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Overview
Population:5,169
Pop. Change:7%
State: California
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont Metro Area
County: Contra Costa County
City:Kensington
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Kensington's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont Metro Area

Profile: Regional center  Location: Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay Elevation: 155 Time zone: Pacific Standard Time

PROCON
Year round climateSoft economy
Attractive setting Crowding
Arts & cultureExtreme living costs

Interesting Facts about Kensington, California

As of 2014, Kensington's population is 5,169 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.95 percent.

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The median home cost in Kensington is $808,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 21.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Kensington's cost of living is 128.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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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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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.


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Map Of Kensington

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Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Kensington's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes