Pasadena, MD

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Living in Pasadena

Pasadena is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 25,357 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Pasadena is the 45th largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some towns, Pasadena isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pasadena are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pasadena is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pasadena who work in office and administrative support (12.75%), management occupations (12.63%), and sales jobs (8.22%).

Pasadena is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Pasadena, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

Also of interest is that Pasadena has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Pasadena is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

In Pasadena, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.19 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Pasadena is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.68% of adults in Pasadena have a college degree.

The per capita income in Pasadena in 2018 was $42,182, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,728 for a family of four.

Pasadena is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pasadena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pasadena residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pasadena include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Pasadena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.