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Jenkins is a city in Crow Wing County, in the Brainerd metro area.
The community was named for George Jenkins, founder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Jenkins. For links to other places called Jenkins, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Jenkins is 46.646N. The longitude is -94.334W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,263 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 307.
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30% of Jenkins residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jenkins ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jenkins was $14,198, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Jenkins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jenkins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Crow Wing County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jenkins political report.
The average commute time for Jenkins workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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