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Population (year 2000): 7,887
Males: 3,716 (47.1%), Females: 4,171 (52.9%)

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Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $102,048 (year 2000)
Median house value: $286,600 (year 2000)

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Races in South Kensington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Black (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (23.1%), German (19.0%), English (16.4%), Italian (9.4%), United States (5.1%), Scottish (4.3%).

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Land area: 2.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in South Kensington

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Kensington CDP

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

12.3% Foreign born (4.8% Europe, 3.1% Asia, 3.0% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD Wheaton-Glenmont, (2.8 miles pop. 57,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (8.4 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (149.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chase View, MD (0.3 miles Chevy MD Kensington, (0.6 miles Chevy Chase, MD (1.1 miles North Kensington, MD (1.6 miles North Park, MD (1.6 miles Garrett Chase, MD (2.0 miles Chevy Glen, MD (2.0 miles Forest Chase Section Five, MD (2.4 miles Chevy

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 77.08 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (21.9%), Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Public administration (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,780 (-35.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 377 (9.3%)

Average climate in South Kensington, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Kensington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the South 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 33.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near South Kensington:
  • SUBURBAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (about 3 miles; BETHESDA, MD)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • SIBLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Kensington:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 21 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Kensington:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 12 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; ID: GAI)
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 12 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)

Amtrak stations near South 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 15 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, 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 South Kensington:
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 11,829)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)

Notable location: Kensington Park Library (A).

Churches in South Kensington include: Saint Pauls Methodist Church (A), Washington Mormon Temple (B), Holy Redeemer Church (C).

Cemetery: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in South Kensington:
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WPLC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SILVER SPRING, MD; Owner: METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, 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 South 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)
  • 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.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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 South Kensington:
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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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Source: City-Data.com


 

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