Kenner LA

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Kenner, LA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Kenner Housing Market Information

With a population of 66,657, 24,918 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $204,858, Kenner real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Kenner home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Kenner, accounting for 57.33% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Kenner include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.23%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.79%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.35%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Kenner are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.61% owning and 42.39% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Kenner built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Kenner built between 1940-1969 ( 26.19%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 7.10%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Kenner. Fully 10.77% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Kenner homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Kenner real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Kenner Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Kenner's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 1.96% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Kenner's appreciation rate, at 4.46%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Kenner's appreciation rate has been 0.39%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.56%.

Notably, Kenner's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Kenner's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Kenner differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Kenner - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Kenner real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,156,000 0.8
$867,001 - $1,156,000 0.8
$578,001 - $867,000 1.8
$462,001 - $578,000 2.9
$347,001 - $462,000 6.2
$231,001 - $347,000 24.4
$116,001 - $231,000 52.7
$58,001 - $116,000 7.8
$0 - $58,000 2.5

Very High for LA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
38.1956204379562 8.65051903114187

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Kenner Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q3 - 2019 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q4
59.60% 2.37%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,385 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.61
Renters 42.39
Vacant 10.77

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 7.1
1970 - 1999 65.8
1940 - 1969 26.2
1939 or Older 0.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 57.3
Townhomes 4.4
Small Apt. Buildings 14.8
Apt. Complexes 22.2
Mobile Homes 1.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.54
1 Bedroom 13.00
2 Bedrooms 25.91
3 Bedrooms 39.74
4 Bedrooms 16.48
5 or more bedrooms 2.33