KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Jenkins, KY

Jenkins, KY is located in Letcher County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Jenkins is about 1,929 with about 84 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,373.

The Average Home Value is $63,400.00, which is roughly 33% lower than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 66% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $31,620.00, which is roughly 19% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 45% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Jenkins is about 23.7%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Letcher County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 75.11% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 79.1%
Democratic: 19.69%
Libertarian: 0.76%
Other: 0.45%


Nearby Locations

Burdine, KY (2.15 mi.)
Mc Roberts, KY (2.72 mi.)
Jackhorn, KY (2.79 mi.)
Fleming Neon, KY (4.39 mi.)
Neon, KY (4.39 mi.)
Hall, KY (4.39 mi.)
Fleming, KY (4.39 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 41537
Latitude : 37.229717
Longitude : -82.626783
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1530 ft.
Area Code(s) : 606

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.49
Male Population Estimate : 48.73%
Female Population Estimate : 51.27%
Median Age : 40.7
Male Median Age : 39.4
Female Median Age : 42.1

White Population Estimate : 99.03%
Black Population Estimate : 0.39%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.52%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.28%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.35%
Other Population Estimate : 0.32%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Jenkins specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Letcher County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2020)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Letcher County: About 54 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Letcher County is about 36% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 81% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.