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Jenkintown is a borough in Montgomery County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for William Jenkins, settler
The latitude of Jenkintown is 40.095N. The longitude is -75.125W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 322 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,459.
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18% of Jenkintown residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jenkintown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jenkintown was $29,834, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% of Jenkintown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jenkintown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $654. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,498.
Libraries in Jenkintown include Jenkintown Library ... View libraries
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jenkintown political report.
The average commute time for Jenkintown workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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