Jenkins, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 2,122 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 1,023  (48.2%)
Females: 1,099  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41517, 41537.

Jenkins Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,424 (it was $20,143 in 2000)
Jenkins:

$26,424
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,430 (it was $11,358 in 2000)

Jenkins city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,871 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Jenkins:

$40,871
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $51,488; Detached houses: $53,974; Mobile homes: $38,558

Median gross rent in 2012: $586.

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  • White alone - 2,141 (97.2%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 18 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.2%)

Races in Jenkins detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jenkins: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (37.4%), Irish (12.3%), English (12.1%), German (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/09/1912

Elevation: 1526 feet

Land area: 8.54 square miles.

Population density: 248 people per square mile   (very low).

Jenkins,KY real estate house value index trend

Jenkins, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Jenkins:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jenkins city:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Jenkins, Kentucky as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jenkins to the number of sex offenders is 538 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $530 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $282 (0.8%)

Jenkins satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (60.2 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (117.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (419.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Payne Gap, KY (1.5 miles ), McRoberts, KY (1.7 miles ), Pound, VA (2.0 miles ), Fleming-Neon, KY (2.0 miles ), Millstone, KY (2.6 miles) , Dorton, KY (2.7 miles ), Mayking, KY (2.8 miles ), Long Fork, KY (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 82.63 W

Area code: 606

Jenkins household income distribution Jenkins home values distribution

Crime rates in Jenkins by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.044.70.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000011100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.044.744.945.70.00.0
Assaults 110110110
per 100,000 42.842.80.043.744.70.045.745.10.0
Burglaries 4557101520
per 100,000 171.2213.9216.0305.9446.644.9228.390.20.0
Thefts 319812147411
per 100,000 128.4813.0345.6524.5625.3314.2182.645.145.4
Auto thefts 210221010
per 100,000 85.642.80.087.489.344.90.045.10.0
Arson N/A000N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 33.861.930.160.5126.434.148.021.61.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Jenkins detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Kentucky average:

1.88
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -350 (-12.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Jenkins: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jenkins, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Jenkins, Kentucky average temperatures Jenkins, Kentucky average precipitation Jenkins, Kentucky humidity Jenkins, Kentucky wind speed Jenkins, Kentucky snowfall Jenkins, Kentucky sunshine Jenkins, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Jenkins-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 45.5 miles away from the Jenkins city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jenkins-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from Jenkins center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.3 miles away from Jenkins center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Letcher County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jenkins topographic map

Birthplace of: Gary Stewart (singer) - Country singer, Francis Gary Powers - Pilot, Darwin K. Kyle - Army Medal of Honor recipient, George Burpo - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Jenkins: Darwin K. Kyle.

Hospitals and medical centers in Jenkins:

  • JENKINS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (9480 HWY 805, PO BOX 472)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Jenkins:

  • LETCHER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WHITESBURG, KY)
  • WISE CHOICE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • IN HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL WISE(CLOSED) (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • ADVANCED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • NORTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WISE, VA)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jenkins:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • King University (about 49 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 50 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 63 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Tusculum College (about 71 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

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Notable location: Jenkins Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Jenkins: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Potter Cemetery (1), Vanover Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Elkhorn Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bens Branch (A), Cane Branch (B), Little Elkhorn Creek (C), Joes Branch (D), Little Potter Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Letcher County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jenkins and their reported violations in the past:

JENKINS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,881, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-23-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-23-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-23-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.1%
(32.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
41 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
40 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Jenkins, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Jenkins compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Jenkins (2011 data):

  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Whitesburg Jenkins Branch at 9505 Hwy 805, branch established on 1997/07/15. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Whitaker Bank: Jenkins Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1957/02/14. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Jenkins travel time to work - commute Jenkins mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jenkins city (based on Letcher County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.44%
Here: 29.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents57.7%10.7%10.4%5.4%4.5%
Congregations20.6%9.5%15.9%15.9%6.3%
Name East District Association of Primitive BaptistChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%2.2%1.4%0.9%3.5%
Congregations7.9%3.2%1.6%3.2%15.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Letcher County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Letcher County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Letcher County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Letcher County:

36.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.5%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,591$31,0920$0
Other Government Administration 3$3,294$13,1766$150
Police Protection - Officers 5$8,866$21,2780$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,270$27,2400$0
Solid Waste Management 4$5,128$15,3840$0
Sewerage 4$5,992$17,9760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,158$13,8960$0
Water Supply 4$10,042$30,1260$0
Totals for Government 23$39,341$20,5266$150

