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People

Total Population 2,210
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 926
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,268
% Above Poverty Level 72%
% Below Poverty Level 28%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.1%
Median Gross Rent $484
Median House Value $73,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 10.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cave City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles SE of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky
County Barren
Standard Zip Codes 42127
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.136
Longitude -85.956

Cave City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MAMMOTH CAVE
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Station BARREN RIVER LAKE
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Station NOLIN RIVER LAKE
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glasgow 14,224 $36,396
Hiseville 167 $0
Horse Cave 2,238 $32,107
Munfordville 1,723 $27,361
Park City 475 $50,625
Smiths Grove 811 $57,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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