|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jenkins is 1,877. Jenkins, Kentucky is the 7,831st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jenkins was in 1990, when its population was 2,751. In 1990, Jenkins was the 5,786th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,831st largest city in the US. Jenkins is currently 31.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jenkins has shrunk 21.5% since the year 2000. Jenkins, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7825||Sullivan's Island, South Carolina||1,880||-1.4%|
|7826||Delaware City, Delaware||1,879||28.6%|
|7829||Three Way, Tennessee||1,879||36.3%|
|7832||Sea Girt, New Jersey||1,877||-12.8%|
|7833||Beverly Hills, Texas||1,876||-11.2%|
|7835||Polkton, North Carolina||1,876||-4.3%|
|7837||Union City, Oklahoma||1,875||36.4%|
The total voting age population of Jenkins, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,721. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.1% of the residents of Jenkins are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jenkins are 94.5% White, 3.9% Two or more races, 1.1% Black, 0.5% Other and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 1.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jenkins, 36.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 59.1%. On a per-household basis, 30.5% of families are below the poverty line in Jenkins.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.9% of Jenkins residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.7% of Jenkins residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jenkins residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jenkins is 22.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jenkins, 18.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jenkins is $27,763.
In Jenkins, 57.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.9% of housing units in Jenkins.
Of all the housing units in Jenkins, 29.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Jenkins, 6.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jenkins is $430.
In Jenkins, 76.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.