Pasadena, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Pasadena?

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There are 137,554 residents in Pasadena, with a median age of 39.9. Of this, 49.14% are males and 50.86% are females. US-born citizens make up 69.34% of the resident pool in Pasadena, while non-US-born citizens account for 17.48%. Additionally, 13.17% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 118,421 people in Pasadena currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 137,554 -0.9%
Male Population 67,594 -0.2%
Female Population 69,960 -1.5%
Male population 49.14%
Female population 50.86%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.9 2.0%
Citizen US Born 95,383 1.1%
Citizen not US Born 24,049 -3.0%
Not Citizen 18,122 -7.5%
Citizen US Born 69.34%
Citizen not US Born 17.48%
Not Citizen 13.17%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,483 6.4%
Moved from Same County 12,388 -2.7%
Moved from Same State 1,546 6.8%
Moved from Different State 2,379 5.1%
Same House as Last Year 118,421 -0.7%
Moved from Abroad 1.09%
Moved from Same County 9.09%
Moved from Same State 1.13%
Moved from Different State 1.75%
Same House as Last Year 86.94%

What are the employment statistics in Pasadena?

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White-collar workers make up 91.43% of the working population in Pasadena, while blue-collar employees account for 8.57%. There are also 12,008 entrepreneurs in Pasadena (16.24% of the workforce); 42,022 workers employed in private companies (56.84%); and 9,496 people working in governmental institutions (12.84%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 67,595 0.5%
Blue Collar 6,335 2.3%
White Collar 91.43%
Blue Collar 8.57%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 12,008 3.3%
Private Companies 42,022 0.6%
Governmental Workers 9,496 -0.2%
Not for Profit Companies 10,404 -1.4%
Self Employees 16.24%
Private Companies 56.84%
Governmental Workers 12.84%
Not for Profit Companies 14.07%

How many households are there in Pasadena?

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There are a total of 56,076 households in Pasadena, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.55% of these Pasadena households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.45%. Additionally, 22% of households have children and 78% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 56,076 1.6%
Average People Per Household 2 -3.3%
Family Households 30,590 -1.1%
Non-family Households 25,486 5.1%
Family Households 54.55%
Non-family Households 45.45%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 12,338 -6.0%
Households without Children 43,738 4.0%
Households with Children 22%
Households without Children 78%

What are the median and average incomes in Pasadena?

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The average annual household income in Pasadena is $142,697, while the median household income sits at $97,818 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $113,669, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $104,398. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $42,956 and $68,689, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $142,697 10.8%
Median Household Income $97,818 9.1%
People below Poverty Level 17,953 0.8%
People above Poverty Level 115,583 -1.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Pasadena?

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There are 61,956 housing units in Pasadena, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1960. Of the 56,076 occupied housing units in Pasadena, 42.12% are owner-occupied, while 57.88% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 68.36% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $984,300. In general, housing costs reach $2,234 per month in Pasadena.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 61,956 0.9%
Median Year Built 1960 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 17,963 1.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4,563 -8.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 8,569 -0.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,780 3.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 7,508 -0.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 6,184 -1.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,320 -0.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,241 3.7%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,612 20.2%
Built in 2020 or Later 216 272.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 56,076 1.6%
Owner Occupied 23,622 1.1%
Renter Occupied 32,454 1.9%
Owner Occupied 42.12%
Renter Occupied 57.88%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 16,149 0.7%
Without Mortgage 7,473 2.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $984,300 13.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $974,900 14.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,234 9.1%
With Mortgage 68.36%
Without Mortgage 31.64%

What is the level of education in Pasadena?

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Approximately 18.77% of the population in Pasadena holds a high school degree (that's 21,427 residents), while 17.55% have attained a college certificate (22,087 locals) and 27.84% have a bachelor's degree (31,789 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 7,245 -3.9%
Some High School 21,427 -0.6%
Some College 22,087 -1.9%
Associate Degree 6,814 -5.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31,789 2.8%
Graduate Degree 26,854 2.2%
No High School 6.35%
Some High School 18.77%
Some College 17.55%
Associate Degree 5.97%
Bachelor's Degree 27.84%
Graduate Degree 23.52%

What is the marital status of Pasadena residents?

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A total of 48,655 people in Pasadena have never been married (which represents 41.31% of the total population), while 51,681 of them are wedded (43.88%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,799 (1.53%) and 10,728 (9.11%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 48,655 2.3%
Married 51,681 -3.2%
Separated 1,799 0.2%
Widowed 6,705 8.6%
Divorced 10,728 1.2%
Never Married 41.31%
Married 43.88%
Separated 1.53%
Widowed 5.69%
Divorced 9.11%

What are the most common means of transportation in Pasadena?

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The top three means of transportation people in Pasadena use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 47,963 residents commute by car, 3,584 prefer going to work by walking and 1,659 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 47,963 -3.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,659 -11.8%
Subway or Elevated 819 N/A
Railroad 138 -56.3%
Bicycle 943 -10.1%
Motorcycle 212 45.2%
TaxiCab 159 43.2%
Walk 3,584 -6.2%

What is the median and average household income in Pasadena by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
91101 19,737 10,777 $86,631.00 $110,883.00
91103 27,167 8,776 $78,513.00 $124,070.00
91104 35,918 13,260 $93,856.00 $128,004.00
91105 12,692 5,647 $163,253.00 $233,648.00
91106 23,813 10,572 $91,220.00 $145,508.00
91107 32,581 12,675 $120,822.00 $163,513.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 91101 91103 91104 91105 91106 91107

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