Jenkins, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 2,011 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.2%
 
Males: 928  (46.2%)
Females: 1,083  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41517, 41537.

Jenkins Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,749 (it was $20,143 in 2000)
Jenkins:

$26,749
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,910 (it was $11,358 in 2000)

Jenkins city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $52,387 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Jenkins:

$52,387
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $78,164; detached houses: $79,247; mobile homes: $79,216

Median gross rent in 2017: $370.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jenkins: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.8%
(38.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jenkins, KY (2010)
    • 2,14197.2%White alone
    • 261.2%Hispanic
    • 180.8%Black alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Jenkins, Kentucky as of January 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jenkins is 251 to 1.


Crime rates in Jenkins by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
1
(44.9)
1
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.7)
1
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.7)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(213.9)
5
(216.0)
7
(305.9)
10
(446.6)
1
(44.9)
5
(228.3)
2
(90.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(813.0)
8
(345.6)
12
(524.5)
14
(625.3)
7
(314.2)
4
(182.6)
1
(45.1)
1
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(87.4)
2
(89.3)
1
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)59.528.958.1121.532.846.120.71.80.00.00.00.00.0

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City-data.com crime index in Jenkins, KY

Crime rate in Jenkins detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (22.6%), Irish (6.4%), European (5.2%), English (5.0%), Italian (3.9%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/09/1912

Elevation: 1526 feet

Land area: 8.54 square miles.

Population density: 235 people per square mile   (very low).

Jenkins, Kentucky map

24 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $962 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $566 (1.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Jenkins, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jenkins, KY in 2017
Jenkins satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Jenkins, KY
Historical housing units in Jenkins, KY
Most common industries in Jenkins, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.7%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (29.1%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.8%)
  • Educational services (23.3%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Jenkins, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Extraction workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (9.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.0%)
  • Registered nurses (9.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)

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

Jenkins, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

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 Jenkins 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 Jenkins 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 Jenkins 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 (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jenkins topographic map

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)

Heliports located in Jenkins:

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)

Public high school in Jenkins:

  • JENKINS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL (Location: 9409 HIGHWAY 805, Grades: PK-12)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Jenkins:

Marital status in Jenkins, KY
  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Jenkins:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jenkins
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jenkins, KY (based on Letcher County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,21039
Mainline Protestant9297
Catholic482
Other-1
None18,332-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Letcher County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Letcher County:

14.6%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

36.9%
Kentucky:

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

19.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jenkins:

42.1%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jenkins:

28.4%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jenkins:

13.6%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

40.0%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.9%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Jenkins:

78.0%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jenkins, KY Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$8,866$21,2780$0
Solid Waste Management 4$5,128$15,3840$0
Sewerage 4$5,992$17,9760$0
Water Supply 4$10,042$30,1260$0
Other Government Administration 3$3,294$13,1766$150
Streets and Highways 1$2,270$27,2400$0
Financial Administration 1$2,591$31,0920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,158$13,8960$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 23$39,341$20,5266$150

Jenkins government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $647,000 ($321.73)
    Central Staff Services: $497,000 ($247.14)
    Sewerage: $280,000 ($139.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000 ($105.42)
    Police Protection: $195,000 ($96.97)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($31.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($18.90)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($8.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($3.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($2.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($10.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,106,000 ($549.98)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($28.84)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($22.87)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($17.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($9.95)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($3.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $675,000 ($335.65)

Jenkins government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $313,000 ($155.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($99.95)
    Other: $8,000 ($3.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,120,000 ($556.94)
    General Local Government Support: $96,000 ($47.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $24,000 ($11.93)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.99)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $359,000 ($178.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $308,000 ($153.16)
    Highways: $58,000 ($28.84)
    Other: $9,000 ($4.48)
  • Tax - Property: $239,000 ($118.85)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $99,000 ($49.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000 ($21.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($6.46)
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000 ($5.97)

Jenkins government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $922,000 ($458.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $783,000 ($389.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,000 ($69.12)

Jenkins government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,101,000 ($547.49)

4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Knott County, KY  0.38% ($24,542 average AGI)
to Perry County, KY  0.38% ($38,500)
to Fayette County, KY  0.36% ($24,348)

Businesses in Jenkins, KY

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

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Jenkins fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jenkins fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.8mTotal length
  • $651,000Total costs
  • 14,358Total average daily traffic
  • 1,944Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,192Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
Fire incident types in Jenkins, KY

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jenkins, KY
  • 85.1%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jenkins, KY
  • 86.8%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Coal or coke


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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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