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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Kensington is a suburb of New York City with a population of 1,176. 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
1,176

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,191,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%

Kensington Rankings

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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
    168
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84
    284
Home Security Options for Kensington
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  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$175,625
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    51%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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