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Area: 0.957 square miles

Population: 32,314

Population density:
Kensington:

33,770 people per square mile
Philadelphia:

11,726 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 23,29466.0%White
    • 5,25514.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,4609.8%Asian
    • 1,5224.3%Two or more races
    • 1,4764.2%Black
    • 3010.9%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in Kensington in Philadelphia, PA
Median household income in 2019:
Kensington:

$65,908
Philadelphia:

$47,474

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,049Less than $10,000
  • 1,080$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,787$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,736$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,298$40,000 to $49,999
  • 703$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,505$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,129$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,533$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,382$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,121$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,306$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 3,429Less than $50,000
  • 3,857$50,000 to $99,999
  • 1,719$100,000 to $149,999
  • 1,866$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,702$200,000 to $249,999
  • 881$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,846$300,000 to $399,999
  • 779$400,000 to $499,999
  • 623$500,000 to $749,999
  • 117$750,000 to $999,999
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 53Less than $100
  • 1,276$100 to $199
  • 1,965$200 to $299
  • 672$300 to $399
  • 1,860$400 to $499
  • 1,305$500 to $599
  • 1,482$600 to $699
  • 1,294$700 to $799
  • 1,471$800 to $899
  • 1,029$900 to $999
  • 792$1,000 to $1,249
  • 955$1,250 to $1,499
  • 841$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,758$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
Kensington:

$1,199
Philadelphia:

$906

Zip codes: 19125.

Males:

16,819
Females:

15,495
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

31.0 years
Whole city:

33.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

34.2 years
Whole city:

36.2 years

Average household size:
Kensington:

2.5 people
Philadelphia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Kensington:

38.9%
Philadelphia:

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

28.5%
Philadelphia:

28.1%

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

25.2%
Philadelphia:

18.0%

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

15.9%
Philadelphia:

17.3%

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

30.9%
Philadelphia:

24.6%

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

25.7%
city:

26.3%

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

2.2%
Philadelphia:

6.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

65.2%
Philadelphia:

64.4%

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

22.1%
Philadelphia:

17.5%

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

4.1%
city:

4.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

8.6%
Philadelphia:

14.0%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • 4961 room
  • 4702 rooms
  • 7383 rooms
  • 1,2174 rooms
  • 2,1635 rooms
  • 1,7776 rooms
  • 1,6327 rooms
  • 9738 rooms
  • 7979+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • 1,0021 room
  • 1,5592 rooms
  • 1,1523 rooms
  • 1,1884 rooms
  • 1,1175 rooms
  • 8566 rooms
  • 8737 rooms
  • 4948 rooms
  • 4509+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kensington
  • 496no bedroom
  • 7061 bedroom
  • 2,5912 bedrooms
  • 3,6393 bedrooms
  • 1,4994 bedrooms
  • 6255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kensington
  • 1,169no bedroom
  • 1,6531 bedroom
  • 1,7912 bedrooms
  • 1,3023 bedrooms
  • 1,1684 bedrooms
  • 1,3935+ 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:

1.5
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Kensington:

72.2%
Philadelphia:

59.0%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (7.5% of all units):
    Kensington:

    $294,447
    Philadelphia:

    $289,612

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (83.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $220,969
    city:

    $185,021

Year house built in Kensington
  • Year house built in Kensington
  • 1,2042014 or later
  • 1,7952010 to 2013
  • 4452000 to 2009
  • 5951990 to 1999
  • 9131980 to 1989
  • 7111970 to 1979
  • 1,0401960 to 1969
  • 4891950 to 1959
  • 1,0841940 to 1949
  • 10,1401939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

446.6
U.S. average:

219.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 245Less than 5 minutes
  • 8455 to 9 minutes
  • 1,33410 to 14 minutes
  • 2,04715 to 19 minutes
  • 2,49220 to 24 minutes
  • 1,08025 to 29 minutes
  • 3,21930 to 34 minutes
  • 70335 to 39 minutes
  • 88440 to 44 minutes
  • 1,95445 to 59 minutes
  • 1,07160 to 89 minutes
  • 12690 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 49.5%9,321Drove a car alone
  • 8.7%1,638Carpooled
  • 10.2%1,917Bus
  • 14.9%2,796Subway or elevated rail
  • 3.2%609Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 3.4%643Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 4.1%763Taxi
  • 2.4%457Motorcycle
  • 8.2%1,547Bicycle
  • 7.1%1,337Walked
  • 2.1%402Other means
  • 7.4%1,387Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 39112:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 4235:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 6945:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 7886:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 1,0716:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 2,2417:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,8627:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 2,5188:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 1,6698:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 1,5949:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 71510:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 24811:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 90412:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 6804:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    10.3%
    city:

    8.4%

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

    3.9%
    city:

    5.1%

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

    9.6%
    city:

    3.7%

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

    3.3%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    2.7%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    1.6%

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

    5.0%
    city:

    4.0%

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

    6.8%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    3.6%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.6%
    city:

    21.0%

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

    15.1%
    city:

    14.6%

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

    8.0%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    5.5%
    city:

    6.3%


Occupations of females:

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

    14.0%
    city:

    7.8%

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

    9.2%
    city:

    6.3%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    1.4%

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

    1.3%
    city:

    0.7%

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

    1.1%
    city:

    1.4%

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

    1.6%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    2.0%

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

    7.2%
    city:

    8.0%

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

    2.8%
    city:

    2.1%

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

    10.2%
    city:

    10.6%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    21.3%
    city:

    24.4%

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

    21.9%
    city:

    25.2%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    2.0%


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:

    25.2%
    Philadelphia:

    15.6%

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

    7.0%
    Philadelphia:

    6.1%

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

    7.0%
    Philadelphia:

    2.6%

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

    81.9%
    Philadelphia:

    18.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Kensington:

15.5%
Philadelphia:

23.3%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Kensington:

2003
Philadelphia:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Kensington:

2013
Philadelphia:

2018

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

114.9%
Philadelphia:

68.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Electricity
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%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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