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Area: 0.957 square miles

Population: 43,000

Population density:
Kensington:

44,937 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,602 people per square mile
  • Races in 2022
    • 24,82455.0%White
    • 9,17520.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,04711.2%Asian
    • 4,2529.4%Two or more races
    • 1,5833.5%Black
    • 2420.5%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in Kensington in Philadelphia, PA
  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,087Less than $10,000
  • 4,885$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,740$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,235$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,108$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,799$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,024$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,038$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,218$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,252$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,012$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,687$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 3,180Less than $50,000
  • 3,128$50,000 to $99,999
  • 1,708$100,000 to $149,999
  • 2,056$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,291$200,000 to $249,999
  • 687$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,628$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,753$400,000 to $499,999
  • 987$500,000 to $749,999
  • 810$750,000 to $999,999
  • 147$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 2,604$100 to $199
  • 3,730$200 to $299
  • 1,090$300 to $399
  • 2,288$400 to $499
  • 7,392$500 to $599
  • 878$600 to $699
  • 1,049$700 to $799
  • 895$800 to $899
  • 787$900 to $999
  • 1,065$1,000 to $1,249
  • 994$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,252$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,768$2,000 or more
Zip codes: 19125.

Males:

22,294
Females:

20,706
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

33.0 years
Whole city:

34.1 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

34.4 years
Whole city:

36.3 years

Average household size:
Kensington:

6.7 people
Philadelphia:

2.2 people

Percentage of family households:
Kensington:

36.4%
Philadelphia:

36.5%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

25.6%
Philadelphia:

28.0%

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

24.1%
Philadelphia:

23.5%

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

18.9%
Philadelphia:

17.6%

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

28.7%
Philadelphia:

23.9%

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

28.8%
city:

26.0%

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

9.9%
Philadelphia:

7.0%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

46.3%
Philadelphia:

61.6%

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

32.1%
Philadelphia:

18.9%

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

7.1%
city:

3.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

14.5%
Philadelphia:

15.7%

Educational Attainment in 2022
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • 1,1331 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 1,5983 rooms
  • 1,2534 rooms
  • 2,1505 rooms
  • 3,0966 rooms
  • 8977 rooms
  • 1,1898 rooms
  • 1,1009+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • 1,5521 room
  • 2,9782 rooms
  • 2,5613 rooms
  • 2,0884 rooms
  • 1,0755 rooms
  • 1,7086 rooms
  • 1,3377 rooms
  • 7638 rooms
  • 1,0069+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • 1,133no bedroom
  • 4611 bedroom
  • 2,4152 bedrooms
  • 4,5063 bedrooms
  • 1,4644 bedrooms
  • 5555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • 3,001no bedroom
  • 2,3711 bedroom
  • 3,5892 bedrooms
  • 8933 bedrooms
  • 3,4424 bedrooms
  • 6275+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.3
Philadelphia:

1.3

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

1.1
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Kensington:

75.4%
Philadelphia:

58.9%

Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2022 (69.7% of all units):
This neighborhood:

$333,736
city:

$243,508

Year house built in Kensington
  • Year house built in Kensington
  • 1,0552020 or later
  • 6,6672010 to 2019
  • 1,6172000 to 2009
  • 1,2531990 to 1999
  • 7691980 to 1989
  • 8881970 to 1979
  • 9571960 to 1969
  • 1,0191950 to 1959
  • 1,2841940 to 1949
  • 11,1531939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2020 (higher means more crime):
City:

169.8
U.S. average:

219.5

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 63Less than 5 minutes
  • 9995 to 9 minutes
  • 50210 to 14 minutes
  • 2,96815 to 19 minutes
  • 1,23020 to 24 minutes
  • 1,18425 to 29 minutes
  • 2,30830 to 34 minutes
  • 70835 to 39 minutes
  • 22740 to 44 minutes
  • 2,65945 to 59 minutes
  • 85960 to 89 minutes
  • 35190 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 41.5%11,787Drove a car alone
  • 6.3%1,803Carpooled
  • 8.4%2,377Bus
  • 20.0%5,697Subway or elevated rail
  • 2.4%669Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 0.2%48Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 0.6%172Taxi
  • 2.7%759Bicycle
  • 4.1%1,162Walked
  • 2.9%819Other means
  • 26.8%7,608Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 34112:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 1325:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 595:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 3426:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 7216:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1,9247:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,6767:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 2,9618:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 1,6088:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 1,6559:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 47710:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 24911:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 78612:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 1344:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    14.1%
    city:

    9.1%

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

    8.2%
    city:

    6.0%

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

    7.9%
    city:

    4.6%

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

    2.3%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    1.7%

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

    2.3%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    1.8%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    4.0%

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

    5.6%
    city:

    2.5%

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

    2.5%
    city:

    4.3%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    12.0%
    city:

    19.3%

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

    7.2%
    city:

    14.1%

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

    8.8%
    city:

    6.4%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    12.2%
    city:

    5.0%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    8.4%
    city:

    6.2%


Occupations of females:

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

    24.5%
    city:

    9.1%

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

    8.7%
    city:

    6.6%

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

    3.7%
    city:

    1.7%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    0.7%

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

    3.8%
    city:

    3.6%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    3.2%
    city:

    1.9%

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

    15.1%
    city:

    8.5%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    7.2%
    city:

    10.3%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    13.9%
    city:

    24.4%

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

    8.4%
    city:

    23.4%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.6%
    city:

    1.7%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    15.7%
    Philadelphia:

    15.6%

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

    2.4%
    Philadelphia:

    6.0%

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

    7.4%
    Philadelphia:

    2.8%

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

    48.1%
    Philadelphia:

    25.0%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Kensington:

12.6%
Philadelphia:

21.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2022):
Kensington:

2010
Philadelphia:

2007

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2022):
Kensington:

2015
Philadelphia:

2019

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

80.3%
Philadelphia:

71.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 6.9%Other fuel
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Solar energy
  • 1.7%No fuel used

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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