Pasadena is a relatively large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 148,626 people and 34 constituent neighborhoods, Pasadena is the 21st largest community in Texas.
A relatively large number of people in Pasadena telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.66% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
The percentage of adults in Pasadena with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.88% of adults in Pasadena have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pasadena in 2018 was $25,381, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,524 for a family of four. However, Pasadena contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pasadena is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pasadena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Pasadena, accounting for 71.74% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). 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, English, Irish, European, and French.
Pasadena also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.95%.
The most common language spoken in Pasadena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.