Pasadena

It's real estate market is characterized by its diversity and rich architectural history.

Welcome to Pasadena

Where elegance meets community spirit

Welcome to a realm where charm intertwines seamlessly with community vivacity. Nestled eleven miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the embrace of the San Gabriel Valley, Pasadena blooms as an enchanting garden of architectural grace and cultural richness. Not just an ornate petal in LA's vast urban garden, Pasadena prides itself on its vibrant business community, eminent art museums, and a tapestry of historical residences and abundant amenities that lend it an irresistible charm.
 
Strolling through the city feels like a delightful promenade through a grand gallery of historic preservation, where every street corner, every facade, tells a story. The city's administrators play the role of careful curators, ensuring that the character and heritage of Pasadena are not just maintained but flourish over time. In the warm embrace of its welcoming atmosphere, families find a nurturing environment where roots are laid down with joy and flourish through generations.
 

What to Love

  • A self-sufficient city shimmering with cultural gems
  • Proximity to LA, cradled in San Gabriel Valley's embrace
  • Simplified home sales with thoughtful city inspection rules
  • A preserved historical charm paired with administrative excellence

Local Lifestyle

Pasadena adorns itself with more than just physical beauty and historical allure. Life here flows to the rhythm of community spirit, cultural richness, and a seamless blend of historic charm with modern living. The city’s well-preserved character is a backdrop to a lifestyle where elegance is the norm, and the rich tapestry of Pasadena’s historical essence enhances everyday experiences, making life not just lived but celebrated.
 
Pasadena's real estate market is characterized by its diversity and rich architectural history. Its Craftsman-style homes are characterized by distinctive design elements, such as overhanging eaves, exposed rafters, intricate woodwork, and built-in furnishings. Pasadena also has collections of Mediterranean-style and Spanish Revival homes with stucco exteriors and red-tiled roofs.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Dive into the gastronomical oceans at Fishwives, where exquisite seafood creations tantalize the palate, transporting diners to maritime wonderlands.
 
For a symphony of flavors in a grand orchestra of culinary delights, make a reservation at The Royce Wood Fired Steakhouse. It’s a place where food becomes an art form, and dining transforms into an unforgettable theatrical performance.
 
Union Restaurant offers a warm embrace, encapsulating guests in an atmosphere of rustic elegance and delightful culinary compositions, making every visit a memorable overture.
 
In the heart of luxury, The Langham Huntington weaves an opulent tale of elegance, charm, and unparalleled hospitality, creating a sanctuary of luxury and tranquility.
 

Things to Do

From the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium to the vibrant Old Pasadena, Pasadena invites you to immerse yourself in various activities. Experience the grandeur of the Rose Bowl Parade, where creativity and community spirit blossom on the world stage. Old Pasadena is a hub of shopping, dining, and entertainment. It's the perfect place for a stroll, boutique shopping, and enjoying diverse cuisine.
 
For lovers of art and culture, the city’s treasures, like the Norton Simon Museum and Pasadena Playhouse, offer rich palettes of artistic wonders, narrating stories of diverse cultures, times, and imaginations. The Norton Simon Museum houses an exceptional collection of European and South Asian art. It's a cultural gem that art lovers will appreciate.
 
The Huntington offers a stunning blend of art, history, and botanical gardens. Visitors can explore rare books, manuscripts, and a vast art collection while strolling through beautifully landscaped gardens.

Designed by renowned architects Charles and Henry Greene, the Gamble House is a masterpiece of the Arts and Crafts movement. It offers guided tours of its beautifully preserved interior.
 

Schools

Pasadena is renowned worldwide for its educational offerings. Students may attend:

Overview for Pasadena, CA

176,350 people live in Pasadena, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $51,161.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

176,350

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$51,161.47

Average individual Income

Around Pasadena, CA

There's plenty to do around Pasadena, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

82
Very Walkable
Walking Score
77
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
52
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Jade's Fashions, MJ Fitness, and Swim With Grace.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 1.23 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.42 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.74 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.97 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.68 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Pasadena, CA

Pasadena has 68,669 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pasadena do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 176,350 people call Pasadena home. The population density is 1,884.9 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

176,350

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.3

Median Age

48.33 / 51.67%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
68,669

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$51,161.47

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Pasadena, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Pasadena. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
St Andrew Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Philip The Apostle School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Mayfield Junior School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Villa Esperanza Services
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Westridge School For Girls
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Mayfield Senior School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Hillsides Education Center
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
Rose City High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
San Rafael Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Lake Avenue Church School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Gregorys A & M Hovsepian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
International School Of Los Angeles-Pas
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 11th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Judson International School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Harambee Preparatory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Field (Eugene) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Harriet Tubman Preschool & Elementary
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Tabernacle Of David Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Don Benito Fundamental
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Longfellow (Henry W.) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Norma Coombs Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Agbu Vatche And Tamar Manoukian High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Pasadena Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Assumption Of The Bvm Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Levon & Hasmig Tavlian Armenian Preschool & Kdgn
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
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