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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Pasadena is 3,060, with a population density of 14.11 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Pasadena is bounded by Daws Road in the north, Goodwood Road, Grandview Drive and a line running continuous of Grandview Drive in the east, the suburb of Eden Hills in the south, and the suburb of St Marys and Cashel Street in the west.

Name origin

Pasadena is thought to be named after Pasadena in California, USA.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Significant development took place from the 1920s through to the 1960s. The Centennial Park Cemetery opened in 1938. The population declined slightly during the 1990s, and then increased between 2001 and 2006 as new dwellings were added to the area. The population was relatively stable between 2006 and 2011, a result of some new dwellings being added, but a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Pasadena is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena Green Shopping Centre, Naomi Reserve, Pasadena Reserve, Piazza Reserve, Saddle Hill Reserve, Sierra Nevada Reserve, Thistelton Crescent Reserve and one school.