Kenner, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kenner, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Kenner is the 8th largest city in Louisiana with a population of 66,316 as of July 1, 2016. Kenner ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kenner is located at latitude 30.0102 and longitude -90.2548 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Kenner (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Kenner (GNIS ID: 2404820) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Kenner is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kenner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kenner: Cannes Brulees.


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Kenner, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 66,316
Population in Households 65,894
Population in Familes 53,305
Population in Group Qrtrs 422
Population Density1 4,460
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 24,976
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 16,825
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 28,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,927 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,049 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,374 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $194,403
Average Home Value $235,104
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,800
Average Household Income $69,495
Per Capita Income $26,375
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.05%
Households 0.08% 0.16%
Families -0.18% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Kenner, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenner to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 8 99th
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 121 75th
Per Capita Income # 86 82nd

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