Kensington, Maryland Population 2024

2,102

Kensington is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. Kensington has a 2024 population of 2,102. Kensington is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,126 in 2020.

The average household income in Kensington is $221,236 with a poverty rate of 5.71%. The median age in Kensington is 40.4 years: 41 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Kensington Demographics

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

  • White: 71.66%
  • Asian: 14.15%
  • Two or more races: 7.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Other race: 3.39%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,182.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.13% (-24)
The current population of Kensington, Maryland is 2,102 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,126.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,60671.66%
Asian31714.15%
Two or more races1597.1%
Black or African American833.7%
Other race763.39%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kensington Population by Race

Kensington Population Pyramid 2024

Kensington Median Age

40.4

Total

41

Male

39.8

Female

Kensington Adults

There are 1,515 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Kensington.

Kensington Age Dependency

93.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kensington Sex Ratio

Female1,13750.74%
Male1,10449.26%

Kensington Population by Age

Kensington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8132.7657.842.2
Married4493.6379.320.7
Non Family2871.3926.873.2
Female642.7246.953.1
Male132.7753.846.2

3.46

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kensington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade302.1%
Associates Degree251.75%
Bachelors Degree47933.57%
Graduate Degree66346.46%
High School Graduate1178.2%
Less Than 9th Grade20.14%
Some College1117.78%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kensington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kensington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White948929798
Asian262262207
Hispanic14913994
2+ Races474742
Black423917
Other Race373712

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 89.36%.

Kensington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$99,722$129,583$82,083
Graduate Degree$123,015$156,250$113,750
High School Graduate$44,625$0$2,499
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$89,922$118,333$80,417
Some College$38,594$0$38,359

$89,922

Average Earnings

$118,333

Average Male

$80,417

Average Female

Kensington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kensington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kensington Language

76.03% of Kensington residents speak only English, while 23.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.12% of the population.

Kensington Language

Kensington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2986622.15%
Other766180.26%
Asian317299.15%
White1,470271.84%
Black8367.23%

5.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.7%

Male Poverty Rate

4.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kensington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kensington is Other, with 80.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kensington is White, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.71%.

Kensington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.79%
Some College17.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.14%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Kensington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed2.08%
Male Employed1.55%
Male Unemployed0%

Kensington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kensington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$228,889$278,524
Households$143,021$221,236
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$88,250$114,136

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kensington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Kensington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kensington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kensington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kensington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

72

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam31
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War19
Korea4
World War II0

Kensington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7422
35 to 5418
55 to 6414
75+13
18 to 345

Kensington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White666.13%
Black68.22%

Kensington Veterans by Race

Kensington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kensington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kensington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kensington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kensington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

19.5%

Born in Kensington

79.38%

Native Born

20.62%

Foreign Born

12.45%

Non Citizen

8.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.38% of Kensington residents were born in the United States, with 19.5% having been born in Maryland. 12.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kensington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,072-6-0.29%
20282,078-6-0.29%
20272,084-6-0.29%
20262,090-6-0.29%
20252,096-6-0.29%
20242,102-6-0.28%
20232,10860.29%
20222,102-8-0.38%
20212,110-16-0.75%
20202,126-328-13.37%
20192,45420.08%
20182,452-1-0.04%
20172,453140.57%
20162,439100.41%
20152,429140.58%
20142,415160.67%
20132,399130.54%
20122,386281.19%
20112,358341.46%
20102,32400%

Kensington Population by Year