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(Urban population: 7,865, Rural population: 0)

South Kensington,MD index of house prices


Houses: 3,117 (3,062 occupied: 2,758 owner occupied, 304 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

7%

Housing density: 1462 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $291,035.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,371 (lower quartile is $1,056, upper quartile is $1,960)


Median gross rent in South Kensington, MD in 2009: $1,784


Housing units in South Kensington with a mortgage: 2,063 (260 second mortgage, 338 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 584


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $149,281


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $79,348


Median monthly housing costs: $2,096





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South Kensington, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $605,747 (it was $286,800 in 2000)
South Kensington:

$605,747
Maryland:

$318,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $445,138 - $826,047

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $715,054
Here:

$715,054
State:

$429,019

Townhouses or other attached units: $833,276
Here:

$833,276
State:

$253,007

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,697
  • In family households: 6,655 (1,726 male householders, 502 female householders)
    1,943 spouses, 2,209 children (2,084 natural, 76 adopted, 49 stepchildren), 43 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 49 parents, 102 other relatives, 68 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,042 (279 male householders (189 living alone)), 562 female householders (491 living alone)), 201 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 168 (165 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,054 2-persons, 511 3-persons, 418 4-persons, 186 5-persons, 42 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 680 1-person, 122 2-persons, 39 3-persons.

1,673 married couples with children.
173 single-parent households (39 men, 134 women).

84.8% of residents of South Kensington speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 971 (12.3%)
(45.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.8
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in South Kensington, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 19
  • 4 rooms: 66
  • 5 rooms: 164
  • 6 rooms: 372
  • 7 rooms: 583
  • 8 rooms: 661
  • 9 or more rooms: 893
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 60
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 40
  • 6 rooms: 68
  • 7 rooms: 36
  • 8 rooms: 27
  • 9 or more rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in South Kensington, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 266
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,276
  • 4 bedrooms: 978
  • 5+ bedrooms: 236
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 61
  • 2 bedrooms: 77
  • 3 bedrooms: 105
  • 4 bedrooms: 55
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in South Kensington, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 67
  • 1 vehicle: 670
  • 2 vehicles: 1,463
  • 3 vehicles: 445
  • 4 vehicles: 92
  • 5+ vehicles: 21
  • no vehicle: 106
  • 1 vehicle: 84
  • 2 vehicles: 79
  • 3 vehicles: 20
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 67
  • 2000 to 2004: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 64
  • 1980 to 1989: 86
  • 1970 to 1979: 126
  • 1960 to 1969: 308
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,610
  • 1940 to 1949: 627
  • 1939 or earlier: 146

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


South Kensington, MD house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in South Kensington, MD:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 0
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 5
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 4
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 0
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 0
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 0
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 0
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 0
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 11
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 24
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 57
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 248
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 451
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 956
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 608
  • $1,000,000 or more: 392
 


South Kensington rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in South Kensington:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 11
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 0
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 0
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 17
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 10
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 30
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 37
  • $2,000 or more: 73
  • No cash rent: 28
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 160
  • 1990 to 1994: 228
  • 1985 to 1989: 130
  • 1980 to 1984: 32
  • 1975 to 1979: 56
  • 1970 to 1974: 63
  • 1970 to 1974: 57
  • 1965 to 1969: 245


South Kensington, MD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 48.2%
Number of people working at home: 298 (7.3% of all workers)


South Kensington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 20
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 137
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 419
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 465
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 501
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 344
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 564
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 131
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 237
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 673
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 222
  • 90 or more minutes: 51
 


South Kensington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,721 (67%)
  • Carpooled: 411 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 403 (10%)
  • Railroad: 62 (2%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (1%)
  • Walked: 62 (2%)
  • Other means: 26 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 298 (7%)
 


South Kensington, MD household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 65
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 32
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 52
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 69
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 68
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 70
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 67
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 87
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 54
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 189
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 309
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 419
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 499
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 332
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 410
  • $200,000 or more: 347
 

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 1345
 Other groups: 938
 English: 882
 German: 845
 Italian: 569
 United States or American: 404
 Polish: 271
 Scottish: 216
 Scotch-Irish: 190
 Russian: 165
 French (except Basque): 138
 European: 128
 Norwegian: 94
 Eastern European: 69
 Greek: 58
 Dutch: 55
 Czech: 52
 Lithuanian: 50
 British: 50
 Canadian: 50
 Hungarian: 46
 French Canadian: 44
 Swiss: 36
 Welsh: 35
 Subsaharan African:: 34
 African: 34
 Swedish: 33
 Finnish: 30
 Arab:: 28
 Ukrainian: 20
 Slavic: 19
 Austrian: 18
 Portuguese: 17
 Slovak: 16
 Danish: 15
 Belgian: 15
 Celtic: 13
 Arab/Arabic: 13
 Slovene: 12
 Australian: 9
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Brazilian: 8
 Other Arab: 8
 Romanian: 8
 Lebanese: 7
 Croatian: 7
 Armenian: 7
 Scandinavian: 6
 Latvian: 6
 Israeli: 6
 Estonian: 6
 Northern European: 5
 Iranian: 3


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



  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • India (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Argentina (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Poland (4%)


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

  • This state: 1442
  • Northeast: 1497
  • Midwest: 804
  • South: 2638
  • West: 386

67% of South Kensington residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 15% lived in Maryland.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 23
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 181
  • Less than 1 year of college: 79
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 262
  • Associate degree: 79
  • Bachelor's degree: 811
  • Master's degree: 458
  • Professional school degree: 430
  • Doctorate degree: 241

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 339
  • Less than 1 year of college: 126
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 339
  • Associate degree: 163
  • Bachelor's degree: 982
  • Master's degree: 671
  • Professional school degree: 193
  • Doctorate degree: 184

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 1.5%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $136,482
  • Black householders: $165,372
  • Asian householders: $108,449
  • Some other race householders: $185,102
  • Two or more races householders: $26,454
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $124,978
South Kensington household income for White non-Hispanic householders
South Kensington household income for Black householders
South Kensington household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
South Kensington household income for Asian householders
South Kensington household income for Some other race householders
South Kensington household income for Two or more races householders
South Kensington household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

South Kensington marital status for males
South Kensington marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $621,165
  • Black or African American householders: $491,694
  • Asian householders: $502,466
  • Some other race householders: $475,220
  • Two or more races householders: $492,750
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $482,190

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,958
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 13
  • 50 or more: 60
  • Mobile homes: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $194,590


Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in South Kensington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in South Kensington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (91.1%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (74.7%)
  • Electricity (22.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 377
Here:

47.8%
Maryland:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

38.0%
Maryland:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

20.2%
Maryland:

21.7%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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