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South Fork is a township in Christian County, in the Taylorville metro area.
The latitude of South Fork is 39.586N. The longitude is -89.455W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,696.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Fork demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Christian County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62570 ZIP code.
20% of South Fork residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Fork ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Fork was $16,175, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of South Fork residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in South Fork, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $623.
Christian County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Fork political report.
The average commute time for South Fork workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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