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Pasadena, TX

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Nicknamed the “Birthplace of Texas”, Pasadena is steeped in Texas history; in fact the final battle of the Texas Revolution took place in the city’s vicinity in April of 1836 and Mexican General Santa Anna was captured at nearby Vince’s Bayou. The city is also known as the “Strawberry capital”. Pasadena was founded in 1893 by John H. Burnett and is part of the Houston metropolitan area. It is the second largest city in Harris County and boasts the largest volunteer municipal fire department in the United States.

Pasadena Apartments

$919-$2284

Parktown Townhouses
Beds: 1-4  •  Baths: 1-3

$770-$1225

Deerglen
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$504-$860

The Berkshire
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$599-$1050

Park On Burke
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$572-$1972

Green Oaks
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$520-$1175

Magnolia Grove
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Pasadena, TX is
5 to 9
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.99%
  • 6.85%
  • 6.72%
  • Female
  • 7.02%
  • 6.78%
  • 6.93%
$760
is average rent in Pasadena, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 10.44%
  • 8.55%
  • 8.22%
47.33%
of units are available for rent in Pasadena
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 2946
  • 572
  • 1814
Getting Around in Pasadena, TX

Pasadena’s residents rely heavily on personal vehicles for travel. However Harris County Transit offers bus service that runs through most of the city. Harris County Transit also offers medical transportation for elderly or disabled citizens. Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County offers park and ride service from the Town Square Mall.

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Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Pasadena is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.78%
  • 16.39%
  • 2.19%

Armand Bayou Center

<p>The Armand Bayou Center is a window into the history of Texas' gulf coast region. The center's purpose is to preserve the wetlands, prairie, forest and marsh habitats including its native species that include a wide range of animals from alligators to hawks and bison. The center also offers a farm experience that takes the visitor back in time to the late 1800s to experience Texas farm life. Further educational opportunities abound with the EcoKids classed intended for children 3 to 6 years old as well as opportunities for adults.</p>

Strawberry Festival

<p>After the 1900 hurricane that destroyed Galveston and heavily damaged Pasadena, the fledgling Red Cross organization donated millions of strawberry plants to gulf coast farmers to help revive the damaged communities. Subsequently, a major strawberry farm grew up in the area and made Pasadena a major fruit supplier for many years. Pasadena strawberries were valued for their sweetness and their size. In the heyday, as many as 28 train cars a day would leave the city filled with berries. Today, the area's Strawberry Festival occurs in mid-May and includes a parade, a beauty pageant, contests and lots of strawberries!</p>