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Kensington is a town in Montgomery County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.

The community was named after a district in London.

The latitude of Kensington is 39.025N. The longitude is -77.076W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,920.


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Median household income
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$76,716
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kensington demographic reports
Kensington is on Rock Creek
Developed as a planned community in the 1890s.

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11% of Kensington residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kensington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kensington was $35,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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59% of Kensington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kensington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $920.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,690.


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Libraries in Kensington include Kensington Park Community Branch, Noyes Children's Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kensington include Kensington Gazette

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Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kensington political report.

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The average commute time for Kensington workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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