Jenks, Oklahoma Population 2020

24,442

Jenks is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 24,442, it is the 18th largest city in Oklahoma and the 1578th largest city in the United States. Jenks is currently growing at a rate of 2.28% annually and its population has increased by 44.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,924 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Jenks has a population density of 1,425 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jenks is $111,476 with a poverty rate of 6.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,184 per month, and the median house value is $205,100. The median age in Jenks is 33.4 years, 32.5 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Jenks Demographics

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

  • White: 79.31%
  • Two or more races: 7.61%
  • Asian: 4.92%
  • Native American: 4.68%
  • Black or African American: 2.62%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jenks, Oklahoma is 24,442, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,354.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,924.

Jenks, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,28479.31%
Two or More Races1,6587.61%
Asian1,0724.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0204.68%
Black or African American5712.62%
Some Other Race1880.86%

Jenks Population Pyramid 2020

Jenks Median Age

33.4


Total

32.5


Male

34.5


Female

Jenks Adults

There are 14,926 adults, (2,186 of whom are seniors) in Jenks.

Jenks Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jenks Sex Ratio

Female

11,177

51.29%

Male

10,616

48.71%

Jenks Households and Families

Jenks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jenks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All78.7%21.3%
Female64.2%35.8%
Male62.4%37.6%
Non Family61.5%38.5%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3382.9778.7
Married4,7533.4287.6
Non Family1,5321.2761.5
Female7793.2164.2
Male2743.9162.4

3.34

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jenks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3042.25%
9th to 12th Grade4913.64%
High School Graduate2,29617.00%
Some College2,87721.30%
Associates Degree1,38410.25%
Bachelors Degree4,09630.33%
Graduate Degree2,05815.24%

Jenks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,69210,2455,068
Multiple Races732705348
Asian620486283
Hispanic594479134
Native American561499206
Black319309115
Other Race943123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 47.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,630$70,355$41,045
Less Than High School$30,764$37,727$20,938
High School Grad$35,361$41,293$17,010
Some College$47,129$59,559$37,736
Bachelors Degree$57,604$85,827$42,198
Graduate Degree$82,773$104,031$51,641

$51,630

Average Earnings

$70,355

Average Male

$41,045

Average Female

Jenks Language

Jenks Language by Age

Jenks Language

90.59% of Jenks residents speak only English, while 9.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.19% of the population.

Jenks Poverty

Jenks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2608925.49%
Hispanic1,26614411.37%
Black55613123.56%
Asian1,07212011.19%
Multiple1,638965.86%
Native1,00970.69%

6.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.70%

Male Poverty Rate

6.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jenks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jenks is Black, with 23.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jenks is Native, with 0.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.33%
High School7.94%
Some College4.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.36%
Female Unemployed13.51%
Male Employed3.00%
Female Employed2.79%

Jenks Income

Jenks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$93,364$111,476
Families$106,771$123,111
Married Families$116,038-
Non Families$46,367$61,712

Jenks Marital Status

Jenks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jenks Married by Age and Sex

Jenks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jenks Marital Status by Race

Jenks Veterans

1,130

Number of Veterans

1,085

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam409
First Gulf War305
Second Gulf War213
Korea82
World War II26
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54387
65 to 74291
75+255
55 to 64158
18 to 3439
Name Veterans % of Total
White9968.27%
2 or More667.39%
Indian385.54%
Hispanic263.74%
Black174.43%
Asian131.65%

$Jenks Veterans by Education

0.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jenks Employment Status

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jenks 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

59.96%

Born in Oklahoma

92.51%

Native Born

7.49%

Foreign Born

4.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.51% of Jenks residents were born in the United States, with 59.96% having been born in Oklahoma. 4.24% 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
202024,4425442.28%
201923,8985442.33%
201823,3547703.41%
201722,5845442.47%
201622,0401,1375.44%
201520,9038074.02%
201420,0961,3006.92%
201318,7966383.51%
201218,1584562.58%
201117,7024902.85%
201017,2127,6556.06%
20009,5572,0642.46%
19907,4931,6172.46%
19805,8760.00%