Kensington Real Estate Market Overview

Could Kensington, MD be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Kensington. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Kensington such as... Chevy Chase and Rockville. When you’re ready, Trulia has 50 resale and new homes in Kensington lined up for you, including 2 open houses, and 23 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$534,950

Median Sales Price

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$355

Price Per Sqft

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$2,450

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Kensington show a -1% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 11% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Kensington for Feb 26 to May 25 was $534,950 based on 40 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Kensington was $355, a decrease of -2% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Kensington for Apr 29 to May 29 was $2,450.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Kensington can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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26

Counts of Theft

23

Counts of Arrest

12

Counts of Traffic


Best Schools in Kensington

There are 6 schools in Kensington.

Elementary Schools
9

Kensington Parkwood Elementary School

Public, K - 5

5

Rock View Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

N/A

Stephen Knolls School

Public, PK - 12

Middle Schools
6

Newport Mill Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

N/A

Stephen Knolls School

Public, PK - 12

High Schools
5

Albert Einstein High School

Public, 9 - 12

N/A

Stephen Knolls School

Public, PK - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Kensington by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
28%
Single residents
Home owners
86%
Home owners
Median age
42
Median age
Household income
$122,812
Median household income
College educated
72%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Kensington commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
83% commute by car
0% commute by bike
14% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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