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Overview

Introduction to Pasadena, California

Pasadena, California is located in Los Angeles County, approximately 15 minutes northeast of Los Angeles. Pasadena is in the Los Angeles Long Beach Santa Ana metropolitan area, which at 12.9 million people is the second largest metropolitan area in the United States.

In the heart of Southern California, Pasadena receives the weather for which Southern California is famous. Temperatures are pleasant in the winter with average daily temperatures in the 60s and 70s, and summer temperatures average in the 80s and 90s.

Pasadena Arts and Entertainment

Pasadena, California provides easy access to all of the many entertainment offerings of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. In addition, some of Pasadena's more notable entertainment offerings include:

  • The Boston Court Performing Arts Complex.
  • The Norton Simon Museum.
  • The Pacific Asia Museum.
  • The Pasadena Museum of California Art.
  • The Pasadena Playhouse.
  • The Pasadena Pops.
  • The Annual Rose Bowl college football game.
  • The Pasadena Symphony.
  • The Annual Tournament of Roses Parade.

For the sports enthusiast, Pasadena is home to the NCAA college football Rose Bowl. The Rose Bowl is also home to the UCLA Bruins. In addition, the Los Angeles Area is home to the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League (AFL), Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Dodgers, two Major League Soccer (MLS) teams (Club Deportivo Chivas USA and Los Angeles Galaxy), two National Basketball Association (NBA) teams (the Los Angeles Clippers and the Lakers), the National Hockey League's (NHL) LA Kings and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

Demographics

People

Total Population140,268
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+70,726
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married43%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher50.9%
Median Earnings25+$46,465
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,296
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,656

Wealth

Median Family Income$90,003
% Above Poverty Level84.2%
% Below Poverty Level15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.1%
% Using Public Transportation6.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,421
Median House Value$649,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)61.7%
German7.1%
Irish6.3%
English5.9%
US/American3.4%
Italian3.2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Russian1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Polish1.2%
Swedish0.9%
Dutch0.9%
African0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Arab0.6%
Greek0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Welsh0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Belizean0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Pasadena Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91101, 91103, 91104, 91105, 91106, 91107, 91108
P.O. Box Zip Codes91102, 91109, 91114, 91115, 91116, 91117, 91118
Company Zip Codes91110, 91121, 91123, 91124, 91125, 91126, 91129, 91182, 91184, 91185, 91188, 91189, 91199
Phone Area Codes626,323
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.15
Approximate Longitude-118.14

Pasadena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPASADENA
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp44 to 68 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip21 inches
StationMT WILSON NO 2
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 53 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp51 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches
StationU C L A
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp49 to 66 F
Apr Temp53 to 69 F
Jul Temp62 to 77 F
Oct Temp59 to 75 F
Annual Precip18.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alhambra84,866$59,682
San Gabriel40,200$58,318
San Marino13,324$159,662
Sierra Madre11,067$117,404
South Pasadena25,936$117,410

Pasadena Public Libraries

Pasadena Public Library
285 E. WALNUT ST.
Pasadena, California
(626) 744-4066

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Pasadena Hospitals

Aurora Las Encinas Hospital, Llc
(Proprietary)
2900 East Del Mar Boulevard
Huntington Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
100 W. California Boulevard

Pasadena Public Schools

Mckinley
325 S. Oak Knoll Ave.
ZIP: 91101
Primary
Total Enrollment 1024
Celerity Exa Charter
136 W. Peoria St.
ZIP: 91103
Cleveland Elementary
524 Palisade St.
ZIP: 91103
Primary
Total Enrollment 210
John Muir High
1905 N. Lincoln Ave.
ZIP: 91103
High
Total Enrollment 919
Roosevelt
315 N. Pasadena Ave.
ZIP: 91103
Primary
Total Enrollment 306
Washington Accelerated Elementary
1520 N. Raymond Ave.
ZIP: 91103
Primary
Total Enrollment 621
Washington Middle
1505 N. Marengo Ave.
ZIP: 91103
Middle
Total Enrollment 513
Daniel Webster
2101 E. Washington Blvd.
ZIP: 91104
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Longfellow (henry W.) Elementary
1065 E. Washington Blvd.
ZIP: 91104
Primary
Total Enrollment 512
Madison Elementary
515 Ashtabula St.
ZIP: 91104
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Marshall Fundamental
990 N. Allen Ave.
ZIP: 91104
Other
Total Enrollment 1960
San Rafael Elementary
1090 Nithsdale Rd.
ZIP: 91105
Primary
Total Enrollment 435
Blair High
1201 S. Marengo Ave.
ZIP: 91106
Other
Total Enrollment 1026
Jefferson Elementary
1500 E. Villa St.
ZIP: 91106
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
Cis Academy
2925 E. Siera Madre Blvd.
ZIP: 91107
Other
Total Enrollment 199
Don Benito Fundamental
3700 Denair St.
ZIP: 91107
Primary
Total Enrollment 633
Field (eugene) Elementary
3600 Sierra Madre Blvd.
ZIP: 91107
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Hamilton Elementary
2089 Rose Villa St.
ZIP: 91107
Primary
Total Enrollment 601
Learning Works
90 N. Daisy Ave.
ZIP: 91107
High
Total Enrollment 316
Norma Coombs Alternative
2600 Paloma St.
ZIP: 91107
Primary
Total Enrollment 440
Opportunities For Learning - Baldwin Park
320 N. Halstead St., Ste. 220
ZIP: 91107
Other
Total Enrollment 1379
Opportunities For Learning - Baldwin Park Ii
320 N. Halstead St., Ste. 220
ZIP: 91107
High
Total Enrollment 2598
Opportunities For Learning - Santa Clarita
320 N. Halstead St., Ste 200
ZIP: 91107
High
Total Enrollment 1682
Pasadena High
2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.
ZIP: 91107
High
Total Enrollment 1903
Willard Elementary
301 S. Madre St.
ZIP: 91107
Primary
Total Enrollment 649
Woodrow Wilson Middle
300 S. Madre Ave.
ZIP: 91107
Middle
Total Enrollment 570
Rose City High (continuation)
351 Hudson Ave.
ZIP: 91109
High
Total Enrollment 233

