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Demographics

People

Total Population2,171
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+1,184
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher74.5%
Median Earnings25+$81,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$172,750
% Above Poverty Level96.4%
% Below Poverty Level3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation15.5%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,441
Median House Value$675,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.6%
Irish19%
German12.2%
English11.1%
Polish6.7%
Italian4.5%
Russian4%
Swedish2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Iranian1.2%
Haitian1.1%
US/American1.1%
West Indian1.1%
African0.9%
Hungarian0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Austrian0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Slovene0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Latvian0.6%
Czech0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Lithuanian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Greek0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Croatian0.2%
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Kensington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Montgomery County
Standard Zip Codes20895
P.O. Box Zip Codes20891
Phone Area Codes240, 301
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.02
Approximate Longitude-77.07

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)

StationROCKVILLE 1 NE
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip43 inches
StationCOLLEGE PARK
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp26 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationNATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp24 to 43 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bethesda63,168$213,577
Chevy Chase2,960$250
Garrett Park1,020$223,125
Silver Spring79,483$89,444
Somerset1,113$250
Takoma Park17,643$113,835

Kensington Public Schools

Albert Einstein High
11135 Newport Mill Rd
ZIP: 20895
(301) 929-2200
High
Total Enrollment 1697
Community Montessori Charter School
3015 Upton Drive
ZIP: 20895
(301) 929-2505
Garrett Park Elementary
4810 Oxford Street
ZIP: 20895
(301) 929-2170
Primary
Total Enrollment 750
Kensington Parkwood Elementary
4710 Saul Rd
ZIP: 20895
(301) 571-6949
Primary
Total Enrollment 660
Newport Mill Middle
11311 Newport Mill Rd
ZIP: 20895
(301) 929-2244
Middle
Total Enrollment 603
Rock View Elementary
3901 Denfeld Ave
ZIP: 20895
(301) 929-2002
Primary
Total Enrollment 654
Stephen Knolls School
10731 St. Margaret's Way
ZIP: 20895
(301) 929-2151
Other
Total Enrollment 88

Kensington Private Schools

Academy Of The Holy Cross
4920 Strathmore Ave
ZIP: 20895
Secondary
Total Enrollment 550
Brookewood School
10401 Armory Ave
ZIP: 20895
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 142
Crossway Community Montessori School
3015 Upton Dr
ZIP: 20895
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Grace Episcopal Day School
9411 Connecticut Ave
ZIP: 20895
Elementary
Total Enrollment 71
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