Kensington, KS Profile: Facts & Data

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Kensington, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Kensington had a population of 465 as of July 1, 2018. Kensington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kensington is located at latitude 39.7668 and longitude -99.0331 in Smith County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kensington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,778 feet.

The City of Kensington (GNIS ID: 2395511) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Kensington is located within Township of Cedar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Smith County.


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Kensington, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 465
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,291
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,853
Average Household Income $64,803
Per Capita Income $28,880

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $86,567
Average Home Value $139,006
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.21% -0.7%
Households -0.18% -0.61%
Families 1.2% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Kensington, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kensington to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 307 54th
Population Density # 158 77th
Diversity Index # 584 13th
Median Household Income # 394 41st
Per Capita Income # 148 78th

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