Jenkins Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Jenkins, KY

General Jenkins Information

State: Kentucky

County: Letcher County

Close cities: Puncheon, KY, Fleming-Neon, KY, Mayking, KY, Ermine, KY, Elimer, KY, Sergent, KY, Eolia, KY, Cromona, KY, Deane, KY, Neon, KY, Payne Gap, KY, East Jenkins, KY, Wheelwright, KY, Etty, KY, McRoberts, KY, Jenkins, KY, Seco, KY, Thornton, KY, Weeksbury, KY, Myra, KY, Dorton, KY, Jonancy, KY, Neon Junction, KY, Thornton Gap, KY, Millstone, KY, Jackhorn, KY, Halo, KY, Burdine, KY, Tolliver Town, KY

Jenkins Population (census data)
Total 2,256 (-5.7% since 2000)
Male 1,082 (48.0%)
Female 1,174 (52.0%)

Population Density: 264 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.9 (US Avg is 100)

Jenkins Elevation: 1,526 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1912

Land Area: 8.54 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,787

Zip Codes: 41537.

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Jenkins Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Black (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (21.0%)
  • English (14.7%)
  • Irish (6.2%)
  • German (2.4%)
  • Italian (1.6%)
  • Dutch (1.5%)

Local Jenkins Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University

Jenkins School Information

Middle Schools
Jenkins Middle High School (269 Highway 386, Jenkins, KY, 41537 - Jenkins Independent District)

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