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People

Total Population 468
Male Share of the Population 43.4%
Female Share of the Population 56.6%
Senior Citizens 32.7%
Employed Population 16+ 192
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 55.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,042
% Above Poverty Level 82.7%
% Below Poverty Level 17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.9%
Median Gross Rent $433
Median House Value $56,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 16.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kensington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 144 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 170 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Smith
Standard Zip Codes 66951
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.766
Longitude -99.031

Kensington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KIRWIN DAM
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.2 inches
Station FRANKLIN #2
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 37 to 68 F
Annual Precip 25.2 inches
Station HARLAN COUNTY LAKE
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 24 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Agra 255 $46,250
Gaylord 136 $33,750
Glade 65 $0
Kirwin 182 $47,500
Phillipsburg 2,525 $46,658

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kensington Public Libraries

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Kensington Community/school Library
"203 S. JACKSON AVE, PO BOX 188"
Kensington, Kansas
(785) 476-2219

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Kensington High Schools

KENSINGTON JR/SR HIGH
209 E ASH
785-476-2217
Serves 121 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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