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Kensington is a city in Douglas County, in the Alexandria metro area.
The community was named for a district of London England.
The latitude of Kensington is 45.778N. The longitude is -95.695W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,309 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 281.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kensington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56343 ZIP code.
32% of Kensington residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kensington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kensington was $14,932, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Kensington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kensington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $145. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $535.
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kensington political report.
The average commute time for Kensington workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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