It has a population of c. 5,200.
There are 380 local businesses which employ 1,300 people. 28% of these are in the agricultural sector, 32% in trade and industry, 40% in services.
The main sights of Kerns are: chapel St. Niklausen, an old bridge (Hohe Brücke), and the pilgrimage church Melchtal.
The reservoir Tannensee is located above the village, at 1976 m.
Leon and Michele Kerns