Forks, Washington Population 2020

3,968

Forks is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 3,968, it is the 131st largest city in Washington and the 5428th largest city in the United States. Forks is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 12.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,532 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Forks has a population density of 965 people per square mile.

The average household income in Forks is $46,140 with a poverty rate of 28.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $144,400. The median age in Forks is 32.5 years, 30.9 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.4 males.

Forks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Forks was:

  • White: 85.99%
  • Black or African American: 4.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.63%
  • Native American: 3.46%
  • Other race: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Forks, Washington is 3,968, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,862.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,532.

Forks, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,25285.99%
Black or African American1884.97%
Two or More Races1754.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1313.46%
Some Other Race300.79%
Asian60.16%

Forks Population Pyramid 2020

Forks Median Age

32.5


Total

30.9


Male

33.6


Female

Forks Adults

There are 2,684 adults, (375 of whom are seniors) in Forks.

Forks Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forks Sex Ratio

Female

1,748

46.22%

Male

2,034

53.78%

Forks Households and Families

Forks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married61.1%38.9%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
All58.7%41.3%
Female45%55%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5092.4458.7
Married6303.1461.1
Non Family5271.1560.3
Female3073.3245
Male451.64100

2.98

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1586.66%
9th to 12th Grade27911.75%
High School Graduate94939.97%
Some College57124.05%
Associates Degree1506.32%
Bachelors Degree1767.41%
Graduate Degree913.83%

Forks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6851,527226
Hispanic381146
Multiple Races12912936
Black104685
Native American7062
Other Race3029
Asian55

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 multiple races people with a rate of 27.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,577$40,462$24,410
Less Than High School$20,800$18,971$
High School Grad$31,053$40,579$11,806
Some College$38,103$51,156$25,089
Bachelors Degree$37,750$$37,844
Graduate Degree$41,447$42,008$40,677

$30,577

Average Earnings

$40,462

Average Male

$24,410

Average Female

Forks Language

Forks Language by Age

Forks Language

73.60% of Forks residents speak only English, while 26.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.66% of the population.

Forks Poverty

Forks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,02360258.85%
White2,26231313.84%
Black1889952.66%
Native1085147.22%
Multiple1644225.61%

28.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.66%

Male Poverty Rate

33.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forks is Hispanic, with 58.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forks is White, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.76%.

Name Poverty
High School25.30%
Some College20.34%
Less Than High School17.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.14%
Male Unemployed24.39%
Female Employed23.46%
Male Employed11.60%

Forks Income

Forks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,231$46,140
Families$46,500$52,035
Married Families$53,976-
Non Families$23,618$27,791

Forks Marital Status

Forks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Forks Married by Age and Sex

Forks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Forks Marital Status by Race

Forks Veterans

224

Number of Veterans

224

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War80
Vietnam73
Second Gulf War51
Korea38
World War II

$Forks Veterans by Education

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forks Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Forks Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.18%

Born in Washington

89.45%

Native Born

10.55%

Foreign Born

9.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.45% of Forks residents were born in the United States, with 65.18% having been born in Washington. 9.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,968531.35%
20193,915531.37%
20183,862260.68%
20173,836531.40%
20163,783431.15%
20153,740310.84%
20143,709140.38%
20133,69520.05%
20123,693802.21%
20113,613611.72%
20103,5524321.31%
20003,1202580.87%
19902,862-198-0.67%
19803,0600.00%