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People

Total Population 2,238
Male Share of the Population 45.7%
Female Share of the Population 54.3%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 809
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,107
% Above Poverty Level 69.5%
% Below Poverty Level 30.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $440
Median House Value $70,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 11.9%

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

Horse Cave Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 74 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky
County Hart
Standard Zip Codes 42749
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.179
Longitude -85.906

Horse Cave 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 9.7 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 NOLIN RIVER LAKE
Distance 20.2 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
Station BARREN RIVER LAKE
Distance 23 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Horse Cave, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Park (42749)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bonnieville 249 $31,042
Cave City 2,210 $40,268
Glasgow 14,224 $36,396
Hiseville 167 $0
Munfordville 1,723 $27,361
Park City 475 $50,625

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

Horse Cave Hospitals

CAVERNA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1501 SOUTH DIXIE STREET
(270) 786-2191
Emergency Service: No

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Horse Cave High Schools

CAVERNA HIGH SCHOOL
2276 S DIXIE ST.
270-773-2828
Serves 231 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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