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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth PasadenaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$64,960$31,458$29,829
Median household income$109,927$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$176,250$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$89,291$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$85,015$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$58,958$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Pasadena is 118% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in South Pasadena is 99% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Pasadena is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Pasadena is 55% lower than the national average

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      $73,277 $109,927 $219,854
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      South Pasadena median earnings by income bracket

      South Pasadena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.3%3.3%
      Manufacturing sector7.1%7.1%
      Financial & insurance services7.2%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services8.5%8.5%
      Public administration7.9%7.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%8.8%
      Education, health & social services18.3%18.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Bradbury, CA825$181,875228.8%
      La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,078$170,299207.8%
      San Marino, CA13,020$164,423197.2%
      La Habra Heights, CA5,318$163,750196.0%
      Del Aire, CA10,424$121,076118.9%
      South Pasadena, CA25,478$109,92798.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Starkville, MS25,495$35,30036.2%
      Lockport, IL25,499$87,81758.7%
      Coral Terrace, FL25,529$64,43616.5%
      Cliffside Park, NJ25,410$83,98951.8%
      Melrose Park, IL25,404$53,5963.1%
      South Pasadena, CA25,478$109,92798.7%
      Source: The South Pasadena, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).