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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kenner demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Orleans area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70062 ZIP code.
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.
21% of Kenner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kenner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $476. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $933.
Libraries in Kenner include North Kenner Branch ... View libraries
Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenner political report.
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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