Kensington Park, Florida

Kensington Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,901 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Kensington Park, Florida
Location in Sarasota County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°21′25″N 82°29′43″W
Country United States
State Florida
County Sarasota
  Total1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
  Land1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
20 ft (6 m)
  Density3,050/sq mi (1,177.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-36200[1]
GNIS feature ID1867159[2]


Kensington Park is located at 27°21′25″N 82°29′43″W (27.356856, -82.495377).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which 1.3 square miles (3.3 km2) is land and 0.039 square miles (0.1 km2), or 3.76%, is water.[3]


Historical population

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,720 people, 1,567 households, and 1,024 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,765.2 people per square mile (1,063.9/km²). There were 1,669 housing units at an average density of 1,240.6/sq mi (477.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.24% White, 5.77% African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 3.87% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

There were 1,567 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,090, and the median income for a family was $48,981. Males had a median income of $29,235 versus $27,950 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,990. About 6.2% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

In 2010 Kensington Park had a population of 3,901. The racial and ethnic makeup of the population was 92.6% white, 7.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 5.4% some other race, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino persons of any race made up 1.4% of the population.[6]


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