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  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Pasadena is a city in California with a population of 141,258. Pasadena is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Pasadena offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Pasadena there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Pasadena and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Pasadena are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$785,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,710
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    293.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    103.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    401.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,434.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    183.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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