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Forks, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Forks,WA index of house prices

Total population: 3,717 (Urban population: 2,976 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 71 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,621 (1,566 occupied: 966 owner occupied, 589 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

38%

Housing density: 519 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $725,616.

Median contract rent in 2016: $359 (lower quartile is $252, upper quartile is $457)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $552


Median gross rent in Forks, WA in 2016: $444

Housing units in Forks with a mortgage: 413 (8 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 555

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $50,242

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,322

Median monthly housing costs: $502


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Forks, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,656 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Forks:

$128,656
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,500 - $186,941

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $374,743
Here:

$374,743
State:

$404,096

Mobile homes: $36,430
Here:

$36,430
State:

$116,190
Median year house/condo built: 1972

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,810
  • In family households: 2,990 (325 male householders, 627 female householders)
    615 spouses, 1,064 children (1,046 natural, 0 adopted, 37 stepchildren), 49 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 72 other relatives, 230 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 717 (258 male householders (259 living alone)), 385 female householders (335 living alone)), 73 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 103

Size of family households: 456 2-persons, 201 3-persons, 140 4-persons, 86 5-persons, 31 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 599 1-person, 48 2-persons.

539 married couples with children.
291 single-parent households (35 men, 256 women).

80.6% of residents of Forks speak English at home.
17.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (11% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 40% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English well, 42% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 480 (12.6%)
(11.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forks, Washington:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 2012 bedrooms
  • 4873 bedrooms
  • 2274 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Forks population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forks, Washington:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1211 bedroom
  • 3362 bedrooms
  • 973 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Forks population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Forks in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 11no vehicle
  • 2561 vehicle
  • 2892 vehicles
  • 2693 vehicles
  • 924 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Forks population

Cars and other vehicles available in Forks in renter-occupied apartments

  • 164no vehicle
  • 2311 vehicle
  • 1332 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Forks population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Forks, Washington:

  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 1524 rooms
  • 3155 rooms
  • 2846 rooms
  • 1387 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Forks population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forks, Washington:

  • 01 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 653 rooms
  • 3214 rooms
  • 1545 rooms
  • 296 rooms
  • 207 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Forks population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Forks, WA household income distribution

  • Forks, WA household income distribution
  • 176Less than $10,000
  • 121$10,000 to $14,999
  • 157$15,000 to $19,999
  • 62$20,000 to $24,999
  • 192$25,000 to $29,999
  • 109$30,000 to $34,999
  • 103$35,000 to $39,999
  • 54$40,000 to $44,999
  • 93$45,000 to $49,999
  • 119$50,000 to $59,999
  • 109$60,000 to $74,999
  • 143$75,000 to $99,999
  • 66$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Forks, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Forks, WA
  • 62Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 28$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 44$80,000 to $89,999
  • 25$90,000 to $99,999
  • 97$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 131$150,000 to $174,999
  • 163$175,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 268$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Forks, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Forks, WA
  • 52Less than $100
  • 43$150 to $199
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 9$250 to $299
  • 58$300 to $349
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 74$400 to $449
  • 40$450 to $499
  • 51$500 to $549
  • 7$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 27$650 to $699
  • 119$750 to $799
  • 73$800 to $899

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 742010 or later
  • 2232000 to 2009
  • 1241990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Forks population
Forks commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 271
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 271
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 195
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 99
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 133
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 6
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 115
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 28
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 13
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 288
  • 90 or more minutes: 101
Forks, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.1%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Forks mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,196 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 88 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (1%)
  • Taxi: 35 (2%)
  • Walked: 89 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 176
 English: 141
 German: 132
 Italian: 96
 American: 63
 Norwegian: 38
 Polish: 37
 European: 33
 Scandinavian: 33
 Swedish: 32
 Scottish: 19
 Northern European: 13
 British: 11
 Austrian: 10
 French (except Basque): 9
 Dutch: 8
 Scotch-Irish: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 1
 Canadian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 49%Guatemala
  • 27%Mexico
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 5%England
  • 3%Colombia
  • 0%Canada
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,582
  • Other state: 774
  • Northeast: 85
  • Midwest: 138
  • South: 237
  • West: 324

84% of Forks residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 98% lived in Washington.

Forks:

84.3%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 50
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 47
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 77
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 109
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 591
  • Less than 1 year of college: 74
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 172
  • Associate degree: 71
  • Bachelor's degree: 86
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 83
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 497
  • Less than 1 year of college: 48
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 297
  • Associate degree: 70
  • Bachelor's degree: 169
  • Master's degree: 31
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • 7.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 14.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 31.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 59.7%Females
Forks marital status for males
Forks marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 783
  • Two: 75
  • 3 or 4: 26
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • Mobile homes: 576

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,474

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Forks:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Forks
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.1%)
  • Wood (32.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Electricity (74.2%)
  • Wood (20.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • Utility gas (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.6%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

26.3%
Washington:

16.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)