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"City of Roses"
Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "valley" or "crown of the valley"
The latitude of Pasadena is 34.147N. The longitude is -118.143W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 141,114.
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7% of Pasadena residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pasadena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pasadena was $28,186, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Pasadena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Pasadena include Civic Center Financial District, Huntington Hotel Historic District, Old Pasadena Historic District, Pasadena Civic Center District, Prospect Historic District, South Marengo Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Pasadena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $677. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,782.
Libraries in Pasadena include Allendale Branch Library, Hastings Branch Library, Hill Ave. Branch Library, La Pintoresca Branch Library, Lamanda Park Branch Library, Linda Vista Branch Library, Pasadena Central Library, San Rafael Branch Library, Santa Catalina Branch Library, Villa Parke Community Center Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KPCC.
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pasadena political report.
Pasadena restaurants taking online reservations include Arroyo Chop House, Bar Celona, Cafe Atlantic, Celestino, Crocodile Cafe - Pasadena, Il Fornaio - Pasadena, La Fornaretta, La Maschera, Madre's, Maison Akira ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Pasadena workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pasadena between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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