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South Pasadena, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $1,182,838 (it was $361,100 in 2000)
South Pasadena:

$1,182,838
California:

$568,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $902,028 - $1,723,378

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $1,440,828
Here:

$1,440,828
State:

$765,845

Townhouses or other attached units: $768,035
Here:

$768,035
State:

$677,010

In 2-unit structures: $1,094,195
Here:

$1,094,195
State:

$1,050,336

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $677,300
Here:

$677,300
State:

$672,204

South Pasadena,CA index of house prices

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

Houses: 10,788 (9,861 occupied: 4,634 owner occupied, 5,224 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

45%

Housing density: 3,137 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $989,867.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,855 (lower quartile is $1,489, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $2,107


Median gross rent in South Pasadena, CA in 2019: $1,946

Housing units in South Pasadena with a mortgage: 3,275 (80 second mortgage, 676 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,357

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $190,819

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $104,519

Median monthly housing costs: $2,071


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South Pasadena, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1947

Median year apartment built: 1957

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,552
  • Male householders: 4,936 (976 living alone), Female householders: 4,923 (1,575 living alone)
  • 5,028 spouses (4,942 opposite-sex spouses), 653 unmarried partners, (605 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,032 children (7,700 natural, 165 adopted, 160 stepchildren), 296 grandchildren, 165 brothers or sisters, 417 parents, 0 foster children, 316 other relatives, 613 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 123

Size of family households: 2,348 2-persons, 1,819 3-persons, 1,759 4-persons, 464 5-persons, 67 6-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,549 1-person, 746 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

4,596 married couples with children.
1,205 single-parent households (351 men, 854 women).

65.2% of residents of South Pasadena speak English at home.
11.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
20.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (26% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 6,340 (24.8%)
(64.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Pasadena, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Pasadena, California
  • 64no bedroom
  • 811 bedroom
  • 8632 bedrooms
  • 1,8883 bedrooms
  • 1,2934 bedrooms
  • 4505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Pasadena, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Pasadena, California
  • 296no bedroom
  • 1,8731 bedroom
  • 2,3252 bedrooms
  • 5573 bedrooms
  • 974 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in South Pasadena in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Pasadena in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 134no vehicle
  • 1,0091 vehicle
  • 2,2372 vehicles
  • 8393 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 1115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in South Pasadena in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in South Pasadena in renter-occupied apartments
  • 171no vehicle
  • 2,3421 vehicle
  • 2,3062 vehicles
  • 3553 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in South Pasadena, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in South Pasadena, California
  • 551 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 853 rooms
  • 4234 rooms
  • 6895 rooms
  • 6986 rooms
  • 9007 rooms
  • 6958 rooms
  • 1,0049+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Pasadena, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Pasadena, California
  • 2261 room
  • 2052 rooms
  • 1,2353 rooms
  • 1,5984 rooms
  • 9245 rooms
  • 6276 rooms
  • 1997 rooms
  • 688 rooms
  • 1269+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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
  • South Pasadena, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in South Pasadena, CA in 2019
  • 424Less than $10,000
  • 395$10,000 to $19,999
  • 342$20,000 to $29,999
  • 400$30,000 to $39,999
  • 383$40,000 to $49,999
  • 407$50,000 to $59,999
  • 830$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,394$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,008$100,000 to $124,999
  • 873$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,121$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,586$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in South Pasadena, CA

  • Distribution of house value in South Pasadena, CA in 2019
  • 58Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 38$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 60$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$400,000 to $499,999
  • 788$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,299$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,443$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 682$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 854$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in South Pasadena, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in South Pasadena, CA in 2019
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 23$600 to $649
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 31$800 to $899
  • 113$900 to $999
  • 420$1,000 to $1,249
  • 901$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,280$1,500 to $1,999
  • 904$2,000 to $2,499
  • 413$2,500 to $2,999
  • 311$3,000 to $3,499
  • 142$3,500 or more
  • 86No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.0%
Number of people working at home: 1,184 (8.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 131
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 518
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 840
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,605
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,755
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 648
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,040
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 386
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 867
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,942
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,363
  • 90 or more minutes: 394
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - South Pasadena

