Jenkintown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,414

Jenkintown is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,414, it is the 222nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5113th largest city in the United States. Jenkintown is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,422 in 2010. Jenkintown reached it's highest population of 5,990 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, Jenkintown has a population density of 7,630 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jenkintown is $129,465 with a poverty rate of 11.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,377 per month, and the median house value is $285,100. The median age in Jenkintown is 40.9 years, 39.8 years for males, and 41.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.3 males.

Jenkintown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jenkintown was:

  • White: 84.60%
  • Black or African American: 11.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania is 4,414, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,430.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,422.

Jenkintown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,75884.60%
Black or African American53011.93%
Two or More Races962.16%
Asian581.31%

Jenkintown Population Pyramid 2020

Jenkintown Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

41.8


Female

Jenkintown Adults

There are 3,365 adults, (776 of whom are seniors) in Jenkintown.

Jenkintown Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jenkintown Sex Ratio

Female

2,520

56.73%

Male

1,922

43.27%

Jenkintown Households and Families

Jenkintown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jenkintown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female39.4%60.6%
Male0%100%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8292.4362.8
Married9053.379.9
Non Family6131.1450.2
Female2972.4439.4
Male141.930

3.01

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

1.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jenkintown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade491.55%
High School Graduate65520.78%
Some College40012.69%
Associates Degree1243.93%
Bachelors Degree1,14936.45%
Graduate Degree77524.59%

Jenkintown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6242,5931,559
Black352334254
Hispanic11811853
Asian585858
Multiple Races171717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,399$54,460$52,132
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$29,555$
Some College$42,228$80,802$40,707
Bachelors Degree$61,406$85,559$60,357
Graduate Degree$68,224$53,500$73,625

$53,399

Average Earnings

$54,460

Average Male

$52,132

Average Female

Jenkintown Language

Jenkintown Language by Age

Jenkintown Language

92.20% of Jenkintown residents speak only English, while 7.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Jenkintown Poverty

Jenkintown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,63344312.19%
Black5305610.57%

11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.84%

Male Poverty Rate

13.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jenkintown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jenkintown is White, with 12.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jenkintown is Black, with 10.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.67%.

Name Poverty
High School36.03%
Less Than High School34.69%
Some College8.97%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%
Name Poverty
Female Employed2.99%
Male Employed1.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Jenkintown Income

Jenkintown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$99,572$129,465
Families$110,294$146,631
Married Families$130,162-
Non Families$59,583$91,171

Jenkintown Marital Status

Jenkintown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jenkintown Married by Age and Sex

Jenkintown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jenkintown Marital Status by Race

Jenkintown Veterans

122

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
Korea11
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War10
World War II

$Jenkintown Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jenkintown Employment Status

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jenkintown Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.09%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.59%

Native Born

4.41%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.59% of Jenkintown residents were born in the United States, with 62.09% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,414-8-0.18%
20194,422-8-0.18%
20184,430-2-0.05%
20174,432-8-0.18%
20164,440-3-0.07%
20154,443-15-0.34%
20144,45840.09%
20134,45450.11%
20124,44950.11%
20114,444180.41%
20104,426-52-0.12%
20004,478-96-0.21%
19904,574-368-0.77%
19804,942-1,048-1.90%
19705,9909731.79%
19605,017-113-0.22%
19505,1301060.21%
19405,0242270.46%
19304,7971,4313.61%
19203,3663981.27%
19102,9680.00%