South Pasadena, California Population 2021

24,927
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South Pasadena is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 24,927, it is the 275th largest city in California and the 1544th largest city in the United States. South Pasadena is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -2.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,619 in 2010. South Pasadena reached it's highest population of 25,914 in 2015. Spanning over 3 miles, South Pasadena has a population density of 7,317 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Pasadena is $156,525 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,802 per month, and the median house value is $1.07 Mn. The median age in South Pasadena is 40.1 years, 38.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.2 males.

South Pasadena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Pasadena was:

  • White: 55.49%
  • Asian: 30.47%
  • Two or more races: 6.02%
  • Other race: 4.20%
  • Black or African American: 3.59%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Pasadena, California is 24,927, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,530.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,619.

South Pasadena, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,23955.49%
Asian7,81830.47%
Two or More Races1,5456.02%
Some Other Race1,0784.20%
Black or African American9223.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native590.23%
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South Pasadena Population by Race

South Pasadena Population Pyramid 2021

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South Pasadena Median Age

40.1


Total

38.4


Male

41.6


Female

South Pasadena Adults

There are 19,362 adults, (3,574 of whom are seniors) in South Pasadena.

South Pasadena Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

South Pasadena Sex Ratio

Female

13,079

50.97%

Male

12,582

49.03%

South Pasadena Population by Age

South Pasadena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Pasadena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62%38%
All47.4%52.6%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Female31.4%68.6%
Male24.3%75.7%

47.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Pasadena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8272.647.4
Married5,0493.3662
Non Family3,3051.2933.3
Female9842.9231.4
Male4892.9724.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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South Pasadena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3151.74%
9th to 12th Grade3682.03%
High School Graduate1,4047.76%
Some College2,42313.38%
Associates Degree1,3897.67%
Bachelors Degree6,04133.37%
Graduate Degree6,16434.05%
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South Pasadena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Pasadena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2518,1335,736
Asian5,6675,4574,265
Hispanic3,2542,9361,492
Other Race744612368
Black581576392
Multiple Races410410343
Native American403838

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 95.00%.

South Pasadena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,923$83,344$61,042
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,370$42,847$25,515
Some College$39,090$50,396$34,500
Bachelors Degree$70,608$90,875$59,394
Graduate Degree$95,338$102,481$87,052

$72,923

Average Earnings

$83,344

Average Male

$61,042

Average Female

South Pasadena Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Pasadena Language by Age

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South Pasadena Language

65.56% of South Pasadena residents speak only English, while 34.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.16% of the population.

South Pasadena Language

South Pasadena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9146766.19%
Asian7,8096278.03%
Hispanic4,7043918.31%
Multiple1,54216210.51%
Other1,07316014.91%
Black901616.77%

7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.42%

Male Poverty Rate

7.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Pasadena

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Pasadena is Other, with 14.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Pasadena is White, with 6.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.86%.

South Pasadena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.50%
High School12.72%
Some College11.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

South Pasadena Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.72%
Female Unemployed12.62%
Male Employed3.42%
Female Employed3.26%

South Pasadena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Pasadena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,308$156,525
Families$133,077$190,212
Married Families$162,610-
Non Families$71,433$85,242
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Income by Household Type

South Pasadena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

South Pasadena Married by Age and Sex

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South Pasadena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South Pasadena Marital Status by Race

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South Pasadena Marital Status

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557

Number of Veterans

548

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam190
Korea109
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War35
World War II8

South Pasadena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+232
65 to 74154
35 to 54111
55 to 6451
18 to 349

South Pasadena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4153.63%
Asian1001.67%
Hispanic772.23%
Black345.54%
2 or More81.68%

South Pasadena Veterans by Race

South Pasadena Veterans by Education

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4.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Pasadena Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

South Pasadena Employment by Age

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South Pasadena Employment by Race

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South 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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50.33%

Born in California

75.08%

Native Born

24.92%

Foreign Born

9.16%

Non Citizen

15.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.08% of South Pasadena residents were born in the United States, with 50.33% having been born in California. 9.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Pasadena Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,927-201-0.80%
202025,128-201-0.79%
201925,329-201-0.79%
201825,530-177-0.69%
201725,707-119-0.46%
201625,826-88-0.34%
201525,914170.07%
201425,897250.10%
201325,872740.29%
201225,798970.38%
201125,701940.37%
201025,6071,3150.53%
200024,2923560.15%
199023,9361,2550.54%
198022,681-298-0.13%
197022,9793,2731.55%
196019,7062,7711.53%
195016,9352,5791.67%
194014,3566260.45%
193013,7306,0786.02%
19207,6523,0035.11%
19104,6493,64816.60%
19001,0013784.86%
18906230.00%

South Pasadena Population by Year