Located in Jefferson Parish, the city of Kenner is home to approximately 67,064 Louisiana residents. Zip codes for this area include 70003, 70062, and 70065. When you consider the 15.1 square miles of land area and the current population, this area has an average population density. Kenner is a suburb of New Orleans and one of the largest cities in the state.
Kenner’s residents enjoy a thriving economy that is supported by the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. This airport is a hub for commercial travel, and more than a million people pass through the gates annually.
Keeping their history alive is important to the people of Kenner. Rivertown is a historic area along the Mississippi River. You’ll find many quaint shops, fine dining restaurants, charming cafes, and museums. Other notable features of the area include the Rivertown Repertory Theatre, a planetarium with science museum, and Heritage Park.
Kenner has managed to keep a small-town, charming feel without sacrificing bigger city amenities and services. The city’s public works department is efficient and works to keep things running smoothly. The Kenner Police Department and six fire departments work tirelessly to keep the city safe. Ochsner Health Center is a nationally recognized hospital that offers residents a full service experience.
One of the perks of living in Kenner is the proximity to all that New Orleans has to offer. Residents can work and play in the bigger city and return home to Kenner for a more relaxed lifestyle. But residents don’t have to leave Kenner to find amazing things to do. There are community parks throughout the city with playground equipment and plenty of open spaces. In fact, there are many events during the year that are planned in order to bring residents together and nurture community bonds.
Jefferson Parish Public School System serves the students of Kenner. There are nine elementary schools, four middle schools, and three high schools that enroll students in this area. One of the newest schools in the community is the Kenner Discovery Health Science Academy. This is a public charter school where students are encouraged to explore and learn in an environment where they receive a great deal of individual attention.
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