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Demographics

People

Total Population2,235
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens24.2%
Employed Population 16+809
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.1%
Median Earnings25+$24,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,203

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,929
% Above Poverty Level71.2%
% Below Poverty Level28.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.7%
Median Gross Rent$417
Median House Value$71,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.5%
Irish9.6%
English7.4%
German4.1%
Scottish1.9%
French Except Basque1.3%
Arab1.3%
Norwegian0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Italian0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Polish0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Horse Cave Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hart County
Standard Zip Codes42749
Phone Area Codes270
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude37.17
Approximate Longitude-85.91

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)

StationMAMMOTH CAVE
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 71 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches
StationNOLIN RIVER LAKE
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationBARREN RIVER LAKE
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bonnieville248$30,536
Cave City2,135$40,909
Glasgow14,338$35,188
Hiseville118$0
Munfordville1,763$35,083
Park City546$53,542

Horse Cave Hospitals

Caverna Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
1501 S. Dixie Street
(270) 786-2191

Horse Cave Public Schools

Caverna High School
2276 S Dixie St.
ZIP: 42749
(270) 773-2828
High
Total Enrollment 226
Caverna Middle School
2276 S Dixie Hwy
ZIP: 42749
(270) 773-4665
Middle
Total Enrollment 146
Legrande Elementary School
70 Legrande School Road
ZIP: 42749
(270) 786-2746
Primary
Total Enrollment 249
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