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People

Total Population 4,444
Male Share of the Population 41.9%
Female Share of the Population 58.1%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,082
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 44.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 62.6%
Median Earnings25+ $46,927
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,590

Wealth

Median Family Income $108,092
% Above Poverty Level 85.8%
% Below Poverty Level 14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation 16.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,041
Median House Value $253,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 26.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jenkintown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 19046
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.095
Longitude -75.125

Jenkintown 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 WILLOW GROVE NAS
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station NESHAMINY FALLS
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Station MOORESTOWN
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Baederwood (19046)

Fox Chase Manor (19046)

Foxcroft (19046)

Foxcroft Square (19046)

Hollywood (19046)

Meadowbrook (19046)

Rydal (19046)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ambler 6,513 $87,366
Blue Bell 5,985 $140,721
Bryn Athyn 1,360 $103,523
Hatboro 7,405 $85,065
Ivyland 1,026 $102,102

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jenkintown Public Libraries

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Jenkintown Library
460 OLD YORK ROAD
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
(215) 884-0593

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Jenkintown High Schools

JENKINTOWN HS
215-884-1801
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 189 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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Jenkintown Junction 1892

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Jenkintown Junction 1892

Jenkintown 1892, 1985 printing

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