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Forkston is a township in Wyoming County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.
The latitude of Forkston is 41.483N. The longitude is -76.083W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,208 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 386.
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20% of Forkston residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forkston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forkston was $17,956, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Forkston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Forkston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $379. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.
Wyoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forkston political report.
The average commute time for Forkston workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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