Kensington, MD 20895 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20895: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kensington, MD 20895

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Bethesda, MD 20895

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 771
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,517
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 716
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.027, Longitude -77.077
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kensington, MD 20895 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,009
Population in Households 19,698
Population in Familes 15,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density1 4,644
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 7,515
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,006
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,628 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,887 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 383 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $565,552
Average Home Value $608,706


Median Household Income $114,065
Average Household Income $151,526
Per Capita Income $57,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 1.06%
Households 0.56% 0.92%
Families 0.42% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kensington, MD 20895 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20895 to the other 455 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 125 73rd
Population Density1 # 47 90th
Diversity Index2 # 108 76th
Median Household Income # 58 87th
Per Capita Income # 38 92nd

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