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South Pasadena, CA (California) Houses and Residents

South Pasadena,CA index of house prices

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

Houses: 10,848 (10,475 occupied: 4,426 owner occupied, 5,952 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

46%

Housing density: 3,155 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $1,377,088.

Median contract rent in 2015: $774 (lower quartile is $668, upper quartile is $920)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,740


Median gross rent in South Pasadena, CA in 2015: $833

Housing units in South Pasadena with a mortgage: 3,210 (324 second mortgage, 554 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 813

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $154,577

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $84,656

Median monthly housing costs: $1,548


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South Pasadena, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $962,671 (it was $361,100 in 2000)
South Pasadena:

$962,671
California:

$449,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $725,065 - $1,232,726
Median year house/condo built: 1947

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,117
  • In family households: 18,750 (4,293 male householders, 1,734 female householders)
    4,640 spouses, 6,872 children (6,536 natural, 129 adopted, 207 stepchildren), 212 grandchildren, 113 brothers or sisters, 235 parents, 315 other relatives, 336 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,367 (1,880 male householders (1,417 living alone)), 2,570 female householders (2,238 living alone)), 917 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 186 (169 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,456 2-persons, 1,534 3-persons, 1,287 4-persons, 527 5-persons, 156 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,655 1-person, 705 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

3,969 married couples with children.
1,229 single-parent households (230 men, 999 women).

66.9% of residents of South Pasadena speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
18.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,926 (24.4%)
(51.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

3.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 50no bedroom
  • 2421 bedroom
  • 1,1532 bedrooms
  • 1,8043 bedrooms
  • 1,0414 bedrooms
  • 3325+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population

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

  • 586no bedroom
  • 2,3821 bedroom
  • 2,3362 bedrooms
  • 4303 bedrooms
  • 1024 bedrooms
  • 175+ 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:

  • 126no vehicle
  • 1,2711 vehicle
  • 2,0642 vehicles
  • 8273 vehicles
  • 2034 vehicles
  • 1315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population

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

  • 317no vehicle
  • 3,3241 vehicle
  • 1,9062 vehicles
  • 2283 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 291 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 2333 rooms
  • 2924 rooms
  • 8105 rooms
  • 1,0306 rooms
  • 8177 rooms
  • 6088 rooms
  • 7129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population

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

  • 4111 room
  • 8262 rooms
  • 1,4753 rooms
  • 1,6584 rooms
  • 9735 rooms
  • 2976 rooms
  • 1297 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena 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 %

  • South Pasadena, CA household income distribution

  • South Pasadena, CA household income distribution
  • 760Less than $10,000
  • 392$10,000 to $14,999
  • 304$15,000 to $19,999
  • 490$20,000 to $24,999
  • 470$25,000 to $29,999
  • 578$30,000 to $34,999
  • 575$35,000 to $39,999
  • 595$40,000 to $44,999
  • 470$45,000 to $49,999
  • 906$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,269$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,164$75,000 to $99,999
  • 811$100,000 to $124,999
  • 499$125,000 to $149,999
  • 673$150,000 to $199,999
  • 521$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in South Pasadena, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in South Pasadena, CA
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 14$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$250,000 to $299,999
  • 114$300,000 to $399,999
  • 316$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,344$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,450$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,188$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 402$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 335$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in South Pasadena, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in South Pasadena, CA
  • 14Less than $100
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 12$450 to $499
  • 14$550 to $599
  • 29$600 to $649
  • 13$650 to $699
  • 69$700 to $749
  • 22$750 to $799
  • 105$800 to $899
  • 391$900 to $999
  • 1,452$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,779$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,414$1,500 to $1,999
  • 382$2,000 to $2,499
  • 153$2,500 to $2,999
  • 134$3,000 to $3,499
  • 57$3,500 or more
  • 81No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,0371995 to March 2000
  • 8461990 to 1994
  • 6931985 to 1989
  • 7751980 to 1984
  • 8161975 to 1979
  • 5891970 to 1974
  • 4521965 to 1969
  • 718Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to South Pasadena population
South Pasadena commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 228
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,063
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,659
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,931
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,695
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 744
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,883
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 321
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 497
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,049
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 739
  • 90 or more minutes: 303
South Pasadena, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.8%
Number of people working at home: 624 (4.9% of all workers)

South Pasadena mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,217 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,304 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 132 (1%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 29 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0%)
  • Walked: 343 (3%)
  • Other means: 56 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 624 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 10,896
 English: 1,740
 German: 1,574
 Irish: 1,549
 Italian: 939
 United States or American: 652
 Russian: 468
 Scottish: 427
 European: 300
 Polish: 281
 Norwegian: 249
 Swedish: 249
 French (except Basque): 240
 Scotch-Irish: 235
 Arab:: 198
 Hungarian: 145
 Iranian: 137
 Danish: 136
 French Canadian: 110
 Swiss: 109
 Greek: 108
 British: 102
 Subsaharan African:: 101
 Dutch: 94
 Armenian: 90
 Welsh: 89
 Lebanese: 81
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 74
 Ukrainian: 59
 Yugoslavian: 57
 Portuguese: 56
 African: 55
 Romanian: 54
 Finnish: 50
 Egyptian: 45
 Czech: 44
 Austrian: 43
 Lithuanian: 42
 Other Arab: 41
 Serbian: 36
 Canadian: 35
 Brazilian: 34
 Croatian: 34
 Jamaican: 34
 Northern European: 30
 Czechoslovakian: 27
 Australian: 27
 Latvian: 24
 Basque: 22
 Slovene: 20
 Eastern European: 20
 Ghanian: 16
 Arab/Arabic: 16
 Syrian: 15
 Israeli: 15
 Belgian: 13
 Barbadian: 12
 Scandinavian: 12
 South African: 12
 Nigerian: 11
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 11
 West Indian: 9
 German Russian: 8
 Slovak: 8
 Haitian: 8
 Cape Verdean: 7
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 6

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

  • 18%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Korea
  • 9%Taiwan
  • 8%Mexico
  • 7%Japan
  • 6%Hong Kong
  • 4%Philippines

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

  • This state: 12,297
  • Northeast: 1,781
  • Midwest: 1,765
  • South: 1,156
  • West: 939

55% of South Pasadena residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 108
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 171
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 699
  • Less than 1 year of college: 313
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,127
  • Associate degree: 584
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,362
  • Master's degree: 1,163
  • Professional school degree: 696
  • Doctorate degree: 419

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 47
  • 5th and 6th grade: 60
  • 7th and 8th grade: 107
  • 9th grade: 106
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 255
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,073
  • Less than 1 year of college: 502
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,424
  • Associate degree: 675
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,949
  • Master's degree: 1,327
  • Professional school degree: 380
  • Doctorate degree: 281

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 13.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 1.7%Females
South Pasadena marital status for males
South Pasadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,046
  • One, attached: 620
  • Two: 406
  • 3 or 4: 694
  • 5 to 9: 1,205
  • 10 to 19: 1,349
  • 20 to 49: 1,225
  • 50 or more: 289
  • Mobile homes: 14

Median worth of mobile homes: $356,983

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in South Pasadena:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 85.8%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 77.3%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 492
Here:

18.0%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 157
Here:

11.3%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 304
Here:

18.7%
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)