Kensington, Connecticut Population 2021

7,971
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Kensington is a city located in Connecticut. Kensington has a 2020 population of 7,971. Kensington is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,459 in 2010. Kensington reached it's highest population of 9,492 in 2014.

The average household income in Kensington is $108,585 with a poverty rate of 5.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,244 per month, and the median house value is $260,300. The median age in Kensington is 46.4 years, 43.9 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Kensington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kensington was:

  • White: 92.31%
  • Asian: 4.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kensington, Connecticut is 7,971 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,190.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,459.

Kensington, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,35892.31%
Asian3774.73%
Two or More Races1511.89%
Black or African American610.77%
Some Other Race240.30%
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Kensington Population by Race

Kensington Population Pyramid $2021

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Kensington Median Age

46.4


Total

43.9


Male

47.6


Female

Kensington Adults

There are 6,507 adults, (1,940 of whom are seniors) in Kensington.

Kensington Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kensington Sex Ratio

Female

4,496

56.40%

Male

3,475

43.60%

Kensington Population by Age

Kensington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kensington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.2%5.8%
All87.8%12.2%
Female79.7%20.3%
Non Family78.9%21.1%

87.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kensington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3412.3787.8
Married1,8492.8894.2
Non Family9401.1178.9
Female4982.879.7
Male542.59100

2.81

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Kensington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1442.35%
9th to 12th Grade1973.21%
High School Graduate2,06233.64%
Some College91114.86%
Associates Degree3555.79%
Bachelors Degree1,56725.57%
Graduate Degree89314.57%
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Kensington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kensington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4935,2052,184
Asian284264175
Hispanic27324083
Black616118
2+ Races2525
Other Race2424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.62%.

Kensington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,266$62,659$54,973
Less Than 9th Grade$43,125$44,583$
High School Graduate$43,333$44,311$39,896
Some College$52,670$72,697$44,352
Bachelors Degree$78,015$87,115$65,865
Graduate Degree$73,214$71,685$80,489

$57,266

Average Earnings

$62,659

Average Male

$54,973

Average Female

Kensington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kensington Language by Age

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Kensington Language

87.10% of Kensington residents speak only English, while 12.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.43% of the population.

Kensington Language

Kensington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9203775.45%
Hispanic446224.93%
Other24312.50%

5.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.25%

Male Poverty Rate

4.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kensington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kensington is Other, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kensington is Hispanic, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.71%.

Kensington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.61%
High School5.59%
Less Than 9th Grade5.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%

Kensington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed0.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Kensington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kensington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$98,143$108,585
Families$111,385$121,008
Married Families$123,233-
Non Families$42,059$73,274
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Income by Household Type

Kensington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kensington Married by Age and Sex

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Kensington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kensington Marital Status by Race

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Kensington Marital Status

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573

Number of Veterans

573

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam199
Second Gulf War112
Korea107
World War II31
First Gulf War

Kensington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+190
65 to 74176
18 to 34112
35 to 5453
55 to 6442

Kensington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5318.78%
Asian4212.10%
Hispanic196.62%

Kensington Veterans by Race

Kensington Veterans by Education

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11.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kensington Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kensington Employment by Age

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Kensington Employment by Race

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Kensington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.77%

Born in Kensington

90.40%

Native Born

9.60%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

8.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.40% of Kensington residents were born in the United States, with 75.77% having been born in Connecticut. 1.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kensington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,9710.00%
20207,9710.00%
20197,971-219-2.67%
20188,190-243-2.88%
20178,433-95-1.11%
20168,528-296-3.35%
20158,824-668-7.04%
20149,4923183.47%
20139,1743123.52%
20128,862-150-1.66%
20119,0125536.54%
20108,4590.00%

Kensington Population by Year