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Pasadena Apartments
Last updated February 23 2024 at 7:57 AM

Pasadena, CA
305 Apartments for Rent

Pasadena Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 141,029
Population Density: 6,142.7 people/sq mile
Median Age: 40
Percentage of Family Households: 53%
Median Annual Income: $86,677 / year
Median Rent: $1,940 / month

What locals are saying

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Pasadena Demographics


How diverse is Pasadena?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Pasadena is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Pasadena are Hispanic Or Latino (35.3%), White (32.8%), Asian (17.4%), Black Or African American (8.2%), Two Or More (4.9%), Other (1.1%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Pasadena residents?

The median age in Pasadena is 40 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Pasadena?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Pasadena is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Pasadena are Hispanic Or Latino (35.3%), White (32.8%), Asian (17.4%), Black Or African American (8.2%), Two Or More (4.9%), Other (1.1%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Pasadena residents?

The median age in Pasadena is 40 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Pasadena Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Pasadena is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Pasadena is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Pasadena is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Pasadena


Elementary Schools

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Odyssey Charter School
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
484 Students
15 Reviews
484
Students
15 Reviews
7 /10
Field (Eugene) Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
489 Students
50 Reviews
489
Students
50 Reviews
6 /10
Don Benito Fundamental School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
554 Students
28 Reviews
554
Students
28 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
Odyssey Charter School
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
484 Students
15 Reviews
484
Students
15 Reviews
6 /10
Marshall Fundamental School
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
1,987 Students
15 Reviews
1,987
Students
15 Reviews
4 /10
Blair High School
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
977 Students
21 Reviews
977
Students
21 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Marshall Fundamental School
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
1,987 Students
15 Reviews
1,987
Students
15 Reviews
5 /10
Pasadena High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,735 Students
10 Reviews
1,735
Students
10 Reviews
4 /10
Blair High School
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
977 Students
21 Reviews
977
Students
21 Reviews

What Renters Say about Pasadena


Apartment List has released the results for Pasadena from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Pasadena renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied greatly across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Pasadena, some aspects can be better."
81%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
81%
Social Life
79%
Weather
74%
Pet Friendliness
64%
Safety and Crime Rate
62%
Public Transit
54%
Quality of Schools
49%
Commute Time
45%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
38%
Dating
24%
State and Local Taxes
10%
Affordability
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Average rent in Pasadena, California

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Pasadena is $3,020, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $4,014. Rent rates updated 8 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Pasadena, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Pasadena, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 305 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Pasadena. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Pasadena is $2,507 for a studio, $3,020 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $4,014 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Pasadena apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Pasadena, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Pasadena?

In Pasadena, the average rent is $2,507 for a studio, $3,020 for a 1-bedroom, $4,014 for a 2-bedroom, and $5,866 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Pasadena, check out our monthly Pasadena Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Pasadena?

You can filter cheap apartments in Pasadena by price: under $1,100, under $1,300, under $1,400, under $1,600.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Pasadena?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Pasadena apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Pasadena?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Pasadena.

How can I find off-campus housing in Pasadena?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Pasadena. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Santa Monica College, West Los Angeles College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pacific Oaks College, and California Institute of Technology.