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People

Total Population 2,214
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 840
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.2%
Median Earnings25+ $23,355
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,807

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,362
% Above Poverty Level 69%
% Below Poverty Level 31%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.2%
Median Gross Rent $508
Median House Value $67,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.3%
Irish 10.5%

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 14,152 $44,678
Hiseville 197 $64,375
Horse Cave 2,138 $31,859
Munfordville 1,765 $25,729
Park City 532 $57,639
Smiths Grove 706 $63,750
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