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: Fair Play, SC (2.5 miles ), 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 ).
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).
Other 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.
Average household size:
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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 CCD (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