The 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.
|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: