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Area: 0.769 square miles

Population: 50,943

Population density:
Kensington:

66,286 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
Age and Sex of Residents in Kensington in Brooklyn, NY
Races in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY
Household income distribution in 2013 in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY
Median household income in 2013:
Kensington:

$44,304
New York:

$57,369

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Kensington in Brooklyn neighborhood in NY

Median rent in 2013:
Kensington:

$1,147
New York:

$992

Zip codes: 11218, 11230.

Males:

25,040
Females:

25,906
Median age:
Males:

32.6 years
Females:

36.1 years

Average household size:
Kensington:

2.9 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
Kensington:

50.6%
New York:

47.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

48.7%
New York:

43.7%

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

31.0%
New York:

53.9%

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

4.7%
New York:

9.4%

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

18.6%
New York:

19.8%

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

15.7%
New York:

18.5%

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

22.0%
New York:

7.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

42.7%
New York:

63.6%

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

8.5%
New York:

11.7%

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

2.9%
New York:

2.4%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

45.9%
New York:

22.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 576
  • 2 rooms: 658
  • 3 rooms: 1,650
  • 4 rooms: 1,165
  • 5 rooms: 942
  • 6 rooms: 580
  • 7 rooms: 560
  • 8 rooms: 492
  • 9+ rooms: 711

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 1,465
  • 2 rooms: 1,040
  • 3 rooms: 4,700
  • 4 rooms: 3,338
  • 5 rooms: 1,658
  • 6 rooms: 866
  • 7 rooms: 586
  • 8 rooms: 547
  • 9+ rooms: 330

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 560
  • 1 bedroom: 2,042
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,450
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,001
  • 4 bedrooms: 588
  • 5+ bedrooms: 644

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 1,381
  • 1 bedroom: 5,498
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,140
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,552
  • 4 bedrooms: 772
  • 5+ bedrooms: 461
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:

62.9%
New York:

62.6%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (6.4% of all units):
    Kensington:

    $966,624
    New York:

    $328,266

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (6.4% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $579,140
    New York:

    $477,144

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (11.4% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $606,339
    New York:

    $441,340

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (11.3% of all units):
    Kensington:

    $809,240
    New York:

    $551,450

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (43.1% of all units):
    Kensington:

    $282,930
    New York:

    $715,153

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 610
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,189
  • 1990 to 1999: 757
  • 1980 to 1989: 863
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,151
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,128
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,081
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,267
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,840
Mode of transportation to work in Kensington in Brooklyn, NY
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:

    8.2%
    New York:

    10.8%

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

    4.1%
    New York:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    New York:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    New York:

    2.2%

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

    5.4%
    New York:

    4.0%

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

    4.7%
    New York:

    3.0%

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

    2.1%
    New York:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    18.2%
    New York:

    18.0%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    20.1%
    New York:

    18.7%

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

    12.5%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.2%
    New York:

    5.4%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    10.2%
    New York:

    6.4%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    New York:

    2.7%


Occupations of females:

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

    8.6%
    New York:

    7.8%

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

    3.7%
    New York:

    5.4%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    New York:

    1.2%

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

    3.3%
    New York:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    New York:

    1.7%

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

    13.5%
    New York:

    10.7%

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

    5.7%
    New York:

    2.9%

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

    9.4%
    New York:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    23.7%
    New York:

    22.2%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    24.5%
    New York:

    30.4%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    New York:

    2.5%


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:

    23.7%
    New York:

    16.4%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Kensington:

    6.6%
    New York:

    6.5%

  • 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:

    54.3%
    New York:

    13.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Kensington:

29.2%
New York:

16.0%

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

1998
New York:

1998

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

2003
New York:

2008

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

51.0%
New York:

65.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Solar energy (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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