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Kensington
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Kensington is a suburb of New York City with a population of 1,368. Kensington is in Nassau County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Kensington offers residents an urban suburban mix 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.

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About Kensington...
Population
1,368

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,310,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    252.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    168.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    46%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    9%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Kensington

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$180,750
National
$62,843

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