Real Estate Values and Property Tax Valuation in South Pasadena, California

South Pasadena is home to 6,157 properties with a cumulative value of $3.6B, representing 0.43% of all real estate value in Los Angeles County. Property taxes in South Pasadena totaled $57.6M, with an average homeowner paying $9,417 in property taxes compared to the county average of $6,901. The average property tax rate in South Pasadena is 1.58%, lower than the county average of 1.64%. Property taxes are based on the assessed value of the property, which is determined by the local assessor's office.

The property tax timeline in California begins on January 1st, when the property valuation date is set. Property value notices are then issued between June and August. Property tax appeals must be submitted by September 15th or November 30th, depending on the county. Finally, property tax bills are issued on October 1st.

Important Dates
Property Valuation Date:January 1st
Property Value Notices Issued:June - August
Property Tax Appeal Deadline:September 15 or November 30 (varies by county)
Property Tax Bills Issued:October 1st
Real Property Tax Bill Due (1st of #):December 10th, 1st half installment
Real Property Tax Bill Due (2nd of #):April 10th, 2nd half
Available Exemptions
SeniorNot Available
DisabledAvailable
HomesteadAvailable
VeteranNot Available
Solar/WindAvailable
CharitableAvailable

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Real Estate Statistics in South Pasadena, California

Total Real Estate Value
$3.6B
Total Real Property Taxes
$57.6M
Average Property Tax Rate
1.58%
# of Real Properties
6,157

Residential Property Tax by ZIP code in South Pasadena, California

South Pasadena has an average property tax rate of 1.58%, which is slightly lower than the average Los Angeles County property tax rate of 1.64%. This means that South Pasadena residents pay slightly less in property taxes than the average Los Angeles County resident. However, property tax rates in South Pasadena vary across ZIP codes. The ZIP code with the highest effective property tax rate is 91030, with a rate of 1.58%. The ZIP code with the lowest effective property tax rate is not available. This variation in property tax rates is due to differences in home values across ZIP codes. For example, homes in 91030 may be more expensive than homes in other ZIP codes, resulting in a higher effective property tax rate.

Overall, South Pasadena has a slightly lower property tax rate than the average Los Angeles County rate. However, property tax rates vary across ZIP codes due to differences in home values. Residents of South Pasadena should be aware of the property tax rate in their ZIP code to ensure they are paying the correct amount of taxes.

Tax Assessment Value

The following table shows the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentile of property assessment value in each ZIP code in South Pasadena, California. The tax assessment value may differ from the potential sale value, and is used to calculate the property tax for each piece of real estate.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
91030$0$125,655$468,568$877,685$1,370,695

Property Tax Bill

This table shows the percentiles of actual property tax paid on residential properties for each ZIP code in South Pasadena, California.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
91030$2,466$4,416$7,814$12,639$17,988

Effective Property Tax Rate

The effective property tax rate is calculated by dividing the property tax bill by the assessed value. For the percentiles below, the calculation is performed using the percentiles for property tax bill and assessed value above. Therefore, each consecutive percentile doesn't necessarily show a larger value.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
91030- 3.51% 1.67% 1.44% 1.31%

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Real Estate Values in South Pasadena, California

Median Sale Price
$2.0M
Total Inventory
26
% Change in Median Sale Price
22.95%
12-month Change

Average Home Value in South Pasadena, California

Last updated: August 2023

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Housing Expenses in South Pasadena, California

Housing expenses are a major part of the average household budget in the state. In fact, housing expenses account for nearly one-third of total expenses for the average household. As inflation continues, housing expenses continue to rise, eating up an ever-increasing portion of the household budget. Property taxes are the second largest component of housing expenses for the average property owner in the state, making up a significant portion of the total housing expenses. As housing expenses continue to rise, it is important for households to budget carefully and plan for the future to ensure they can afford their housing expenses.

Monthly Consumer Expenses for West region

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Frequently asked questions

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The average property tax rate in South Pasadena is 1.58%.
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