Kenner is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 66,448 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Kenner is the seventh largest community in Louisiana.
Kenner real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Kenner house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kenner is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kenner is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kenner who work in sales jobs (11.81%), office and administrative support (9.83%), and management occupations (7.60%).
The overall education level of Kenner is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.23% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kenner in 2018 was $30,558, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,232 for a family of four. However, Kenner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kenner is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kenner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kenner residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kenner also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kenner include French, Italian, German, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Kenner's cultural character, accounting for 20.04% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Kenner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.