Introduction to South Pasadena, Florida

South Pasadena, Florida, in Pinellas county, is 3 miles W of St Petersburg, Florida and 21 miles SW of Tampa, Florida. The city is considered part of the Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area. South Pasadena has a population of 5,778.

South Pasadena History

In 1874, South Pasadena was a part of the San Gabriel-Orange Grove Association. In 1875, some members of the association named the area Pasadena, and the people residing in the southern part of Pasadena began referring to themselves as South Pasadenans. On March 2, 1888, South Pasadena was officially incorporated with a population of about 500.

South Pasadena and nearby Attractions

  • St. Petersburg Museum of History
  • Gamble Plantation State Historic Site
  • Fort De Soto Park
  • Pier Aquarium
  • South Beach

Things To Do In South Pasadena

The St. Petersburg Museum of History offers insight into the history of St. Petersburg and the state of Florida. The Egmont Key State Park offers opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, hiking and picnicking, while the nearby Clearwater Marine Aquarium is accessible from South Pasadena as well.

South Pasadena Transportation

Flights are available from St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

South Pasadena Higher Education

Hillsborough Community College, the University of Tampa, Manatee Community College and the University of South Florida are some of the nearby colleges and universities.


Total Population 4,993
Male Share of the Population 42.8%
Female Share of the Population 57.2%
Senior Citizens 56.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,477
Age of the Population 68


% of people married 37.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.3%
Median Earnings25+ $36,422
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,558
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,907


Median Family Income $65,515
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 61.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,125
Median House Value $166,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0.7%
English 15.4%
Irish 17.8%

South Pasadena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles W of St. Petersburg, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles SW of Tampa, Florida
County Pinellas
Metro Area Tampa - Saint Petersburg - Clearwater
Standard Zip Codes 33707
Phone Area Codes 727
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.754
Longitude -82.737

South Pasadena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 54 to 69 F
Apr Temp 65 to 80 F
Jul Temp 77 to 90 F
Oct Temp 70 to 83 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 70 F
Apr Temp 62 to 81 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 68 to 84 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 72 F
Apr Temp 59 to 81 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 65 to 85 F
Annual Precip 52 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, South Pasadena, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pasadena (33707)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gulfport 12,102 $50,517
Madeira Beach 4,297 $67,014
St. Pete Beach 9,408 $82,260
St. Petersburg 248,429 $59,832
Treasure Island 6,749 $86,042
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