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Area: 0.769 square miles

Population: 50,152

Population density:
Kensington:

65,257 people per square mile
Brooklyn:

34,917 people per square mile

House/condo value distribution in Kensington in Brooklyn, NY neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

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Races in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Household income distribution in 2009 in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Median household income in 2011:
Kensington:

$43,410
New York:

$55,246

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Median rent in 2011:
Kensington:

$1,063
New York:

$941

Zip codes: 11218, 11230.

Males:

24,195
Females:

25,956

Median age:
Males:

32.7 years
Females:

34.4 years


Average household size:
Kensington:

2.8 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
Kensington:

53.9%
New York:

49.0%

Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

47.6%
New York:

44.1%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Kensington:

29.0%
New York:

54.1%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Kensington:

5.6%
New York:

9.5%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Kensington:

18.2%
New York:

19.5%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Kensington:

16.6%
New York:

18.2%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Kensington:

21.0%
New York:

7.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

43.1%
New York:

63.6%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Kensington:

8.2%
New York:

11.7%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

2.8%
New York:

2.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

46.0%
New York:

22.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 422
  • 2 rooms: 490
  • 3 rooms: 1,444
  • 4 rooms: 1,155
  • 5 rooms: 1,090
  • 6 rooms: 658
  • 7 rooms: 583
  • 8 rooms: 457
  • 9+ rooms: 744

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 1,117
  • 2 rooms: 1,446
  • 3 rooms: 4,689
  • 4 rooms: 3,389
  • 5 rooms: 1,500
  • 6 rooms: 741
  • 7 rooms: 657
  • 8 rooms: 486
  • 9+ rooms: 528

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 458
  • 1 bedroom: 1,835
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,284
  • 3 bedrooms: 958
  • 4 bedrooms: 752
  • 5+ bedrooms: 652

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 1,156
  • 1 bedroom: 5,543
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,284
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,563
  • 4 bedrooms: 704
  • 5+ bedrooms: 579

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

0.9
New York:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.4
New York:

0.6

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Kensington:

62.8%
New York:

64.0%

Housing prices:

Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (7.0% of all units):
Kensington:

$801,981
New York:

$326,901

Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (6.0% of all units):
This neighborhood:

$563,457
New York:

$445,255

Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (11.5% of all units):
This neighborhood:

$767,719
New York:

$453,738

Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (11.4% of all units):
Kensington:

$672,045
New York:

$557,235

Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (43.2% of all units):
Kensington:

$261,014
New York:

$678,311

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,327
  • 2000 to 2004: 623
  • 1990 to 1999: 727
  • 1980 to 1989: 813
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,059
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,764
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,704
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,471
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,624

Time Leaving Home for Work in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Commute time to work in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Occupations of males:

Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
Here:

7.4%
New York:

10.7%

Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
Here:

4.4%
New York:

4.8%

Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
Here:

4.2%
New York:

3.1%

Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
Here:

1.0%
New York:

1.3%

Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
Here:

4.1%
New York:

3.8%

Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
Here:

4.0%
New York:

2.9%

Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
Here:

2.0%
New York:

3.0%

Percentage of males in service occupations:
Here:

19.4%
New York:

17.5%

Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
Here:

19.2%
New York:

18.9%

Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
Here:

13.2%
New York:

9.0%

Percentage of males in production occupations:
Here:

4.4%
New York:

5.7%

Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
Here:

9.8%
New York:

6.4%

Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
Here:

1.6%
New York:

2.7%

Occupations of females:

Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
Here:

8.9%
New York:

7.7%

Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
Here:

3.2%
New York:

5.4%

Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
Here:

1.9%
New York:

1.2%

Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
Here:

2.6%
New York:

2.8%

Percentage of females in legal occupations:
Here:

1.8%
New York:

1.7%

Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
Here:

13.6%
New York:

10.6%

Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
Here:

5.0%
New York:

2.9%

Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
Here:

6.6%
New York:

8.5%

Percentage of females in service occupations:
Here:

27.8%
New York:

21.7%

Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
Here:

24.3%
New York:

31.3%

Percentage of females in production occupations:
Here:

2.5%
New York:

2.7%

Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Kensington:

0.1%
New York:

0.2%

Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
Kensington:

23.4%
New York:

16.9%

Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
Kensington:

7.1%
New York:

6.6%

Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
Kensington:

3.0%
New York:

1.7%

Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
Kensington:

53.5%
New York:

13.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Kensington:

28.4%
New York:

16.0%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Kensington:

1997
New York:

1997

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Kensington:

2002
New York:

2005

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Kensington:

51.8%
New York:

64.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)


Roads and streets:

Ocean Pkwy
Length: 4.05 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 53 to 856
Coney Island Ave
Length: 1.53 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 320 to 1185
E 8th St
Length: 1.50 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 16 to 853
E 7th St
Length: 1.20 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 151 to 948
E 3rd St
Length: 1.17 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 182 to 1000
E 5th St
Length: 1.16 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 200 to 963
E 2nd St
Length: 1.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 158 to 808
E 4th St
Length: 1.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 174 to 812
E 9th St
Length: 0.85 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 848
18th Ave (Cristoforo Colombo Blvd)
Length: 0.64 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 3700 to 4299
Beverly Rd
Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 999
Webster Ave
Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 119 to 399
Foster Ave
Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 223 to 1099
Ditmas Ave
Length: 0.61 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 999
Church Ave
Length: 0.61 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 113 to 899
Cortelyou Rd
Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 999
Ave C
Length: 0.58 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 999
Parkville Ave
Length: 0.58 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 98 to 351
Caton Ave
Length: 0.53 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 899
Newkirk Ave
Length: 0.38 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 252 to 999
Ave H
Length: 0.37 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 600 to 1099
Albemarle Rd
Length: 0.27 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 599
Ave F
Length: 0.27 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 599
E 10th St
Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 700 to 843
Lawrence Ave
Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 109 to 215
Seton Pl
Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 943
Caton Pl
Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99
Kermit Pl
Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99
Friel Pl
Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 700 to 841
Walsh Ct
Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 300 to 399
Hinckley Pl
Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 40
Turner Pl
Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 38

Railroad features:

Conrail RR (Long Island RR)
Length: 0.69 miles
Direction: E-W

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