According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Kensington has an overall cost of living index of 141 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Maryland, North Kensington has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Maryland's index of 120.
The standard of living in North Kensington ranks as #5,619 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies North Kensington ranks as the #800 most expensive place in the Old Line State.
|Living Expense||North Kensington||Maryland||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Maryland, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. North Kensington|
|North Bethesda, MD||49,719||159||1.1x|
|North Laurel, MD||24,856||129||0.9x|
|North Potomac, MD||24,146||167||1.2x|
|Kemp Mill, MD||14,812||141||1.0x|
|South Kensington, MD||8,494||181||1.3x|