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People

Total Population 1,990
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 963
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 77.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $171,667
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation 10.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $1,335
Median House Value $651,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.7%
US/American 0.3%
English 12.5%
Irish 19.7%

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

Kensington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles NE of Bethesda, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles N of Washington, District of Columbia
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 20895
P.O. Box Zip Codes 20891
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.025
Longitude -77.076

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 ROCKVILLE 1 NE
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station COLLEGE PARK
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station NATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethesda 62,102 $200,053
Chevy Chase 2,927 $250
Garrett Park 998 $181,250
Silver Spring 77,460 $84,296
Somerset 1,215 $250
Takoma Park 17,478 $109,868

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

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Kensington High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ALBERT EINSTEIN HIGH
11135 NEWPORT MILL RD
301-929-2200
Serves 1,815 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

STEPHEN KNOLLS SCHOOL
10731 ST MARGARETS WAY
301-929-2151
A Special Education School
Serves 137 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.8

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