Kensington, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 768 housing units in Kensington. This represents a 2.8% growth from 747 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 768 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kensington is about 66.9%. Kensington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.1%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kensington were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom12%
Two Bedrooms14.30%
Three Bedrooms42.70%
Four Bedrooms23.40%
Five Bedrooms or more6.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$278,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$350,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$833

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage9%
Home Equity Loan11%
Simple Mortgage61.40%
Debt Free18.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.8%