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0.26% growth
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0.87% growth
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0.56% decline
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3.47% growth


The economy of Pasadena, CA employs 72,083 people. The economy of Pasadena, CA is specialized in Information; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 2.13; 2; and 1.89 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Pasadena, CA are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (9,690), Educational Services (9,326), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (9,229), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($92,366), Utilities ($81,563), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($75,120).

Median household income in Pasadena, CA is $73,029. Males in Pasadena, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Pasadena, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Pasadena, CA. In Los Angeles County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 72 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,222. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Pasadena, CA is from the county of Los Angeles County, CA.

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Pasadena, CA is home to a population of 140,268 people, from which 85.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Pasadena, CA is composed of 52,129 White residents (37.2%), 47,125 Hispanic residents (33.6%), 22,032 Asian residents (15.7%), 14,267 Black residents (10.2%), and 3,811 Two+ residents (2.72%). The most common foreign languages in Pasadena, CA are Spanish (35,922 speakers), Chinese (6,264 speakers), and Armenian (4,245 speakers), but compared to other places, Pasadena, CA has a relative high number of Armenian (4,245 speakers), Japanese (912 speakers), and Chinese (6,264 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Pasadena, CA awarded 6,972 degrees. The student population of Pasadena, CA is skewed towards females, with 3,151 male students and 3,821 female students. Most students in Pasadena, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,907 and 27.4%), followed by Asian (1,727 and 24.8%), White (1,565 and 22.4%), and Unknown (490 and 7.03%). The largest universities in Pasadena, CA by number of graduates are Pasadena City College (3,899 and 55.9%), Fuller Theological Seminary in California (770 and 11%), and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (682 and 9.8%). The most popular majors in Pasadena, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (670 and 9.6%), Humanistic Studies (591 and 8.48%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (537 and 7.7%). The median tuition costs in Pasadena, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $45,846 and $45,846 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pasadena, CA is $649,800, which is 3.17 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $628,000 to $649,800, a 3.47% increase. The homeownership rate of Pasadena, CA is 42.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Pasadena, CA have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pasadena, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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