Kensington, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Kensington, California Info Snack

Population
5,171
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
3.3%
Median Home
$1,022,400
Median Income
$162,375
Median Rent
$2,849

Kensington SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
3

Kensington, CA Crime Report

84
Total Crimes
1,654.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.48%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Kensington
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 84 1,654.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 3 59.1 442.0 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 3 59.1 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 81 1,595.4 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 10 197.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 66 1,300.0 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 5 98.5 427.6 246.0

Kensington, CA Cost Of Living

201
Kensington's Overall Cost Of Living
2.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Kensington California National Average
Overall 201 140 100
Services 118 112 100
Groceries 132 113 100
Health 125 115 100
Housing 366 198 100
Transportation 144 134 100
Utilities 136 126 100

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Rankings for Kensington in California

Map Of Kensington, CA

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Population over time in Kensington

Year Population % Change
2020 5,171 -4.5%
2019 5,415 -2.8%
2018 5,573 -0.5%
2017 5,602 0.1%
2016 5,595 4.6%
2015 5,351 2.9%
2014 5,201 0.6%
2013 5,169 1.0%
2012 5,117 4.0%
2011 4,918 -

Race / Ethnicity in Kensington

White
70.7% (3,658)
African American
2.1% (107)
American Indian
0.2% (11)
Asian
9.8% (505)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
8.9% (462)
Hispanic
8.3% (428)
Race Kensington CA USA
White 70.7% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 2.1% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 9.8% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 8.9% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 8.3% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Kensington

Female
52.7% (2,725)
Male
47.3% (2,446)
Gender Kensington CA USA
Female 52.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kensington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
0.0% (0)
High School / GED
3.0% (155)
Some College
9.0% (465)
Associate's Degree
2.0% (103)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (1,809)
Master's Degree
25.0% (1,292)
Professional Degree
12.0% (620)
Doctorate Degree
14.0% (723)
Education Kensington CA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 0.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 3.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 25.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 12.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 14.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Kensington, California

Less than $10,000
1.4% (7,433)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.2% (6,442)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.6% (13,379)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.3% (17,096)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.9% (25,520)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.9% (35,431)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (49,802)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.8% (81,516)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.6% (65,164)
$200,000 or more
41.6% (215,313)
Income Kensington CA USA
Less than $10,000 1.4% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.2% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.6% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.3% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.9% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.9% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.8% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.6% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 41.6% 13.3% 8.3%

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