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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Neighborhood Map

Area: 0.957 square miles

Population: 21,635

Population density:
Kensington:

22,610 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,374 people per square mile

House/condo value distribution in Kensington in Philadelphia, PA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

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Races in Kensington in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

Household income distribution in 2009 in Kensington in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

Median household income in 2011:
Kensington:

$33,885
Philadelphia:

$34,207

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Kensington in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

Median rent in 2011:
Kensington:

$715
Philadelphia:

$691

Zip codes: 19125.

Males:

10,581
Females:

11,053

Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

30.8 years
Whole city:

32.0 years

Females:
This neighborhood:

36.1 years
Whole city:

35.0 years


Average household size:
Kensington:

2.6 people
Philadelphia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
Kensington:

41.6%
Philadelphia:

41.7%

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

24.0%
Philadelphia:

27.1%

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

18.5%
Philadelphia:

16.8%

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

25.2%
Philadelphia:

17.6%

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

27.8%
Philadelphia:

25.4%

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

25.3%
city:

26.7%

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

7.8%
Philadelphia:

5.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

67.3%
Philadelphia:

67.8%

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

15.8%
Philadelphia:

16.2%

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

5.7%
city:

3.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

11.2%
Philadelphia:

12.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 455
  • 2 rooms: 684
  • 3 rooms: 483
  • 4 rooms: 892
  • 5 rooms: 1,895
  • 6 rooms: 1,757
  • 7 rooms: 770
  • 8 rooms: 614
  • 9+ rooms: 499

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 844
  • 2 rooms: 777
  • 3 rooms: 605
  • 4 rooms: 838
  • 5 rooms: 617
  • 6 rooms: 1,091
  • 7 rooms: 1,390
  • 8 rooms: 580
  • 9+ rooms: 196

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 251
  • 1 bedroom: 541
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,212
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,089
  • 4 bedrooms: 903
  • 5+ bedrooms: 626

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 788
  • 1 bedroom: 697
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,038
  • 3 bedrooms: 908
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,220
  • 5+ bedrooms: 484

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

1.4
Philadelphia:

1.2

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

1.0
city:

0.6

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Kensington:

54.1%
Philadelphia:

59.9%

Housing prices:

Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (4.3% of all units):
Kensington:

$430,886
Philadelphia:

$242,601

Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (84.5% of all units):
This neighborhood:

$141,549
city:

$147,658

Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (6.7% of all units):
This neighborhood:

$292,702
Philadelphia:

$192,426

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 855
  • 2000 to 2004: 397
  • 1990 to 1999: 687
  • 1980 to 1989: 380
  • 1970 to 1979: 780
  • 1960 to 1969: 404
  • 1950 to 1959: 992
  • 1940 to 1949: 951
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,799

City-data.com crime index for city in 2010 (higher means more crime):
City:

550.5
U.S. average:

266.4

Time Leaving Home for Work in Kensington in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

Commute time to work in Kensington in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

Occupations of males:

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

8.9%
city:

7.5%

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

2.3%
city:

4.1%

Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
Here:

1.9%
city:

2.7%

Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
Here:

2.6%
city:

1.9%

Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
Here:

2.4%
city:

1.1%

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

1.7%
city:

2.1%

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

3.3%
city:

3.6%

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

2.6%
city:

2.1%

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

2.7%
city:

3.4%

Percentage of males in service occupations:
Here:

16.9%
city:

21.5%

Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
Here:

17.0%
city:

17.5%

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

8.4%
city:

7.8%

Percentage of males in production occupations:
Here:

18.5%
city:

7.4%

Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
Here:

3.9%
city:

6.1%

Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
Here:

4.1%
city:

4.6%

Occupations of females:

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

3.8%
city:

6.3%

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

4.5%
city:

4.5%

Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
Here:

1.4%
city:

1.3%

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

2.8%
city:

3.5%

Percentage of females in legal occupations:
Here:

2.0%
city:

1.9%

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

11.4%
city:

8.2%

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

2.4%
city:

