Also See: Kensington, CT ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Kensington Census Designated Place had a population of 8,553 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Kensington is located at latitude 41.6354 and longitude -72.7687 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the Kensington Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.
The Kensington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377827) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Kensington: Farmington Village, Great Swamp.
|Total Population||8,553 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,497 (99.3%)|
|Population in Families||7,112 (83.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||56 ( 0.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$101,228|
|Average Household Income||$123,887|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$50,247|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,586 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,920 (81.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||541 (15.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||125 ( 3.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$264,487|
|Average Home Value||$276,250|
|Housing Affordability Index3||192|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.17%|
|Per Capita Income||2.02%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.21%|
The table below compares Kensington to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 45||69th|
|Population Density||# 62||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 32||78th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 124||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 43||71st|
|Diversity Index||# 99||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.