Pasadena, California Population 2022

139,015
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Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 139,015, it is the 44th largest city in California and the 210th largest city in the United States. Pasadena is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually but its population has decreased by -2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 142,017 in 2020. Spanning over 23 miles, Pasadena has a population density of 6,055 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pasadena is $118,418 with a poverty rate of 13.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,787 per month, and the median house value is $822,100. The median age in Pasadena is 38.6 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Pasadena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pasadenawas:

  • White: 48.42%
  • Asian: 18.13%
  • Other race: 16.42%
  • Black or African American: 8.35%
  • Two or more races: 8.09%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Pasadena, California is 139,015 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 142,017.

Pasadena, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Pasadena Population by Race

Pasadena Population Pyramid 2022

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Pasadena Median Age

38.8


Total

37.3


Male

40.3


Female

Pasadena Adults

There are 116,702 adults, (23,154 of whom are seniors) in Pasadena.

Pasadena Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pasadena Sex Ratio

Female

73,591

51.82%

Male

68,426

48.18%

Pasadena Population by Age

Pasadena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pasadena Household Types

42.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pasadena Households and Families

3.21

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Pasadena Households by Type

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Pasadena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pasadena Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Pasadena Educational Attainment by Race

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$51,937

Average Earnings

$55,815

Average Male

$48,605

Average Female

Pasadena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pasadena Language by Age

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Pasadena Language

55.46% of Pasadena residents speak only English, while 44.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.61% of the population.

Pasadena Language

Pasadena Poverty by Race

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13.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.64%

Male Poverty Rate

15.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pasadena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pasadena is Native, with 34.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pasadena is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.98%.

Pasadena Poverty

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Pasadena Poverty Rate by Education

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Pasadena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pasadena Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Pasadena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pasadena Married by Age and Sex

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Pasadena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pasadena Marital Status by Race

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Pasadena Marital Status

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3,988

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Pasadena Veterans by War

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Pasadena Veterans by Age

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Pasadena Veterans by Race

Pasadena Veterans by Education

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10.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pasadena Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Pasadena Employment by Age

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Pasadena Employment by Race

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Pasadena Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.32%

Born in Pasadena

69.74%

Native Born

30.26%

Foreign Born

14.32%

Non Citizen

15.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.74% of Pasadena residents were born in the United States, with 49.32% having been born in California. 14.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pasadena Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Pasadena Population by Year