadena marital status for males
Altadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,064
  • One, attached: 679
  • Two: 411
  • 3 or 4: 380
  • 5 to 9: 170
  • 10 to 19: 230
  • 20 to 49: 235
  • 50 or more: 65
  • Mobile homes: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $1,019,048

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 7 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Altadena:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.0%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 86.1%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,667
Here:

31.3%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 549
Here:

21.1%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 336
Here:

16.4%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)