Kenner, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 66,975 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 31,528  (47.1%)
Females: 35,447  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70003, 70062, 70065.

Kenner Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,372 (it was $39,946 in 2000)
Kenner:

$50,372
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,273 (it was $19,615 in 2000)

Kenner city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,100 (it was $108,800 in 2000)
Kenner:

$170,100
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $876.

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  • Races in Kenner, LA (2013)

    Kenner races chart
    • 34,53951.5%White alone
    • 15,33122.9%Black alone
    • 13,88620.7%Hispanic
    • 2,2863.4%Asian alone
    • 6941.0%Two or more races
    • 2360.4%American Indian alone
    • 1590.2%Other race alone

Races in Kenner detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kenner: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (12.1%), French (11.8%), German (9.2%), Irish (7.9%), English (3.6%), Subsaharan African (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,425 people per square mile   (average).

Kenner,LA real estate house value index trend

Kenner, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Kenner:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenner city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

11,858 residents are foreign born (13.3% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).

This city:

17.7%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Kenner, Louisiana as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kenner to the number of sex offenders is 786 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $728 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $672 (0.4%)

Kenner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (11.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (308.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: River Ridge, LA (2.0 miles ), Metairie, LA (2.1 miles ), St. Rose, LA (2.2 miles ), Elmwood, LA (2.3 miles ), Harahan, LA (2.4 miles ), Waggaman, LA (2.4 miles ), Ama, LA (2.4 miles ), Jefferson, LA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 72 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 1998: 92 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 1999: 82 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2004: 62 buildings, average cost: $274,800
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $258,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $260,500
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $273,500
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $280,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.01 N, Longitude: 90.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,993 (-8.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,934 (24.3%)

Area code: 504

Kenner household income distribution Kenner home values distribution

Crime rates in Kenner by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 334649107108927
per 100,000 4.34.25.78.55.713.615.010.815.011.813.43.010.5
Rapes 17121723191714201622101218
per 100,000 24.117.024.032.627.025.721.131.024.032.414.917.926.9
Robberies 1078869806811412412911680696194
per 100,000 151.9124.497.6113.596.6172.0186.5199.7174.2117.8102.590.9140.6
Assaults 22821020120116223024022015499736474
per 100,000 323.6296.9284.2285.1230.2347.1361.0340.6231.3145.8108.595.4110.7
Burglaries 531435362455716555597528461386414387342
per 100,000 753.6615.0511.9645.31,017.4837.5898.1817.4692.3568.6615.0576.7511.6
Thefts 2,4842,3092,1192,1661,7341,7011,8591,8482,0541,8092,0401,9731,848
per 100,000 3,525.43,264.42,996.53,072.12,464.02,566.92,796.62,860.83,084.52,664.63,030.72,939.92,764.2
Auto thefts 491300320367349442304247147157150149132
per 100,000 696.8424.1452.5520.5495.9667.0457.3382.4220.7231.3222.8222.0197.4
Arson 0128132017242623312168
per 100,000 0.017.011.318.428.425.736.140.234.545.731.28.912.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 377.0317.4300.1334.5308.8372.9375.9366.4328.1271.3265.7235.7261.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kenner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 240 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Louisiana average:

4.38

Kenner tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,617 (-2.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Kenner: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kenner, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kenner-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Kenner city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kenner-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 341.1 miles away from Kenner center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.2 miles away from Kenner center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 293.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Parish (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kenner topographic map

Birthplace of: Donna Brazile - Author, Henry Gray (musician) - Musician, Dominique Geason - College basketball player (Nicholls State Colonels), Shan Foster - College basketball player (Vanderbilt Commodores), Lloyd Price - musician.

Main business address for: SIZELER PROPERTY INVESTORS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).

