For population 25 years and over in Fork:
For population 15 years and over in Fork CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (35.8 miles , pop. 56,002).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (101.9 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (569.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Reed Creek, GA (2.5 miles ), Oakway, SC (3.0 miles ), Centerville, SC (3.1 miles ), Pendleton, SC (3.2 miles ), Utica, SC (3.3 miles ), Northlake, SC (3.3 miles ), Clemson, SC (3.4 miles ), Seneca, SC (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.53 N, Longitude: 82.88 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 864
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Fork: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fork, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fork-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Fork place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.6 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fork-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Fork center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Fork center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Fork:
Amtrak station near Fork:
Operable nuclear power plants near Fork:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fork:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fork compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fork (based on Anderson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 34
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
Number of full-service restaurants: 122
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,387 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,293 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($454 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Fork:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1