Altadena

Located about 14 miles from Downtown L.A. and directly north of Pasadena.

Welcome to Altadena

Located about 14 miles from Downtown L.A. and directly north of Pasadena, Altadena is an unincorporated area with a high median household income and a cozy population of 42,777. Stop in at foodie-friendly AltaEats and shop the top-notch Farmers Market on Wednesdays, featuring Coldwater Canyon Provisions’ famed jams, artisan cheese from Drake Family Farms, and Japanese rice sandwiches from Mama Musubi.
 
Significant architecture in the neighborhood includes the Queen Anne-style Andrew McNally House, ultra-modern Beard House, Craftsman-style Keyes Bungalow, brick-covered Pacific Electric Railway Company Substation No. 8, and Italianate and Colonial Revival-style Woodbury-Story House.
 
Altadena’s aptly named Christmas Tree Lane has been a holiday attraction since 1920, and features the oldest large-scale outdoor Christmas lighting venue in the world.

Overview for Altadena, CA

43,476 people live in Altadena, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $55,435. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

43,476

Total Population

46 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$55,435

Average individual Income

Around Altadena, CA

There's plenty to do around Altadena, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

59
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Metropolis Bakery And Cafe, Board Haus LA, and PlanetBravo Techno-tainment Camp - Pasadena.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.33 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.51 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.72 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.32 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.7 miles 37 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.52 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Altadena, CA

Altadena has 14,872 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Altadena do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 43,476 people call Altadena home. The population density is 8,023.575 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

43,476

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46

Median Age

46.89 / 53.11%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,872

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$55,435

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Altadena, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Altadena. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Pasadena Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Sahag-Mesrob Armenian Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Judson International School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St Elizabeth Parish School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 10th
No rating available
Stratford School- Altadena Allen
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Meher Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Pasadena Waldorf High School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Renaissance Academy
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Charles W. Eliot Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Pasadena Rosebud Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Aveson Global Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Alma Fuerte Public
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Aveson School of Leaders
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5

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