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Jenks is a city in Tulsa County, in the Tulsa metro area.
The community was named for Elmer E. Jenks, resident
The latitude of Jenks is 36.022N. The longitude is -95.968W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 617 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,560.
Oil was discovered in nearby Glenpool in 1905
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jenks demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tulsa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tulsa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74137 ZIP code.
21% of Jenks residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jenks ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jenks was $22,804, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Jenks residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jenks, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $980.
Libraries in Jenks include Jenks Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Jenks include Jenks Gazette
Tulsa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jenks political report.
The average commute time for Jenks workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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