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Pasadena, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $802,500 (it was $268,100 in 2000)
Pasadena:

$802,500
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $601,100 - $1,175,800

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $1,228,570
Here:

$1,228,570
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $650,286
Here:

$650,286
State:

$618,365

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $642,377
Here:

$642,377
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $622,199
Here:

$622,199
State:

$573,773

Pasadena,CA index of house prices

Total population: 140,881 (Urban population: 133,871, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 61,511 (54,177 occupied: 22,972 owner occupied, 31,205 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

58%
State:

45%

Housing density: 2,663 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $1,747,839.

Median contract rent in 2017: $1,354 (lower quartile is $1,070, upper quartile is $1,768)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,703


Median gross rent in Pasadena, CA in 2017: $1,492

Housing units in Pasadena with a mortgage: 17,442 (533 second mortgage, 2,086 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,530

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $130,460

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $73,594

Median monthly housing costs: $1,795


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Pasadena, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 142,632
  • In family households: 106,880 (16,136 male householders, 15,265 female householders)
    23,588 spouses, 36,917 children (35,480 natural, 955 adopted, 482 stepchildren), 3,366 grandchildren, 1,488 brothers or sisters, 2,759 parents, 3,277 other relatives, 4,084 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 32,090 (10,765 male householders (8,517 living alone)), 12,011 female householders (9,633 living alone)), 9,314 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,662

Size of family households: 12,539 2-persons, 8,896 3-persons, 6,074 4-persons, 2,656 5-persons, 682 6-persons, 554 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,150 1-person, 3,371 2-persons, 749 3-persons, 407 4-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

17,283 married couples with children.
4,748 single-parent households (853 men, 3,895 women).

51.6% of residents of Pasadena speak English at home.
29.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
6.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
11.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 45,687 (32.0%)
(50.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pasadena, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pasadena, California
  • 299no bedroom
  • 9511 bedroom
  • 7,2412 bedrooms
  • 9,6233 bedrooms
  • 3,7514 bedrooms
  • 1,1075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pasadena, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pasadena, California
  • 3,814no bedroom
  • 10,5401 bedroom
  • 11,5352 bedrooms
  • 4,3823 bedrooms
  • 9094 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pasadena in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pasadena in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 199no vehicle
  • 6,5541 vehicle
  • 10,9942 vehicles
  • 3,5693 vehicles
  • 1,2714 vehicles
  • 3855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pasadena in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pasadena in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,118no vehicle
  • 13,4801 vehicle
  • 9,9232 vehicles
  • 1,9963 vehicles
  • 3374 vehicles
  • 3515+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pasadena, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pasadena, California
  • 2481 room
  • 2862 rooms
  • 1,1463 rooms
  • 2,6284 rooms
  • 4,2105 rooms
  • 5,6706 rooms
  • 3,9247 rooms
  • 2,0138 rooms
  • 2,8479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pasadena, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pasadena, California
  • 3,2211 room
  • 2,5362 rooms
  • 6,5173 rooms
  • 10,3984 rooms
  • 4,4965 rooms
  • 2,2806 rooms
  • 1,2987 rooms
  • 3568 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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 Pasadena, CA
  • Pasadena, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Pasadena, CA in 2017
  • 3,770Less than $10,000
  • 4,438$10,000 to $19,999
  • 3,515$20,000 to $29,999
  • 3,197$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,291$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,410$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,606$60,000 to $74,999
  • 6,363$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,754$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,599$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,866$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7,368$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Pasadena, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Pasadena, CA in 2017
  • 106Less than $10,000
  • 30$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 40$90,000 to $99,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 36$150,000 to $174,999
  • 28$175,000 to $199,999
  • 129$200,000 to $249,999
  • 275$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,191$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,795$400,000 to $499,999
  • 9,802$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5,818$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3,649$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,336$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,688$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Pasadena, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pasadena, CA in 2017
  • 92Less than $100
  • 106$100 to $149
  • 400$200 to $249
  • 637$250 to $299
  • 130$300 to $349
  • 147$350 to $399
  • 184$400 to $449
  • 458$500 to $549
  • 156$550 to $599
  • 219$600 to $649
  • 220$650 to $699
  • 39$700 to $749
  • 183$750 to $799
  • 881$800 to $899
  • 2,007$900 to $999
  • 4,760$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,861$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7,955$1,500 to $1,999
  • 4,033$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,866$2,500 to $2,999
  • 560$3,000 to $3,499
  • 463$3,500 or more
  • 848No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.2%
Number of people working at home: 5,315 (6.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 819
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,381
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,128
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12,799
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 8,426
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,586
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 9,835
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,136
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,694
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 8,146
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7,950
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,261
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pasadena