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,542 (66.7%)
  • Carpooled: 889 (10.7%)
  • Bus: 80 (1.0%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 125 (1.5%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 33 (0.4%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 112 (1.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 26 (0.3%)
  • Taxi: 121 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 51 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 265 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,184 (14.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 0.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 1.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in South Pasadena, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in South Pasadena, California
  • 1,1842010 or later
  • 1,2542000 to 2009
  • 8761990 to 1999
  • 1,4681980 to 1989
  • 1,4051970 to 1979
  • 1,170Before 1970
Ancestries in South Pasadena, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 465 (3.0%)
  • American: 461 (3.0%)
  • English: 401 (2.6%)
  • European: 395 (2.6%)
  • German: 257 (1.7%)
  • Irish: 218 (1.4%)
  • Scottish: 158 (1.0%)
  • Iranian: 107 (0.7%)
  • Eastern European: 97 (0.6%)
  • Armenian: 92 (0.6%)
  • Romanian: 78 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 75 (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 69 (0.5%)
  • British: 67 (0.4%)
  • Lebanese: 59 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 45 (0.3%)
  • Polish: 42 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 40 (0.3%)
  • Palestinian: 39 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 35 (0.2%)
  • Haitian: 29 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 25 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 24 (0.2%)
  • African: 24 (0.2%)
  • Jamaican: 21 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 20 (0.1%)
  • Jordanian: 14 (0.09%)
  • Ukrainian: 14 (0.09%)
  • Czech: 12 (0.08%)
  • Belgian: 12 (0.08%)
  • Syrian: 10 (0.07%)
  • French Canadian: 10 (0.07%)
  • French: 9 (0.06%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 8 (0.05%)
  • Danish: 8 (0.05%)
  • Serbian: 7 (0.05%)
  • Swiss: 7 (0.05%)
  • New Zealander: 7 (0.05%)
  • Canadian: 6 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 6 (0.04%)
  • Swedish: 5 (0.03%)
  • Cypriot: 2 (0.01%)

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

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
South Pasadena:

17.5% (1,109)
California:

6.3% (663,383)

Korea
South Pasadena:

15.9% (1,007)
California:

3.0% (317,966)

Mexico
South Pasadena:

10.2% (647)
California:

38.6% (4,076,121)

Taiwan
South Pasadena:

8.2% (521)
California:

1.7% (180,595)

Japan
South Pasadena:

6.1% (384)
California:

1.0% (106,436)

Vietnam
South Pasadena:

5.7% (359)
California:

4.9% (519,024)

Philippines
South Pasadena:

5.4% (342)
California:

8.0% (844,794)

Hong Kong
South Pasadena:

4.6% (291)
California:

1.0% (103,152)

India
South Pasadena:

2.1% (131)
California:

4.8% (505,205)

Guatemala
South Pasadena:

1.9% (122)
California:

2.7% (281,344)

Iran
South Pasadena:

1.7% (108)
California:

2.0% (206,245)

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

  • This state: 12,957
  • Other state: 5,777
  • Northeast: 1,743
  • Midwest: 1,590
  • South: 1,329
  • West: 1,113

88.8% of South Pasadena residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41.8% lived in California.


South Pasadena:

88.8%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 73
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 46
  • 5th and 6th grade: 20
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 50
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 68
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 542
  • Less than 1 year of college: 246
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,023
  • Associate degree: 520
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,728
  • Master's degree: 1,760
  • Professional school degree: 766
  • Doctorate degree: 643
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 71
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 49
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 28
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 19
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 119
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 876
  • Less than 1 year of college: 303
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 811
  • Associate degree: 860
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,693
  • Master's degree: 2,071
  • Professional school degree: 624
  • Doctorate degree: 448
Educational Attainment for Females
South Pasadena marital status for males
South Pasadena marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,156
  • One, attached: 701
  • Two: 440
  • 3 or 4: 675
  • 5 to 9: 847
  • 10 to 19: 1,359
  • 20 to 49: 1,207
  • 50 or more: 362
  • Mobile homes: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $491,103

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 4.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 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 in South Pasadena, CA
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Pasadena, CA
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%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): 278
Here:

9.9%
California:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 134
Here:

10.0%
California:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 397
Here:

31.8%
California:

14.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled 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