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Overview

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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population66,954
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+31,782
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,599
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,748
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,290

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,811
% Above Poverty Level84.4%
% Below Poverty Level15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.6%
Median Gross Rent$940
Median House Value$169,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.8%
French Except Basque10.6%
German9.6%
Italian9.6%
Irish7.7%
English3.5%
African2.7%
Canadian0.7%
Arab0.6%
Polish0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Brazilian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Kenner Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson Parish
Standard Zip Codes70062, 70065
P.O. Box Zip Codes70063, 70064, 70097
Phone Area Codes504
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.99
Approximate Longitude-90.24

Kenner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEW ORLEANS INTL AP
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp43 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 80 F
Annual Precip64.1 inches
StationNEW ORLEANS AUDUBON
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp45 to 63 F
Apr Temp60 to 79 F
Jul Temp75 to 92 F
Oct Temp62 to 81 F
Annual Precip63.7 inches
StationNEW ORLEANS CALLENDER
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp43 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 79 F
Annual Precip65.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gretna17,832$49,645
Harahan9,321$82,195
Metairie144,772$74,571
New Orleans382,922$51,289
Reserve9,449$48,966
Westwego8,545$38,490

Kenner Hospitals

St. Theresa Specialty Hospital - Kenner
(Proprietary)
3601 Loyola Dr
(504) 904-7561
Oceans Behavioral Hospital Of Greater New Orleans
(Proprietary)
716 Village Rd
(504) 464-8895
Ochsner Extended Care Hospital Of Kenner
(Proprietary)
180 W Esplanade Ave Fl 5
(504) 464-8590
Ochsner Medical Center- Kenner Llc
180 West Esplande Avenue
(504) 468-8600

Kenner Public Schools

John Clancy/joseph Maggiore Elementary School
2100 Maine Street
ZIP: 70062
(504) 469-3664
Primary
Total Enrollment 594
Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy
2504 Maine Avenue
ZIP: 70062
(504) 233-4720
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Washington Montessori
606 Clay Street
ZIP: 70062
(504) 464-9111
Primary
Total Enrollment 295
A.c. Alexander Elementary School
600 West Esplanade Avenue
ZIP: 70065
(504) 469-7326
Primary
Total Enrollment 639
Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School
2801 Bruin Drive
ZIP: 70065
(504) 443-4564
High
Total Enrollment 1443
Chateau Estates Elementary School
4121 Medoc Drive
ZIP: 70065
(504) 464-5662
Primary
Total Enrollment 664
G.t. Woods Elementary School
1037 31st Street
ZIP: 70065
(504) 466-6252
Primary
Total Enrollment 236
Greenlawn Terrace Elementary School
1500 38th Street
ZIP: 70065
(504) 468-1016
Primary
Total Enrollment 527
J.j. Audubon Elementary School
200 West Loyola Drive
ZIP: 70065
(504) 466-0525
Primary
Total Enrollment 500
Theodore Roosevelt Middle School
3315 Maine Avenue
ZIP: 70065
(504) 443-1361
Middle
Total Enrollment 622
Walter Schneckenburger Elem School
26 Earnest Street
ZIP: 70065
(504) 443-1236
Primary
Total Enrollment 411

Kenner Private Schools

Islamic School Of Greater New Orleans
2420 Illinois Ave
ZIP: 70062
Elementary
Total Enrollment 115
Our Lady Perpetual Help School
531 Williams Blvd
ZIP: 70062
Elementary
Total Enrollment 139
St Elizabeth Ann Seton School
4119 Saint Elizabeth Dr
ZIP: 70065
Elementary
Total Enrollment 405
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