Livability Score

82
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (8) A+
Kaldi
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Nicole's
Coffee Shop
Woo Cafe
Coffee Shop
Buster's
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Berry Opera
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
FLAME BROILER
Coffee Shop
Fosselman's
Coffee Shop
Amara Kitchen
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Jones Coffee Roasters
Coffee Shop
Cycleway Coffee
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Go Get Em Tiger
Coffee Shop
La Monarca Bakery & Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Antigua Bread
Coffee Shop
Civil Coffee
Coffee Shop
Kindness and Mischeif
Coffee Shop
Monte Vista Cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (7) A+
South Pasadena Historic Museum
Museum
Rialto
Cinema
Space
Theatre Arts
Pee Wee's Big Adventure House
Attraction
Unknown Name
Stadium
Unknown Name
Stadium
Unknown Name
Stadium
Unknown Name
Stadium
Art in the Park
Theatre Arts
Arte Flamenco Dance Theatre
Theatre Arts
Edwards Alhambra Renaissance Stadium 14 & IMAX
Cinema
Bird Sanctuary
Attraction
Highland Theatre
Cinema
Highland Theatre
Cinema
Highland Park Bowl
Bowling Alley
Ambassador Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Colorado Street Bridge
Attraction
Pasadena Civic Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Pasadena Civic Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Old Pasadena Historic District
Attraction
Norton Simon Museum of Art
Museum
Norton Simon Museum of Art
Museum
Arclight Pasadena
Cinema
iPic Theaters
Cinema
Unknown Name
Stadium
Food and Drink (15) A-
Unknown Name
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Panda Express
Fast Food
Aro Latin
Bar
Griffin's of Kinsale
Bar
Jamba Juice
Fast Food
Mission Wines
Alcohol
The Chocolate Box
Sweets
Señor Fish
Fast Food
El Pollo Loco
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Foremost Liquors
Alcohol
Winchell's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Yum Yum Donuts
Fast Food
Ocean Liquor
Alcohol
Pizza Hut; Wing Street
Fast Food
In-N-Out Burger
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Alcohol
New England Fish and Chips
Fast Food
Palace Burgers
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Popeyes
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Fitness (4) A+
Mission Street Yoga
Gym
Centre Fitness
Gym
Snap Fitness
Gym
The Youth House
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Gym
Highland Park Adult Senior Citizen Center
Community Centre
LA Fitness
Gym
Highland Park Crossfit
Gym
Pure Barre
Gym
Pasadena Convention Center - Hall C
Community Centre
Pasadena Convention Center - A, B and Ballroom
Community Centre
bellacurves
Gym
The Bar Method
Gym
Pasadena Conference Center
Community Centre
Barry's
Gym
El Sereno Senior Citizen Center
Community Centre
Pasadena Senior Center
Community Centre
Basecamp Fitness
Gym
24 Hour Fitness
Gym
SoulCycle
Gym
Montecito Heights Senior Citizen Center
Community Centre
Montecito Heights Community Center
Community Centre
Ramona Hall Community Center
Community Centre
Fit Annex
Gym
Jackie Robinson Center
Community Centre
Groceries (9) A+
Pavilions
Grocery Store
Vons
Grocery Store
Union Bakery
Bakery
La Monarca Bakery
Bakery
Heirloom Cafe and Bakery
Bakery
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
Wild Thyme
Bakery
99 CENT STORE
Grocery Store
Bristol Farms
Grocery Store
Ralphs
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Fresco Community Market
Grocery Store
Rose Tree Cottage
Bakery
Albertsons
Grocery Store
Smart & Final
Grocery Store
CaliMex Family Market
Grocery Store
Bagel Exchange
Bakery
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Vons
Grocery Store
Mr. Holmes Bakehouse
Bakery
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Chops Meat & Fish
Butcher
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Cookbook
Grocery Store
Parks (16) A+
Unknown Name
Park
South Pasadena Library Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Orange Grove Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Garfield Park
Park
Eddie Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Legion Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Arroyo Park
Park
San Pascual Park
Park
Guardia Park
Park
Alhambra Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
South Pasadena Woodland and Wildlife Park
Park
Burke Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Allendale Park
Park
Busch Gardens
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Shops (20) A+
Supercuts
Hairdresser
Out of the Closet
Clothing
Mission Ten Eleven Salon
Beauty
Jasleen
Clothing
Bellini
Furniture
B&H Bicycles
Bicycle
Barristas Garden & Gifts
Gift Shop
Family Fair
Gift Shop
The Dinosaur Farm
Toys
Marz
Gift Shop
Rue De Mimo
Clothing
Camille
Clothing
Reimagine Your Home
Furniture
Rachelle Salon
Hairdresser
Crown Books
Books
Salon du Mei
Hairdresser
Unknown Name
Shoes
Unknown Name
Fashion
Impression Hair Studio
Hairdresser
Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Unknown Name
Department Store
Target
Department Store
76
Convenience Store
76
Convenience Store
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 5.4% take public transportation in South Pasadena.
Public Transit Stops (41)
Stops & Stations
A+
Fair Oaks / Rollin
Bus Stop
Fair Oaks / Rollin
Bus Stop
Fair Oaks / Monterey
Bus Stop
Huntington / Fremont
Bus Stop
Fair Oaks / Spruce
Bus Stop
Fair Oaks / Monterey
Bus Stop
Fair Oaks / Spruce
Bus Stop
Huntington / Fremont
Bus Stop
South Pasadena
Transit Station
Mission / Meridian
Bus Stop
Fremont / Huntington
Bus Stop
Mission / Meridian
Bus Stop
Mission / Fremont
Bus Stop
Mission / Orange Grove
Bus Stop
Metro 79
Bus Stop
Mission / Fremont
Bus Stop
Mission / Orange Grove
Bus Stop
Huntington / Primrose
Bus Stop
Fremont / Maple
Bus Stop
Mission / Adelaine
Bus Stop
Fair Oaks / Mission
Bus Stop
Fremont / Maple
Bus Stop
Mission / Grand
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Huntington / Marengo
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
5.4%
B
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cost of living F

