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Population in 2012: 2,264 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.9%
 

Males: 1,092  (48.2%)
Females: 1,172  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 20895.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $98,597 (it was $76,716 in 2000)
Kensington:

$98,597
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $50,859

Kensington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $632,674 (it was $280,000 in 2000)
Kensington:

$632,674
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $709,219; Detached houses: $712,313; Townhouses or other attached units: $598,077

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,129.

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  • White alone - 1,618 (82.6%)
  • Black alone - 108 (5.5%)
  • Asian alone - 101 (5.2%)
  • Hispanic - 78 (4.0%)
  • Other race alone - 32 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kensington: 124.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (16.1%), English (14.4%), German (12.2%), Polish (4.4%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 4,434 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Kensington:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 69.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kensington town:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

213 residents are foreign born (4.8% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This town:  10.9%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Kensington, Maryland as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kensington to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,240 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,788 (0.9%)

Kensington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wheaton-Glenmont, MD (2.1 miles , pop. 57,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (8.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (122.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: South Kensington, MD (0.8 miles ), Chevy Chase View, MD (0.8 miles ), North Kensington, MD (1.0 miles ), Garrett Park, MD (1.1 miles ), Wheaton, MD (1.2 miles ), Forest Glen, MD (1.2 miles ), North Chevy Chase, MD (1.3 miles ), Wheaton-Glenmont, MD (1.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.03 N, Longitude: 77.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,305 (+117.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 135 (15.3%)

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +126 (+7.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Lawyers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Kensington-area historical tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Kensington town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kensington-area historical earthquake activity is above Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Kensington center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jeffrey Zients - Deputy Director in the Office of Budget MAnagement, Drew Caylor - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Jan 27, 1981), Kevin Plank - Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Philip Terzian - Journalist, James White - College basketball player (Cincinnati Bearcats).


Hospitals/medical centers in Kensington:

  • KENSINGTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3000 MCCOMAS AVENUE)
  • MARINER HEALTH OF CIRCLE MANOR (Nursing Home, 10231 CARROLL PLACE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Kensington:

  • APEX HEALTH OF SILVER SPRING (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES - CHEVY CHASE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHEVY CHASE, MD)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES - WHEATON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WHEATON, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Kensington, MD

Amtrak stations near Kensington:

  • 6 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.tok.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kensington:

  • University of the District of Columbia (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 2,279)
  • American University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,447)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 7 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 3,678)
  • Montgomery College (about 8 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 10,379)
  • Catholic University of America (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 4,657)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 8 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 31,679)
  • Howard University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,608)

Private high school in Kensington:

  • ACADEMY OF THE HOLY CROSS (Students: 632; Location: 4920 STRATHMORE AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Private elementary/middle schools in Kensington:

  • HOLY REDEEMER CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 9715 SUMMIT AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CROSSWAY COMMUNITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 3015 UPTON DR; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Kensington: Kensington Town Hall (A), Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (B), Kensington Railroad Station (C), Noyes Library (D), Noyes Library for Young Children (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Antique Row Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kensington include: Temple Emanuel Synagogue (A), Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Montgomery County - Libraries- Administrative Headquarters- Kensington (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4201 Knowles Avenue), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Washington DC Temple Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9900 Stoneybrook Drive), Game-Time Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 10403 Vogel Pl), Montgomery County Government - Libraries- Branch Libraries and Services- Kensington (4201 Knowles Avenue), Montgomery County Government - Libraries- Branch Libraries and Services- Noyes Children's Lib (10237 Carroll Place), AAA Insurance Agency (Tours & Charters; 2730 Univ Boulevard West).

 
Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.3. This is about average.
City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.92. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.92
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00247
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.9%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 12.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kensington, MD


79 people in nursing homes in 2000

Kensington compared to Maryland state average:

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  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Kensington (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Antique Row Branch, White Flint Shoppers Branch, Farragut Avenue Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: White Flint Branch, Kensington Branch, 2807 University Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Kensington Branch at 3740 University Boulevard, West, branch established on 1967/06/15. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kensington travel time to work - commute


Kensington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kensington town (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.66%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionMuslim Estimate
Adherents40.3%18.2%7.2%6.4%4.0%
Congregations6.8%6.6%11.2%11.7%1.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.2%3.2%2.7%2.1%12.7%
Congregations5.5%4.6%5.5%4.9%41.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Montgomery County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
This county:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Montgomery County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Montgomery County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