Jenkins government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $247,000 ($116.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000 ($93.31)
    Central Staff Services: $187,000 ($88.12)
    Sewerage: $148,000 ($69.75)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($47.60)
    Police Protection: $98,000 ($46.18)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($46.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $808,000 ($380.77)
    Fire Protection: $170,000 ($80.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $174,000 ($82.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.71)

Jenkins government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($70.69)
    All Other: $146,000 ($68.80)
    Sewerage: $131,000 ($61.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $868,000 ($409.05)
    All Other: $306,000 ($144.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($93.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($13.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($8.48)
    Rents: $7,000 ($3.30)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($2.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($103.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $118,000 ($55.61)
    Highways: $37,000 ($17.44)
  • Tax - Property: $222,000 ($104.62)
    NEC: $96,000 ($45.24)
    Public Utilities: $51,000 ($24.03)
    Individual Income: $5,000 ($2.36)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($2.36)

Jenkins government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $126,000 ($59.38)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,657,000 ($780.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,521,000 ($716.78)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($28.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $136,000 ($64.09)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($31.10)

Jenkins government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($5.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $816,000 ($384.54)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $99,000 ($46.65)

3.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.02%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Perry County, KY  0.38% ($26,444 average AGI)
from Pike County, KY  0.35% ($35,200)
from Knott County, KY  0.24% ($32,882)


3.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.57%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pike County, KY  0.45% ($33,688 average AGI)
to Knott County, KY  0.33% ($36,792)
to Perry County, KY  0.31% ($35,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jenkins:

  • WKVG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JENKINS, KY; Owner: MARTINS & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jenkins:

  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W217BF (91.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDIC-FM (92.1 FM; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWJD (91.7 FM; PIPPA PASSES, KY; Owner: ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Jenkins:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKPI-TV (Channel 22; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Jenkins, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Jenkins fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 699 Linran Drive (Lat: 37.211222 Lon: -82.610250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KNKN841
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • 1.3 Km Sse Of (Lat: 37.170389 Lon: -82.615444), Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN809
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Paul R Gearheart
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • randall caudill, 699 Linran Rd, Off Hwy23 (Lat: 37.211111 Lon: -82.610000), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 6064340244, Megacom@kih.Net, 640 DOTY DRIVE
  • randall caudill, 699 Linran Rd, Off Hwy23 (Lat: 37.211111 Lon: -82.610000), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 6066329600, Randallcaudill@hotmail.Com, 640 DOTY CREEK
  • randall caudill, 699 Linran Rd, Off Hwy23 (Lat: 37.211111 Lon: -82.610000), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 6066329600, Randallcaudill@hotmail.Com, 640 DOTY CREEK
  • Randall Caudill, 699 Linran Rd, Off Hwy23 (Lat: 37.211222 Lon: -82.610250), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 6066329600, Randallcaudill@hotmail.Com, 640 DOTY CREEK
  • randall caudill, 699 Linran Rd, Off Hwy23 (Lat: 37.211222 Lon: -82.610250), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 6066329600, Randallcaudill@hotmail.Com, 640 DOTY CREEK

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 20 Main St (Lat: 37.170917 Lon: -82.634028), Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPJA568
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: Phone: (540) 926-5408
  • JENKINS, Lat: 37.170611 Lon: -82.634194, Call Sign: WQIV996
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2008, Expiration Date: 05/30/2018, Certifier: Charles Dixon
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • JENKINS, 1739 Raven Rock (Lat: 37.170278 Lon: -82.615556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQMM982, Licensee ID: L00000729
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 09/28/2020, Certifier: Jamie Thacker
    Registrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC D/B/A Appalachian Wireless, 101 Technology Trail, Ivel, KY 41642, Phone: (606) 791-9091, Fax: (606) 794-4836, Email:
  • STATION, 0.3 Mi Ne Of Junction Of Rts 23 & 197 (Lat: 37.214250 Lon: -82.551806), Structure height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: KIQ58
    Assigned Frequencies: 6800.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/28/1999, Expiration Date: 08/25/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2009, Certifier: Tracy Geyer
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jenkins)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Jenkins

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jenkins, KY
Most common first names in Jenkins, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4373.0 years
James3471.5 years
Mary2778.1 years
George2272.4 years
William2274.4 years
Charles1871.2 years
Robert1467.9 years
Martha1284.2 years
Thomas1171.8 years
Ethel1079.9 years
Most common last names in Jenkins, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mullins9771.3 years
Johnson6174.5 years
Wright4874.7 years
Bentley3471.5 years
Hall2773.1 years
Anderson2673.2 years
Elkins2377.9 years
Whitaker2271.7 years
Tackett2263.9 years
Webb2175.6 years

Businesses in Jenkins, KY

  • Hardee's: 1
  • Rite Aid: 2
  • UPS: 1

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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists"
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