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Population in 2012: 3,692 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.3%
 

Males: 1,924  (52.1%)
Females: 1,768  (47.9%)

Median resident age:  31.3 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98331.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,355 (it was $34,280 in 2000)
Forks:

$33,355
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,018

Forks city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,624 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Forks:

$126,624
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,211; Detached houses: $158,205; Townhouses or other attached units: $112,148; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,909; Mobile homes: $39,960

Median gross rent in 2012: $706.

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  • White alone - 2,421 (67.7%)
  • Hispanic - 652 (18.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 224 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 142 (4.0%)
  • Asian alone - 105 (2.9%)
  • Black alone - 30 (0.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Forks: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.9%), German (10.4%), Swedish (7.8%), English (7.2%), United States (6.2%), Greek (5.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,182 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Forks:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forks city:

  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

415 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.6%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Forks, Washington as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Forks to the number of sex offenders is 1,846 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,323 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $475 (0.5%)

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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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $67,200
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $106,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $295,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $295,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $205,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.95 N, Longitude: 124.38 W

Area code: 360

Forks household income distribution Forks home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Forks by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000002101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.061.129.90.027.9
Rapes 402026275311
per 100,000 126.20.062.60.062.4184.861.6217.3152.689.727.927.9
Robberies 300101152020
per 100,000 94.60.00.031.10.030.830.8155.261.10.055.80.0
Assaults 113378618271711113
per 100,000 347.093.493.9217.9249.8184.8554.0838.2518.9328.8306.783.6
Burglaries 464853435149442723151635
per 100,000 1451.11493.91658.31338.31592.31509.11354.3838.2702.1448.4446.1975.7
Thefts 21112412510614914813311868756168
per 100,000 6656.23859.33911.13299.14651.94558.14093.63663.52075.72242.21700.61895.7
Auto thefts 5781273111238
per 100,000 157.7217.9250.3373.5218.592.430.831.030.559.883.6223.0
Arson 000000000201
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.059.80.027.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 602.9307.1376.2321.0431.9509.4447.9620.1521.4336.4214.7267.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Washington average:

1.47

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Forks, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -167 (-5.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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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).
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Birthplace of: Leann Hunley - Film actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Forks:

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

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Local government website: www.forkswashington.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forks:

  • Olympic College (about 86 miles; Bremerton, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,930)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 91 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,271)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 94 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 96 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 96 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • Seattle Pacific University (about 97 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,207)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 97 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 2,268)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Forks:

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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).

 
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:

HOH RIVER RESORT (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
HARD RAIN CAFE & MERCANTILE (Population served: 71, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-1999)
SNOW CREEK ACCESS (Population served: 4, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2000
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JUN-1999
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-1999
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-1999
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-1998
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 8 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 68.1% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Forks, WA

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

Forks compared to Washington state average:

Forks, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Forks, Washington:

  • Forks Motel, 432 FRKS Ave S, Forks, WA 98331 , Phone: (360) 374-6243
  • Pacific Inn Motel, FRKS Ave S, Forks, WA 98331 , Phone: (360) 374-9400
  • Dew Drop Inn, Inc, 100 Fernhill Rd, Forks, WA 98331 , Phone: (888) 433-9376, Fax: (360) 374-2410
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Forks travel time to work - commute


Forks mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forks city (based on Clallam County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.57%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church
Adherents29.3%11.3%7.7%7.3%6.7%
Congregations6.0%9.0%11.9%4.5%3.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5.9%5.5%5.2%4.1%17.0%
Congregations6.0%4.5%4.5%3.0%47.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Clallam County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clallam County:

26.6%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,560$43,6800$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,346$64,1521$2,128
Police Protection - Officers 7$26,350$45,1710$0
Police - Other 1$2,666$31,9920$0
Correction 6$15,840$31,6800$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,394$28,7280$0
Sewerage 1$3,990$47,8800$0
Water Supply 4$14,526$43,5780$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,814$31,2560$0
Totals for Government 28$93,486$40,0651$2,128

Forks government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $517,000 ($140.03)
    Police Protection: $497,000 ($134.62)
    Corrections - Other: $364,000 ($98.59)
    Sewerage: $177,000 ($47.94)
    Air Transportation: $166,000 ($44.96)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($36.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $112,000 ($30.34)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($23.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000 ($20.04)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($19.23)
    Health Services - Other: $64,000 ($17.33)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($5.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000 ($3.52)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($5.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $341,000 ($92.36)
    General - Other: $303,000 ($82.07)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($28.71)
    Corrections - Other: $41,000 ($11.11)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($10.02)
    Transit Utilities: $29,000 ($7.85)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($6.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($2.98)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($1.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,081,000 ($292.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($5.96)

Forks government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $250,000 ($67.71)
    Sewerage: $181,000 ($49.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000 ($14.08)
    All Other: $16,000 ($4.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $184,000 ($49.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $162,000 ($43.88)
    Interest Earnings: $105,000 ($28.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $85,000 ($23.02)
    Property Sale Other: $48,000 ($13.00)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($5.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $552,000 ($149.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $340,000 ($92.09)
    All Other: $186,000 ($50.38)
    General Support: $28,000 ($7.58)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $324,000 ($87.76)
    Public Utilities: $296,000 ($80.17)
    Property: $244,000 ($66.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($25.46)
    NEC: $10,000 ($2.71)

Forks government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $305,000 ($82.61)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $251,000 ($67.98)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $142,000 ($38.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($74.49)
    Other, NEC: $75,000 ($20.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $34,000 ($9.21)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($8.13)

Forks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,500,000 ($406.28)

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,559 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($294 average AGI)
Clallam County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  0.71% ($73,989 average AGI)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.32% ($42,024)
from Pierce County, WA  0.28% ($34,297)


5.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Clallam County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  0.59% ($36,458 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.37% ($40,354)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.35% ($32,289)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Forks, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

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: 11
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

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Forks, WA

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:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


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

Businesses in Forks, WA

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

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