Living in Jenks
Jenks is a place to call home. Quality houses, outstanding schools, safe streets, area attractions, economic opportunity and sense of community are some of the major reasons that Money Magazine ranked Jenks as the #43 Best Places to Live in the United States.
Money recognized that a growing number of families in America are choosing to live in suburbs for the enhanced quality of life aspect. Being only minutes away from Tulsa, residents can thrive in the area’s abounding employment opportunity while retreating to a peaceful community at home.
Residents enjoy an enriching living experience within their
neighborhoods. In this progressive, emerging community, Jenks has been successful at maintaining its small town charm while integrating upscale neighborhoods and lifestyle centers.
Affordable home lots, low interest rates and a nationally recognized school system continue to make for a strong housing market in the Jenks and the South County area. Residents praise the high quality of life and convenience to the metro area.
Average commute times are 15 minutes to downtown Tulsa and less than 30 minutes to Tulsa International Airport. Jenks connects with several major highways that make for easy access anywhere in Tulsa metro or with other parts of the state.
With construction and sales of new homes within the City of Jenks remaining close to 300 each year, new developments are being planned to ensure that vacant lots within the community remain between 800 to a 1000. This level of new lot inventory has proven to protect home values and offer a solid variety of housing choices. National, regional and local developers and home builders remain confident as demand for new home construction remains high in the Jenks and Bixby school districts.
Neighborhood amenities include walking trails, parks, swimming pools and spray parks, playgrounds and clubhouses. Mandatory Home Owner Associations are established in all new subdivisions.
The original townsite of Jenks is now seeing the development of townhouse living. Planned re-development sense of place grounds and clubhouses. Mandatory Home Owner As of the “Original Townsite of Jenks” is moving towards lifestyle community concepts and quality of life enhancements.
Home buyers can find a wide variety of homes in new and established subdivisions and homes in the original town site. Prices for new homes range from $130,000 to over $1 million. The average lot price ranges from $35,000 to over $150,000.