Pasadena Private Schools

Enchanted Castle Montessori School-pasadena
280 S Los Robles Ave
ZIP: 91101
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
Lake Avenue Church School
393 N Lake Ave
ZIP: 91101
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Mayfield Junior School
405 S Euclid Ave
ZIP: 91101
Elementary
Total Enrollment 514
Chandler School
1005 Armada Dr
ZIP: 91103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 451
Harambee Preparatory School
1609 Navarro Ave
ZIP: 91103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
Harriet Tubman Preschool & Elementary
36 W Montana St
ZIP: 91103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
New Horizon School Pasadena
651 N Orange Grove Blvd
ZIP: 91103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 126
St Andrew Elementary School
42 Chestnut St
ZIP: 91103
Elementary
Total Enrollment 204
Agbu Vatche And Tamar Manoukian High School
2495 E Mountain St
ZIP: 91104
Secondary
Total Enrollment 154
Excelsior School
1539 E Howard St
ZIP: 91104
Secondary
Total Enrollment 80
Friends Western School
524 E Orange Grove Blvd
ZIP: 91104
Elementary
Total Enrollment 29
Judson International School
1610 E Elizabeth St
ZIP: 91104
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 136
Levon & Hasmig Tavlian Armenian Preschool & Kdgn
1317 Sinaloa Ave
ZIP: 91104
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Oak Knoll Kinderhaus Montessori School-lake Ave
1200 N Lake Ave
ZIP: 91104
Elementary
Total Enrollment 87
Our School
1800 E Mountain St
ZIP: 91104
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Hillsides Education Center
940 Avenue 64
ZIP: 91105
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 73
Maranatha High School
169 S Saint John Ave
ZIP: 91105
Secondary
Total Enrollment 622
Mayfield Senior School
500 Bellefontaine St
ZIP: 91105
Secondary
Total Enrollment 304
Sequoyah School
535 S Pasadena Ave
ZIP: 91105
Elementary
Total Enrollment 208
The Waverly School
67 W Bellevue Dr
ZIP: 91105
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 301
Westridge School
324 Madeline Dr
ZIP: 91105
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 487
Lycee International De Los Angeles - Pasadena
30 Marion Ave
ZIP: 91106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 109
Polytechnic School
1030 E California Blvd
ZIP: 91106
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 860
St Phillip The Apostle
1363 Cordova St
ZIP: 91106
Elementary
Total Enrollment 533
Assumption Of The Bvm Elementary School
2660 E Orange Grove Blvd
ZIP: 91107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 313
Frostig School
971 N Altadena Dr
ZIP: 91107
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 84
High Point Academy
1720 Kinneloa Canyon Rd
ZIP: 91107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 353
Joy Christian Pre School
425 Sierra Madre Villa Ave
ZIP: 91107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
La Salle High School
3880 E Sierra Madre Blvd
ZIP: 91107
Secondary
Total Enrollment 732
Rosemary School
36 S Kinneloa Ave Ste 110
ZIP: 91107
Secondary
Total Enrollment 22
San Marino Montessori
444 S Sierra Madre Blvd
ZIP: 91107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 145
St Gregorys Am Hovsepian School
2215 E Colorado Blvd
ZIP: 91107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 133
The Peace & Justice Academy
1041 N Altadena Dr
ZIP: 91107
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
Villa Esperanza Services
2116 E Villa St
ZIP: 91107
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 85
Walden School
74 S San Gabriel Blvd
ZIP: 91107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 172
Weizmann Day School
1434 N Altadena Dr
ZIP: 91107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 66
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Hotel Raymond between 1880 and 1920

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Hotel Raymond between 1880 and 1920

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