South Kensington, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 8,462.
Population change since 2000: +7.3%
Males: 3,979  (47.0%)
Females: 4,483  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20895.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $147,237 (it was $102,048 in 2000)
South Kensington:

$147,237
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $64,068 (it was $44,755 in 2000)

South Kensington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $650,679 (it was $286,800 in 2000)
South Kensington:

$650,679
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $585,971; detached houses: $696,414; townhouses or other attached units: $386,090; in 2-unit structures: $224,510; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,619; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,854; mobile homes: $56,690

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,269.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Kensington: 192.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.7%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.1% for Black residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in South Kensington, MD (2017)
    • 6,82376.2%White alone
    • 8309.3%Hispanic
    • 3373.8%Asian alone
    • 2953.3%Black alone
    • 2853.2%Two or more races
    • 300.3%American Indian alone

Races in South Kensington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (14.5%), American (6.3%), English (4.9%), German (4.5%), Italian (4.3%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 3,969 people per square mile   (average).

South Kensington, Maryland map

906 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe, 2.7% Asia, 2.5% Latin America).

This place:

10.1%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,379 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,264 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wheaton-Glenmont, MD (2.7 miles , pop. 57,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (8.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (123.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Chevy Chase View, MD (0.5 miles ),
Kensington, MD (0.8 miles ),
North Chevy Chase, MD (1.1 miles ),
Garrett Park, MD (1.2 miles ),
Forest Glen, MD (1.3 miles ),
North Kensington, MD (1.3 miles ),
Wheaton, MD (1.4 miles ),
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 77.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,124 (-34.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 530 (12.0%)

Distribution of median household income in South Kensington, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Kensington, MD in 2017

Property values in South Kensington, MD

South Kensington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in South Kensington, MD
Historical housing units in South Kensington, MD
Most common industries in South Kensington, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.0%)
  • Public administration (13.1%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (23.2%)
  • Public administration (15.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.5%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in South Kensington, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Lawyers (7.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.5%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.9%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Lawyers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)

Average climate in South Kensington, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Kensington, Maryland average temperatures South Kensington, Maryland average precipitation South Kensington, Maryland humidity South Kensington, Maryland wind speed South Kensington, Maryland snowfall South Kensington, Maryland sunshine South Kensington, Maryland clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.8. This is about average.

City:

87.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.274. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.634. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.634
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

South Kensington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the South Kensington place 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 32.8 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Kensington-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.3 miles away from South Kensington center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.8 miles away from South Kensington center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.6 miles away from South Kensington center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.0 miles away from South Kensington center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 279.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Kensington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Kensington:

  • MARINER HEALTH OF CIRCLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; KENSINGTON, MD)
  • APEX HEALTH OF SILVER SPRING (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • KENSINGTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; KENSINGTON, MD)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES - CHEVY CHASE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHEVY CHASE, MD)
  • CARRIAGE HILL BETHESDA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BETHESDA, MD)
  • BETHESDA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BETHESDA, MD)
  • SUBURBAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BETHESDA, MD)

Amtrak stations near South Kensington:

  • 7 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Kensington:

  • University of the District of Columbia (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 3,675)
  • American University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 7 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Montgomery College (about 7 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 17,999)
  • Catholic University of America (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Georgetown University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Kensington: Kensington Park Library (A), Kensington Park Assisted Living Center (B), Arden Court of Kensington Assisted Living Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Kensington include: Holy Redeemer Church (A), Saint Pauls Methodist Church (B), Washington Mormon Temple (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in South Kensington in 2010:

  • 135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
165 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in South Kensington:

Marital status in South Kensington, MD
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in South Kensington:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 45.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - South Kensington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Kensington, MD (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic122,56939
Evangelical Protestant104,377319
Mainline Protestant73,637186
Other70,946153
Orthodox9,88914
Black Protestant3,18922
None587,170-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

6.7%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

18.8%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Kensington:

59.1%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.6%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
South Kensington:

27.7
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Kensington:

18.2%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
South Kensington:

64.2%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.1%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Kensington, MD Residents

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,842 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.04% ($45,199 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($112,324)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.29% ($78,625)


7.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,904 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.00% ($45,435 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.72% ($92,766)
to Frederick County, MD  0.44% ($72,920)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Kensington:

  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCTN (950 AM; 3 kW; POTOMAC-CABIN JOHN, MD; Owner: SEVEN LOCKS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South 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)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • 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 South Kensington:

  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, 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)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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)
South Kensington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

South Kensington fatal accident list:

Jul 6, 2016 04:54 AM, Cr-319, Lat: 39.021828, Lon: -77.084864, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 17, 2014 02:04 PM, I-495, Lat: 39.014397, Lon: -77.059697, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 2008 02:25 PM, Sr-185, Lat: 39.011250, Lon: -77.081020, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 19, 2001 11:40 AM, Sr-185, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 15, 2001 11:46 AM, I-495, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.3mTotal length
  • 20,234Total average daily traffic
  • 991Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,335Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED26$488,27483$497,312459$386,42917$335,9353$355,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$160,5606$403,09029$389,5831$670,4002$186,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$525,6702$357,65062$443,3354$119,8355$302,088
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$223,21011$406,26068$438,5084$329,5683$354,363
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$016$360,4440$01$486,390

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7036.02 , 7041.00, 7043.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$461,2781$417,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$631,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$591,9600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7036.02 , 7041.00, 7043.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Kensington, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Kensington, MD - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Kensington, MD
  • 88.1%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Kensington, MD
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Solar energy


South Kensington compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

South Kensington on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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