For population 25 years and over in Kensington:
For population 15 years and over in Kensington town:
30 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (13.1 miles , pop. 58,969).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (43.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (208.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Exeter, NH (1.6 miles ), East Kingston, NH (1.8 miles ), Hampton Falls, NH (1.8 miles ), South Hampton, NH (2.0 miles ), Amesbury, MA (2.4 miles ), Stratham, NH (2.4 miles ), Amesbury, MA (2.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 70.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
Crime rates in Kensington (2001):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Crime rates in Kensington (2002):
Work and jobs in Kensington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kensington, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kensington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Kensington town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 25.5 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kensington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from Kensington center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from Kensington center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 7.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Roland D. Sawyer - Congregationalist cleric.
Airports and heliports located in Kensington:
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Operable nuclear power plant near Kensington:
Local government website: WWW.TOWN.KENSINGTON.NH.US
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kensington:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Kensington compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Kensington (based on Rockingham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 47
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,963 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,163 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Kensington:
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Kensington fatal accident list:
Nov 20, 2009 07:30 PM, Sr-107, Sr-150, Lat: 42.90657222, Lon: -70.92299167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 18, 2006 04:36 AM, Sr-150, Sr-108, Lat: 42.955950, Lon: -70.959900, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 29, 1989 08:42 PM, 40617, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 11, 1986 07:55 PM, 6174100000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $5,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 264
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 9,768
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kensington)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Kensington, NH
Total of 37 patent applications in 2008-2013.