The cost of living in South Pasadena is 225/100 - which is 61% higher than California.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime B+

South Pasadena crime rates are 2,020 per 100k, which is 29% lower than California
Property Crime
1,841 crimes per 100k
C
Violent Crime
179 crimes per 100k
A
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employment A+

The median income in South Pasadena is $109,927 - which is 72% higher than California.
Med. Household Income
$109,927
A+
Unemployment Rate
2.9%
B+
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health D+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (5)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Unknown Name
Dentist
Unknown Name
Dentist
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Fair Oaks Pharmacy
Pharmacy
City Dental
Dentist
Walgreens
Pharmacy
San Marino Medical
Doctor
Fire Station Number 3
Fire Station
M&M Dental
Dentist
Alhambra Hospital Medical Center
Hospital
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Huntington Hospital
Hospital
Station 71
Fire Station
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Unknown Name
Clinic
Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Station 12
Fire Station
Dental Center of Highland Park
Dentist
Alhambra Health Center
Doctor
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Fire Station Number 4
Fire Station
Pasadena Endoscopy Center
Doctor
Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Station 47
Fire Station
Pasadena Fire Department Station 31
Fire Station
South Lake Avenue Medical Center
Doctor
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing C+

South Pasadena home prices are $1,113,100 - which is 172% higher than California
Home Price
$1,113,100
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
21%
A+
Home Affordability
10.1x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools A+

The South Pasadena graduation rate is 95% - which is 19% higher than California
School Test Scores
82%
A
High School Grad. Rates
95%
A+
Elementary Schools (7) A+
Holy Family School
St James Parish Day School & Kindergarten
South Pasadena Middle
Almansor Academy (Institute For Redesign Of Learni
Monterey Hills Elementary
Marengo Elementary
Arroyo Vista Elementary
Sierra Vista Elementary
Little Acorn Montessori Academy
Bell Tower Trilingual School
San Pascual Elem Sci Tech Engr Arts And Math (Steam) Magnet
Westridge School For Girls
Park Elementary
Oneonta Montessori School
Blair High
Southwestern Academy
Emery Park Elementary
Garfield Elementary
Cesar Chavez Elementary
All Souls Catholic School
Garvanza Elementary
Good Shepherd Lutheran School
Luther Burbank Middle
El Sereno Elementary
Hillsides Education Center
High Schools (2) A+
South Pasadena Senior High
Almansor Academy (Institute For Redesign Of Learni
Westridge School For Girls
Blair High
Southwestern Academy
Mayfield Senior School
Century High
Independence High (Alternative)
Los Angeles College Prep Academy
Los Angeles International Charter High
Hillsides Education Center
Sequoyah
Cdm Christian Elementary School
Alhambra High
The Waverly School
Leeway School
Anahuacalmecac International Univ Prep Of N. America
Anahuacalmecac International Univ Prep Of N. America
Optimist Charter
Optimist Charter
Maranatha High School
Academia Avance Charter
Academia Avance Charter
Polytechnic School
Benjamin Franklin Senior High
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ratings A+

South Pasadena has an overall rating of 87% from 9 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (8)
From AreaVibes
A-
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South Pasadena Area Facts

  • South Pasadena has a Livability Score of 82/100, which is considered exceptional
  • South Pasadena crime rates are 29% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in South Pasadena is 61% higher than the California average
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The Botanical Gardens Are Just One Perk of Living Here in South Pasadena 4.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 14, 2018) Living in South Pasadena is a ton of fun as a young adult! There’s a ton of things to do, great shopping, and plenty of opportunities to make new friends every day. There’s about 25,000 of us so you pretty much see a new face everyday depending on which places in the city you ...Read More visit. We have a ton to choose from for food and restaurants ranging from diners to cafes. We also have some of the best attractions in southern california. Obviously we’ll never beat out LA, however I think we’re close second (no bias here). The Norton Museum allows for great learning without being boring and getting to emerge yourself in all of the nature and information available to you. The Rose Parade is a classic in our town and a must-see attraction as a local resident and tourist. The Botanical Gardens are a must-visit as a tourist or local. As a local I like to visit a couple times every few months to breathe in the beauty and green that is the Botanical Gardens. Read Less
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in South Pasadena? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
South Pasadena Library Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Orange Grove Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

South Pasadena Historic Museum
Rialto
Space
Pee Wee's Big Adventure House
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Food & Drink

Unknown Name
KFC
Panda Express
Aro Latin
Griffin's of Kinsale
Jamba Juice
Mission Wines
The Chocolate Box

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in South Pasadena? Of all people who commute, 5.4% take public transportation in South Pasadena.
Drive to Work
72%

4% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
5%

equal to the US average

Walk to Work
2%

1% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is South Pasadena a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Fair Oaks Pharmacy
Rite Aid

Doctors

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