South Pasadena

South Pasadena

A handful of homes from the Victorian era are scattered throughout the community.

Welcome to South Pasadena

 
South Pasadena features entire neighborhoods built in the Craftsman, revival, or Art Deco styles of 1900-1939, still intact and enriched with mature landscaping. A handful of homes from the Victorian era are scattered throughout the community.

Located 10 miles from Downtown L.A., South Pasadena is just minutes from the hustle and bustle but retains a small-town feel with its mom-and-pop shops and primary city pastime of float-building for the nearby Tournament of Roses Parade that happens every New Year’s Day. Locals enjoy the popular Farmer’s Market in the historic Mission-West District, attending concerts at Garfield Park, dining at Crossings, shopping for eclectic finds at House of Honey, and hiking in the Arroyo Seco. Historical spots include the Fair Oaks Pharmacy and Soda Fountain and downtown’s Spanish Baroque and Egyptian-style Rialto Theater. Fun fact: The streets of South Pas are lined with native California trees and since there are virtually no palm trees or Spanish Colonial homes in parts of the city, the neighborhood often stands in for the Midwest or Northeast in film and TV.

In addition to attracting individuals and families seeking these heritage-style homes, the city likewise prefers tradition and values. With well-kept public parks, an excellent community services program for recreation, and annual events such as the Halloween Spooktacular, Santa's visit, and many holiday events

Overview for South Pasadena, CA

34,203 people live in South Pasadena, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $59,656.82. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,203

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

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

$59,656.82

Average individual Income

Around South Pasadena, CA

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

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score
60
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Old Oak Cellars, Summer Of Surf, and Bridge Performance.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.31 miles 37 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.44 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.43 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.29 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.01 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for South Pasadena, CA

South Pasadena has 13,155 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in South Pasadena do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 34,203 people call South Pasadena home. The population density is 7,588.23 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,203

Total Population

High

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

40.2

Median Age

48.9 / 51.1%

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
13,155

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$59,656.82

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 South Pasadena, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby South 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
South Pasadena Senior High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Monterey Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
South Pasadena Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Arroyo Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Almansor Academy (Institute For Redesign Of Learni
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
St James Parish Day School & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
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