19.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,893$46,7160$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,584$54,3366$1,870
Solid Waste Management 3$10,426$41,7040$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Totals for Government 8$29,852$44,7786$1,870

Kensington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $467,000 ($206.27)
    Financial Administration: $212,000 ($93.64)
    General - Other: $109,000 ($48.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($19.43)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($17.67)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($10.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($6.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $256,000 ($113.07)
    General Public Building: $225,000 ($99.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($3.09)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $320,000 ($141.34)

Kensington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $344,000 ($151.94)
    All Other: $95,000 ($41.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($20.32)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($16.78)
    Rents: $20,000 ($8.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $185,000 ($81.71)
    Highways: $111,000 ($49.03)
    Housing & Community Development: $80,000 ($35.34)
  • Tax - Property: $594,000 ($262.37)
    NEC: $25,000 ($11.04)

Kensington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,134,000 ($500.88)

7.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,481 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.44%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.31% ($37,903 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.81% ($69,713)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.37% ($66,045)


8.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,609 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.24%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.24% ($37,929 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.72% ($59,976)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.68% ($63,918)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kensington:

  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WPLC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SILVER SPRING, MD; Owner: METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kensington:

  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Kensington:

  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Kensington, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93
See more detailed statistics of Kensington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $492,000
Total average daily traffic: 87,172
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,698
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 101,102


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Nw Corner Of I-495 & Kensington Pkwy (Lat: 39.007500 Lon: -77.075278), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Viers Mill And Gaynor Rds (Lat: 39.061500 Lon: -77.089972), Call Sign: KDT345, Licensee ID: L00002436
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.950 MHz, 154.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/1999, Expiration Date: 07/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2004
    Registrant: County Of Montgomery, 16647 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, Phone: (240) 773-8000, Fax: (301) 208-7070, Email:
  • 4201 Howard Ave (Lat: 39.030667 Lon: -77.081361), Call Sign: KBO794, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2000 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2003, Expiration Date: 01/30/2014
    Registrant: Maryland State Highway Administration, 5901 Baltimore National Pike, Baltimore, MD 21228, Phone: (410) 747-8590, Fax: (410) 744-4716, Email:
  • 5000 Strathmore (Lat: 39.033722 Lon: -77.098028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPFQ827
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/1999, Expiration Date: 09/26/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: St Angelas Hall, 5000 Strathmore Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, Phone: (301) 949-2244
  • 2741 University Blvd W (Lat: 39.039167 Lon: -77.056667), Call Sign: WQBI895
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 10/16/2004, Expiration Date: 10/16/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WDC0838, 3720 Farragut Avenue (Lat: 39.031806 Lon: -77.074194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQFC451, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2006, Expiration Date: 06/14/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • MD-WSH074A, 10400 Connecticut Ave. (Lat: 39.027500 Lon: -77.076972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WQLF785
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 1250 Eye Street, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kensington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kensington)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$459,37515$501,14992$375,6124$137,0454$373,538
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$412,6208$282,0081$123,6900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$22,76017$433,6920$02$656,535
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$358,20025$415,9461$382,9400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$602,1100$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7042.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$370,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$405,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7042.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 81

Incident types - Kensington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kensington, MD

Most common first names in Kensington, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12182.1 years
John9677.6 years
William8578.5 years
Robert5974.2 years
Helen5682.1 years
Margaret5481.8 years
George4980.0 years
Joseph4877.3 years
Charles4876.2 years
James4672.0 years
Most common last names in Kensington, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2781.8 years
Johnson2176.4 years
Davis1978.9 years
Jackson1476.6 years
Brown1382.1 years
Wright1269.9 years
Morris1271.4 years
Miller1179.9 years
Parker1179.3 years
Williams1077.7 years
Businesses in Kensington, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ann Taylor1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
CVS1Payless1
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Safeway1
FedEx7Starbucks1
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Gap1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS5
Jones New York2Vons1
Browse common businesses in Kensington, MD

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  • Nicholas P. Storer (15)
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  • William A. Gahl (6)
  • Antoine Dunn (6)
  • John T. Schiller (5)
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  • Nancy Sullivan (5)

Total of 286 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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