Pasadena, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Pasadena, California Info Snack

Population
141,258
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
14.5%
Median Home
$785,700
Median Income
$83,068
Median Rent
$1,710

Pasadena SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

Pasadena, CA Crime Report

3,479
Total Crimes
2,451.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-1.02%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Pasadena
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,479 2,451.5 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 613 432.0 441.2 366.7
Murder 4 2.8 4.3 5.0
Robbery 147 103.6 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 416 293.1 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 2,866 2,019.5 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 570 401.7 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,036 1,434.7 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 260 183.2 358.8 219.9

Pasadena, CA Cost Of Living

167
Pasadena's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Pasadena California National Average
Overall 167 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 291 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100

Pasadena, CA Photos

Pasadena City Hall
Source: Public Domain
Pasadenac Californiac Police Department Building
Source: Public Domain
Detroit Photographic Company
Source: Public Domain
Tournament House
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Rankings for Pasadena in California

Map Of Pasadena, CA

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Population over time in Pasadena

Year Population % Change
2019 141,258 0.0%
2018 141,246 0.0%
2017 141,231 0.7%
2016 140,268 0.3%
2015 139,899 0.6%
2014 139,065 0.8%
2013 138,004 0.5%
2012 137,316 0.4%
2011 136,807 0.3%
2010 136,449 -

Race / Ethnicity in Pasadena

White
35.9% (50,671)
African American
8.3% (11,758)
American Indian
0.1% (192)
Asian
16.9% (23,822)
Hawaiian
0.2% (245)
Other
0.4% (505)
Two Or More
3.4% (4,741)
Hispanic
34.9% (49,324)
Race Pasadena CA USA
White 35.9% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 8.3% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 16.9% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 34.9% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Pasadena

Female
52.3% (73,917)
Male
47.7% (67,341)
Gender Pasadena CA USA
Female 52.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pasadena for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (11,300)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (5,650)
High School / GED
14.0% (19,776)
Some College
15.0% (21,188)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (9,888)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (39,552)
Master's Degree
15.0% (21,188)
Professional Degree
5.0% (7,062)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (5,650)
Education Pasadena CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Pasadena, California

Less than $10,000
7.5% (1,052,579)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (664,800)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.3% (889,896)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.8% (824,925)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.9% (974,819)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.1% (1,989,797)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (1,792,583)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.8% (2,377,065)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.4% (1,469,519)
$200,000 or more
14.8% (2,089,812)
Income Pasadena CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.3% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.8% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.9% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.1% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.8% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.4% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 14.8% 12.2% 7.7%

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