Hospitals in Kenner:

  • ARKANSAS COMMUNITY HOME (4232 ARKANSAS AVE)
  • BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL OF KENNER (180 WEST ESPLANADE AVE 5TH FLOOR)
  • CLEMSON GROUP HOME (232 CLEMSON AVENUE)
  • DELAWARE COMMUNITY HOME I (4309 DELAWARE STREET)
  • FAYETTE GROUP HOME (2610-12 FAYETTE STREET)
  • GUARDIAN HOSPICE (2200 VETERANS BLVD STE 204 C)
  • HOSPICE OF JEFFERSON (3715 WILLIAMS BLVD)
  • LIFE CARE HOSPITAL OF NEW ORLEANS KENNER REGIONAL (180 WEST ESPLANADE)
  • OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER-KENNER LLC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 180 WEST ESPLANADE AVENUE)
  • THIRTY EIGHTH STREET COMMUNITY (2204 38TH STREET)

Heliports located in Kenner:

Amtrak station near Kenner:

  • 12 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Kenner:

  • 12 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/Universities in Kenner:

  • Herzing University-Kenner (Full-time enrollment: 351; Location: 2500 Williams Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.herzing.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • John Jay Beauty College (FT enrollment: 70; Location: 2844 Tennessee Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: johnjaybeauty.com)
  • Healthcare Training Institute (FT enrollment: 21; Location: 322 Williams Boulevard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: healthcaretraininginstitutenola.net)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenner:

  • Delgado Community College (about 9 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 10 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 10 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 10 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • University of New Orleans (about 11 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 37 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 38 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Kenner:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kenner:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kenner:

  • ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 4119 SAINT ELIZABETH DR; Grades: PK - 7)
  • OUR LADY PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 531 WILLIAMS BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SEVEN OAKS ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 1901 36TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ISLAMIC SCHOOL OF GREATER NEW ORLEANS (Students: 92; Location: 3324 MAINE AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Kenner

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • New Hope Community Baptist Church, Gasden Street, Kenner Louisiana.
  • First Pentecostal Church - Kenner, LA http://www.pentecostalesdekenner.com/

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Notable locations in Kenner: Kenner Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Kenner Tourism Information Center (B), Chateau Country Club (C), Chateau Estates Golf Course (D), Chateau Living Center (E), Rivertown Welcome Center (F), Saints Hall of Fame Museum (G), Mardi Gras Museum (H), Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Museum and Aquarium (I), Louisiana Native American Center (J), Freeport McMoran Daily Living Science Center (K), Children's Castle (L), Louisiana State Police Troop B (M), Ponchatrain Convention Center (N), East Jefferson Parish Levee District - Office (O), Kenner Fire Department (P), North Kenner Library (Q), Delaware Academy and Preschool (R), Louisiana Toy Train Museum (S), Kenner City Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza 24 Shopping Center (1), The Kenner Center Shopping Center (2), Westland Shopping Center (3), Esplanade Mall Shopping Center (4), Pavilion Shopping Center (5), Pavilion at Esplanade Shopping Center (6), Westgate Shopping Center (7), Chateau Village Shopping Center (8), Commerce Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Kenner: SIZELER PROPERTY INVESTORS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kenner include: Iglesia Verbo (A), Faithful Word Assembly Church (B), Chinese Presbyterian Church (C), Chinese Baptist Church (D), Berean Christian Fellowship Church (E), Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church (F), Messiah United Methodist Church (G), Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church (H), Christ the King Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kenner include: Jefferson Downs Racetrack (1), A J Muss Bertolino Park (2), Woodlake Park (3), Miguez Park (4), Wentwood Park (5), Lincoln Park (6), Susan Park (7), Morgan Park (8), Morgan Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kenner City Of (Museums; 405 Williams Boulevard), Fairgroundsracing Museum (1032 Joe Yenni Boulevard), Coca Cola Saints Hall of Fame (Museums; 409 Williams Boulevard), Rivertown Repertory Theatre (Museums; 325 Minor Street), B & L Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2001 Georgia Avenue), Automatic Coin Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2 West 23rd Street), B A G Amusement CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2232 Florida Avenue), Coin It Up-Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1401 West Esplanade Avenue), Climb-Max (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1401 West Esplanade Avenue).

Hotels: La Quinta Inn New Orleans Airport (2610 Williams Boulevard), New Orleans Airport Plaza Hotel (2150 Veterans Memorial Boulevard), Comfort Suites Kenner (2710 Idaho Avenue), Comfort Suites - Airport (2710 Idaho Avenue), Contempra Inn (2820 Williams Boulevard), Holiday Inn Select Airport (2929 Williams Boulevard), Sleep Inn Airport (2830 Loyola Drive), Southern Comfort Corporate Suites (73 Schill Avenue), Radisson New Orleans Airport (2150 Veterans Boulevard).

Courts: Kenner City - Court (1801 Williams Boulevard), Kenner City - Clerk of Court (1801 Williams Boulevard).

