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Kenner is in Jefferson Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.

The community was named after plantation owner William Kenner

The latitude of Kenner is 29.993N. The longitude is -90.241W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 70,202.


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Median household income
Local
$39,946
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kenner demographic reports
Kenner is on the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 291. The number of murders and homicides was 4. The violent crime rate was 4.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2003 movie, "Runaway Jury"
· 2006 movie, "Glory Road"
· 2006 movie, "Big Momma's House 2"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Cafe du Monde, Starbucks
Kenner attractions: Casino
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 95

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11% of Kenner residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenner ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kenner was $19,615, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Kenner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kenner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $476.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $933.


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Libraries in Kenner include North Kenner Branch ... View libraries

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Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenner political report.

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The average commute time for Kenner workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kenner between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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