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People

Total Population 2,314
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 641
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 45.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $26,971
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,429
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,348
% Above Poverty Level 66%
% Below Poverty Level 34%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $475
Median House Value $39,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 11.9%

Jenkins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles N of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Letcher
Standard Zip Codes 41537
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.173
Longitude -82.631

Jenkins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WISE 3 E
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station GRUNDY
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station PENNINGTON GAP
Distance 36.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jenkins, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dunham (41537)

East Jenkins (41537)

Gaskill (41537)

Lionilli (41537)

Payne Gap (41537)

Potters Fork (41537)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blackey 207 $39,583
Elkhorn City 855 $38,333
Pippa Passes 508 $74,107
Wayland 377 $25,893
Wheelwright 1,036 $38,611
Whitesburg 1,832 $49,737
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Jenkins High Schools

JENKINS MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL
269 OLD HWY 386
606-832-2184
A Title I School.
Serves 232 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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