Jenkins, KY


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Jenkins, KY Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Jenkins Housing Market Information

With 2,103 people, 906 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $50,242, house prices in Jenkins are some of the most affordable in Kentucky as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Jenkins, accounting for 58.70% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Jenkins include mobile homes or trailers ( 21.30%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.65%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.33%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Jenkins are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.40% owning and 38.60% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Jenkins built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Jenkins built before 1939 ( 33.02%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 21.86%). There's also some housing in Jenkins built between 2000 and later ( 10.23%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Jenkins. Fully 15.72% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Jenkins homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Jenkins real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Jenkins Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Jenkins's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.00% during the period.

Over the last year, Jenkins appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Jenkins's appreciation rate has been 1.63%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Jenkins were at 0.56%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.24%.

Relative to Kentucky, our data show that Jenkins's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Kentucky.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,042,000 1.0
$781,001 - $1,042,000 0.0
$521,001 - $781,000 0.0
$417,001 - $521,000 0.0
$313,001 - $417,000 0.7
$208,001 - $313,000 2.4
$104,001 - $208,000 11.5
$52,001 - $104,000 30.7
$0 - $52,000 53.8

Very Low for KY
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
99.3085667408883 96.4912280701754

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Jenkins Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
30.25% 1.54% 4 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$600 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 61.40
Renters 38.60
Vacant 15.72

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.2
1970 - 1999 34.9
1940 - 1969 21.9
1939 or Older 33.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 58.7
Townhomes 1.0
Small Apt. Buildings 2.3
Apt. Complexes 16.7
Mobile Homes 21.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.65
1 Bedroom 7.81
2 Bedrooms 31.63
3 Bedrooms 46.88
4 Bedrooms 5.21
5 or more bedrooms 7.81

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Zip Codes in Jenkins, KY