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Kensington is a town in Montgomery County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named after a district in London.
The latitude of Kensington is 39.025N. The longitude is -77.076W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,920.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kensington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20910 ZIP code.
11% of Kensington residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $35,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.
59% 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 $920. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,690.
Libraries in Kensington include Kensington Park Community Branch, Noyes Children's Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kensington include Kensington Gazette
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kensington political report.
The average commute time for Kensington workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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