Introduction to La Canada Flintridge, California

La Canada Flintridge, California, in Los Angeles County, is 4 miles NW of Pasadena, California (center to center) and 10 miles N of Los Angeles, California. The city is within the Los Angeles - Long Beach metropolitan area.

La Canada Flintridge History

Spanish settlers named this area Rancho La Canada. It existed as two communities, Flintridge and La Canada, for many years. After the city was incorporated in 1976, the two communities were joined and the new conglomerate was renamed La Canada Flintridge.

La Canada Flintridge and Nearby Attractions

  • NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
  • Hahamonga Watershed Park.
  • Descanso Gardens.
  • Lanterman Auditorium.
  • Memorial Park.

Things To Do In La Canada Flintridge

The city has sports fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and a skate park. There are also number of municipal parks which offer bountiful opportunities for rest and recreation. The city has riding and hiking trails. There are various social groups which organize a variety of cultural and entertainment activities.

La Canada Flintridge Transportation

Flights are available from the Los Angeles International Airport.

La Canada Flintridge Higher Education

The Glendale Community College serves the area.


Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population


% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree


Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation


People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Canada Flintridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Pasadena, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of Los Angeles, California
County Los Angeles
Standard Zip Codes 91011
P.O. Box Zip Codes 91012
Phone Area Codes 818
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.199
Longitude -118.186

La Canada Flintridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 68 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 61 to 89 F
Oct Temp 55 to 83 F
Annual Precip 21 inches
Station MT WILSON NO 2
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 53 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 51 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.3 inches
Station U C L A
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 66 F
Apr Temp 53 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 77 F
Oct Temp 59 to 75 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, La Canada Flintridge, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Flintridge (91011)

La Canada (91011, 91012)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alhambra 84,782 $58,333
Burbank 104,725 $81,902
Glendale 196,984 $62,543
Pasadena 139,899 $90,405
San Marino 13,353 $157,357
South Pasadena 25,999 $106,446

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level
  • Veterinary Technology Alternate Route - Certificate
  • Veterinary Technology - Associates
  • Criminal Justice
  • Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.
camnpus icon
Request Info
  • Cat Training
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course
  • At Animal Behavior College (ABC), we're dedicated to helping animal lovers pursue animal careers.

  • Payroll Clerk
  • Private Investigation
  • Occupational Therapy Aide
  • Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.
  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist
  • Funeral Service Education
  • French as a Second Language
  • Earn Your Diploma from Home!
Study Online in La Canada Flintridge

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for La Canada Flintridge Government Officials

Are you an official in the La Canada Flintridge government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top