Kensington, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Kensington, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Kensington had a population of 1,114 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.7934 and longitude -73.7221 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kensington 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.


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Kensington, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kensington, NY Housing Affordability Index is 67
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kensington, NY Wealth Index is 445
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,114
Population in Households 1,114
Population in Familes 1,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 4,382
Diversity Index1 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $271,522
Per Capita Income $96,122
Wealth Index3 445

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $1,500,000
Housing Affordability Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 390
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 308
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.45% -0.34%
Households -0.57% -0.41%
Families -0.81% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.76%

Kensington, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kensington to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 789 34th
Population Density # 165 86th
Diversity Index # 341 71st
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th

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