Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 4,704 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 2,433  (51.7%)
Females: 2,271  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 19046.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $118,054 (it was $47,743 in 2000)
Jenkintown:

$118,054
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $70,663 (it was $29,834 in 2000)

Jenkintown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $358,315 (it was $143,900 in 2000)
Jenkintown:

$358,315
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $449,296; detached houses: $582,806; townhouses or other attached units: $397,499; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $279,907

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,327.

March 2022 cost of living index in Jenkintown: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.3%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Jenkintown, PA (2022)
    • 3,70378.0%White alone
    • 4549.6%Black alone
    • 3427.2%Hispanic
    • 1222.6%Two or more races
    • 801.7%Asian alone
    • 320.7%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania as of May 28, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jenkintown is 1,486 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Jenkintown by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(70.1)
3
(67.8)
1
(22.5)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
2
(45.2)
1
(22.5)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(23.4)
1
(22.6)
1
(22.5)
4
(89.8)
2
(45.0)
3
(67.6)
1
(22.5)
6
(135.4)
6
(135.7)
8
(180.1)
2
(45.1)
4
(90.5)
2
(42.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(116.8)
22
(497.5)
8
(180.3)
4
(89.8)
5
(112.4)
6
(135.1)
4
(89.9)
3
(67.7)
7
(158.3)
6
(135.1)
2
(45.1)
6
(135.8)
3
(63.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(233.6)
23
(520.1)
34
(766.5)
38
(852.8)
17
(382.1)
13
(292.7)
37
(831.5)
49
(1,106)
73
(1,651)
64
(1,441)
53
(1,196)
23
(520.5)
32
(679.7)
Auto thefts
(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)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
2
(45.3)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index43.280.554.665.132.141.444.082.8119.7127.968.652.040.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Jenkintown, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 16 (14 officers - 14 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Pennsylvania average:

2.70
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Jenkintown, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (17.8%), English (14.5%), Irish (12.6%), Eastern European (5.4%), Italian (4.8%), European (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/08/1874

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 8,240 people per square mile   (high).

Jenkintown, Pennsylvania map

337 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia, 2.5% Europe).

This borough:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $8,965 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,229 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (6.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Wyncote, PA (0.9 miles ),
Glenside, PA (1.1 miles ),
Arcadia University, PA (1.4 miles ),
Rockledge borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Oreland, PA (1.7 miles ),
Wyndmoor, PA (1.9 miles ),
Willow Grove, PA (1.9 miles ),
Flourtown, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 75.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,720 (+78.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,021 (47.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Jenkintown, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Jenkintown, PA in 2022

Property values in Jenkintown, PA

Jenkintown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.4%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Historical population in Jenkintown, PA
Historical housing units in Jenkintown, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in Jenkintown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.3%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.9%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.7%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Jenkintown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Therapists (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.364. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.364
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.1
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.560. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.560
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2021 was 0.00511. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00511
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Jenkintown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Jenkintown borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 22.6 miles away from the borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jenkintown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Jenkintown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 269.8 miles away from Jenkintown center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 292.1 miles away from Jenkintown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jenkintown topographic map

Main business address for: Abington Community Bancorp, Inc. (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Jenkintown:

  • HELPSOURCE HOME HEALTH SERVICE (261 OLD YORK ROAD SUITE 833)
  • SARAH CARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (101 WASHINGTON LANE SUITE G6)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Jenkintown:

  • WYNCOTE CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • HOPKINS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • HILLCREST CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ELKINS PARK, PA)
  • OAKS NSG REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WYNCOTE, PA)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ELKINS PARK, PA)
  • PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ELKINS PARK, PA)

Amtrak stations near Jenkintown:

  • 7 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Jenkintown:

  • Manor College (Full-time enrollment: 699; Location: 700 Fox Chase Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.manor.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jenkintown:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 2 miles; Abington, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,155)
  • Arcadia University (about 2 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • La Salle University (about 5 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 5,318)
  • Philadelphia University (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 3,629)
  • Holy Family University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,305)
  • Temple University (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 30,016)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 10 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)

