South Pasadena, California Population 2022

27,207
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South Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 27,207, it is the 283rd largest city in California and the 1683rd largest city in the United States. South Pasadena is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,943 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, South Pasadena has a population density of 7,987 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Pasadena is $156,525 with a poverty rate of 6.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,830 per month, and the median house value is $1.11 Mn. The median age in South Pasadena is 40.1 years, 38.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

South Pasadena Demographics

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

  • White: 50.60%
  • Asian: 32.04%
  • Two or more races: 7.83%
  • Other race: 4.71%
  • Black or African American: 4.60%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Pasadena, California is 27,207 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,943.

South Pasadena, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,89250.60%
Black or African American1,1714.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.22%
Asian8,16432.04%
Some Other Race1,2004.71%
Two or More Races1,9947.83%
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South Pasadena Population by Race

South Pasadena Population Pyramid 2022

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South Pasadena Median Age

39.5


Total

37.8


Male

41.6


Female

South Pasadena Adults

There are 19,540 adults, (3,269 of whom are seniors) in South Pasadena.

South Pasadena Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

South Pasadena Sex Ratio

Female

12,793

50.21%

Male

12,685

49.79%

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
Married63.4%36.6%
All49%51%
Female38.3%61.7%
Non Family34%66%
Male28.2%71.8%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Pasadena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6712.6249
Married4,8683.4163.4
Male4442.9128.2
Female1,0563.1338.3
Non Family3,3031.2634

3.26

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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South Pasadena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2541.39%
9th to 12th Grade2651.45%
High School Graduate1,1346.19%
Some College2,37212.94%
Associates Degree1,3747.49%
Bachelors Degree6,40234.92%
Graduate Degree6,53235.63%
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South Pasadena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Pasadena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American393737
Asian5,9805,7654,572
White7,9297,8555,807
Black794789581
Other Race894808544
2+ Races746746430
Hispanic3,2212,9981,605

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 94.87%.

South Pasadena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,274$89,254$62,033
Less Than 9th Grade$22,188$$
High School Graduate$41,331$42,986$33,879
Some College$39,807$50,611$34,362
Bachelors Degree$70,706$96,295$58,450
Graduate Degree$100,956$104,688$94,485

$75,274

Average Earnings

$89,254

Average Male

$62,033

Average Female

South Pasadena Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Pasadena Language by Age

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South Pasadena Language

65.07% of South Pasadena residents speak only English, while 34.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 19.90% of the population.

South Pasadena Language

South Pasadena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian8,1566738.25%
Multiple1,9911587.94%
Black1,143746.47%
White10,1606446.34%
Other97NaN%
Hispanic4,7861873.91%

6.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.14%

Male Poverty Rate

7.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Pasadena

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Pasadena is Asian, with 8.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Pasadena is Hispanic, with 3.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.66%.

South Pasadena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.68%
High School13.89%
Some College10.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%

South Pasadena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.49%
Male Unemployed28.43%
Female Employed4.08%
Female Unemployed9.89%

South Pasadena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Pasadena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,927$167,620
Families$143,519$202,309
Married Families$175,986-
Non Families$79,382$92,713
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Income by Household Type

South Pasadena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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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499

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War67
Vietnam121
Korea53
World War II10

South Pasadena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 54218
55 to 6447
65 to 7478
75+148

South Pasadena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3623.44%
Black182.13%
Asian1091.72%
2+ Races101.22%
Hispanic702.06%

South Pasadena Veterans by Race

South Pasadena Veterans by Education

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3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Pasadena Veterans by Education

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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52.15%

Born in South Pasadena

75.90%

Native Born

24.10%

Foreign Born

8.13%

Non Citizen

15.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.90% of South Pasadena residents were born in the United States, with 52.15% having been born in California. 8.13% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18906230.00%
19001,0013784.86%
19104,6493,64816.60%
19207,6523,0035.11%
193013,7306,0786.02%
194014,3566260.45%
195016,9352,5791.67%
196019,7062,7711.53%
197022,9793,2731.55%
198022,681-298-0.13%
199023,9361,2550.54%
200024,2923560.15%
201025,6191,3270.53%
201125,7511320.52%
201225,8831320.51%
201326,0151320.51%
201426,1471320.51%
201526,2791320.50%
201626,4111320.50%
201726,5431320.50%
201826,6751320.50%
201926,8071320.49%
202026,9431360.51%
202127,0751320.49%
202227,2071320.49%

South Pasadena Population by Year