Jenks is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 22,578 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jenks is the 28th largest community in Oklahoma. Much of the housing stock in Jenks was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Jenks economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Jenks, where the median household income is $93,211.00.
Jenks real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Jenks house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Jenks is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jenks is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jenks who work in management occupations (14.18%), sales jobs (12.10%), and office and administrative support (10.08%).
Also of interest is that Jenks has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Jenks doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Jenks is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.63% of adults in Jenks have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Jenks in 2010 was $36,518, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,072 for a family of four. However, Jenks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jenks is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jenks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jenks residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Jenks include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Jenks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.