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A+ Kensington Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Kensington Cost of Living Cost of living is 43% higher than California
200100% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Kensington cost of living
A+ Kensington Crime Total crime is 67% lower than California
Total crime
92664% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10864% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-16%Year over year crime is down
Kensington crime
A+ Kensington Employment Household income is 121% higher than California
Median household income
$140,690154% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$72,655144% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%48% lower than the US average
Kensington employment
F Kensington Housing Home value is 97% higher than California
Median home value
$805,200336% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,994110% higher than the US average
Home ownership
86%35% higher than the US average
Kensington real estate or Kensington rentals
A+ Kensington Schools HS graduation rate is 24% higher than California
High school grad. rates
99%19% higher than the US average
School test scores
80%63% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:133% higher than the US average
Kensington K-12 schools

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Compare Kensington, CA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Kensington, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Crocker Highland, Oakland827.42,280
Upper Rockridge, Oakland825.45,996
Montclair, Oakland816.84,011
Forestland, Oakland806.51,954
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Shepherd Canyon, Oakland807.31,863
Merriwood, Oakland805.73,273
Glen Highlands, Oakland795.91,473
Inner Sunset, San Francisco7914.527,720

Best Cities Near Kensington, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Port Costa, CA8910.7228
Lafayette, CA85925,381
Mill Valley, CA8514.214,318
Hillsborough, CA8424.711,312
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Contra Costa Centre, CA8412.56,190
Belvedere, CA8410.62,017
Tiburon, CA849.79,170
Palo Alto, CA8433.366,649

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