Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Kenner are $142,347, which is more expensive than 63.2% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 42.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Kenner City Center are currently
$1,111, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.8%
of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Kenner City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kenner, Louisiana.
Real estate in the City Center of Kenner, LA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in Kenner
City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 47.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Kenner,
the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Kenner City Center neighborhood has more
French and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 1.5% have Cuban ancestry.
Kenner City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Kenner are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 54.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 38.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Kenner City Center neighborhood, 30.5%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 30.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(23.7%), and 15.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the City Center neighborhood in Kenner, LA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(17.7%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (13.6%) , and residents who report German roots (12.5%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.0%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 10.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Kenner City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.8%).
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in Kenner City Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.