Kensington, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kensington, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Kensington had a population of 1,109 as of July 1, 2016. Kensington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kensington is located at latitude 40.7931 and longitude -73.7222 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kensington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Village of Kensington (GNIS ID: 2390920) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Kensington is located within Town of North Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kensington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Kensington, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,109
Population in Households 1,109
Population in Familes 1,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,363
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,120,499
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $175,188
Average Household Income $247,784
Per Capita Income $88,076
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.42%
Households -0.88% -0.47%
Families -1.24% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kensington, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kensington to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 799 33rd
Population Density1 # 165 86th
Diversity Index2 # 356 70th
Median Household Income # 28 98th
Per Capita Income # 18 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.