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South Pasadena, CA (California) Houses and Residents

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South Pasadena,CA index of house prices

Total population: 26,156 (Urban population: 24,303, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 10,974 (10,239 occupied: 4,398 owner occupied, 5,848 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

46%

Housing density: 3,191 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,627,964.

Median contract rent in 2016: $774 (lower quartile is $668, upper quartile is $1,840)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,702


Median gross rent in South Pasadena, CA in 2016: $833

Housing units in South Pasadena with a mortgage: 3,068 (45 second mortgage, 673 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,337

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $165,163

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $99,230

Median monthly housing costs: $1,647


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South Pasadena, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $1,014,375 (it was $361,100 in 2000)
South Pasadena:

$1,014,375
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $751,881 - $1,332,628

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $1,225,685
Here:

$1,225,685
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $670,572
Here:

$670,572
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $1,010,443
Here:

$1,010,443
State:

$907,600

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $523,361
Here:

$523,361
State:

$548,947
Median year house/condo built: 1947

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,144
  • In family households: 21,079 (3,454 male householders, 2,849 female householders)
    4,716 spouses, 7,959 children (7,706 natural, 95 adopted, 159 stepchildren), 395 grandchildren, 453 brothers or sisters, 552 parents, 371 other relatives, 303 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,943 (1,794 male householders (1,412 living alone)), 2,151 female householders (1,820 living alone)), 985 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 148

Size of family households: 2,387 2-persons, 1,553 3-persons, 1,675 4-persons, 500 5-persons, 181 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,234 1-person, 587 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

4,378 married couples with children.
1,258 single-parent households (351 men, 907 women).

60.6% of residents of South Pasadena speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
24.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 7,090 (27.1%)
(66.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Pasadena, California:

  • 21no bedroom
  • 2511 bedroom
  • 9882 bedrooms
  • 1,5913 bedrooms
  • 1,1714 bedrooms
  • 3735+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Pasadena, California:

  • 366no bedroom
  • 1,9911 bedroom
  • 2,7212 bedrooms
  • 5923 bedrooms
  • 1004 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 120no vehicle
  • 1,0541 vehicle
  • 2,0272 vehicles
  • 8433 vehicles
  • 2254 vehicles
  • 905+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population

Cars and other vehicles available in South Pasadena in renter-occupied apartments

  • 236no vehicle
  • 2,9561 vehicle
  • 2,1612 vehicles
  • 4083 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in South Pasadena, California:

  • 201 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 2393 rooms
  • 3914 rooms
  • 6475 rooms
  • 8426 rooms
  • 7407 rooms
  • 5758 rooms
  • 9379+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Pasadena, California:

  • 2981 room
  • 1992 rooms
  • 1,4923 rooms
  • 1,6874 rooms
  • 1,0115 rooms
  • 7426 rooms
  • 2067 rooms
  • 1308 rooms
  • 939+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena 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 %

  • South Pasadena, CA household income distribution

  • South Pasadena, CA household income distribution
  • 514Less than $10,000
  • 205$10,000 to $14,999
  • 371$15,000 to $19,999
  • 207$20,000 to $24,999
  • 202$25,000 to $29,999
  • 238$30,000 to $34,999
  • 236$35,000 to $39,999
  • 339$40,000 to $44,999
  • 471$45,000 to $49,999
  • 572$50,000 to $59,999
  • 985$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,455$75,000 to $99,999
  • 897$100,000 to $124,999
  • 788$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,112$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,886$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in South Pasadena, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in South Pasadena, CA
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$90,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$250,000 to $299,999
  • 99$300,000 to $399,999
  • 229$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,333$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,376$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,179$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 565$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 373$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in South Pasadena, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in South Pasadena, CA
  • 23Less than $100
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 11$650 to $699
  • 63$700 to $749
  • 18$750 to $799
  • 60$800 to $899
  • 268$900 to $999
  • 1,292$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,681$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,826$1,500 to $1,999
  • 441$2,000 to $2,499
  • 115$2,500 to $2,999
  • 169$3,000 to $3,499
  • 65$3,500 or more
  • 54No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 9462010 or later
  • 1,7432000 to 2009
  • 1,0291990 to 1999
  • 1,4681980 to 1989
  • 1,4051970 to 1979
  • 1,170Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population
South Pasadena commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 98
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 914
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,089
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,603
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,904
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 706
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,942
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 513
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 759
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,436
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,206
  • 90 or more minutes: 177
South Pasadena, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.5%
Number of people working at home: 1,223 (9.0% of all workers)

South Pasadena mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,494 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 634 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 220 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 35 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 58 (1%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 75 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 66 (1%)
  • Walked: 234 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,223 (15%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 530
 American: 482
 Italian: 337
 German: 285
 Irish: 267
 European: 215
 Scottish: 200
 Norwegian: 118
 Armenian: 114
 Lebanese: 107
 Swiss: 76
 Northern European: 69
 Russian: 65
 Iranian: 62
 Eastern European: 57
 Dutch: 56
 Jordanian: 51
 Scotch-Irish: 49
 Danish: 47
 Jamaican: 41
 French (except Basque): 41
 Polish: 38
 Portuguese: 36
 Belgian: 30
 Arab: 27
 Haitian: 26
 Swedish: 26
 Ethiopian: 22
 Lithuanian: 22
 British: 21
 Greek: 21
 Brazilian: 20
 Croatian: 17
 Hungarian: 17
 New Zealander: 14
 French Canadian: 14
 Yugoslavian: 14
 Slovene: 11
 Turkish: 11
 Moroccan: 10
 Bulgarian: 10
 Scandinavian: 9
 Slovak: 9
 Finnish: 9
 Israeli: 9
 Celtic: 9
 Czech: 8
 Canadian: 8
 Egyptian: 7
 Romanian: 5
 Welsh: 5

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

  • 18%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 16%Korea
  • 9%Mexico
  • 9%Taiwan
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%Japan

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

  • This state: 13,169
  • Other state: 5,378
  • Northeast: 1,599
  • Midwest: 1,365
  • South: 1,193
  • West: 1,216

89% of South Pasadena 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, 36% lived in California.

South Pasadena:

88.5%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 67
  • 5th and 6th grade: 34
  • 7th and 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 46
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 723
  • Less than 1 year of college: 153
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,100
  • Associate degree: 606
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,962
  • Master's degree: 1,671
  • Professional school degree: 743
  • Doctorate degree: 383

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 143
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 62
  • 5th and 6th grade: 89
  • 7th and 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 56
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 62
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,206
  • Less than 1 year of college: 456
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,288
  • Associate degree: 856
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,246
  • Master's degree: 1,608
  • Professional school degree: 601
  • Doctorate degree: 539

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 1.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 25.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 1.9%Females
South Pasadena marital status for males
South Pasadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,979
  • One, attached: 678
  • Two: 331
  • 3 or 4: 749
  • 5 to 9: 1,064
  • 10 to 19: 1,352
  • 20 to 49: 1,437
  • 50 or more: 341
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $358,318

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in South Pasadena:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in South Pasadena
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (78.6%)
  • Electricity (19.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (65.6%)
  • Electricity (30.2%)
  • No fuel used (3.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 161
Here:

5.8%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 89
Here:

5.9%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 276
Here:

22.8%
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)