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Fork is a township in Mecosta County, in the Big Rapids metro area.
The latitude of Fork is 43.764N. The longitude is -85.144W.It is in the Ludington time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,678.
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22% of Fork residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fork ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fork was $14,124, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Fork residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fork, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $636.
Mecosta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fork political report.
The average commute time for Fork workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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