North Kensington, Maryland Population 2024

8,473

North Kensington is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. North Kensington has a 2024 population of 8,473. North Kensington is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -4.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,879 in 2020.

The average household income in North Kensington is $154,468 with a poverty rate of 3.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North Kensington is 42.9 years, 39.7 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

North Kensington Demographics

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

  • White: 62.6%
  • Two or more races: 13.53%
  • Other race: 9.71%
  • Black or African American: 8.14%
  • Asian: 5.45%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.2%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,561.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.57% (-406)
The current population of North Kensington, Maryland is 8,473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,879.

North Kensington, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,30462.6%
Two or more races1,14613.53%
Other race8239.71%
Black or African American6908.14%
Asian4625.45%
Native American310.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.2%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Kensington Population by Race

North Kensington Population Pyramid 2024

North Kensington Median Age

42.9

Total

39.7

Male

45.6

Female

North Kensington Adults

There are 6,821 adults, (1,648 of whom are seniors) in North Kensington.

North Kensington Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

North Kensington Sex Ratio

Female4,45152.53%
Male4,02247.47%

North Kensington Population by Age

North Kensington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4942.3783.116.9
Married1,7312.9989.910.1
Non Family1,2531.2478.821.2
Female3883.2171.428.6
Male1222.4966.433.6
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Kensington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Kensington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Kensington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.26%.

North Kensington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$71,250

Average Earnings

$70,938

Average Male

$71,552

Average Female

North Kensington Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Kensington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Kensington Language

66.08% of North Kensington residents speak only English, while 33.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.43% of the population.

North Kensington Language

North Kensington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,7811072.24%
Asian4516213.75%
Other816496%
Black650264%
Hispanic1,975241.22%
Multiple1,13880.7%
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3.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.22%

Male Poverty Rate

2.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Kensington

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Kensington is Asian, with 13.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Kensington is Multiple, with 0.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.82%.

North Kensington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.21%
Some College3.43%
High School3.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%
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North Kensington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.12%
Male Employed1.36%
Female Employed0.44%
Female Unemployed
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North Kensington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Kensington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Kensington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

North Kensington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Kensington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

North Kensington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Kensington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

425

Number of Veterans

386

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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North Kensington Veterans by War

count

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North Kensington Veterans by Age

count

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North Kensington Veterans by Race

North Kensington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Kensington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.4%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

North Kensington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Kensington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North 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

23.04%

Born in North Kensington

77.4%

Native Born

22.6%

Foreign Born

8.01%

Non Citizen

14.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.4% of North Kensington residents were born in the United States, with 23.04% having been born in Maryland. 8.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Kensington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,473
20238,473
20228,473-298-3.4%
20218,771-108-1.22%
20208,879-157-1.74%
20199,036-311-3.33%
20189,347-509-5.16%
20179,85680.08%
20169,848800.82%
20159,768-82-0.83%
20149,850-173-1.73%
201310,023-79-0.78%
201210,1021781.79%
20119,9244104.31%
20109,514
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North Kensington Population by Year