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-Year round climate
-Attractive setting
-Arts & culture


-Soft economy
-Extreme living costs

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A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


Quick Facts About Kensington

    The unemployment rate in Kensington is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kensington jobs have Increased by 0.69 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kensington's cost of living is 128.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Kensington's population is 5,169 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.95 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Kensington is $808,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 21.10 percent.
    Kensington public schools spend $10,857 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.1 students per teacher in Kensington.

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Nice but pricey.
A great neighborhood for families. Upside: Very good elementary school. Close to Berkeley and San Francisco. Liberal views. Safe! Established neighborhood. Small town... (read more)
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