For population 25 years and over in Forks:
For population 15 years and over in Forks city:
483 residents are foreign born (11.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,353 (0.9%)
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 ), Neah Bay, WA (5.5 miles ), Crescent, WA (5.6 miles ), Quinault Reservation, WA (6.3 miles ), Taholah, WA (6.5 miles ), Neilton, WA (6.7 miles ), Port Angeles, WA (6.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.95 N, Longitude: 124.38 W
Area code: 360
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Forks detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (5 officers).
Forks tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: -167 (-5.1%).
Work and jobs in Forks: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Forks, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Forks-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 6/10/2001 at 13:19:11, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 5.0 MD, Depth: 25.3 mi) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from Forks center
On 6/23/1997 at 19:13:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MD, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/2003 at 10:02:12, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.8 MD, Depth: 31.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2001 at 15:13:52, a magnitude 4.3 (3.6 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 31.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Forks center
On 6/15/1994 at 08:22:19, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 3.8 ML, 4.0 MD, Depth: 27.3 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clallam County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Leann Hunley - Film actor.
Airports and heliports located in Forks:
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Local government website: www.forkswashington.org
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Forks and their reported violations in the past:HOH RIVER RESORT (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past health violations:HARD RAIN CAFE & MERCANTILE (Population served: 71, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SNOW CREEK ACCESS (Population served: 4, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.5%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 61.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for American Indian residents, 86.3% for other race residents, 79.4% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000
People in group quarters in Forks in 2010:
Forks compared to Washington state average:
Banks with branches in Forks (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Forks (based on Clallam County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
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Forks government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,559 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($294 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,745 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Forks fatal accident list:
Jun 8, 2006 07:45 AM, Calawah Wy, Lat: 47.957281, Lon: -124.356703, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 1994 10:40 AM, Calawahway, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 11, 1992 06:35 PM, 101, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1986 11:52 PM, Bogachilwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 5, 1980 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Forks, WA
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $15,031,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,109
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,428
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 17,442
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forks)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Forks, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Forks)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Forks)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Forks, WA