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Kenilworth, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Kenilworth,NJ index of house prices

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

Houses: 2,926 (2,854 occupied: 2,090 owner occupied, 491 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,367 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $180,693.

Median contract rent in 2015: $850 (lower quartile is $695, upper quartile is $980)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,221


Median gross rent in Kenilworth, NJ in 2015: $967

Housing units in Kenilworth with a mortgage: 1,198 (121 second mortgage, 199 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 873

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $118,237

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,405

Median monthly housing costs: $1,706


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Kenilworth, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $340,022 (it was $177,000 in 2000)
Kenilworth:

$340,022
New Jersey:

$322,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $279,067 - $412,827
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,673
  • In family households: 6,771 (1,547 male householders, 567 female householders)
    1,625 spouses, 2,377 children (2,280 natural, 73 adopted, 24 stepchildren), 215 grandchildren, 58 brothers or sisters, 121 parents, 155 other relatives, 106 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 902 (290 male householders (221 living alone)), 442 female householders (385 living alone)), 170 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 826 2-persons, 504 3-persons, 452 4-persons, 214 5-persons, 92 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 606 1-person, 90 2-persons, 36 3-persons.

1,262 married couples with children.
184 single-parent households (28 men, 156 women).

72.9% of residents of Kenilworth speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
18.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (30% speak English very well, 70% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,353 (17.6%)
(69.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 4562 bedrooms
  • 1,1843 bedrooms
  • 4924 bedrooms
  • 745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

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

  • 6no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 3122 bedrooms
  • 1593 bedrooms
  • 304 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:

  • 117no vehicle
  • 6121 vehicle
  • 1,0222 vehicles
  • 2513 vehicles
  • 2004 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

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

  • 82no vehicle
  • 2321 vehicle
  • 1792 vehicles
  • 1223 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 1324 rooms
  • 4155 rooms
  • 6806 rooms
  • 5527 rooms
  • 2918 rooms
  • 1429+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

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

  • 61 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 793 rooms
  • 1664 rooms
  • 2075 rooms
  • 1086 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 74Less than $10,000
  • 129$10,000 to $14,999
  • 119$15,000 to $19,999
  • 152$20,000 to $24,999
  • 130$25,000 to $29,999
  • 180$30,000 to $34,999
  • 140$35,000 to $39,999
  • 193$40,000 to $44,999
  • 63$45,000 to $49,999
  • 245$50,000 to $59,999
  • 473$60,000 to $74,999
  • 503$75,000 to $99,999
  • 244$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 77$150,000 to $199,999
  • 51$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kenilworth, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kenilworth, NJ
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 51$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $174,999
  • 169$200,000 to $249,999
  • 403$250,000 to $299,999
  • 843$300,000 to $399,999
  • 388$400,000 to $499,999
  • 93$500,000 to $749,999
  • 21$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kenilworth, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kenilworth, NJ
  • 61$600 to $649
  • 30$800 to $899
  • 174$1,000 to $1,249
  • 52$1,250 to $1,499
  • 164$1,500 to $1,999
  • 24$2,000 to $2,499

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 711995 to March 2000
  • 2071990 to 1994
  • 2571985 to 1989
  • 1131980 to 1984
  • 841975 to 1979
  • 1931970 to 1974
  • 1301965 to 1969
  • 298Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Kenilworth population
Kenilworth commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 269
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 474
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 430
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 523
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 541
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 168
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 463
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 65
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 138
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 313
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 208
  • 90 or more minutes: 68
Kenilworth, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.4%
Number of people working at home: 56 (1.5% of all workers)

Kenilworth mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,176 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 314 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 59 (2%)
  • Railroad: 43 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 36 (1%)
  • Other means: 17 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 56 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 2,265
 Other groups: 942
 German: 838
 Polish: 737
 Irish: 696
 United States or American: 196
 Portuguese: 157
 English: 139
 Slovak: 91
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 86
 Haitian: 86
 Dutch: 63
 Hungarian: 55
 Albanian: 51
 Russian: 45
 Arab:: 39
 Ukrainian: 37
 Scottish: 35
 Scotch-Irish: 35
 Czechoslovakian: 34
 British: 25
 Czech: 25
 European: 25
 Syrian: 20
 Egyptian: 19
 Lithuanian: 18
 French Canadian: 18
 French (except Basque): 18
 Swiss: 16
 Greek: 15
 Latvian: 14
 Norwegian: 13
 Danish: 10
 Cypriot: 8
 Austrian: 8
 Yugoslavian: 8

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

  • 25%Italy
  • 12%Poland
  • 7%India
  • 7%Colombia
  • 6%Portugal
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%Haiti

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

  • This state: 5,431
  • Northeast: 666
  • Midwest: 72
  • South: 60
  • West: 41

71% of Kenilworth residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in New Jersey.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 59
  • 7th and 8th grade: 104
  • 9th grade: 78
  • 10th grade: 57
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 98
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 965
  • Less than 1 year of college: 135
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 510
  • Associate degree: 129
  • Bachelor's degree: 314
  • Master's degree: 76
  • Professional school degree: 37
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 56
  • 7th and 8th grade: 142
  • 9th grade: 106
  • 10th grade: 107
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 116
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,189
  • Less than 1 year of college: 164
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 340
  • Associate degree: 163
  • Bachelor's degree: 319
  • Master's degree: 54
  • Professional school degree: 37
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 33.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 23.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 41.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.6%Females
Kenilworth marital status for males
Kenilworth marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,260
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 539
  • 3 or 4: 74
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • Mobile homes: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $169,490

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kenilworth:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 74.3%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 97
Here:

12.3%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

12.0%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 100
Here:

28.5%
New Jersey:

30.1%

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)