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Kensington, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $1,316,148 (it was $640,100 in 2000)
Kensington:

$1,316,148
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $882,981 - $1,920,114

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $1,876,663
Here:

$1,876,663
State:

$368,248

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $725,831
Here:

$725,831
State:

$879,902

Kensington,NY index of house prices

Total population: 1,184 (All urban)

Houses: 468 (425 occupied: 396 owner occupied, 26 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

6%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1,840 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $347,219.

Median contract rent in 2017: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $1,250, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median gross rent in Kensington, NY in 2017: over $2,000

Housing units in Kensington with a mortgage: 151 (5 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 244

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $212,205

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $156,817

Median monthly housing costs: $3,014


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Kensington, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,136
  • In family households: 1,031 (146 male householders, 173 female householders)
    306 spouses, 335 children (323 natural, 0 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 15 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 38 parents, 6 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 104 (7 male householders (7 living alone)), 96 female householders (95 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 166 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 48 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 102 1-person.

227 married couples with children.
2 single-parent households (0 men, 2 women).

65.0% of residents of Kensington speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
12.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
17.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 23% don't speak English at all).
4.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 337 (29.7%)
(78.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

9.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

7.5
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington, New York
  • 5no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 612 bedrooms
  • 313 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 1595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 112 bedrooms
  • 23 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kensington in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kensington in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 1341 vehicle
  • 1442 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kensington in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kensington in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 132 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kensington, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kensington, New York
  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 524 rooms
  • 255 rooms
  • 146 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 2239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington, New York
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 114 rooms
  • 05 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 37 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 109+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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 Kensington, NY
  • Kensington, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Kensington, NY in 2017
  • 28Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $29,999
  • 32$30,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $74,999
  • 25$75,000 to $99,999
  • 18$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 69$150,000 to $199,999
  • 191$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Kensington, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Kensington, NY in 2017
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$400,000 to $499,999
  • 58$500,000 to $749,999
  • 77$750,000 to $999,999
  • 78$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 105$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 94$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Kensington, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kensington, NY in 2017
  • 11$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2$3,000 to $3,499
  • 11$3,500 or more
  • 3No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 47.0%
Number of people working at home: 68 (13.8% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 39
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 19
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 52
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 43
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 6
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 52
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 36
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 125
  • 90 or more minutes: 7
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kensington

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 250 (70%)
  • Subway or elevated: 17 (5%)
  • Railroad: 11 (3%)
  • Walked: 9 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 68 (19%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 2.2%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Kensington, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Kensington, New York
  • 502010 or later
  • 352000 to 2009
  • 791990 to 1999
  • 901980 to 1989
  • 1011970 to 1979
  • 73Before 1970
Ancestries in Kensington, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Russian: 93 (13.7%)
  • Iranian: 72 (10.6%)
  • Polish: 50 (7.3%)
  • Eastern European: 49 (7.2%)
  • European: 33 (4.8%)
  • Italian: 30 (4.4%)
  • German: 21 (3.1%)
  • Greek: 19 (2.8%)
  • British: 15 (2.2%)
  • American: 12 (1.8%)
  • Hungarian: 11 (1.6%)
  • Romanian: 9 (1.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 7 (1.0%)
  • Moroccan: 4 (0.6%)
  • Iraqi: 2 (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 2 (0.3%)

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

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Kensington:

33.8% (114)
New York:

8.9% (401,276)

Iran
Kensington:

16.9% (57)
New York:

0.4% (18,358)

Korea
Kensington:

7.4% (25)
New York:

2.1% (94,619)

Greece
Kensington:

6.5% (22)
New York:

0.7% (30,259)

Germany
Kensington:

5.0% (17)
New York:

1.0% (46,806)

Israel
Kensington:

4.7% (16)
New York:

0.7% (31,630)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Kensington:

3.6% (12)
New York:

0.7% (30,185)

Poland
Kensington:

3.6% (12)
New York:

1.6% (72,726)

Austria
Kensington:

3.3% (11)
New York:

0.2% (6,922)

Italy
Kensington:

2.4% (8)
New York:

2.2% (97,617)

Taiwan
Kensington:

2.1% (7)
New York:

0.7% (32,649)

Belgium
Kensington:

2.1% (7)
New York:

0.1% (5,345)

Canada
Kensington:

2.1% (7)
New York:

1.3% (56,143)

India
Kensington:

1.8% (6)
New York:

3.6% (160,779)

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

  • This state: 625
  • Other state: 158
  • Northeast: 25
  • Midwest: 57
  • South: 27
  • West: 57

93.6% of Kensington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100.0% lived in New York.


Kensington:

93.6%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 30
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 15
  • Associate degree: 4
  • Bachelor's degree: 102
  • Master's degree: 98
  • Professional school degree: 69
  • Doctorate degree: 36
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 39
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 36
  • Associate degree: 6
  • Bachelor's degree: 160
  • Master's degree: 136
  • Professional school degree: 40
  • Doctorate degree: 24
Educational Attainment for Females
Kensington marital status for males
Kensington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 334
  • 20 to 49: 15
  • 50 or more: 128

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 10 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Kensington
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kensington, NY
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kensington, NY
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 42.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.5%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

34.6%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

31.0%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

18.9%
New York:

33.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability