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Pasadena is a city in Harris County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

The community was named for Pasadena, CA.

The latitude of Pasadena is 29.690N. The longitude is -95.208W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 144,413.


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Median household income
Local
$38,522
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pasadena demographic reports
Pasadena is on Vince's Bayou.
Home of Gilley's, the cowboy bar immortalized in the 1980 movie, "Urban Cowboy"
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 578. The number of murders and homicides was 5. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Strawberry Festival - May 18-20, 2007
  • Fall Martyn Festival - Nov. 10-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pasadena web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Pasadena Little Theatre
Nearby parks & recreation: Armand Bayou Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Historical Museum & Strawberry House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 84

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Pasadena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77506 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Pasadena residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $16,301, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Pasadena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pasadena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $468.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $901.


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Libraries in Pasadena include Fairmont Branch Library, Pasadena Public Library ... View libraries

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Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pasadena political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Pasadena workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 34 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 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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