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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: 3,135 (3,062 occupied: 2,671 owner occupied, 364 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

12%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,470 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $613,913.

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: $2,255


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

Housing units in South Kensington with a mortgage: 2,014 (50 second mortgage, 357 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 654

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $185,304

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $115,477

Median monthly housing costs: $2,492


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South Kensington, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $720,749 (it was $286,800 in 2000)
South Kensington:

$720,749
Maryland:

$306,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $564,453 - $912,940
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1959

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,829
  • In family households: 7,663 (1,324 male householders, 943 female householders)
    2,091 spouses, 3,032 children (2,818 natural, 128 adopted, 76 stepchildren), 36 grandchildren, 35 brothers or sisters, 86 parents, 27 other relatives, 102 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 986 (327 male householders (220 living alone)), 464 female householders (426 living alone)), 192 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 194

Size of family households: 914 2-persons, 374 3-persons, 640 4-persons, 238 5-persons, 95 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 646 1-person, 127 2-persons, 17 3-persons.

2,306 married couples with children.
153 single-parent households (36 men, 117 women).

85.6% of residents of South Kensington speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 923 (10.5%)
(65.4% 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:

6.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 8no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 1712 bedrooms
  • 1,1213 bedrooms
  • 9974 bedrooms
  • 3805+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population

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

  • 44no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 682 bedrooms
  • 793 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 455+ 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:

  • 64no vehicle
  • 5821 vehicle
  • 1,4722 vehicles
  • 4433 vehicles
  • 934 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population

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

  • 98no vehicle
  • 1041 vehicle
  • 1232 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 374 rooms
  • 1455 rooms
  • 2626 rooms
  • 3787 rooms
  • 5878 rooms
  • 1,2369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington population

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

  • 491 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 464 rooms
  • 345 rooms
  • 456 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to South Kensington 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 ($)

  • South Kensington, MD household income distribution

  • South Kensington, MD household income distribution
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 80$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$25,000 to $29,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 44$45,000 to $49,999
  • 94$50,000 to $59,999
  • 126$60,000 to $74,999
  • 305$75,000 to $99,999
  • 316$100,000 to $124,999
  • 297$125,000 to $149,999
  • 411$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,194$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
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$90,000 to $99,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 14$200,000 to $249,999
  • 130$300,000 to $399,999
  • 280$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,086$500,000 to $749,999
  • 936$750,000 to $999,999
  • 296$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in South Kensington, MD

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in South Kensington, MD
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 23$550 to $599
  • 29$600 to $649
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 26$1,250 to $1,499
  • 50$1,500 to $1,999
  • 62$2,000 to $2,499
  • 36$2,500 to $2,999
  • 32$3,000 to $3,499
  • 27$3,500 or more
  • 26No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1882010 or later
  • 1402000 to 2009
  • 2171990 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: 34
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 164
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 250
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 496
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 581
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 247
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 418
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 179
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 322
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 817
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 336
  • 90 or more minutes: 40
South Kensington, MD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 53.0%
Number of people working at home: 462 (10.6% of all workers)

South Kensington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 698 (55%)
  • Carpooled: 74 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 44 (3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 3 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 462 (37%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 434
 American: 168
 English: 144
 German: 140
 Italian: 126
 Eastern European: 117
 European: 102
 French (except Basque): 100
 French Canadian: 93
 British: 80
 Scottish: 76
 Polish: 72
 Scotch-Irish: 56
 Russian: 52
 Australian: 43
 Ukrainian: 27
 Norwegian: 22
 Czech: 20
 Iranian: 20
 Austrian: 19
 Welsh: 18
 Lebanese: 15
 Estonian: 15
 Slovak: 15
 Hungarian: 13
 Northern European: 13
 Canadian: 12
 Bermudan: 10
 Brazilian: 10
 Dutch: 10
 Scandinavian: 8
 Greek: 6
 Finnish: 4
 Danish: 4
 Swiss: 4
 Croatian: 1

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

  • 7%El Salvador
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%Other Eastern Europe
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%Other Western Europe
  • 4%France
  • 4%Japan

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

  • This state: 2,422
  • Other state: 5,222
  • Northeast: 1,441
  • Midwest: 715
  • South: 2,556
  • West: 511

91% 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, 28% lived in Maryland.

South Kensington:

90.9%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 31
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 145
  • Less than 1 year of college: 74
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 185
  • Associate degree: 78
  • Bachelor's degree: 847
  • Master's degree: 662
  • Professional school degree: 422
  • Doctorate degree: 331

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 27
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 265
  • Less than 1 year of college: 53
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 255
  • Associate degree: 130
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,018
  • Master's degree: 895
  • Professional school degree: 285
  • Doctorate degree: 174

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.0%Males
South Kensington marital status for males
South Kensington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,888
  • One, attached: 54
  • 5 to 9: 7
  • 20 to 49: 55
  • 50 or more: 66
  • Mobile homes: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $230,094

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 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 (86.9%)
  • Electricity (9.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (68.4%)
  • Electricity (23.9%)
  • Solar energy (4.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 323
Here:

28.8%
Maryland:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 185
Here:

31.4%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

45.9%
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)