Forkland, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Forkland, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Forkland had a population of 587 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Forkland is located at latitude 32.6474 and longitude -87.8674 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Forkland (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 151 feet.

The Town of Forkland has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Forkland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Forkland: Falkland.

Town of Forkland, AL Boundary Map

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Forkland, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 587
Population in Households 587
Population in Familes 475
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 168
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $108,582
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,792
Average Household Income $41,842
Per Capita Income $17,208
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.89% -0.83%
Households -1.77% -0.66%
Families -2.05% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 385 34th
Population Density1 # 373 36th
Diversity Index2 # 318 45th
Median Household Income # 487 16th
Per Capita Income # 459 21st

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