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 98,087 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 12,213 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,798 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 142 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,386 (1%)
  • Railroad: 908 (1%)
  • Taxi: 2,441 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 1,835 (1%)
  • Walked: 4,609 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 5,315 (4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 11.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 19.6%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.2%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • 1.2%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Pasadena, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Pasadena, California
  • 9,8882010 or later
  • 8,4712000 to 2009
  • 8,7441990 to 1999
  • 12,6871980 to 1989
  • 7,9741970 to 1979
  • 5,095Before 1970
Ancestries in Pasadena, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • Armenian: 4,511 (4.6%)
  • Irish: 1,967 (2.0%)
  • German: 1,861 (1.9%)
  • American: 1,860 (1.9%)
  • English: 1,788 (1.8%)
  • European: 1,482 (1.5%)
  • Italian: 1,422 (1.5%)
  • Iranian: 718 (0.7%)
  • British: 612 (0.6%)
  • Greek: 524 (0.5%)
  • Russian: 523 (0.5%)
  • African: 435 (0.4%)
  • French: 435 (0.4%)
  • Polish: 381 (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 348 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 328 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 324 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 295 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 258 (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 239 (0.2%)
  • Jamaican: 205 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 174 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 169 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 165 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 164 (0.2%)
  • Israeli: 159 (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 149 (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 148 (0.2%)
  • Nigerian: 144 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 144 (0.1%)
  • Egyptian: 142 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 136 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 114 (0.1%)
  • Syrian: 108 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 101 (0.1%)
  • Australian: 94 (0.10%)
  • Ukrainian: 94 (0.10%)
  • Ethiopian: 89 (0.09%)
  • Czech: 80 (0.08%)
  • Hungarian: 76 (0.08%)
  • Belizean: 75 (0.08%)
  • French Canadian: 70 (0.07%)
  • Turkish: 68 (0.07%)
  • South African: 59 (0.06%)
  • Austrian: 56 (0.06%)
  • Ugandan: 52 (0.05%)
  • Croatian: 51 (0.05%)
  • Slovak: 49 (0.05%)
  • Welsh: 49 (0.05%)
  • Basque: 46 (0.05%)
  • Yugoslavian: 28 (0.03%)
  • Serbian: 26 (0.03%)
  • Slavic: 25 (0.03%)
  • Moroccan: 24 (0.02%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 23 (0.02%)
  • Slovene: 22 (0.02%)
  • Kenyan: 20 (0.02%)
  • Latvian: 20 (0.02%)
  • Lithuanian: 19 (0.02%)
  • German Russian: 19 (0.02%)
  • Bermudan: 16 (0.02%)
  • Guyanese: 13 (0.01%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 13 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 12 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 11 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 11 (0.01%)
  • Bulgarian: 10 (0.01%)
  • Afghan: 8 (0.01%)
  • Maltese: 7 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Pasadena:

29.9% (12,735)
California:

39.9% (4,196,887)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Pasadena:

8.8% (3,742)
California:

5.8% (608,533)

Philippines
Pasadena:

4.9% (2,099)
California:

8.0% (842,233)

El Salvador
Pasadena:

4.1% (1,736)
California:

4.1% (428,905)

Korea
Pasadena:

3.7% (1,564)
California:

3.1% (326,935)

India
Pasadena:

3.4% (1,450)
California:

4.4% (464,381)

Taiwan
Pasadena:

3.0% (1,292)
California:

1.7% (176,288)

Honduras
Pasadena:

2.8% (1,174)
California:

0.6% (63,263)

Lebanon
Pasadena:

2.6% (1,108)
California:

0.3% (31,789)

Guatemala
Pasadena:

2.5% (1,073)
California:

2.6% (272,771)

Iran
Pasadena:

2.5% (1,045)
California:

2.0% (206,488)

Vietnam
Pasadena:

2.2% (932)
California:

4.9% (516,046)

Japan
Pasadena:

1.9% (823)
California:

1.0% (107,906)

Hong Kong
Pasadena:

1.8% (779)
California:

1.0% (101,715)

Canada
Pasadena:

1.7% (720)
California:

1.3% (132,692)

Armenia
Pasadena:

1.7% (711)
California:

0.7% (71,449)

Syria
Pasadena:

1.5% (660)
California:

0.2% (25,904)

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

  • This state: 67,913
  • Other state: 27,336
  • Northeast: 7,382
  • Midwest: 8,207
  • South: 7,361
  • West: 4,386

87.0% of Pasadena residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35.4% lived in California.


Pasadena:

87.0%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,235
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 559
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,083
  • 7th and 8th grade: 365
  • 9th grade: 1,094
  • 10th grade: 807
  • 11th grade: 381
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 987
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,195
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,079
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,466
  • Associate degree: 3,313
  • Bachelor's degree: 14,435
  • Master's degree: 6,066
  • Professional school degree: 2,912
  • Doctorate degree: 2,003
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,426
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 534
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,756
  • 7th and 8th grade: 166
  • 9th grade: 299
  • 10th grade: 384
  • 11th grade: 602
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,026
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,077
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,046
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,734
  • Associate degree: 4,672
  • Bachelor's degree: 15,119
  • Master's degree: 8,872
  • Professional school degree: 2,653
  • Doctorate degree: 1,569
Educational Attainment for Females
Pasadena marital status for males
Pasadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,761
  • One, attached: 3,122
  • Two: 2,035
  • 3 or 4: 3,624
  • 5 to 9: 4,496
  • 10 to 19: 6,143
  • 20 to 49: 6,794
  • 50 or more: 8,416
  • Mobile homes: 120

Median worth of mobile homes: $139,454

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 5.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Pasadena
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pasadena, CA
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pasadena, CA
  • 70.4%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,604
Here:

18.9%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 869
Here:

15.7%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,640
Here:

42.4%
California:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability