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West Fork, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of West Fork had a population of 2,595 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for West Fork is located at latitude 35.9349 and longitude -94.1811 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Fork (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The City of West Fork (GNIS ID: 2405707) 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.

The City of West Fork is located within Township of West Fork, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Fork population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Fork: Westfork, Woolseys Store.

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West Fork, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,595
Daytime Population: Workers 895
Daytime Population: Residents 1,312
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,207
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 2,595
Population in Familes 2,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 693
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $48,435
Average Household Income $65,419
Per Capita Income $24,668


Total Housing Units 1,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 744 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $141,286
Average Home Value $186,996


Total Households 958
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 697
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.58% 1.81%
Households 1.58% 1.77%
Families 1.32% 1.69%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

West Fork, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Fork to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 118 78th
Population Density # 162 70th
Diversity Index # 355 34th
Median Household Income # 84 85th
Per Capita Income # 88 84th

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