Income/capita 40%
Household income 62%
Unemployment 36%
Income per capita$41,843$39,906$29,829
Median household income$89,500$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$100,676$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,608$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$66,144$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$44,357$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.3%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kensington is 40% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Kensington is 62% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kensington is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kensington is 78% lower than the national average

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      Kensington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.6%3.5%
      Manufacturing sector14.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%12.5%
      Wholesale & retail services20.8%12.8%
      Public administration7.1%4.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%1.8%
      Education, health & social services11.4%38.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Durham, CT2,687$103,04986%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,103$99,18679%
      West Hartford, CT63,187$91,87566%
      Glastonbury Center, CT7,523$86,85257%
      East Hampton, CT2,693$86,56956%
      Kensington, CT8,528$89,50062%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Flowood, MS8,532$58,1195%
      Farmingdale, NY8,532$79,29143%
      Meadowbrook, AL8,534$93,13968%
      Sanatoga, PA8,534$67,82023%
      Northfield, NJ8,537$72,65631%
      Kensington, CT8,528$89,50062%
      Source: The Kensington, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).