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Area: 0.860 square miles

Population: 11,262

Population density:
Kensington:

13,102 people per square mile
Buffalo:

6,354 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Kensington in Buffalo, NY neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Kensington in Buffalo, NY
Races in Kensington in Buffalo neighborhood in NY
Household income distribution in 2013 in Kensington in Buffalo neighborhood in NY
Median household income in 2015:
Kensington:

$36,254
Buffalo:

$32,509

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

Median rent in 2015:
Kensington:

$633
Buffalo:

$566

Zip codes: 14215.

Males:

4,995
Females:

6,257
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

25.9 years
Whole city:

31.6 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

35.9 years
Whole city:

34.7 years

Average household size:
Kensington:

2.5 people
Buffalo:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
Kensington:

48.7%
Buffalo:

40.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

18.5%
Buffalo:

23.6%

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

7.8%
Buffalo:

14.9%

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

37.7%
Buffalo:

25.3%

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

27.1%
Buffalo:

25.4%

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

31.9%
city:

26.0%

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

0.2%
Buffalo:

4.0%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

79.9%
Buffalo:

74.3%

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

14.1%
Buffalo:

12.7%

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

0.0%
city:

3.4%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

5.7%
Buffalo:

9.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 108
  • 2 rooms: 409
  • 3 rooms: 140
  • 4 rooms: 239
  • 5 rooms: 275
  • 6 rooms: 536
  • 7 rooms: 641
  • 8 rooms: 428
  • 9+ rooms: 398
Note: State values scaled to Kensington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 545
  • 2 rooms: 83
  • 3 rooms: 172
  • 4 rooms: 486
  • 5 rooms: 1,004
  • 6 rooms: 902
  • 7 rooms: 456
  • 8 rooms: 207
  • 9+ rooms: 334
Note: State values scaled to Kensington population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 127
  • 1 bedroom: 235
  • 2 bedrooms: 403
  • 3 bedrooms: 790
  • 4 bedrooms: 611
  • 5+ bedrooms: 159
Note: State values scaled to Kensington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 529
  • 1 bedroom: 428
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,096
  • 3 bedrooms: 874
  • 4 bedrooms: 462
  • 5+ bedrooms: 339
Note: State values scaled to Kensington population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.6
Buffalo:

1.5

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

0.7
city:

0.7

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Kensington:

62.1%
Buffalo:

56.0%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2015 (53.1% of all units):
    Kensington:

    $86,980
    Buffalo:

    $112,360

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2015 (3.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $73,126
    city:

    $151,133

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2015 (45.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $86,830
    Buffalo:

    $91,401

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2010 to 2013: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 201
  • 1990 to 1999: 92
  • 1980 to 1989: 283
  • 1970 to 1979: 305
  • 1960 to 1969: 318
  • 1950 to 1959: 629
  • 1940 to 1949: 697
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,408
Note: State values scaled to Kensington Buffalo NY population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2014 (higher means more crime):
City:

621.1
U.S. average:

235.9

Mode of transportation to work in Kensington in Buffalo, NY
Time Leaving Home for Work in Kensington in Buffalo neighborhood in NY
Commute time to work in Kensington in Buffalo neighborhood in NY

Occupations of males:

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

    5.1%
    city:

    6.9%

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

    3.6%
    city:

    3.2%

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

    5.3%
    city:

    2.6%

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

    1.9%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    1.8%
    city:

    3.0%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    29.0%
    city:

    23.9%

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

    18.2%
    city:

    18.4%

  • Percentage of males in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    0.1%

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

    13.7%
    city:

    5.8%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    7.9%
    city:

    9.3%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    5.9%
    city:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    4.0%


Occupations of females:

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

    1.9%
    city:

    6.2%

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

    5.9%
    city:

    3.2%

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

    4.0%
    city:

    9.8%

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

    16.0%
    city:

    8.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    34.8%
    city:

    26.4%

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

    24.6%
    city:

    29.9%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    4.2%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    5.9%
    city:

    1.7%


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

0.0%
Buffalo:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    35.8%
    Buffalo:

    17.3%

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

    7.1%
    Buffalo:

    6.6%

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

    4.7%
    Buffalo:

    1.8%

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

    70.1%
    Buffalo:

    10.6%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Kensington:

37.5%
Buffalo:

33.0%

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

1992
Buffalo:

1998

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

2007
Buffalo:

2012

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

108.2%
Buffalo:

58.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

State Hwy 33 (Kensington Expy)

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: E-W

Roads and streets:

Eggert Rd

Length: 1.11 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 314 to 781

Suffolk St

Length: 1.08 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 382 to 905

Kensington Ave

Length: 1.08 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1128 to 1562

Davidson Ave

Length: 0.96 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 19 to 399

Orleans St

Length: 0.95 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 493

Millicent Ave

Length: 0.79 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 85 to 400

Phyllis Ave

Length: 0.79 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 87 to 399

Hastings Ave

Length: 0.79 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 88 to 399

Tarkio Pl

Length: 0.75 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW

Hewitt Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 371 to 599

Highgate Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 451 to 699

Winspear Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 419 to 699

Shirley Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 369 to 599

Lasalle Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 571 to 799

Rounds Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 71 to 299

Minnesota Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 699

Lisbon Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 469 to 699

Dartmouth Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 371 to 599

Martha Ave

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 82 to 399

Westminster Ave

Length: 0.47 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 80 to 299

Bickford Ave

Length: 0.46 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 199

Huntley Rd

Length: 0.41 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 203

Burke Dr

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 130

Treehaven Rd

Length: 0.35 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 119

Kay St

Length: 0.34 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 17 to 299

Leonard St

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 199

Stockbridge Ave

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 469 to 600

Fennimore Ave

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Bame Ave

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 199

Roosevelt Ave

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 82 to 202

Godfrey St

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 199

W Cleveland Dr

Length: 0.26 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Gail Ave

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 84

Croy Ave

Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 46 to 199

Berkshire Ave

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 472 to 599

Alice Ave

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Eldon Rd

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Roswell Rd

Length: 0.14 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Janet St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Woodley Rd

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

New Southgate Rd

Length: 0.12 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Edison Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S

E Amherst St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 770 to 804

Edith St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99

Cleveland Dr

Length: 0.00 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 11
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