Pasadena, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Pasadena Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Pasadena Content

Also See: Glen Burnie, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Pasadena, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Pasadena Census Designated Place had a population of 28,144 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pasadena is located at latitude 39.1556 and longitude -76.555 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Pasadena Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.94 sq. miles and a water area of 1.18 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Pasadena Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389645) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pasadena Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pasadena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pasadena: Pleasantena, Summit Knoll.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Pasadena Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MD Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: District 3 | Anne Arundel County | Maryland Counties / Independent Cities

Search the map for:

Pasadena, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,144
Population in Households 28,097
Population in Familes 23,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 1,884
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 9,961
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 7,365
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,331 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,630 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $289,847
Average Home Value $328,622


Median Household Income $93,656
Average Household Income $102,059
Per Capita Income $36,235
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.39% 1.46%
Households 2.48% 1.42%
Families 2.18% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pasadena, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pasadena to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 92nd
Population Density1 # 201 61st
Diversity Index2 # 250 52nd
Median Household Income # 135 74th
Per Capita Income # 193 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.

Maryland Research Tools

Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Maryland Census Data
Highest or Lowest: