Kenner, Louisiana Population 2021

65,852
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Kenner is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 65,852, it is the 7th largest city in Louisiana and the 580th largest city in the United States . Kenner is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,702 in 2010. Kenner reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 15 miles, Kenner has a population density of 4,425 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kenner is $74,156 with a poverty rate of 17.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $969 per month, and the median house value is $182,100. The median age in Kenner is 37 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Kenner Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kennerwas:

  • White: 64.36%
  • Black or African American: 23.80%
  • Other race: 5.38%
  • Asian: 3.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kenner, Louisiana is 65,852 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,340.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 66,702.

Kenner, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,98064.36%
Black or African American15,89523.80%
Some Other Race3,5945.38%
Asian2,4753.71%
Two or More Races1,5292.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native3040.46%
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Kenner Population by Race

Kenner Population Pyramid $2021

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Kenner Median Age

37


Total

35.9


Male

38.6


Female

Kenner Adults

There are 50,631 adults, (10,355 of whom are seniors) in Kenner.

Kenner Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenner Sex Ratio

Female

34,413

51.53%

Male

32,364

48.47%

Kenner Population by Age

Kenner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kenner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.8%59.2%
Non Family42.7%57.3%
Male46.8%53.2%
All57.3%42.7%
Married76%24%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenner Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,8912.6657.3
Married11,0243.3376
Non Family8,6401.2142.7
Female4,1173.7340.8
Male1,1103.4546.8

3.36

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Kenner Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6385.87%
9th to 12th Grade4,2579.47%
High School Graduate13,98531.13%
Some College9,79121.79%
Associates Degree2,9666.60%
Bachelors Degree7,77617.31%
Graduate Degree3,5187.83%
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Kenner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kenner Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,43220,2147,088
Hispanic10,6267,9311,556
Black9,6517,8521,459
Other Race2,1651,419331
Asian1,7331,5611,000
2+ Races630542130
Native American222166

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.70%.

Kenner Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,557$43,707$30,290
Less Than 9th Grade$22,860$27,202$18,096
High School Graduate$29,772$40,574$19,528
Some College$38,358$42,637$32,852
Bachelors Degree$50,585$61,263$44,544
Graduate Degree$63,238$77,157$56,884

$37,557

Average Earnings

$43,707

Average Male

$30,290

Average Female

Kenner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenner Language by Age

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Kenner Language

73.56% of Kenner residents speak only English, while 26.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.85% of the population.

Kenner Language

Kenner Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,8125,33533.74%
Hispanic16,9953,61321.26%
White29,9792,2787.60%
Other3,55392325.98%
Multiple1,49227318.30%
Native30412240.13%
Asian2,4751174.73%

17.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.48%

Male Poverty Rate

19.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenner is Native, with 40.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenner is Asian, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.05%.

Kenner Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.12%
High School18.00%
Some College9.22%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%

Kenner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.83%
Male Unemployed27.58%
Female Employed8.86%
Male Employed6.01%

Kenner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kenner Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,975$74,156
Families$66,953$86,505
Married Families$84,175$104,843
Non Families$35,173$48,077
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Income by Household Type

Kenner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenner Married by Age and Sex

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Kenner Marriage

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

Kenner Marital Status by Race

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Kenner Marital Status

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2,691

Number of Veterans

2,472

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,124
Second Gulf War552
First Gulf War294
Korea137
World War II79

Kenner Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74911
55 to 64545
75+543
35 to 54433
18 to 34259

Kenner Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9275.68%
Black5995.38%
Hispanic2712.22%
Other Race913.53%
2+ Races485.29%
Asian191.02%
Native American73.15%

Kenner Veterans by Race

Kenner Veterans by Education

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7.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenner Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kenner Employment by Age

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Kenner Employment by Race

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Kenner Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.23%

Born in Kenner

80.24%

Native Born

19.76%

Foreign Born

11.91%

Non Citizen

7.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.24% of Kenner residents were born in the United States, with 65.23% having been born in Louisiana. 11.91% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202165,852-244-0.37%
202066,096-244-0.37%
201966,340-244-0.37%
201866,584-349-0.52%
201766,933-150-0.22%
201667,0831870.28%
201566,8961200.18%
201466,776-60-0.09%
201366,836550.08%
201266,781-33-0.05%
201166,8141790.27%
201066,635-3,882-0.56%
200070,517-1,516-0.21%
199072,0335,6510.82%
198066,38236,5248.32%
197029,85812,8215.77%
196017,03711,50211.90%
19505,5353,1358.72%
19402,4001,1001.54%
19001,3000.00%

Kenner Population by Year