Pasadena, California
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Flag of Pasadena, California
Official seal of Pasadena, California
City of Roses, Crown City,[1] Rose Town
Location in Los Angeles County and the State of California
Location in Los Angeles County and the State of California
Pasadena is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Location within the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 34°09′22″N 118°7′55″WCoordinates34°09′22″N 118°7′55″W
Country  United States
State  California
County  Los Angeles
Incorporated June 19, 1886[2]
 • Type City council/manager
 • Mayor Terry Tornek[3]
 • City Council Tyron Hampton[4]
Margaret McAustin[5]
John J. Kennedy[6]
Gene Masuda[7]
Victor M. Gordo[8]
Steve Madison[9]
Andy Wilson
 • City Manager Steve Mermell[10]
 • Total 23.13 sq mi (59.90 km2)
 • Land 22.98 sq mi (59.52 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)  0.68%
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
 • Total 137,122
 • Estimate 
 • Rank 9th in Los Angeles County
40th in California
185th in the U. S.
 • Density 6,181.05/sq mi (2,386.56/km2)
Demonym(s) Pasadenan
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes[15]
91101–91110, 91114–91118, 91121, 91123–91126, 91129, 91182, 91184, 91185, 91188, 91189, 91199
Area codes 323626818
FIPS code 06-56000
GNIS feature IDs 16648042411379
Flower Rose[16]

Pasadena (/ˌpæsəˈdnə/) is a city in Los Angeles CountyCaliforniaUnited States, located 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Downtown Los Angeles.

The population of Pasadena was 137,122 at the 2010 census[17] and an estimated 141,371 in 2018,[14] making it the 40th largest city in California[13] and the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Pasadena was incorporated on June 19, 1886, becoming one of the first cities to be incorporated in what is now Los Angeles County, following the city of Los Angeles (April 4, 1850).[18] It is one of the primary cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley.[19]

The city is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses Parade. In addition, Pasadena is also home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including CaltechPasadena City CollegeFuller Theological SeminaryArtCenter College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Ambassador Auditorium, the Norton Simon Museum, and the USC Pacific Asia Museum, with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory located in nearby La Cañada Flintridge.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Beach life
Walking / Hiking trails
CLAW listings last updated May 18, 2024 1:02:am.