Kensington, Maryland Population 2020

2,400
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Kensington is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 2,400, it is the 68th largest city in Maryland and the 6953rd largest city in the United States. Kensington is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 8.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,213 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Kensington has a population density of 5,053 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kensington is $181,064 with a poverty rate of 3.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,522 per month, and the median house value is $707,300. The median age in Kensington is 43.2 years, 42.8 years for males, and 43.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Kensington Demographics

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

  • White: 84.84%
  • Black or African American: 8.02%
  • Asian: 4.41%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kensington, Maryland is 2,400, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,374.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,213.

Kensington, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,92584.84%
Black or African American1828.02%
Asian1004.41%
Some Other Race331.45%
Two or More Races291.28%
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Kensington Population Pyramid 2020

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Kensington Median Age

43.2


Total

42.8


Male

43.5


Female

Kensington Adults

There are 1,680 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Kensington.

Kensington Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kensington Sex Ratio

Female

1,157

50.99%

Male

1,112

49.01%

Kensington Households and Families

Kensington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kensington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All58.3%41.7%
Female43.8%56.2%
Non Family35.2%64.8%
Male26.7%73.3%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8752.5958.3
Married4573.3178.6
Non Family3151.2335.2
Female733.8543.8
Male302.9326.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kensington Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.78%
9th to 12th Grade382.45%
High School Graduate16010.34%
Some College15810.21%
Associates Degree161.03%
Bachelors Degree49131.72%
Graduate Degree67343.48%
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Kensington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1741,137964
Hispanic19018078
Black13513563
Asian787563
Multiple Races212121
Other Race20106

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$74,306$101,750$66,250
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$50,469$13,603
Some College$41,731$42,404$
Bachelors Degree$64,861$73,750$64,583
Graduate Degree$120,050$130,341$95,074

$74,306

Average Earnings

$101,750

Average Male

$66,250

Average Female

Kensington Language

Kensington Language by Age

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Kensington Language

79.44% of Kensington residents speak only English, while 20.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.88% of the population.

Kensington Poverty

Kensington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3203912.19%
White1,718271.57%
Asian10066.00%

3.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.06%

Male Poverty Rate

3.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kensington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kensington is Hispanic, with 12.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kensington is White, with 1.57% 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 7.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.01%.

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Name Poverty
High School13.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%
Some College0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed3.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Kensington Income

Kensington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$122,847$181,064
Families$169,722$221,143
Married Families$193,011-
Non Families$51,056$105,227
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Kensington Marital Status

Kensington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

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

Kensington Marital Status by Race

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Kensington Veterans

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157

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War66
Vietnam56
Second Gulf War39
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5471
65 to 7442
75+19
55 to 6417
18 to 348
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1248.87%
Asian2328.05%
Hispanic52.51%
2 or More523.81%
Black53.52%

Kensington Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kensington Employment Status

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73.1%

Labor Force Participation

71.4%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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19.22%

Born in Maryland

85.37%

Native Born

14.63%

Foreign Born

7.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.37% of Kensington residents were born in the United States, with 19.22% having been born in Maryland. 7.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,400130.54%
20192,387130.55%
20182,37460.25%
20172,368130.55%
20162,355100.43%
20152,345120.51%
20142,333160.69%
20132,317150.65%
20122,302251.10%
20112,277331.47%
20102,2440.00%