Forks, Washington Population 2022

3,295
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Forks is a city located in Clallam County Washington. With a 2020 population of 3,295, it is the 244th largest city in Washington and the 8414th largest city in the United States. Forks is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -14.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,864 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Forks has a population density of 801 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forks is $51,815 with a poverty rate of 25.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $168,100. The median age in Forks is 32.3 years, 31.8 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Forks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forkswas:

  • White: 82.79%
  • Two or more races: 6.96%
  • Black or African American: 3.99%
  • Native American: 3.60%
  • Other race: 2.54%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forks, Washington is 3,295 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,864.

Forks, Washington Population 2022

Population by Race

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Forks Population by Race

Forks Population Pyramid 2022

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Forks Median Age

33.7


Total

32.4


Male

34.6


Female

Forks Adults

There are 2,869 adults, (407 of whom are seniors) in Forks.

Forks Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Forks Sex Ratio

Female

1,974

51.09%

Male

1,890

48.91%

Forks Population by Age

Forks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Forks Household Types

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forks Households and Families

3.06

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Forks Households by Type

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Forks Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forks Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.35%.

Forks Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,463

Average Earnings

$43,378

Average Male

$23,204

Average Female

Forks Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forks Language by Age

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Forks Language

84.57% of Forks residents speak only English, while 15.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.67% of the population.

Forks Language

Forks Poverty by Race

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25.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.44%

Male Poverty Rate

26.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forks is Hispanic, with 69.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forks is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.62%.

Forks Poverty

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Forks Poverty Rate by Education

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Forks Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forks Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Forks Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Forks Married by Age and Sex

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Forks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Forks Marital Status by Race

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Forks Marital Status

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201

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Forks Veterans by War

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Forks Veterans by Age

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Forks Veterans by Race

Forks Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forks Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Forks Employment by Age

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Forks Employment by Race

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Forks Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.35%

Born in Forks

95.06%

Native Born

4.94%

Foreign Born

4.58%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.06% of Forks residents were born in the United States, with 63.35% having been born in Washington. 4.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forks Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Forks Population by Year