Forks, Washington

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Population in 2017: 3,832 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.8%
 
Males: 2,052  (53.6%)
Females: 1,780  (46.4%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98331.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,399 (it was $34,280 in 2000)
Forks:

$36,399
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,358 (it was $13,686 in 2000)

Forks city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,041 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Forks:

$156,041
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $281,699; detached houses: $426,133; mobile homes: $47,607

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forks: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.5%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.6% for Black residents, 49.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.2% for American Indian residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forks, WA (2017)
    • 2,72470.7%White alone
    • 73619.1%Hispanic
    • 1544.0%American Indian alone
    • 1333.5%Black alone
    • 1132.9%Two or more races
    • 90.2%Asian alone

Races in Forks detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Forks, Washington as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forks is 1,281 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Forks by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.1)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(62.4)
6
(184.8)
2
(61.6)
7
(217.3)
5
(152.6)
3
(89.7)
1
(27.9)
1
(27.9)
1
(26.7)
4
(107.4)
4
(106.4)
3
(78.5)
3
(77.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
1
(30.8)
5
(155.2)
2
(61.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(80.1)
2
(53.7)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(249.8)
6
(184.8)
18
(554.0)
27
(838.2)
17
(518.9)
11
(328.8)
11
(306.7)
3
(83.6)
8
(213.7)
12
(322.1)
12
(319.2)
6
(157.0)
8
(206.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(1,592)
49
(1,509)
44
(1,354)
27
(838.2)
23
(702.1)
15
(448.4)
16
(446.1)
35
(975.7)
17
(454.1)
23
(617.3)
22
(585.3)
16
(418.6)
11
(283.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
149
(4,652)
148
(4,558)
133
(4,094)
118
(3,663)
68
(2,076)
75
(2,242)
61
(1,701)
68
(1,896)
71
(1,896)
53
(1,422)
77
(2,048)
77
(2,015)
52
(1,342)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(218.5)
3
(92.4)
1
(30.8)
1
(31.0)
1
(30.5)
2
(59.8)
3
(83.6)
8
(223.0)
3
(80.1)
2
(53.7)
1
(26.6)
2
(52.3)
8
(206.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)414.9489.4430.3595.8500.9323.2206.3256.8202.2270.8282.0216.1193.3

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City-data.com crime index in Forks, WA

Crime rate in Forks detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: Irish (15.1%), German (8.8%), English (5.9%), American (3.7%), Italian (2.5%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,227 people per square mile   (low).

Forks, Washington map

384 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America).

This city:

10.0%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,367 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,217 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shoreline, WA (95.9 miles , pop. 53,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (97.9 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1008.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

West End, WA (4.3 miles ),
Clallam Bay-Neah Bay, WA (4.4 miles ),
Clallam Bay, WA (4.7 miles ),
Sekiu, WA (4.7 miles),
Queets, WA (5.3 miles),
Neah Bay, WA (5.5 miles ),
Crescent, WA (5.6 miles ),
Quinault Reservation, WA (6.3 miles )

Latitude: 47.95 N, Longitude: 124.38 W

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Forks, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Forks, WA in 2017
Forks satellite photo by USGS

Forks tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Forks, WA
Historical housing units in Forks, WA
Most common industries in Forks, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (18.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (28.6%)
  • Public administration (21.3%)
  • Wood products (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Forks, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (15.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Woodworkers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Forks, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Forks-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from Forks center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 504.8 miles away from Forks center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 433.1 miles away from Forks center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clallam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Forks:

  • FORKS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 530 BOGACHIEL WAY)
  • FORKS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, LTCU (530 BOGACHIEL WAY)

Airports and heliports located in Forks:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forks:

  • Peninsula College (about 47 miles; Port Angeles, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • Olympic College (about 86 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 90 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 94 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 96 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 96 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Seattle Pacific University (about 97 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,897)

Public high schools in Forks:

Public elementary/middle schools in Forks:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Forks: Forks Transit Center (A), Forks Ranger Station (B), Forks Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Clallam County Hospital District 1 Ambulance (D), Pacific Ranger District - Forks Office (E), Forks City Hall (F), Forks Timber Museum (G), Forks Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forks include: Forks Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Calvary Chapel Forks (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), Congregational Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Congregational Church (G), Forks Bible Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Forks: Tilicum Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Braack's Bank Fishing (Tours & Charters; Highway 101).

Hotels: Dew Drop Inn (100 Fern Hill Road), Mill Creek Inn (1061 South Forks Avenue), Forks Motel (351 South Forks Avenue), Olson's Vacation Cabin (2423 Mora Road), Far West Motel (251 North Forks Avenue), Pacific Inn Motel (352 South Forks Avenue), Kalaloch Lodge (157151 Highway 101), HOH HUMM Ranch (Hoh Lowr), Grizzley Charters (1061 South Forks Avenue).

Courts: Clallam County - District Justice Court- Public Health- Health Depart (140 Centre Street), Clallam County - District Justice Court (500 East Division Street).

Birthplace of: Leann Hunley - Film actor.

