Introduction to Kenner, Louisiana

Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson county, is 10 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city is in the New Orleans area. There are 70,517 residents in Kenner.

Kenner History

Kenner was originally called Kennerville and it was established in 1855. It was founded by Minor Kenner. Previously, the land consisted three plantation properties, which were purchased by the Kenner family.

Kenner and nearby Attractions

  • Louisiana Toy Train Museum
  • Pavilion Shopping Center
  • Lincoln Park
  • Chateau Estates Golf Course

Things To Do In Kenner

Tourists buy stuff from the many shopping centers such Westland Shopping Center and Pavilion Shopping Center. The Louisiana Toy Train Museum is a favorite spot for both the residents and tourists of Kenner. There are many local parks such as the Lincoln Park, Miguez Park, and Morgan Park. The Chateau Estates Golf Course is a "must visit" for the golf lovers.

Kenner Transportation

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport provides air transportation opportunities.

Kenner Higher Education

Facilities for higher education can be availed from Tulane University of Louisiana, Xavier University of Louisiana, Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, and Delgado Community College.


Total Population 66,993
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 31,792
Age of the Population 38


% of people married 44.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,544
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,889
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,040


Median Family Income $62,204
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%


People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $930
Median House Value $170,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 8.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kenner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 10 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Jefferson
Metro Area New Orleans
Standard Zip Codes 70062, 70065
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70063, 70064
Phone Area Codes 504
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.993
Longitude -90.241

Kenner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 80 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 60 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 62 to 81 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 79 F
Annual Precip 65.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kenner, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beachview (70062)

Green Lawn Terrace (70062)

Providence (70062)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gretna 17,827 $47,218
Harahan 9,328 $83,241
Metairie 142,715 $72,843
New Orleans 376,738 $49,948
Reserve 9,615 $50,685
Westwego 8,564 $38,790

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kenner Hospitals

(504) 468-8600
Emergency Service: Yes

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Kenner High Schools

Serves 1,705 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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