Forkland, AL Population

Population: 629. Estimated population in July 2020: 616 (-2.1% change)
Males: 295 (46.9%), Females: 334 (53.1%)

Greene County

Zip code: 36740

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $18,698
Median house value: $60,000

Races in Forkland:

  • Black (89.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (10.7%)

Ancestries: United States (14.0%), English (1.4%), Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Map of Forkland, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Forkland

  • High school or higher: 58.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forkland town

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-5.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Forkland:

  • BRYAN W WHITFIELD MEM HOSP INC (about 11 miles; DEMOPOLIS, AL)
  • HALE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; GREENSBORO, AL)
  • GREENE COUNTY HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOM (about 21 miles; EUTAW, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forkland:

  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • KEY FIELD (about 66 miles; MERIDIAN, MS; Abbreviation: MEI)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 75 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Forkland:

  • EUTAW MUNI (about 12 miles; EUTAW, AL; Abbreviation: 3A7)
  • DEMOPOLIS MUNI (about 15 miles; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Abbreviation: 7A2)
  • GREENSBORO MUNI (about 16 miles; GREENSBORO, AL; Abbreviation: 7A0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forkland:

  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 50 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; MERIDIAN, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 71 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 76 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 90 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)