Cave Junction, Oregon

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Cave Junction, Oregon

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High Points

Cave Junction strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oregon):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Cave Junction Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Cave Junction Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Cave Junction Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Cave Junction Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Cave Junction, Oregon

Comparing Cave Junction to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oregon (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 2
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 2
People Above Poverty 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 8
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 9

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Cave Junction Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles W of Medford, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 237 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Josephine
Standard Zip Codes 97523, 97531
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.163
Longitude -123.646

Cave Junction Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 47 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 51 to 92 F
Oct Temp 39 to 72 F
Annual Precip 62.6 inches
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 52 to 92 F
Oct Temp 39 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
Station ILLAHE
Distance 38.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 50 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 52 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 80.8 inches
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Cave Junction Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,363 100%
Male 629 46.1%
Female 734 53.9%
Under 18 365 26.8%
18+ 998 73.2%
65+ 297 21.8%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,258 92.3%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 9 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 28 2.1%
Other 16 1.2%
Mixed Race 43 3.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 75 5.5%

Estimated Cave Junction Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,380
Growth 17
Growth % 1.2%

Cave Junction Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
US/American 14.1%
German 12.6%
English 11.7%
Irish 10.7%
Italian 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
French Canadian 2.7%
Danish 2.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Swedish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
European 2%
Dutch 1.8%
Polish 1.3%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Australian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
African 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kerby (97523, 97531)

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

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Cave Junction High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 477 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.9

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1. Oroville, Washington 86.5   35.3% 16.7% 9.1% 15 $30,114 6.6% 17.7% 1,653 28.9% 67.8 1.4% 5.4
2. Versailles, Missouri 84.3   37% 25.3% 9.5% 20 $31,088 6.5% 4.6% 2,565 16.5% 48 0.9% 9
3. Jonesville, North Carolina 80.4   38.4% 19.2% 8.9% 22 $31,400 6.7% 19.4% 1,464 17.4% 99 0.4% 6.2
4. Atoka, Oklahoma 80.3   41.2% 22.1% 12.2% 22 $22,344 7.2% 27.1% 2,988 25.3% 44.5 1.1% 5.7
5. Decherd, Tennessee 79   29.9% 17.2% 9.1% 20 $35,817 6.9% 17.3% 2,246 18.3% 52.1 0.4% 7.1
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