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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: 16,610 (15,610 occupied: 10,793 owner occupied, 4,640 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1,910 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,139,960.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,372 (lower quartile is $560, upper quartile is $1,748)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,453


Median gross rent in Altadena, CA in 2016: $752

Housing units in Altadena with a mortgage: 7,963 (327 second mortgage, 1,203 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,821

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $128,480

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $69,732

Median monthly housing costs: $1,834


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Altadena, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $718,819 (it was $259,500 in 2000)
Altadena:

$718,819
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $540,848 - $914,262
Median year house/condo built: 1944

Median year apartment built: 1950

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,362
  • In family households: 38,808 (6,170 male householders, 5,022 female householders)
    8,628 spouses, 13,249 children (12,380 natural, 483 adopted, 379 stepchildren), 1,359 grandchildren, 796 brothers or sisters, 1,289 parents, 1,361 other relatives, 903 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,972 (1,882 male householders (1,310 living alone)), 2,514 female householders (2,132 living alone)), 1,572 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 561

Size of family households: 4,763 2-persons, 2,575 3-persons, 2,247 4-persons, 1,023 5-persons, 265 6-persons, 348 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,446 1-person, 718 2-persons, 159 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 71 5-persons.

6,093 married couples with children.
1,108 single-parent households (276 men, 832 women).

68.1% of residents of Altadena speak English at home.
20.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (47% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 9,259 (20.4%)
(58.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 11no bedroom
  • 1001 bedroom
  • 2,7952 bedrooms
  • 5,6553 bedrooms
  • 1,6884 bedrooms
  • 5345+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altadena, California:

  • 286no bedroom
  • 1,1371 bedroom
  • 1,9352 bedrooms
  • 9983 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 1025+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 269no vehicle
  • 1,9291 vehicle
  • 4,8822 vehicles
  • 2,3663 vehicles
  • 8574 vehicles
  • 4815+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

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

  • 416no vehicle
  • 1,9121 vehicle
  • 1,6282 vehicles
  • 4663 vehicles
  • 1304 vehicles
  • 1495+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Altadena, California:

  • 111 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1093 rooms
  • 9854 rooms
  • 1,7775 rooms
  • 2,9736 rooms
  • 1,9357 rooms
  • 1,3778 rooms
  • 1,6049+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altadena, California:

  • 1931 room
  • 2672 rooms
  • 7873 rooms
  • 1,4494 rooms
  • 8175 rooms
  • 5786 rooms
  • 3277 rooms
  • 648 rooms
  • 1729+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 679Less than $10,000
  • 585$10,000 to $14,999
  • 584$15,000 to $19,999
  • 629$20,000 to $24,999
  • 339$25,000 to $29,999
  • 385$30,000 to $34,999
  • 468$35,000 to $39,999
  • 432$40,000 to $44,999
  • 343$45,000 to $49,999
  • 914$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,287$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,979$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,545$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,225$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,025$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,511$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Altadena, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Altadena, CA
  • 120Less than $10,000
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 30$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 16$80,000 to $89,999
  • 26$90,000 to $99,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4$175,000 to $199,999
  • 72$200,000 to $249,999
  • 158$250,000 to $299,999
  • 817$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,700$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,972$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,203$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,259$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 367$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 180$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Altadena, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Altadena, CA
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 22$350 to $399
  • 74$400 to $449
  • 191$500 to $549
  • 37$550 to $599
  • 54$600 to $649
  • 54$650 to $699
  • 25$700 to $749
  • 43$750 to $799
  • 246$800 to $899
  • 282$900 to $999
  • 716$1,000 to $1,249
  • 792$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,155$1,500 to $1,999
  • 427$2,000 to $2,499
  • 345$2,500 to $2,999
  • 101$3,000 to $3,499
  • 157No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,4722010 or later
  • 1,4722000 to 2009
  • 2,0321990 to 1999
  • 2,7121980 to 1989
  • 1,8001970 to 1979
  • 1,471Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Altadena population
Altadena commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 243
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 938
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,721
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,488
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,533
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,067
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,590
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 531
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 789
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,700
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,273
  • 90 or more minutes: 915
Altadena, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.3%
Number of people working at home: 1,438 (6.2% of all workers)

Altadena mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,148 (61%)
  • Carpooled: 597 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 133 (2%)
  • Taxi: 188 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 39 (1%)
  • Walked: 276 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,438 (21%)

First ancestries reported:

 Armenian: 1,990
 American: 665
 European: 521
 Italian: 488
 German: 461
 Irish: 424
 English: 400
 Lebanese: 332
 African: 196
 Jordanian: 169
 French (except Basque): 169
 Scottish: 151
 Russian: 139
 British: 136
 Canadian: 133
 Ethiopian: 126
 Scotch-Irish: 119
 Eastern European: 115
 Belizean: 110
 Dutch: 106
 Norwegian: 72
 Greek: 71
 Danish: 67
 Nigerian: 66
 Jamaican: 64
 Swedish: 62
 Welsh: 59
 Hungarian: 57
 Syrian: 47
 Scandinavian: 41
 Polish: 41
 Ukrainian: 39
 Croatian: 25
 Romanian: 24
 Portuguese: 19
 Serbian: 18
 Slovak: 18
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 18
 Egyptian: 18
 French Canadian: 16
 Northern European: 16
 Iranian: 15
 Bermudan: 15
 Iraqi: 14
 Brazilian: 14
 Israeli: 13
 Lithuanian: 10
 Swiss: 9
 Belgian: 9
 Australian: 9
 Finnish: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Cape Verdean: 7
 Slavic: 6
 Czech: 5

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

  • 26%Mexico
  • 12%El Salvador
  • 9%Philippines
  • 7%Lebanon
  • 5%Syria
  • 4%Armenia
  • 3%Canada

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

  • This state: 24,489
  • Other state: 10,918
  • Northeast: 2,572
  • Midwest: 3,084
  • South: 3,752
  • West: 1,509

93% of Altadena residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in California.

Altadena:

93.3%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 207
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 207
  • 5th and 6th grade: 290
  • 7th and 8th grade: 86
  • 9th grade: 99
  • 10th grade: 97
  • 11th grade: 99
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 257
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,799
  • Less than 1 year of college: 586
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,803
  • Associate degree: 1,271
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,872
  • Master's degree: 1,761
  • Professional school degree: 530
  • Doctorate degree: 867

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 306
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 291
  • 5th and 6th grade: 409
  • 7th and 8th grade: 307
  • 9th grade: 77
  • 10th grade: 252
  • 11th grade: 114
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 319
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,055
  • Less than 1 year of college: 842
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,442
  • Associate degree: 1,738
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,904
  • Master's degree: 2,663
  • Professional school degree: 526
  • Doctorate degree: 471

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 7.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 4.2%Females
Altadena marital status for males
Altadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,175
  • One, attached: 493
  • Two: 415
  • 3 or 4: 542
  • 5 to 9: 249
  • 10 to 19: 148
  • 20 to 49: 194
  • 50 or more: 63
  • Mobile homes: 33

Median worth of mobile homes: $1,022,858

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Altadena:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Altadena
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.0%)
  • Electricity (12.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (86.6%)
  • Electricity (11.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,249
Here:

34.4%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 687
Here:

27.0%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 739
Here:

29.4%
California:

15.5%

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)