Forksville is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 145 people and just one neighborhood, Forksville is the 1030th largest community in Pennsylvania. Forksville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Forksville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Forksville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forksville is a borough of professionals, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forksville who work in teaching (20.59%), maintenance occupations (11.76%) and office and administrative support (11.76%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.76% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Forksville is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the borough experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller borough.
Overall, Forksville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the borough is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Forksville is worth considering.
Forksville is a very car-oriented borough. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Forksville is a small borough , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Forksville has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small borough, Forksville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.