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Locust Fork is a town in Blount County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.
The community was named for a fork of the Black Warrior River
The latitude of Locust Fork is 33.907N. The longitude is -86.615W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,104.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Locust Fork demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blount County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35097 ZIP code.
8% of Locust Fork residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Locust Fork ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Locust Fork was $17,563, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Locust Fork residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Locust Fork, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $854.
Blount County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Locust Fork political report.
The average commute time for Locust Fork workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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