Henry Fork, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,234.
Males: 518  (42.0%)
Females: 716  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24151.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,947
Henry Fork:

$57,947
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,540

Henry Fork CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,339
Henry Fork:

$188,339
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $92,066; detached houses: $123,145; mobile homes: $28,809

Median gross rent in 2019: $643.

March 2019 cost of living index in Henry Fork: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.5%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.3% for Black residents, 77.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Henry Fork, VA (2019)
    • 62247.6%White alone
    • 37428.6%Black alone
    • 28321.7%Hispanic
    • 352.7%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (22.0%), English (1.7%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1220 feet

62 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

This place:

4.7%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $561 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,057 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (22.0 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (61.4 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (330.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rocky Mount, VA (1.6 miles ),
Ferrum, VA (2.9 miles ),
Union Hall, VA (3.3 miles ),
Boones Mill, VA (3.4 miles ),
Oak Level, VA (3.5 miles ),
Penhook, VA (3.7 miles ),
North Shore, VA (3.9 miles ),
Stanleytown, VA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.97 N, Longitude: 79.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Distribution of median household income in Henry Fork, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Henry Fork, VA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.7. This is better than average.

City:

58.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.228. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.99
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Henry Fork-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the Henry Fork place center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 9/17/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused $54 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henry Fork-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.7 miles away from Henry Fork center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 239.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from Henry Fork center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Henry Fork:

  • FRANKLIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOME CARE FRANKLIN (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOSPICE SVCS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • ELDERCARE FRANKLIN CO (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF ROCKY MOUNT (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henry Fork:

  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 16 miles; Martinsville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 21 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • American National University (about 25 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 26 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 36 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Danville Community College (about 38 miles; Danville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Radford University (about 40 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)

Public elementary/middle school in Henry Fork:

  • HENRY ELEM (Students: 213, Location: 200 HENRY SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-5)
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Churches in Henry Fork include: Henry Fork Church (A), Morningside Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holland Cemetery (1), Rigney Cemetery (2), Dudley Cemetery (3), Henry Fork Cemetery (4), Hodges-Lynch-Hall Cemetery (5), Holland Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.0%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Henry Fork:

Marital status in Henry Fork, VA
  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Henry Fork:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Henry Fork, VA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,65664
Mainline Protestant6,54436
Catholic5591
Other3312
Black Protestant1192
None31,950-
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: 6
Franklin County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Franklin County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Franklin County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

19.3%
Virginia:

18.6%

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Virginia average:

9.50%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Roanoke city, VA  0.83% ($37,429 average AGI)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.72% ($61,027)
from Bedford County, VA  0.43% ($53,989)


5.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Virginia average:

9.76%

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 Roanoke city, VA  0.92% ($38,032 average AGI)
to Roanoke County, VA  0.68% ($47,898)
to Bedford County, VA  0.43% ($46,398)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henry Fork:

  • WYTI (1570 AM; 3 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, VA; Owner: WYTI, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WRIS INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henry Fork:

  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Henry Fork:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W34CU (Channel 34; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRKV-LP (Channel 65; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Henry Fork fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2019 02:07 AM, Us-220, Lat: 36.961919, Lon: -79.874869, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.2mTotal length
  • $7,032,000Total costs
  • 81,636Total average daily traffic
  • 8,901Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,709Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Henry Fork, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Henry Fork, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Henry Fork, VA
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 28.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.5%No fuel used
  • 3.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Henry Fork, VA
  • 86.6%Electricity
  • 13.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Henry Fork compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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