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Population (year 2000): 8,940
Males: 4,246 (47.5%), Females: 4,694 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $65,144 (year 2000)
Median house value: $176,100 (year 2000)

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Races in North Kensington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.9%)
  • Hispanic (15.1%)
  • Black (13.3%)
  • Other race (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • Chinese (2.1%)
  • Filipino (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (12.4%), Irish (11.9%), English (10.4%), Italian (5.1%), Subsaharan African (4.1%), United States (3.6%).

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Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in North Kensington

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Kensington CDP

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

25.5% Foreign born (12.3% Latin America, 7.0% Asia, 3.4% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD Wheaton-Glenmont, (1.2 miles pop. 57,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (9.7 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (148.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD Kensington, (1.0 miles MD Wheaton-Glenmont, (1.2 miles Park, MD (1.5 miles Garrett Kensington, MD (1.6 miles South Chase View, MD (1.7 miles Chevy Glen, MD (2.3 miles Forest Chevy Chase, MD (2.7 miles North Mill, MD (3.2 miles Kemp

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 77.07 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (19.6%), Educational,health and social services (19.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,861 (-32.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 311 (6.9%)

Average climate in North Kensington, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

North Kensington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the North Kensington city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near North Kensington:
  • SUBURBAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (about 4 miles; BETHESDA, MD)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • WASHINGTON ADVENTIST HOSP (about 7 miles; TAKOMA PARK, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Kensington:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 22 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Kensington:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 11 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; ID: GAI)
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 12 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)

Amtrak stations near North Kensington:
  • 7 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Kensington:
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 11,829)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)

Parks in North Kensington include: Connecticut Avenue Park (1), Newport Mill Park (2), Pleasant View Park (3), Kensington Heights Park (4). their locations on the map


North Kensington compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in North Kensington:
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPLC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SILVER SPRING, MD; Owner: METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Kensington:
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)

TV broadcast stations around North Kensington:
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)

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