Kensington neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA), 19125 detailed profile



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Area: 0.957 square miles

Population: 21,937

Population density:
Kensington:

22,925 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,497 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Kensington in Philadelphia, PA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Races in Kensington in Philadelphia neighborhood in PA

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

Median household income in 2013:
Kensington:

$36,583
Philadelphia:

$36,836

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

Median rent in 2013:
Kensington:

$702
Philadelphia:

$746

Zip codes: 19125.

Males:

10,916
Females:

11,020
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

30.4 years
Whole city:

32.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

35.0 years
Whole city:

35.2 years

Average household size:
Kensington:

2.7 people
Philadelphia:

2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
Kensington:

39.5%
Philadelphia:

38.9%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

23.6%
Philadelphia:

26.3%

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

14.6%
Philadelphia:

16.6%

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

24.6%
Philadelphia:

17.7%

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

27.9%
Philadelphia:

25.5%

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

25.7%
city:

27.0%

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

8.9%
Philadelphia:

5.7%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

71.2%
Philadelphia:

66.8%

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

15.1%
Philadelphia:

17.0%

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

5.0%
city:

3.6%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

8.5%
Philadelphia:

12.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 360
  • 2 rooms: 590
  • 3 rooms: 382
  • 4 rooms: 770
  • 5 rooms: 1,450
  • 6 rooms: 1,787
  • 7 rooms: 759
  • 8 rooms: 660
  • 9+ rooms: 467

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington:

  • 1 room: 709
  • 2 rooms: 1,055
  • 3 rooms: 778
  • 4 rooms: 920
  • 5 rooms: 884
  • 6 rooms: 1,323
  • 7 rooms: 1,616
  • 8 rooms: 532
  • 9+ rooms: 207

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 363
  • 1 bedroom: 536
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,910
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,876
  • 4 bedrooms: 914
  • 5+ bedrooms: 591

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Kensington:

  • no bedroom: 722
  • 1 bedroom: 965
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,249
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,327
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,201
  • 5+ bedrooms: 378
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.5
Philadelphia:

1.3

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

1.2
city:

0.7

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Kensington:

56.9%
Philadelphia:

60.4%


Housing prices:

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

    $408,748
    Philadelphia:

    $257,988

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (82.5% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $138,479
    city:

    $158,499

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 428
  • 2000 to 2004: 757
  • 1990 to 1999: 723
  • 1980 to 1989: 441
  • 1970 to 1979: 643
  • 1960 to 1969: 459
  • 1950 to 1959: 819
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,082
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,322

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

519.3
U.S. average:

244.1

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:

    10.4%
    city:

    7.6%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    4.3%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    2.7%

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

    3.2%
    city:

    2.0%

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

    3.2%
    city:

    1.1%

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

    1.6%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    4.6%
    city:

    3.8%

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

    8.0%
    city:

    2.2%

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

    3.3%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.1%
    city:

    21.2%

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

    16.8%
    city:

    17.8%

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

    6.5%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    8.3%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.3%
    city:

    6.0%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    6.4%
    city:

    4.5%


Occupations of females:

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

    7.0%
    city:

    6.6%

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

    6.2%
    city:

    4.8%

  • 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:

    1.5%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    2.0%

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

    15.0%
    city:

    8.2%

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

    1.4%
    city:

    1.7%

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

    4.4%
    city:

    9.4%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    17.5%
    city:

    25.3%

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

    36.6%
    city:

    30.7%

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

    1.5%
    city:

    0.2%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    2.5%


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

0.0%
Philadelphia:

0.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    30.4%
    Philadelphia:

    15.9%

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

    6.9%
    Philadelphia:

    7.1%

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

    7.5%
    Philadelphia:

    2.6%

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

    51.3%
    Philadelphia:

    18.1%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Kensington:

23.0%
Philadelphia:

26.3%

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

1997
Philadelphia:

1997

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

2010
Philadelphia:

2011

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

143.8%
Philadelphia:

63.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

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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