Kenner, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Kenner, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Kenner is the 8th largest city in Louisiana with a population of 66,702 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kenner: Cannes Brulees.

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Kenner, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 66,702
Population in Households 66,280
Population in Familes 53,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 422
Population Density2 4,486
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $51,359
Average Household Income $72,054
Per Capita Income $27,184


Total Housing Units 28,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,622 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,357 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,427 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $201,263
Average Home Value $246,985


Total Households 24,979
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 16,733
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% 0.08%
Households 0.07% 0.13%
Families -0.2% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

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, 2018 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 Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 105 78th
Per Capita Income # 88 82nd

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