Jefferson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kenner and their reported violations in the past:

TALLTIMBERS CASINO (Address: 2424 MERRIETTA STREET , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.2%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.0% for American Indian residents, 20.2% for other race residents, 13.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Kenner in 2010:

  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 88 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Kenner in 2000:

  • 414 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 61 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Kenner, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Kenner compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Kenner (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Driftwood Branch, Kenner Branch, Chateau Estates Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: Driftwood Branch, Airport Branch, Kenner Branch. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Chateau Branch, Veterans Branch, Kenner Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Iberiabank: Veterans Kenner Branch at 2200 Veterans Boulevard, Suite 101, branch established on 1999/06/13; Kenner Branch at 285 West Esplanade Avenue, branch established on 1994/03/21. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • First Bank and Trust: Williams Branch at 3417 Williams Boulevard, branch established on 1991/05/24. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $760.5 mil, Deposits: $610.3 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Trust Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Kenner Branch at 3540 Williams Boulevard, branch established on 1990/01/16. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • First NBC Bank: Kenner Branch at 3535 Chateau Blvd, Suite 16, branch established on 2008/02/11. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company
  • First American Bank and Trust: Williams Branch at 3145 Williams Boulevard, branch established on 1950/12/14. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $704.1 mil, Deposits: $612.5 mil, headquarters in Vacherie, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: One American Corp.
  • Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company: Williams Boulevard Branch at 3410 Williams Boulevard, branch established on 2004/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $881.1 mil, Deposits: $740.2 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kenner, Louisiana:

  • Contempra Inn, 2820 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062 , Phone: (504) 468-7700, Fax: (504) 468-7700
  • Park Plaza Inn, 2125 Veterans Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062 , Phone: (504) 464-6464, Fax: (504) 464-7532
  • Comfort Inn Airport, 1700 I-10 Service Rd, Kenner, LA 70065 , Phone: (504) 464-1300
  • Best Western Airport Hotel, 2438 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062 , Phone: (504) 469-2800, Fax: (504) 469-2800
  • Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062 , Phone: (504) 469-5000, Fax: (504) 465-1101
  • Doubletree By Hilton New Orleans Airport, 2150 Veterans Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062 , Phone: (504) 467-3111
  • Travelodge - New Orleans Airport, 2240 Veterans Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062 , Phone: (504) 469-7341
  • Sleep Inn (75076), 2830 Loyola Dr, Kenner, LA 70062 , Phone: (504) 466-9666
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kenner, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Louisiana average:

12.2

Kenner travel time to work - commute Kenner mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (39%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kenner city (based on Jefferson Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic148,82743
Evangelical Protestant57,266160
Mainline Protestant9,90830
Other9,66623
Black Protestant7,39432
Orthodox3001
None199,191-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 107
Jefferson Parish:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
Jefferson Parish:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Jefferson Parish:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
Here:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

28.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24$98,217$49,1090$0
Other Government Administration 42$159,202$45,4861$3,241
Judicial and Legal 24$74,173$37,0878$13,884
Police Protection - Officers 202$830,279$49,3240$0
Police - Other 32$94,584$35,4690$0
Firefighters 88$408,206$55,6640$0
Fire - Other 6$21,361$42,7221$365
Streets and Highways 56$158,031$33,8640$0
Welfare 10$26,402$31,6821$731
Health 2$7,789$46,7340$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,566$33,3960$0
Parks and Recreation 63$154,776$29,48156$34,220
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11$30,239$32,9884$4,585
Other and Unallocable 50$136,433$32,7440$0
Totals for Government 612$2,205,258$43,24071$57,026

Kenner government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,477,000 ($156.43)
    General - Other: $2,320,000 ($34.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,868,000 ($27.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $394,000 ($5.88)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $27,160,000 ($405.52)
    Police Protection: $14,692,000 ($219.37)
    General - Other: $12,141,000 ($181.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,073,000 ($105.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,068,000 ($75.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,991,000 ($74.52)
    Sewerage: $4,843,000 ($72.31)
    Regular Highways: $4,607,000 ($68.79)
    Central Staff Services: $2,213,000 ($33.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,482,000 ($22.13)
    Financial Administration: $1,330,000 ($19.86)
    Correctional Institutions: $893,000 ($13.33)
    General Public Buildings: $853,000 ($12.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $841,000 ($12.56)
    Transit Utilities: $344,000 ($5.14)
    Public Welfare - Other: $206,000 ($3.08)
    Health - Other: $192,000 ($2.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,782,000 ($41.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,070,000 ($30.91)
    Police Protection: $445,000 ($6.64)
    Sewerage: $203,000 ($3.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($2.03)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($0.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($0.24)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.10)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.06)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,286,000 ($526.85)

