Kenner, Louisiana Population 2024

61,227

Kenner is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Kenner has a 2024 population of 61,227. Kenner is currently declining at a rate of -2.22% annually and its population has decreased by -7.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,298 in 2020.

The average household income in Kenner is $87,875 with a poverty rate of 14.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kenner is 38.4 years, 38.6 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Kenner Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kenner was:

  • White: 58.47%
  • Black or African American: 18.07%
  • Two or more races: 11.24%
  • Other race: 6.96%
  • Asian: 4.61%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
Land Area (mi²)
14.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,114.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.65% (-5,071)
The current population of Kenner, Louisiana is 61,227 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 66,298.

Kenner, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,46658.47%
Black or African American11,88618.07%
Two or more races7,39411.24%
Other race4,5786.96%
Asian3,0324.61%
Native American3990.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander300.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kenner Population by Race

Kenner Population Pyramid 2024

Kenner Median Age

38.4

Total

38.6

Male

38.4

Female

Kenner Adults

There are 50,589 adults, (11,469 of whom are seniors) in Kenner.

Kenner Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenner Sex Ratio

Female35,02353.24%
Male30,76246.76%

Kenner Population by Age

Kenner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,1722.560.339.7
Married11,2073.280.319.7
Non Family9,5491.242.557.5
Female3,9693.434753
Male1,4473.0460.139.9
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kenner Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kenner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kenner Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.67%.

Kenner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,180

Average Earnings

$50,108

Average Male

$33,853

Average Female

Kenner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenner Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kenner Language

71.97% of Kenner residents speak only English, while 28.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.39% of the population.

Kenner Language

Kenner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White30,8563,17110.28%
Black11,7802,75123.35%
Hispanic16,5832,62315.82%
Multiple7,1921,37419.1%
Other4,57862313.61%
Asian3,0322618.61%
Native39910927.32%
Islander301963.33%
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14.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenner is Islander, with 63.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenner is Asian, with 8.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Kenner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.11%
High School14.06%
Some College11.53%
Bachelors or Greater6.2%
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Kenner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.81%
Male Unemployed26.02%
Female Employed7.87%
Male Employed5.7%
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Kenner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kenner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kenner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenner Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kenner Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kenner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kenner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,596

Number of Veterans

2,453

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

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Kenner Veterans by War

count

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Kenner Veterans by Age

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Kenner Veterans by Race

Kenner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kenner Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kenner Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kenner Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.39%

Born in Kenner

80.43%

Native Born

19.57%

Foreign Born

10.98%

Non Citizen

8.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.43% of Kenner residents were born in the United States, with 64.39% having been born in Louisiana. 10.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kenner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202954,277-1,390-2.5%
202855,667-1,390-2.44%
202757,057-1,390-2.38%
202658,447-1,390-2.32%
202559,837-1,390-2.27%
202461,227-1,390-2.22%
202362,617-1,390-2.17%
202264,007-1,390-2.13%
202165,397-901-1.36%
202066,298-310-0.47%
201966,608-118-0.18%
201866,726-301-0.45%
201767,027-128-0.19%
201667,1552030.3%
201566,9521230.18%
201466,829-57-0.09%
201366,886600.09%
201266,826-26-0.04%
201166,8521840.28%
201066,668-3,849-5.46%
200070,517-1,516-2.1%
199072,0335,6518.51%
198066,38236,524122.33%
197029,85812,82175.25%
196017,03711,502207.8%
19505,5353,135130.63%
19402,4001,10084.62%
19001,300
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Kenner Population by Year