Clallam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Forks and their reported violations in the past:

KLAHOWYA CAMPGROUND (Address: 437 Tillicum Ln. , Population served: 133, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HARD RAIN CAFE & MERCANTILE (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.0%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Forks in 2010:

  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000

Banks with branches in Forks (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles: Forks Branch at 215 Calawah Way, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/18: Bank assets: $764.3 mil, Deposits: $581.6 mil, headquarters in Port Angeles, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Forks Branch at 1020 South Forks Avenue, branch established on 1998/06/15. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Forks:

Marital status in Forks, WA
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Forks:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forks
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forks, WA (based on Clallam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,80359
Catholic4,5814
Other3,48718
Mainline Protestant3,03513
None50,498-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Clallam County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Clallam County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clallam County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Clallam County:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clallam County:

8.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.6%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Forks:

29.0
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Forks:

24.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Forks:

10.6%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forks:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Forks:

78.7%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forks, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 7$28,474$48,8130$0
Correction 6$23,490$46,9800$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$25,224$60,5380$0
Financial Administration 1$3,154$37,8480$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,376$40,5120$0
Judicial and Legal 1$6,478$77,7360$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,344$28,1280$0
Police - Other 1$2,944$35,3280$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,012$36,1440$0
Sewerage 1$4,964$59,5680$0
Totals for Government 25$103,460$49,6610$0

Forks government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($15.66)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($3.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($2.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $839,000 ($218.95)
    Correctional Institutions: $586,000 ($152.92)
    Water Utilities: $535,000 ($139.61)
    Financial Administration: $324,000 ($84.55)
    Sewerage: $216,000 ($56.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000 ($51.67)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($48.02)
    General - Other: $140,000 ($36.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($31.05)
    Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($18.27)
    Air Transportation: $62,000 ($16.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000 ($5.48)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($2.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $4,000 ($1.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($7.31)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($4.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,465,000 ($382.31)

Forks government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $276,000 ($72.03)
    Other: $273,000 ($71.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($4.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($2.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $280,000 ($73.07)
    Sale of Property: $232,000 ($60.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $61,000 ($15.92)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $786,000 ($205.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $106,000 ($27.66)
    Other: $92,000 ($24.01)
    General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($10.96)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $575,000 ($150.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $374,000 ($97.60)
    Property: $318,000 ($82.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $146,000 ($38.10)
    Other License: $16,000 ($4.18)

Forks government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,000 ($46.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $177,000 ($46.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000 ($9.92)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,000 ($9.39)

Forks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,476,000 ($385.18)

7.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($804 average AGI)
Clallam County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  0.81% ($90,286 average AGI)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.34% ($59,446)
from Pierce County, WA  0.31% ($50,304)


5.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  0.54% ($53,468 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.27% ($54,269)
to Pierce County, WA  0.26% ($45,026)

Businesses in Forks, WA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • Vans: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forks:

  • KVAC (1490 AM; 1 kW; FORKS, WA; Owner: ALCO SERVICES, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forks:

  • KLLM (103.9 FM; FORKS, WA; Owner: ALCO SERVICES, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K201FD (88.1 FM; FORKS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
Forks fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Forks fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 82.3mTotal length
  • $19,541,000Total costs
  • 32,055Total average daily traffic
  • 3,342Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,059Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Forks, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Forks, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forks)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Forks, WA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forks)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: NITZSCHE REN SEAREY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914 (SERIES) (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 124A , Serial Number: 1MK 442 C, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Dale C Rotter, 3707 Clearwater Rd, Forks, WA 98331
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 147MC , Serial Number: 18265026, Year manufactured: 1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Lynell J Soloman, 1151 Merchants Rd, Forks, WA 98331
  • Aircraft: NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY N3N-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: WRIGHT 760E-1 (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45102 , Serial Number: 4499, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Gary R Jennings, 209 Old Lapush Rd, Forks, WA 98331
  • Aircraft: WHIDDEN SUPER 12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MAZDA 13B (146 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 672CW , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Criss M Whidden, 480 Smith Rd, Forks, WA 98331
  • Aircraft: ICP SRI ITALY SAVANNAH (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7015Z , Serial Number: 05-10-51-434, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Dale C Rotter, 3707 Clearwater Rd, Forks, WA 98331
  • Aircraft: BLAKE SONERAI II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 79JB , Serial Number: 417, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 10/05/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Jennings, 209 Old La Push Rd, Forks, WA 98331
  • Aircraft: ROBERTS BENSEN B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 31808 , Serial Number: 2001, Year manufactured: 1972, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Robert E Roberts, Po Box 627, Forks, WA 98331

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 39 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Forks, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forks, WA
    • 13949.1%Structure Fires
    • 7125.1%Outside Fires
    • 4415.5%Other
    • 2910.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forks, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Forks, Washington:

  • Pacific Inn Motel, FRKS Ave S, Forks, Washington 98331 , Phone: (360) 374-9400
  • Dew Drop Inn, Inc, 100 Fernhill Rd, Forks, Washington 98331 , Phone: (888) 433-9376, Fax: (360) 374-2410
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Forks, Washington
Most common first names in Forks, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3771.4 years
Charles2573.5 years
William2471.1 years
James2071.4 years
Robert1669.9 years
Helen1577.7 years
Dorothy1474.1 years
George1376.4 years
Donald1372.4 years
Mary1171.9 years
Most common last names in Forks, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1672.6 years
Anderson1272.0 years
Allen1270.2 years
Davis872.8 years
Klahn778.3 years
Thompson780.4 years
Johnson771.6 years
Jones776.6 years
Demorest672.8 years
Wilson676.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forks, WA
  • 60.5%Electricity
  • 35.6%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forks, WA
  • 88.7%Electricity
  • 11.3%Wood


Forks compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Forks on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #38 (98331) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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