-About Jenks-

"A best place to live"

-Money Magazine

"An Oklahoma city on the rise"

-Nerd Wallet

"Best place to raise kids in Oklahoma"

-Bloomberg Businessweek

 

 

 

"Jenks has a vibrant Main Street. You get the best of both worlds – you get that small town feel, and also you have the amenities of the larger communities."

-MARK TEDFORD, OWNER OF TEDFORD INSURANCE

 

 

 

"We were attracted (to Jenks) because of the dynamic growth in the south part of Tulsa County. There is energy and excitement about what is going on."

-TOM BENNETT JR., CO-CEO OF FIRST OKLAHOMA BANK

31%

Population increase since 2010

123%

Population increase since 2000

$111,745

Average household income, Jenks

45.1%

Percent of population with four-year degree or higher

22,386

Population, Jenks city limits

36

Average age, Jenks resident

JENKS DEMOGRAPHICS AT A GLANCE

Home of the world-class Oklahoma Aquarium

 

Opened in 2003, the Oklahoma Aquarium welcomes more than 300,000 visitors through its doors each year. Of those visitors, nearly 40 percent are from out of state.
 

The Aquarium exhibits feature the largest collection of bull sharks in the world, housed in a 380,000-gallon tank. Other exhibits include Sea Turtle Island, which features a 300-pound loggerhead seat turtle, and a new exhibit, the Secret Life of the Octopus.


Aquarium staff also conducts cutting-edge research on coral reefs, sharks, bull sharks and other aquatic and education topics.


The facility features 100 exhibits with 10,000 animals representing 500 species.
For more information, visit okaquarium.org.

Top-tier education system

Jenks is home to state’s top education system, Jenks Public Schools.

The district, which was presented the Malcom Baldrige Award in 2005, features multiple National Merit semifinalists each year, overall academic distinction in addition to athletic and extracurricular excellence.

82 percent of Jenks Public School graduates attend college.

The district features several unique programs for students including Southeast Elementary’s Chinese Immersion Program, East Elementary’s Spanish Dual Language Program and the Middle School Global Program. The district also features a STEM lab at every site.

For more information, visit jenksps.org.
 

Gateway Mortgage Group

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HEADQUARTERED IN JENKS

Tedford Insurance

tedfordinsurance.com

First Oklahoma Bank

firstoklahomabank.com

Jenks is right where you want to be.

Elevate Jenks exists to recruit businesses, strengthen and nourish our local business community, and to serve as the first point of contact for all businesses interested in Jenks.

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