West Fork, Arkansas Population 2024

2,310

West Fork is a city located in Washington County Arkansas. West Fork has a 2024 population of 2,310. West Fork is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -0.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,324 in 2020.

The average household income in West Fork is $82,245 with a poverty rate of 3.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Fork is 38.8 years, 32.2 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

West Fork Demographics

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

  • White: 83.99%
  • Two or more races: 13.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.38%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
625.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.6% (-14)
The current population of West Fork, Arkansas is 2,310 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,324.

West Fork, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,56583.99%
Two or more races40013.1%
Black or African American421.38%
Asian220.72%
Native American130.43%
Other race120.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Fork Population by Race

West Fork Population Pyramid 2024

West Fork Median Age

38.8

Total

32.2

Male

45.3

Female

West Fork Adults

There are 2,329 adults, (471 of whom are seniors) in West Fork.

West Fork Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

West Fork Sex Ratio

Female1,48548.62%
Male1,56951.38%

West Fork Population by Age

West Fork Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1422.6779.920.1
Married5933.2476.923.1
Non Family3271.1787.212.8
Female1943.3574.225.8
Male283.51000
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Fork Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Fork Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Fork Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 71.43%.

West Fork Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,260

Average Earnings

$45,147

Average Male

$45,536

Average Female

West Fork Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Fork Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Fork Language

97.66% of West Fork residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

West Fork Language

West Fork Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,551913.57%
Multiple400164%
Hispanic921415.22%
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3.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.93%

Male Poverty Rate

5.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Fork

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Fork is Hispanic, with 15.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Fork is White, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.2%.

West Fork Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.47%
Some College4.76%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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West Fork Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.67%
Male Employed1.2%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Fork Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Fork Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Fork Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

West Fork Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Fork Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Fork Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Fork Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

211

Number of Veterans

201

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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West Fork Veterans by War

count

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West Fork Veterans by Age

count

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West Fork Veterans by Race

West Fork Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Fork Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Fork Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Fork Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Fork Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.97%

Born in West Fork

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of West Fork residents were born in the United States, with 58.97% having been born in Arkansas. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Fork Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,290-4-0.17%
20282,294-4-0.17%
20272,298-4-0.17%
20262,302-4-0.17%
20252,306-4-0.17%
20242,310-4-0.17%
20232,314-4-0.17%
20222,318-4-0.17%
20212,322-2-0.09%
20202,324-331-12.47%
20192,65510.04%
20182,654281.07%
20172,626331.27%
20162,593250.97%
20152,568381.5%
20142,530351.4%
20132,495481.96%
20122,447331.37%
20112,414401.68%
20102,374
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West Fork Population by Year