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Overview for Kensington, MD

2,336 people live in Kensington, where the median age is 41.1 and the average individual income is $75,142. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,336

Total Population

41.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$75,142

Average individual Income

Homes For Sale

Kensington, MD Real Estate

Charming and diverse community with a small-town feel
 

Bustling and brimming with life, Kensington is a quaint town located in Montgomery County. Home to a thriving population of 2,098 individuals, this area is ideal for those seeking an oasis from busier city environments. Kensington is situated about four miles northeast of Bethesda and about 10 miles north of Washington DC.

Prospective Kensington home buyers have ample options to choose from when exploring the town’s tree-lined residential roads. Thanks to the plentiful lush greenery, properties feel private and secluded. Nearly every home for sale in Kensington, MD boasts a stately appearance and stylish interior designs.

What to Love

  • Convenient, yet somewhat secluded locale
  • Small town charm
  • Excellent shopping and dining scene
  • Ideal spot for commuters

Local Lifestyle

Kensington could easily be considered a hidden gem in this part of the state. Occupying a relatively compact portion of land, this mostly suburban town has everything needed to live a comfortable life. Quality schools, convenient shopping, and great restaurants are located only minutes away. Additionally, those who need to commute to nearby cities can do so with minimal effort. Connecticut Avenue intersects the town, making it easy to access the area’s biggest expressways.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Although Kensington is a relatively small town, it still has plenty to offer its residents. Highly-rated restaurants, boutiques, and shopping complexes are located super close to home.
 
Need a new place to pick up your daily cup of coffee? Java Nation serves up specialty coffee and artisan menu items. Close by, enjoy authentic Mediterranean cuisine at Talia's Cuzina, French dishes at K Town Bistro, and slices of your favorite pizza at Frankly Pizza!.
 
Need to pick up some essentials? In the immediate area, you can shop at locally-recommended places such as Safeway, Grocerylanka, Johnson's Florist and Garden Centers, and Old Town Market.
 

Things to Do in Kensington

Good times await your arrival in Kensington. During your off days, be sure to partake in local events, festivals, and favorite recreation spots.
 
Throughout the year, you’ll find residents shopping at Kensington Antique Row, attending Takoma Park Jazz Festival, or getting their dog a workout at Kensington Dog Run. Other must-visit spots include St. Paul Park, Warner Circle Park, and Kensington Cabin Local Park.
 

OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS


Demographics and Employment Data for Kensington, MD

Kensington has 856 households, with an average household size of 2.73. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Kensington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,336 people call Kensington home. The population density is 4,648.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,336

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.1

Median Age

50.51 / 49.49%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
856

Total Households

2.73

Average Household Size

$75,142

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Kensington, MD

There's plenty to do around Kensington, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

92
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
61
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Matelna Bakes, Push Fitness, and 202strong - North Bethesda.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.11 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.76 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.56 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.02 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.94 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars

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