Kenner government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,655,000 ($54.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,260,000 ($33.74)
    All Other: $628,000 ($9.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $217,000 ($3.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $31,667,000 ($472.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,106,000 ($76.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $36,440,000 ($544.08)
    All Other: $257,000 ($3.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,549,000 ($23.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,470,000 ($21.95)
    Interest Earnings: $1,103,000 ($16.47)
    Rents: $722,000 ($10.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,396,000 ($50.71)
    General Local Government Support: $1,060,000 ($15.83)
    Transit Utilities: $373,000 ($5.57)
    Highways: $265,000 ($3.96)
  • Tax - Property: $7,233,000 ($108.00)
    Amusements Sales: $5,963,000 ($89.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,240,000 ($33.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,162,000 ($32.28)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,010,000 ($30.01)
    Motor Vehicle License: $308,000 ($4.60)
    Other License: $280,000 ($4.18)
    Pari-mutuels Sales: $135,000 ($2.02)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $92,000 ($1.37)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $61,000 ($0.91)
    Public Utility License: $22,000 ($0.33)

Kenner government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,009,000 ($1045.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,967,000 ($970.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,042,000 ($75.28)

Kenner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,342,000 ($34.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,582,000 ($396.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,087,000 ($46.09)

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.99% ($33,272 average AGI)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($32,921)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($40,590)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  2.31% ($36,426 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.46% ($51,238)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.26% ($37,901)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenner:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenner:

  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Kenner:

  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kenner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 1,091m3,579ftTotal length
  • $15,377,000Total costs
  • 997,645Total average daily traffic
  • 66,080Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kenner, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kenner)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 182 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kenner, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kenner)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kenner)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED169$151,31498$157,427587$149,91557$41,1715$3,752,73061$133,0011$10,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$138,87310$168,75871$137,2218$23,9850$06$112,9100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$135,93032$165,083327$156,29489$28,8050$024$113,0874$44,943
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$142,21512$144,304211$144,2258$94,6280$010$105,7450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$151,5658$143,25064$145,9656$58,3330$09$117,7780$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Kenner, LA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$185,45517$183,3520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$179,72515$175,0321$54,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$254,0004$192,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$183,0004$189,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$122,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 287
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Kenner

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kenner, LA
Most common first names in Kenner, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26570.2 years
Mary24875.4 years
Joseph21472.4 years
William16471.6 years
Robert15367.0 years
James15369.2 years
Charles14068.4 years
George11671.9 years
Frank10073.7 years
Edward9770.8 years
Most common last names in Kenner, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11372.1 years
Williams10968.8 years
Johnson10568.9 years
Brown8069.0 years
Jones6765.7 years
Davis5464.9 years
Jackson5069.3 years
Lewis4770.9 years
Wilson4773.2 years
Thomas4571.8 years
Businesses in Kenner, LA
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Journeys1
AT&T1Justice1
Advance Auto Parts2KFC2
Aeropostale1La Quinta1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Macy's1
BMW1Marriott1
Bakers1McDonald's5
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Blockbuster2Nike12
Budget Car Rental2Office Depot1
Burger King2Old Navy1
Burlington Coat Factory1Olive Garden1
CVS2Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes3
Circle K4Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
DHL3Rue211
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Deb1Sam's Club1
Dennys1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel2
Express1Starbucks2
Extended Stay America1T-Mobile3
FedEx12Taco Bell2
Finish Line1The Athlete's Foot1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1The Limited1
Foot Locker1The Room Place1
Ford1Tire Kingdom1
GNC1Torrid1
GameStop3Toyota1
Gap1Toys"R"Us1
Goodwill4True Value1
Gymboree1U-Haul2
H&R Block2UPS8
Hilton3Vans1
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Hollister Co.1Victoria's Secret1
Home Depot1Walgreens3
Hot Topic1Walmart2
IHOP1Wendy's3
Jones New York2Wet Seal1

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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