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South Kensington, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

South Kensington,MD index of house prices

Total population: 8,462 (Urban population: 7,865, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 3,162 (3,086 occupied: 2,674 owner occupied, 367 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

12%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,483 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $651,084.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,191 (lower quartile is $935, upper quartile is $1,678)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,381


Median gross rent in South Kensington, MD in 2016: $1,381

Housing units in South Kensington with a mortgage: 1,961 (49 second mortgage, 344 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 716

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $176,981

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $119,381

Median monthly housing costs: $2,294


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South Kensington, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $647,275 (it was $286,800 in 2000)
South Kensington:

$647,275
Maryland:

$306,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $444,349 - $811,007
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1958

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,608
  • In family households: 7,385 (1,200 male householders, 1,027 female householders)
    2,052 spouses, 2,847 children (2,644 natural, 101 adopted, 94 stepchildren), 53 grandchildren, 31 brothers or sisters, 85 parents, 36 other relatives, 74 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,054 (304 male householders (199 living alone)), 558 female householders (516 living alone)), 195 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 179

Size of family households: 964 2-persons, 319 3-persons, 599 4-persons, 230 5-persons, 105 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 709 1-person, 133 2-persons, 16 3-persons.

2,163 married couples with children.
135 single-parent households (26 men, 109 women).

84.5% of residents of South Kensington speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 56% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 918 (10.7%)
(70.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

8.3
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.6
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Kensington, Maryland:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 1742 bedrooms
  • 1,1333 bedrooms
  • 1,0054 bedrooms
  • 3605+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Kensington, Maryland:

  • 53no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 482 bedrooms
  • 943 bedrooms
  • 674 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 63no vehicle
  • 6551 vehicle
  • 1,3502 vehicles
  • 4883 vehicles
  • 1084 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population

Cars and other vehicles available in South Kensington in renter-occupied apartments

  • 112no vehicle
  • 1061 vehicle
  • 932 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in South Kensington, Maryland:

  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 524 rooms
  • 1425 rooms
  • 2326 rooms
  • 3517 rooms
  • 6548 rooms
  • 1,2249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Kensington, Maryland:

  • 601 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 184 rooms
  • 355 rooms
  • 426 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 459+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population

Year house built

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

  • South Kensington, MD household income distribution

  • South Kensington, MD household income distribution
  • 35Less than $10,000
  • 63$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 78$20,000 to $24,999
  • 77$25,000 to $29,999
  • 24$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $44,999
  • 82$45,000 to $49,999
  • 83$50,000 to $59,999
  • 104$60,000 to $74,999
  • 332$75,000 to $99,999
  • 330$100,000 to $124,999
  • 318$125,000 to $149,999
  • 422$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,148$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in South Kensington, MD

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in South Kensington, MD
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999
  • 17$200,000 to $249,999
  • 34$250,000 to $299,999
  • 169$300,000 to $399,999
  • 296$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,175$500,000 to $749,999
  • 843$750,000 to $999,999
  • 256$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in South Kensington, MD

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in South Kensington, MD
  • 12$500 to $549
  • 36$550 to $599
  • 9$600 to $649
  • 31$700 to $749
  • 28$1,250 to $1,499
  • 66$1,500 to $1,999
  • 38$2,000 to $2,499
  • 25$2,500 to $2,999
  • 30$3,000 to $3,499
  • 21$3,500 or more
  • 57No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1342010 or later
  • 1012000 to 2009
  • 2101990 to 1999
  • 1621980 to 1989
  • 1191970 to 1979
  • 302Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population
South Kensington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 41
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 195
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 227
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 487
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 656
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 245
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 461
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 176
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 217
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 743
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 297
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
South Kensington, MD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.4%
Number of people working at home: 436 (10.4% of all workers)

South Kensington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 754 (58%)
  • Carpooled: 51 (4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 42 (3%)
  • Walked: 37 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 436 (34%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 428
 American: 177
 German: 169
 English: 138
 Italian: 125
 British: 104
 European: 95
 French Canadian: 89
 French (except Basque): 89
 Eastern European: 89
 Russian: 65
 Polish: 63
 Scotch-Irish: 61
 Scottish: 59
 Australian: 30
 Norwegian: 22
 Ukrainian: 22
 Lebanese: 21
 Czech: 19
 Hungarian: 14
 Estonian: 14
 Northern European: 13
 Slovak: 13
 Ethiopian: 12
 Canadian: 12
 Bermudan: 10
 Scandinavian: 9
 Welsh: 9
 Dutch: 7
 Danish: 7
 Finnish: 5
 Austrian: 5
 Slovene: 4
 Croatian: 2

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

  • 6%Other Eastern Europe
  • 6%Philippines
  • 5%Germany
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%India
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 4%Ireland

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

  • This state: 2,417
  • Other state: 4,958
  • Northeast: 1,317
  • Midwest: 710
  • South: 2,447
  • West: 490

89% of South Kensington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Maryland.

South Kensington:

89.5%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 33
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 148
  • Less than 1 year of college: 55
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 200
  • Associate degree: 92
  • Bachelor's degree: 758
  • Master's degree: 686
  • Professional school degree: 387
  • Doctorate degree: 287

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 29
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 268
  • Less than 1 year of college: 52
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 271
  • Associate degree: 113
  • Bachelor's degree: 987
  • Master's degree: 931
  • Professional school degree: 309
  • Doctorate degree: 219

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 9.1%Females
South Kensington marital status for males
South Kensington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,891
  • One, attached: 46
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 80
  • Mobile homes: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $230,094

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 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 (83.8%)
  • Electricity (11.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (60.5%)
  • Electricity (30.5%)
  • Solar energy (8.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 369
Here:

32.6%
Maryland:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 162
Here:

34.5%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 81
Here:

44.5%
Maryland:

17.4%

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)