Forksville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Forksville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Forksville had a population of 142 as of July 1, 2017. Forksville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forksville is located at latitude 41.4896 and longitude -76.6028 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Forksville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The Borough of Forksville (GNIS ID: 1215605) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 Forksville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Forksville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 142
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 82
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 135
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 135
Population in Familes 109
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $42,518
Average Household Income $62,343
Per Capita Income $27,332


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (30.5%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $237,500


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.43%
Households -0.21% -0.3%
Families 0.96% -0.45%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Forksville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forksville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1689 4th
Population Density # 1733 2nd
Diversity Index # 1074 39th
Median Household Income # 1320 25th
Per Capita Income # 743 58th

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