Find Therapists and Counselors in Kensington, MD

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About Kensington

Kensington is a small town in Montgomery County, Maryland. It covers a land area of less than one square mile. The town of Kensington was incorporated in 1894. It was named after a village in England.

Kensington has a population of 2,400 people. The median age is 43 years old, about 5 years older than the state average. Among people age 25 and older, 76% have a bachelor’s degree and 43% have a graduate or professional degree.

The racial composition of Kensington is 77% white, 9% Hispanic, 8% Asian, and 4% black. Around 90% of people in the town are United States citizens (compared to 93% of people nationwide). The most common foreign languages are Spanish, French, and Chinese.

The median household income in Kensington is $132,800. The median property value is $662,900, roughly 3 times larger than the national average. Sixty percent of the houses are occupied by homeowners. Roughly 5% of Kensington residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Kensington

Youth mental health is an important issue in Montgomery County. In 2018, representatives from Montgomery County Public Schools gave a presentation on mental health to 40 local students. They also addressed many of the questions students had about on mental health. 

Many students expressed concerns about how to cope with academic pressure without developing depression or anxiety. Youth also asked how to approach a school counsellor who does not believe they are experiencing serious issues. 

References:

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