South Pasadena, CA (City Center)




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About South Pasadena, CA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of South Pasadena is $919,762, which is more expensive than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in South Pasadena City Center is currently $1,865, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.7% of California neighborhoods.

South Pasadena City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Pasadena, California.

Real estate in the City Center of South Pasadena, CA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in South Pasadena City Center are 7.4%, which is lower than one will find in 60.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in South Pasadena City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the South Pasadena City Center neighborhood has more Armenian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 25.0% have Asian ancestry.

South Pasadena City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.2% of residents living with a same sex partner, City Center is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The South Pasadena City Center neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.0% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in South Pasadena are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 68.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the South Pasadena City Center neighborhood, 63.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 16.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.6%), and 9.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in South Pasadena, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (25.0%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.4%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 26.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the South Pasadena City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Chinese.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in South Pasadena City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.3%) and 6.4% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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City Center 0.101011101001110
South Pasadena 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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City Center 0.101011101001110
South Pasadena 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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City Center 0.101011101001110
South Pasadena 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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SOUTH PASADENA UNIFIED


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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Marengo Elementary
1400 Marengo Ave.
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
KG-05
Arroyo Vista Elementary
335 El Centro St.
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
KG-05
Monterey Hills Elementary
1624 Via Del Rey
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
KG-05
South Pasadena Middle
1500 Fair Oaks
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
06-08
South Pasadena Senior High
1401 Fremont Ave.
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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