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Forkland, Alabama - Basic Facts

Forkland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Forkland.

It is a populated place located in Greene County at latitude 32.6482 and longitude -87.8833. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 151 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Forkland (see map) encompass a land area of 3.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Forkland: Falkland.

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Forkland, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 574
Population in Households 574
Population in Familes 465
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $84,906
Average Home Value $105,875


Median Household Income $26,534
Average Household Income $41,659
Per Capita Income $17,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.85% -1.36%
Households -2.47% -1.19%
Families -2.53% -1.11%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Forkland, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forkland to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 386 33rd
Population Density1 # 378 35th
Diversity Index2 # 314 46th
Median Household Income # 511 12th
Per Capita Income # 407 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.