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Kensington is a suburb of New York City with a population of 1,131. Kensington is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Kensington offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Kensington there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Kensington and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Kensington are highly rated.
About Kensington...
Population
1,131

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,237,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Kensington Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500
  • Theft
    0
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    33%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    49%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Kensington

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$164,821
National
$55,322
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