South Pasadena is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 5,081 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Pasadena is the 277th largest community in Florida.
South Pasadena is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.84% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, South Pasadena is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Pasadena who work in healthcare (15.68%), office and administrative support (13.26%), and personal care services (11.20%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.84% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One of the nice things about South Pasadena is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small city, South Pasadena doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of South Pasadena citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.72% of adults in South Pasadena have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in South Pasadena in 2010 was $32,997, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,988 for a family of four. However, South Pasadena contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call South Pasadena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Pasadena residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in South Pasadena include Irish, German, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in South Pasadena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.