South Kensington, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,117 housing units in South Kensington. This represents a 8.2% decline from 3,397 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,117 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in South Kensington is about 90.1%. South Kensington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in South Kensington were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom2.10%
Two Bedrooms11.40%
Three Bedrooms45.30%
Four Bedrooms33.30%
Five Bedrooms or more7.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.6
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$286,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.76
Median year structure was built1957
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,344

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.90%
Second Mortgage9.80%
Home Equity Loan12.80%
Simple Mortgage54.40%
Debt Free22.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%