Kensington, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,199 housing units in Kensington. This represents a 2.3% decline from 2,251 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,192 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 7 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kensington is about 86.5%. Kensington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.3%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kensington were built after 1946.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom3.10%
Two Bedrooms28.90%
Three Bedrooms44.20%
Four Bedrooms18.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$423,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$444,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1950

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.30%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage48.60%
Debt Free38.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%