1.6%

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

4.8%
city:

9.2%

Percentage of females in service occupations:
Here:

25.3%
city:

23.9%

Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
Here:

35.2%
city:

32.0%

Percentage of females in production occupations:
Here:

5.1%
city:

3.3%

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

0.0%
Philadelphia:

0.1%

Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

32.9%
Philadelphia:

16.4%

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

7.7%
Philadelphia:

7.8%

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

6.6%
Philadelphia:

2.7%

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

58.2%
Philadelphia:

19.6%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Kensington:

25.1%
Philadelphia:

28.4%

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

1997
Philadelphia:

1996

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

2004
Philadelphia:

2005

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

96.4%
Philadelphia:

64.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)


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

Delaware Expy (I- 95)
Length: 0.79 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Highways in this neighborhood:

E Dauphin St
Length: 0.97 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2000 to 2699
Frankford Ave
Length: 0.63 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2599
Aramingo Ave
Length: 0.56 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2306 to 2679
Richmond St
Length: 0.54 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2599
E Lehigh Ave
Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2139
N Delaware Ave
Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2401 to 2429
E Girard Ave
Length: 0.06 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 900 to 999

Roads and streets:

E Cumberland St
Length: 1.23 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2899
E York St
Length: 1.19 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2799
E Huntingdon St
Length: 1.12 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2799
E Sergeant St
Length: 0.97 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2799
E Hagert St
Length: 0.92 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2699
Amber St
Length: 0.87 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2011 to 2699
E Letterly St
Length: 0.85 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2699
Trenton Ave
Length: 0.82 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2664
Coral St
Length: 0.79 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2699
Sepviva St
Length: 0.77 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2666
Tulip St
Length: 0.76 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2685
E Boston St
Length: 0.72 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1900 to 2699
Memphis St
Length: 0.72 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2671
Cedar St
Length: 0.72 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2200 to 2679
E Norris St
Length: 0.68 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 2155 to 2637
Emerald St
Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2223 to 2699
E Firth St
Length: 0.65 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2599
E Hazzard St
Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2499
E Albert St
Length: 0.61 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2799
Martha St
Length: 0.58 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2699
Jasper St
Length: 0.57 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2323 to 2699
Gaul St
Length: 0.53 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2200 to 2599
E Harold St
Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2699
E Susquehanna Ave
Length: 0.47 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2037 to 2399
Almond St
Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2200 to 2619
E Thompson St
Length: 0.45 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2200 to 2621
Collins St
Length: 0.45 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2300 to 2699
E Gordon St
Length: 0.45 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2100 to 2599
Moyer St
Length: 0.38 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 2400 to 2699
E Arizona St
Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2199
E Oakdale St
Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1900 to 2599
E Tucker St
Length: 0.33 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2100 to 2399
E Fletcher St
Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2000 to 2399
Salmon St
Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2400 to 2649
N Beach St
Length: 0.28 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2100 to 2499
Edgemont St
Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2400 to 2599
E Dakota St
Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2100 to 2599
Belgrade St
Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2200 to 2642
Blair St
Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 2000 to 2299
Dreer St
Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2000 to 2299
Emery St
Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2500 to 2599
Ritter St
Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2200 to 2699
Tilton St
Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2500 to 2599
Braddock St
Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2600 to 2699
Abigail St
Length: 0.16 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 2000 to 2199
Webb St
Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2500 to 2599
Schirra Dr
Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 800 to 999
Miller St
Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2600 to 2656
Berges St
Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2100 to 2199
Taggert St
Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2200 to 2299
Freedly St
Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2400 to 2499
Kern St
Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2500 to 2599
Mercer St
Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2300 to 2399
E Cabot St
Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2300 to 2399
Janney St
Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2600 to 2699
Townsend St
Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2500 to 2599
Livingston St
Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Agate St
Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2600 to 2698
E Boston Ave
Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 2700 to 2724
Arcadia St
Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2500 to 2599

Railroad features:

Norfolk Southern Rlwy (Reading RR)
Length: 2.03 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

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