Public high school in Jenkintown:

  • JENKINTOWN MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: WEST AND HIGHLANDS AVENUES, Grades: 7-12)

Private high schools in Jenkintown:

  • ABINGTON FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 725, Location: 575 WASHINGTON LN, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST BASIL ACADEMY (Students: 324, Location: 711 FOX CHASE RD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle school in Jenkintown:

Private elementary/middle school in Jenkintown:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 196, Location: 606 WEST AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Jenkintown

Library in Jenkintown:

  • JENKINTOWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $351,792; Location: 460 OLD YORK ROAD; 34,932 books; 1,987 audio materials; 1,603 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jenkintown: Abington Free Library (A), Independent Fire Company 2 (B), Jenkintown Borough Hall (C), Jenkintown Police Station (D), Pioneer Fire Company (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jenkintown: Wyncote (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Aaron Cohen - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers).

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jenkintown that have no violations reported:

  • EMMAUS SHOPPING CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

53.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
12 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Jenkintown (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: 180 Old York Rd Branch at 180 Old York Road, branch established on 1867/01/01; Jenkintown Messenger Branch at 180 Old York Road, branch established on 2005/06/16. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Beneficial Mutual Savings Bank: Baederwood Branch at 1601 The Fairway, branch established on 1976/01/05. Info updated 2011/07/08: Bank assets: $4,590.2 mil, Deposits: $3,659.5 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 60 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 123 Old York Road Branch at 123 Old York Road, branch established on 1870/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Jenkintown Branch at 616 Old York Road, Cloverly Plaza, branch established on 1993/06/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Firstrust Savings Bank: Jenkintown Branch at 261 Old York Road, branch established on 2003/06/01. Info updated 2008/10/10: Bank assets: $2,487.2 mil, Deposits: $1,995.0 mil, headquarters in Conshohocken, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jenkintown Branch at 400 Old York Road, branch established on 1991/04/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TD Bank, National Association: Jenkintown Branch at 710 Old York Road, branch established on 1999/10/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Jenkintown Acme Branch at 323 Old York Road, branch established on 1997/06/26. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Abington Branch at 801 Old York Road, branch established on 2003/05/12. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Jenkintown:

Marital status in Jenkintown, PA
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Jenkintown:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Jenkintown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jenkintown, PA (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Montgomery County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Montgomery County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
This county:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jenkintown:

58.9%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

59.5%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Jenkintown:

28.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jenkintown:

17.9%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

64.0%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jenkintown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$123,402$113,9100$0
Streets and Highways 4$18,970$56,9103$874
Other Government Administration 3$20,267$81,0680$0
Police - Other 2$7,305$43,83011$7,885
Financial Administration 1$4,451$53,4121$1,802
Totals for Government 23$174,395$90,98915$10,562

Jenkintown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $533,000 ($113.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,572,000 ($334.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,009,000 ($214.50)
    General - Other: $693,000 ($147.32)
    Central Staff Services: $360,000 ($76.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $285,000 ($60.59)
    Sewerage: $257,000 ($54.63)
    Libraries: $239,000 ($50.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000 ($41.45)
    Financial Administration: $99,000 ($21.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000 ($15.31)
    General Public Buildings: $47,000 ($9.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($3.83)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($3.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($13.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $260,000 ($55.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $105,000 ($22.32)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($1.91)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,851,000 ($393.49)

Jenkintown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $455,000 ($96.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000 ($56.34)
    Parking Facilities: $99,000 ($21.05)
    Other: $20,000 ($4.25)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($3.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $105,000 ($22.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $80,000 ($17.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($6.59)
    Rents: $17,000 ($3.61)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($2.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($1.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000 ($38.27)
    Highways: $112,000 ($23.81)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($1.28)
  • Tax - Property: $2,181,000 ($463.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,375,000 ($292.30)
    Individual Income: $181,000 ($38.48)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $149,000 ($31.68)
    Public Utility License: $90,000 ($19.13)

Jenkintown government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,143,000 ($668.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,092,000 ($657.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $298,000 ($63.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $247,000 ($52.51)

