Kensington is located in west California. Kensington is between the Alameda, Contra Costa county. Kensington has 0.95 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Kensington population is 5,351, which has grown 8.41% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Kensington median household income is $136,625 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.52% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Kensington median house value is $736,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 73.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Kensington is worse than the state average in quality.