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  • Pasadena Census & Population

    post cardThe Census of Housing and Population is conducted every ten years by the Census Bureau. The data collected is used extensively by businesses and government agencies for planning and other purposes. In Pasadena, the data is also used for the purpose of reapportionment for City Council districts. The next Census will be conducted in the year 2020.

     

     

    City of Pasadena Population Figures for the Past 110 years
     Year Population   Event
    2010 137.122 Census 2010
    2000 133,936 Census 2000
    1990 131,591 Growth Management Initiative approved by voters - 1989
    1980 118,072 Olympic Soccer at Rose Bowl - 1984
    1970 112,951 Norton Simon Museum dedicated - 1969
    1960 116,407 Ice House Comedy Club established
    1950 106,268 Pasadena High School built - mid-1950's
    1940 81,864 Arroyo Seco Fwy dedicated
    1930 76,086 City Hall built - 1927
    1920 45,374 Rose Bowl built/City Planning Commission founded- 1922
    1910 30,291 Wrigley Mansion built-1911
    1900 9,117 Huntington Hotel built - 1907
    1890 4,882 Pasadena incorporated -1886
    1880 391 First Midwestern families settled in Pasadena - 1874

     

    For further information about Pasadena demographics, contact the Planning & Community Development Department at (626) 744-4009.


    For detailed demographic information, see: