Kenner, Louisiana Population 2020

66,351

Kenner is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 66,351, it is the 7th largest city in Louisiana and the 575th largest city in the United States. Kenner is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,702 in 2010. Kenner reached it's highest population of 72,033 in 1990. Spanning over 15 miles, Kenner has a population density of 4,459 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kenner is $72,582 with a poverty rate of 17.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $963 per month, and the median house value is $175,600. The median age in Kenner is 37.6 years, 35.3 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.

Kenner Demographics

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

  • White: 63.88%
  • Black or African American: 24.26%
  • Other race: 4.94%
  • Asian: 4.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.07%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kenner, Louisiana is 66,351, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,657.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 66,702.

Kenner, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,74163.88%
Black or African American16,23224.26%
Some Other Race3,3044.94%
Asian2,9744.44%
Two or More Races1,3852.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native2740.41%

Kenner Population Pyramid 2020

Kenner Median Age

37.6


Total

35.3


Male

40


Female

Kenner Adults

There are 51,224 adults, (10,470 of whom are seniors) in Kenner.

Kenner Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenner Sex Ratio

Female

33,897

50.66%

Male

33,013

49.34%

Kenner Households and Families

Kenner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kenner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All58%42%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Female41.3%58.7%
Male41.3%58.7%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,9182.6758
Married11,0113.3278.2
Non Family8,6941.2342.5
Female4,1503.7141.3
Male1,0633.5841.3

3.36

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenner Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7506.05%
9th to 12th Grade4,1129.05%
High School Graduate14,32031.51%
Some College10,27422.60%
Associates Degree2,7025.94%
Bachelors Degree7,82317.21%
Graduate Degree3,4717.64%

Kenner Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,58520,3796,820
Hispanic10,6977,9181,632
Black9,7197,9831,404
Other Race2,0701,352222
Asian2,0401,8841,275
Multiple Races651569137
Native American22015624

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,849$42,681$28,711
Less Than High School$22,087$26,775$17,217
High School Grad$28,600$40,362$19,470
Some College$37,737$41,872$31,899
Bachelors Degree$49,744$62,114$42,964
Graduate Degree$63,329$80,000$57,513

$36,849

Average Earnings

$42,681

Average Male

$28,711

Average Female

Kenner Language

Kenner Language by Age

Kenner Language

73.36% of Kenner residents speak only English, while 26.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.60% of the population.

Kenner Poverty

Kenner Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,1645,62334.79%
Hispanic16,6833,17319.02%
White29,8682,3187.76%
Other3,26492728.40%
Multiple1,35723217.10%
Asian2,9681695.69%
Native2743813.87%

17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.55%

Male Poverty Rate

19.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenner is Black, with 34.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenner is Asian, with 5.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.65%
High School16.83%
Some College9.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.58%
Male Unemployed19.35%
Female Employed8.66%
Male Employed5.44%

Kenner Income

Kenner Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,885$72,582
Families$66,106$84,714
Married Families$82,019$102,053
Non Families$35,034$47,382

Kenner Marital Status

Kenner Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenner Married by Age and Sex

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

Kenner Veterans

2,540

Number of Veterans

2,351

Male Veterans

189

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,069
Second Gulf War499
First Gulf War351
Korea180
World War II95
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9645.74%
Black4503.97%
Hispanic2812.28%
Other743.10%
2 or More374.42%
Asian90.41%
Indian62.73%

$Kenner Veterans by Education

8.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenner Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kenner Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.87%

Born in Louisiana

80.18%

Native Born

19.82%

Foreign Born

11.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.18% of Kenner residents were born in the United States, with 65.87% having been born in Louisiana. 11.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202066,351-153-0.23%
201966,504-153-0.23%
201866,657-349-0.52%
201767,006-153-0.23%
201667,1591980.30%
201566,9611280.19%
201466,833-58-0.09%
201366,891540.08%
201266,837-27-0.04%
201166,8641750.26%
201066,689-3,828-0.56%
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%