Kenner, LA

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Population

67,253

0.447% growth

Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$53,336

4.62% growth

Poverty Rate

16%


Number of Employees

32,707

1.58% growth

Median Property Value

$170,900

0.707% growth

About

In 2017, Kenner, LA had a population of 67.3k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $53,336. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kenner, LA grew from 66,954 to 67,253, a 0.447% increase and its median household income grew from $50,979 to $53,336, a 4.62% increase.

The population of Kenner, LA is 46.4% White Alone, 24.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 23.7% Black or African American Alone. 26.4% of the people in Kenner, LA speak a non-English language, and 90.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kenner, LA are Herzing University-Kenner (156 degrees awarded in 2016), Healthcare Training Institute (481465) (91 degrees), and John Jay Beauty College (159328) (65 degrees).

The median property value in Kenner, LA is $170,900, and the homeownership rate is 59%. Most people in Kenner, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Kenner, LA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Kenner, LA employs 32.7k people. The largest industries in Kenner, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,205 people), Construction (3,921 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,647 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,832), and Manufacturing ($53,500).

Median household income in Kenner, LA is $53,336. Males in Kenner, LA have an average income that is 1.55 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,269. The income inequality in Kenner, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,336

2017 value

± $2,456

4.62%

1 Year Growth

± 5.4%

Households in Kenner, LA have a median annual income of $53,336, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,979 in 2016, which represents a 4.62% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,488

Average Male Salary

± $1,557

$40,269

Average Female Salary

± $1,025

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kenner, LA made 1.55 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,337 ± $8,658

  2. White

    $51,901 ± $1,178

  3. American Indian

    $39,423 ± $9,186

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kenner, LA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kenner, LA is from Louisiana.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 205.14

  2. Census Tract 205.17

  3. Census Tract 205.08

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kenner, LA was Census Tract 205.14 with a value of $95,956, followed by Census Tract 205.17 and Census Tract 205.08, with respective values of $80,597 and $68,735.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kenner, LA (10.7k out of 66.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    5,391 ± 625

  2. White

    4,000 ± 483

  3. Hispanic

    2,921 ± 422

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kenner, LA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

32.7k

2017 Value

± 1,323

1.58%

1 Year growth

± 5.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kenner, LA grew at a rate of 1.58%, from 32.2k employees to 32.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kenner, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,377 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,700 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (3,445 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kenner, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kenner, LA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,377 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,700 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (3,445 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Kenner, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.12 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.54 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kenner, LA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($88,750), Legal Occupations ($74,091), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($72,128).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

32.7k

2017 Value

± 1,323

1.58%

1 Year growth

± 5.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kenner, LA grew at a rate of 1.58%, from 32.2k employees to 32.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kenner, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,205 people), Construction (3,921 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,647 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kenner, LA, though some of these residents may live in Kenner, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Kenner, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,205 people), Construction (3,921 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,647 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Kenner, LA has an unusually high number of Construction (1.91 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.86 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kenner, LA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($62,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,832), and Manufacturing ($53,500).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $81.6B

  2. $69.1B

  3. $38B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $81.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. with $69.1B and Basic chemicals and $38B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$365B

2015 Value

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

30.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Louisiana trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 30.3% to $476B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $38.9B

  2. $36B

  3. $14.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $38.9B, followed by Mississippi with $36B and Florida and $14.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

82.9% of the population of Kenner, LA has health coverage, with 39.4% on employee plans, 21.5% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 8.78% on non-group plans, and 1.13% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Kenner, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Kenner, LA see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1527 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,420

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,281

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,811

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

17.1%

Uninsured

39.4%

Employer Coverage

21.5%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

8.78%

Non-Group

1.13%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kenner, LA declined by 8.98% from 18.8% to 17.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kenner, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Kenner, LA is home to a population of 67.3k people, from which 90.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.9% of Kenner, LA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Kenner, LA is composed of 31.2k White Alone residents (46.4%), 16.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (24.7%), 15.9k Black or African American Alone residents (23.7%), 2.57k Asian Alone residents (3.82%), 542 Two or More Races residents (0.806%), 286 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.425%), 90 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.134%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kenner, LA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (12,663 speakers), Vietnamese (809 speakers), and Urdu (609 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kenner, LA was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Kenner, LA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Kenner, LA residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

17.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 18.9% of Kenner, LA residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kenner, LA was 17.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    31,305 ± 4,329 people

  2. Honduras

    26,985 ± 4,021 people

  3. Vietnam

    19,764 ± 3,444 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kenner, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 31,305 Kenner, LA residents, followed by Honduras with 26,985 and Vietnam with 19,764.

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Citizenship

90.1%

2017 Citizenship

90.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.1% of Kenner, LA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kenner, LA was 90.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    31.2k ± 1.38k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    16.6k ± 1.51k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    15.9k ± 961

In 2017, there were 1.88 times more White Alone residents (31.2k people) in Kenner, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.6k Hispanic or Latino and 15.9k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Kenner, LA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    12,663 speakers (20.2%)

  2. Vietnamese

    809 speakers (1.29%)

  3. Urdu

    609 speakers (0.97%)

26.4% of Kenner, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Kenner, LA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 20.2% of the overall population of Kenner, LA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.29% speak Vietnamese and 0.97% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,153 ± 233

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    485 ± 171

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    305 ± 100

Kenner, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Kenner, LA awarded 312 degrees. The student population of Kenner, LA is skewed towards women, with 87 male students and 514 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kenner, LA are Black or African American (185 and 59.7%), followed by White (81 and 26.1%), Hispanic or Latino (22 and 7.1%), and Unknown (11 and 3.55%).

The largest universities in Kenner, LA by number of degrees awarded are Herzing University-Kenner (156 and 50%), Healthcare Training Institute (481465) (91 and 29.2%), and John Jay Beauty College (159328) (65 and 20.8%).

The most popular majors in Kenner, LA are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (38 and 12.2%), Surgical Technologist (30 and 9.62%), and General Cosmetology (27 and 8.65%).

The median tuition costs in Kenner, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kenner, LA was Medical Insurance Coding Specialist with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Kenner, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 156 degrees awarded

  2. 91 degrees awarded

  3. 65 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Kenner, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Herzing University-Kenner with 156 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

31

Degrees Awarded to Men

281

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 31 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kenner, LA, which is 0.11 times less than the 281 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    185 degrees awarded

  2. White

    81 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    22 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Kenner, LA were to Black or African American students. These 185 degrees mean that there were 2.28 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 81 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kenner, LA was $170,900 in 2017, which is 0.785 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $169,700 to $170,900, a 0.707% increase. The homeownership rate in Kenner, LA is 59%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kenner, LA have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kenner, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,336

Median Household Income

± $2,456

24.8k

Number of Households

± 1,101

In 2017, the median household income of the 24.8k households in Kenner, LA grew to $53,336 from the previous year's value of $50,979.

The following chart displays the households in Kenner, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$170,900

2017 Median

± $2,881

$169,700

2016 Median

± $3,118

In 2017, the median property value in Kenner, LA grew to to $170,900 from the previous year's value of $169,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kenner, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kenner, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kenner, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kenner, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

59%

2017 Homeownership

59.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59% of the housing units in Kenner, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kenner, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kenner, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kenner, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kenner, LA have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.02% of the workforce in Kenner, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.1%

  2. Carpooled

    13.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.06%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Kenner, LA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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