Kensington

A small town feel and a sense of community are just some of the characteristics of Kensington.

Welcome to Kensington

A small town feel and a sense of community are just some of the characteristics of Kensington - a melting pot of families, young professionals, outdoor lovers, Brooklyn natives and new residents alike.
 
Containing a 1-mile stretch of Ocean Parkway, Kensington’s mix of large prewar rental buildings, co-ops and newly built condominiums provide a variety of housing options for residents of varying income levels. Kensington’s green streets are lined with one, two and three-family private homes, many of which have been revitalized with modern interiors.
 
Like many of the neighboring areas to the south, Kensington is home to a wealth of multi-cultural shops and markets spanning Eastern-Europe and South-East Asia. The highly walkable Cortelyou Rd is home to boutique shops, modern fare, and more casual cafes and eateries. Extensive bike paths make Kensington a cyclist’s gem, while the F,G trains provide a 20-25 minute commute into lower Manhattan.
 
Often overlooked, Kensington is a fantastic options for both families and individuals. It’s sense of community, multi-cultural foundation, and quick commute into Manhattan make it a neighborhood ready to contend for you to call it home.
 
 

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At a Glance Kensington, NY

48,106 people live in Kensington, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $36,169. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,106

Total Population

37 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$36,169

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Kensington, NY

Kensington has 17,298 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Kensington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48,106 people call Kensington home. The population density is 65,349.887 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,106

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37

Median Age

52.26 / 47.74%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
17,298

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$36,169

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Discover Kensington, NY

There's plenty to do around Kensington, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tribuzio Meat Market, Kham Fruit Salad, and Coffee Project New York.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.23 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.95 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Kensington, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Kensington. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Middle School 890
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Junior High School 62 Ditmas
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Brooklyn Dreams Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Yeshiva Bonim Lamokom
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Ps 230 Doris L Cohen
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Yeshivat Shaare Torah Girls Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Beth Jacob Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Ps 179 Kensington
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mesivta Nesivos Hatalmud
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available

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