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Total population: 8,153 (Urban population: 7,675, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 2,772 (2,689 occupied: 2,152 owner occupied, 540 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,295 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $292,761.

Median contract rent in 2016: $850 (lower quartile is $695, upper quartile is $980)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,250


Median gross rent in Kenilworth, NJ in 2016: $967

Housing units in Kenilworth with a mortgage: 1,478 (63 second mortgage, 311 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 673

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $116,506

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $68,700

Median monthly housing costs: $1,696


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Kenilworth, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $356,359 (it was $177,000 in 2000)
Kenilworth:

$356,359
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $294,044 - $417,103

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $385,343
Here:

$385,343
State:

$401,764

In 2-unit structures: $402,619
Here:

$402,619
State:

$327,480
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1959

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,205
  • In family households: 7,515 (1,188 male householders, 944 female householders)
    1,754 spouses, 2,917 children (2,593 natural, 31 adopted, 360 stepchildren), 101 grandchildren, 132 brothers or sisters, 321 parents, 107 other relatives, 92 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 681 (285 male householders (253 living alone)), 283 female householders (234 living alone)), 109 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5

Size of family households: 778 2-persons, 521 3-persons, 449 4-persons, 233 5-persons, 115 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 490 1-person, 62 2-persons, 13 3-persons.

1,378 married couples with children.
168 single-parent households (19 men, 149 women).

66.9% of residents of Kenilworth speak English at home.
19.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
10.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,553 (18.9%)
(81.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kenilworth, New Jersey:

  • 48no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 2142 bedrooms
  • 1,1633 bedrooms
  • 5754 bedrooms
  • 1355+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenilworth, New Jersey:

  • 33no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1052 bedrooms
  • 3753 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kenilworth in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 56no vehicle
  • 5351 vehicle
  • 8372 vehicles
  • 5313 vehicles
  • 1284 vehicles
  • 895+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

Cars and other vehicles available in Kenilworth in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 2121 vehicle
  • 1902 vehicles
  • 1103 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenilworth, New Jersey:

  • 481 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 304 rooms
  • 2255 rooms
  • 5556 rooms
  • 6507 rooms
  • 3808 rooms
  • 2819+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenilworth, New Jersey:

  • 331 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1434 rooms
  • 1695 rooms
  • 1156 rooms
  • 767 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Kenilworth, NJ household income distribution

  • Kenilworth, NJ household income distribution
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 96$10,000 to $14,999
  • 49$15,000 to $19,999
  • 66$20,000 to $24,999
  • 114$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 57$35,000 to $39,999
  • 35$40,000 to $44,999
  • 54$45,000 to $49,999
  • 203$50,000 to $59,999
  • 216$60,000 to $74,999
  • 308$75,000 to $99,999
  • 412$100,000 to $124,999
  • 341$125,000 to $149,999
  • 259$150,000 to $199,999
  • 414$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kenilworth, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kenilworth, NJ
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 185$200,000 to $249,999
  • 279$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,080$300,000 to $399,999
  • 439$400,000 to $499,999
  • 96$500,000 to $749,999
  • 21$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kenilworth, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kenilworth, NJ
  • 49$600 to $649
  • 14$800 to $899
  • 212$1,000 to $1,249
  • 107$1,250 to $1,499
  • 119$1,500 to $1,999
  • 66$2,000 to $2,499

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 2672000 to 2009
  • 3621990 to 1999
  • 3701980 to 1989
  • 2771970 to 1979
  • 428Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population
Kenilworth commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 112
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 357
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 670
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 630
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 670
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 312
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 513
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 67
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 189
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 347
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 361
  • 90 or more minutes: 63
Kenilworth, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 55.8%
Number of people working at home: 91 (2.0% of all workers)

Kenilworth mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,602 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,097 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 82 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 94 (1%)
  • Railroad: 55 (1%)
  • Taxi: 105 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 103 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 91 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 925
 American: 428
 Portuguese: 320
 European: 240
 Polish: 213
 German: 151
 Irish: 123
 English: 85
 Ukrainian: 37
 Greek: 32
 Slovak: 27
 Scottish: 26
 Hungarian: 19
 Swedish: 19
 Dutch: 15

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 16%Italy
  • 11%Philippines
  • 9%Mexico
  • 8%Portugal
  • 8%Peru
  • 6%Colombia
  • 5%Argentina

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,640
  • Other state: 797
  • Northeast: 636
  • Midwest: 0
  • South: 15
  • West: 112

96% of Kenilworth residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in New Jersey.

Kenilworth:

96.3%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 34
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 43
  • 5th and 6th grade: 125
  • 7th and 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 39
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 158
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 667
  • Less than 1 year of college: 223
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 403
  • Associate degree: 275
  • Bachelor's degree: 473
  • Master's degree: 112
  • Professional school degree: 51
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 64
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 87
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,138
  • Less than 1 year of college: 179
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 276
  • Associate degree: 200
  • Bachelor's degree: 551
  • Master's degree: 197
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.6%Females
Kenilworth marital status for males
Kenilworth marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,094
  • One, attached: 30
  • Two: 550
  • 3 or 4: 47
  • 5 to 9: 17
  • 50 or more: 53

Median worth of mobile homes: $466,544

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kenilworth:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kenilworth
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.5%)
  • Electricity (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (96.1%)
  • Electricity (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

7.7%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

1.3%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 277
Here:

41.4%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)