Kenner, LA
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The crime rate in Kenner is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Kenner is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Kenner is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Louisiana, Kenner has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Kenner to other communities of similar population, then Kenner crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Kenner does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Kenner does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Kenner.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Kenner occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Kenner; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 238. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kenner's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Kenner a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Kenner is one in 28.

Kenner Crime Data

 
Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Kenner Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

282

2,409

2,691

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.20

35.91

40.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kenner 4.20
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 238

in Kenner

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Kenner VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 67,091
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kenner 35.91
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Kenner

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Kenner Property CRIMES
Population: 67,091
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Kenner Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kenner 179
Louisiana 34