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Kenner, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Kenner is the 8th largest city in Louisiana with a population of 66,601 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kenner: Cannes Brulees.

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Kenner, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 66,601
Daytime Population: Workers 25,775
Daytime Population: Residents 34,550
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60,325
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 66,179
Population in Familes 53,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 422
Population Density2 4,479
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $51,738
Average Household Income $72,335
Per Capita Income $27,378


Total Housing Units 28,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,104 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,919 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,443 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $194,862
Average Home Value $236,693


Total Households 25,023
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 16,808
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% 0.06%
Households 0.1% 0.14%
Families -0.17% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

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, 2017 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 # 114 76th
Per Capita Income # 85 82nd

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