Jenkins, KY 41537 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 41537: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jenkins, KY 41537

Acceptable Alternative
Payne Gap, KY 41537

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dunham, KY 41537
East Jenkins, KY 41537
Gaskill, KY 41537
Lionilli, KY 41537
Potters Fork, KY 41537

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,540
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
  • County: Letcher County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.176, Longitude -82.642
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 41537 has segments in 2 Counties (Letcher, Pike).

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Jenkins, KY 41537 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,333
Population in Households 6,288
Population in Familes 5,323
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 2,500
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,787
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,852 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 648 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 606 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $57,050
Average Home Value $76,107


Median Household Income $32,677
Average Household Income $46,137
Per Capita Income $18,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.29%
Households -0.22% -0.31%
Families -0.39% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Jenkins, KY 41537 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 41537 to the other 755 ZIP Codes in Kentucky 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 # 176 77th
Population Density1 # 236 69th
Diversity Index2 # 531 29th
Median Household Income # 512 32nd
Per Capita Income # 483 36th

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