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The economy of Kenner, LA employs 32,198 people. The economy of Kenner, LA is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Construction; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 2.1; 1.96; and 1.36 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Kenner, LA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,147), Retail trade (3,900), and Construction (3,686), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($92,000), Utilities ($60,382), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($48,125).

Median household income in Kenner, LA is $50,979. Males in Kenner, LA have an average income that is 1.59 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,170. The income inequality of Kenner, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Kenner, LA. In Jefferson Parish, LA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 88 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,132. Orleans Parish, LA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Louisiana.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Kenner, LA is from the county of Jefferson Parish, LA.

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Kenner, LA is home to a population of 66,954 people, from which 90.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Kenner, LA is composed of 32,027 White residents (47.8%), 15,985 Black residents (23.9%), 15,353 Hispanic residents (22.9%), 2,694 Asian residents (4.02%), and 584 Two+ residents (0.87%). The most common foreign languages in Kenner, LA are Spanish (12,663 speakers), Vietnamese (809 speakers), and Urdu (609 speakers), but compared to other places, Kenner, LA has a relative high number of Urdu (609 speakers), Other (86 speakers), and Gujarati (190 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Kenner, LA awarded 203 degrees. The student population of Kenner, LA is skewed towards females, with 17 male students and 186 female students. Most students in Kenner, LA are Black or African American (102 and 50.2%), followed by White (71 and 35%), Hispanic or Latino (19 and 9.4%), and Two or more races (4 and 1.97%). The largest universities in Kenner, LA by number of graduates are Herzing University-Kenner (95 and 46.8%), John Jay Beauty College (57 and 28.1%), and Healthcare Training Institute (51 and 25.1%). The most popular majors in Kenner, LA are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (25 and 12.3%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (15 and 7.39%), and Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (15 and 7.39%). 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.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kenner, LA is $169,700, which is 0.83 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $170,800 to $169,700, a 0.64% increase. The homeownership rate of Kenner, LA is 59.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Kenner, LA have an average commute time of 23.6 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.


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