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Popular Pasadena Apartments
Pasadena, California, 91101
Studio/1 BedroomUp to $3,604
2 BedroomsUp to $3,122
Pasadena, California, 91105
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,760 - $2,520
2 Bedrooms$2,385 - $2,900
Pasadena, California, 91105
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,551 - $2,716
2 Bedrooms$2,226 - $2,824
Pasadena, California, 91101
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,795 - $3,220
2 Bedrooms$2,350 - $3,235
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Pasadena Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 10.3% 8.4% +1.9% $10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 5.6% +0.5% $15,000 to $19,999 5.5% 5.6% -0.1% $20,000 to $24,999 5.4% 5.8% -0.4% $25,000 to $29,999 5.8% 5.7% +0.1% $30,000 to $34,999 5.7% 5.7% +0.0% $35,000 to $39,999 5.4% 5.4% +0.0% $40,000 to $44,999 4.9% 5.2% -0.3% $45,000 to $49,999 4.1% 4.6% -0.5% $50,000 to $59,999 8.0% 8.6% -0.6% $60,000 to $74,999 8.7% 10.6% -1.9% $75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 11.5% -0.9% $100,000 to $124,999 6.7% 6.8% -0.1% $125,000 to $149,999 3.7% 3.6% +0.1% $150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 3.3% +0.4% $200,000 or more 5.5% 3.6% +1.9%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.8% 4.8% +0.0% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.9% 9.8% +1.1% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.0% 13.6% -0.6% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.2% 13.1% +0.1% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.4% 11.0% +0.4% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.6% 8.2% -0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.8% 5.9% -0.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.7% 8.0% -0.3% 50.0% or more 20.0% 20.2% -0.2% Not computed 5.6% 5.4% +0.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 8.6% 9.6% -1.0% 25 to 34 years 32.2% 29.3% +2.9% 35 to 44 years 24.1% 25.8% -1.7% 45 to 54 years 14.8% 16.5% -1.7% 55 to 64 years 7.8% 8.0% -0.2% 65 to 74 years 5.8% 5.3% +0.5% 75 to 84 years 4.5% 4.0% +0.5% 85 years and over 2.3% 1.6% +0.7%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 32.1% 30.9% +1.2% 30 to 44 minutes 24.9% 24.5% +0.4% 45 to 59 minutes 16.7% 13.8% +2.9% 60 or more minutes 26.3% 30.8% -4.5%
Source: 2000 Census
Far more than a city adjacent to Los Angeles, Pasadena is a unique combination of being the cultural center of the San Gabriel Valley as well as an important center for technology. Having Cal Tech located there, the city attracts both research and development for major companies whose interest are in space and aircraft design. Even its name helps define this city.
Pasadena literally means 'of the valley', and that valley is beautiful. Early on, it became a resort and winter community for wealthy Easterners and much of its architecture and many events stem back to those days in the late 1800s.
The Tournament of Roses parade began before it had anything to do with football, and is still an event for which the city is known the world over.
Upscale and Hip
Searching for your Pasadena apartment will show you how many options this city offers. You'll definitely want to consider your commute if you have one. If you commute via the Metro, search out places nearest the stops, and if you drive, determine your daily drive time.
South Pasadena is upscale and offers complexes with all the amenities. Old Pasadena is a very hip area these days and many younger people gravitate there. There are bargains to be found in Highland Park but it will take some searching. Whether you opt for a large complex or renting a pool house apartment on residential property, you will love living in Pasadena.
Pasadena has wonderful cultural venues. The Norton Simon Museum is world-class museum, housing works from all over the world and all time periods. The Pacific Asian Museum and the Museum of California Art are both amazing and worthy places to spend time. Old Town and the Playhouse district both have many places to see live theatre and for the outdoor enthusiast, there's golf, hiking, biking, swimming and more very readily available.
Cuisine is Pasadena is as varied as the city itself. Wherever your Pasadena apartment is located, you'll find a selection of both locally owned and chain restaurants for your dining out. Cafe Verde is indicative of some of the fusion type places you'll come across. It is a combination of California style cuisine with a heavy Latino influence.
La Nueva Posada is a locally owned and operated Mexican place where the margaritas are great and you'll always be greeted with a smile.
Hard Core Dancing
Old Town has a big concentration of bars and nightclubs but you can find good nightlife all over the city. Whether you like sports, dive or wine bars, none will be far from your new Pasadena apartment. College types love McMurphy's Tavern for dancing and drinking while the Lounge at Bar Celona spins flamenco and contemporary beats. And if hard core sweaty dancing is the workout you want, definitely stop by Menage.This is a town that rocks at night.
Average Apartment Rent in Pasadena, California
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Pasadena Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Pasadena have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In September the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Pasadena apartment cost $1,974. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Pasadena apartment was $2,530 in September. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Pasadena rentals listed below.
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What's the weather like in Pasadena?
Pasadena has that great Southern California style weather. Hot and dry in the summer and cool - with a little rain - in the winter. Great thing is that there aren't real extremes so the temperature are pretty enjoyable. Sure, it's fun to drive to the beach when it's hot, but it's fun when they aren't too.
Where in Pasadena should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
With a walkscore of 95 out of 100, Pasadena, California is considered to be a true "walker's paradise". Many areas of town are extremely walkable, with access to local restaurants, grocery stores, public transit and other amenities all within a one-mile radius. Old Town is the city's downtown area with plenty of shops, cafes, businesses and residences, as well as wide sidewalks to keep all of Pasadena's walkers and bikers happy. Also of note, groups like Walk Pasadena are constantly working to make the city even more pedestrian friendly!
How is the school system in Pasadena?
Pasadena is served by the Pasadena Unified School District. This district consists of four high schools, three middle schools, two K-8 schools, and 17 elementary schools. Better than 39.7 percent of school districts in California and only 14.6 percent of schools districts in the US, Pasadena public schools are not very highly rated overall. However, a handful of elementary schools and one of Pasadena's high schools--South Pasadena Senior High School--received a 10 out of 10 by California School Ratings.