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Population (year 2000): 8,541
Males: 4,067 (47.6%), Females: 4,474 (52.4%)

Hartford County

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $60,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $159,700 (year 2000)

Kensington, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Kensington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (31.5%), Polish (22.1%), Irish (17.7%), German (11.4%), French (9.8%), English (9.4%).Connecticut

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Kensington,

For population 25 years and over in Kensington

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kensington CDP

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

10.9% Foreign born (8.0% Europe, 2.1% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Britain, CT (3.3 miles New pop. 71,538).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (59.8 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (101.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: CT Berlin, (1.8 miles Britain, CT (3.3 miles New CT (5.0 miles Newington, CT (6.8 miles Plainville, CT Meriden, (6.9 miles .

Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 72.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Manufacturing (16.5%), Retail trade (12.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,000 (+35.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 624 (13.8%)

Average climate in Kensington, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kensington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Kensington city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Kensington:
  • HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL CARE (about 3 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • NEW BRITAIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • CEDARCREST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; NEWINGTON, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Kensington, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kensington:
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 12 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 23 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 28 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kensington:
  • ROBERTSON FIELD (about 7 miles; PLAINVILLE, CT; ID: 4B8)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 10 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)
  • HUMMINGBIRD (about 11 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT; ID: 4C3)

Amtrak station:
BERLIN (DEPOT RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kensington:
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 8,967)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 12 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 5,557)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; HAMDEN, CT; FT enrollment: 5,836)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
Public primary/middle school in Kensington:
  • MARY E. GRISWOLD SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 133 HEATHER LN.; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Kensington:
  • SAINT PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 461 ALLING STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MOORELAND HILL SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 166 LINCOLN STREET; Grades: 5 - 9)

Notable locations in Kensington: Berlin Station (A), New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park (B), Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (C), Berlin-Peck Memorial Library (D), Saint Pauls Convent (E).

Churches in Kensington include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Christian Life Church (B), Kensington Congregational Church (C), Kensington United Methodist Church (D).

Cemeteries: Blue Hills Cemetery (1), Christian Lane Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Norton Pond (A), Papel Goods Pond (B), Paper Goods Pond (C), Hart Ponds (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crooked Brook (A), Belcher Brook (B).

Parks in Kensington include: Percival Field (1), Dennehy Field (2), Griswold Park (3), Hungerford Park (4), Treasure Field (5).


Kensington compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kensington:
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRYM (840 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kensington:
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WERB (94.5 FM; BERLIN, CT; Owner: BERLIN BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WFCS (107.7 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Kensington:
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

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