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Jenks, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Jenks had a population of 20,182 as of July 1, 2016. Jenks ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jenks is located at latitude 35.9982 and longitude -95.9734 in Tulsa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jenks (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Tulsa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The City of Jenks (GNIS ID: 2410139) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Jenks is located within Tulsa Division of Tulsa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jenks population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Jenks, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,182
Population in Households 20,016
Population in Familes 17,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 7,036
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 5,572
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,885 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,151 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 406 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $215,106
Average Home Value $255,336


Median Household Income $82,620
Average Household Income $99,252
Per Capita Income $35,007
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.84% 2.37%
Households 2.69% 2.24%
Families 2.56% 2.18%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jenks, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jenks to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 97th
Population Density1 # 115 84th
Diversity Index2 # 486 34th
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 12 98th

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