Jenkintown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $450,000 ($95.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,656,000 ($564.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000 ($27.64)

6.73% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($101,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Pennsylvania average:

5.27%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($62 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.97% ($102,504 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.89% ($76,528)
from Chester County, PA  0.56% ($90,748)


6.38% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($104,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Pennsylvania average:

5.44%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($121 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.04% ($74,879 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.80% ($93,737)
to Chester County, PA  0.72% ($102,798)
Businesses in Jenkintown, PA
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Nike3
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Burlington Coat Factory1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chico's1Raymour & Flanigan1
DHL1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subaru1
FedEx5Subway1
H&R Block1Trader Joe's1
IHOP1UPS13
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
New Balance1Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jenkintown:

  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jenkintown:

  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W300AD (107.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Jenkintown:

  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
Jenkintown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Jenkintown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 214Number of bridges
  • 2,297ft / 700mTotal length
  • $92,010,000Total costs
  • 1,219,812Total average daily traffic
  • 149,700Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,402,844Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jenkintown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 7Before 1900
  • 51900-1909
  • 51910-1919
  • 91920-1929
  • 181930-1939
  • 151940-1949
  • 331950-1959
  • 391960-1969
  • 371970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 321990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jenkintown, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Jenkintown)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 700 Summit Ave (Lat: 40.094278 Lon: -75.126556), Call Sign: KMJ867, Licensee ID: L00071406,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1400 MHz, 39.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2002, Expiration Date: 11/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Registrant: Jenkintown, Borough Of, 700 Summit Ave, Jenkintown, PA 19046

  • Lat: 40.088056 Lon: -75.103889, Call Sign: WQNM849,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 452.812 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2011, Expiration Date: 03/25/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2021, Certifier: John Madsen, Registrant: All Systems Wireless, Inc., 472 Second Street Pike, #105, Southampton, PA 18966, Phone: (215) 504-9500, Fax: (215) 504-9510, Email:

  • Lat: 40.088056 Lon: -75.103889, Call Sign: WROX468,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 452.812 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2021, Expiration Date: 12/27/2031, Certifier: Dave Caristo, Registrant: All Systems Wireless, Inc., 352 Second Street Pike, Southampton, PA 18966, Phone: (215) 416-1116, Fax: (215) 504-9510, Email:

  • 610 Old York Road (Lat: 40.101111 Lon: -75.125278), Call Sign: WRTM876,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.087 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2022, Expiration Date: 07/06/2032, Certifier: Shane Metzler, Registrant: Visiplex, 1287 Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jenkintown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5930Y, N5930Y, N-5930Y, Serial Number: 27-3091, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur Rosenberg, 724 Old York Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-4A (3443 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 79JS, N79JS, N-79JS, Serial Number: 525C0138, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Jds Aviation Inc, 801 Old York Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$202,40030$215,267116$222,11210$157,0002$522,5006$201,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$303,0000$08$184,1250$00$01$245,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$245,0006$131,50028$199,3933$212,0000$01$278,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$90,5002$246,50026$192,3081$360,0000$02$135,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$151,6671$165,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2021.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$300,0001$126,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$409,0003$226,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$596,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2021.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jenkintown, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jenkintown, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 55 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Jenkintown, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.6%), and Outside Fires (18.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jenkintown, PA
    • 10165.6%Structure Fires
    • 2918.8%Outside Fires
    • 1610.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jenkintown, PA
Most common first names in Jenkintown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23684.7 years
John22577.8 years
William21877.9 years
Helen16884.1 years
Margaret16282.9 years
Joseph15078.6 years
Elizabeth14684.8 years
Anna12386.6 years
Charles12079.7 years
James11575.3 years
Most common last names in Jenkintown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5380.4 years
Miller4779.0 years
Cohen3083.7 years
Schwartz2680.3 years
Brown2378.8 years
Davis1979.8 years
Johnson1882.1 years
Scott1879.4 years
Goldberg1778.4 years
Kelly1780.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jenkintown, PA
  • 74.3%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jenkintown, PA
  • 58.2%Utility gas
  • 21.0%Electricity
  • 15.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jenkintown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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