Cave City, Arkansas Population 2024

2,015

Cave City is a city located in Independence County and Sharp County Arkansas. Cave City has a 2024 population of 2,015. Cave City is currently growing at a rate of 0.9% annually and its population has increased by 4.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,930 in 2020.

The average household income in Cave City is $52,802 with a poverty rate of 26.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cave City is 35.7 years, 33.6 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Cave City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cave City was:

  • White: 97.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.1%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
788.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.4% (85)
The current population of Cave City, Arkansas is 2,015 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,930.

Cave City, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,99297.74%
Two or more races341.67%
Black or African American100.49%
Other race20.1%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cave City Population by Race

Cave City Population Pyramid 2024

Cave City Median Age

35.7

Total

33.6

Male

37

Female

Cave City Adults

There are 1,406 adults, (341 of whom are seniors) in Cave City.

Cave City Age Dependency

91.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cave City Sex Ratio

Female1,16357.07%
Male87542.93%

Cave City Population by Age

Cave City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7902.4952.247.8
Married3823.1475.724.3
Non Family2551.1134.965.1
Female1393.0917.382.7
Male143.7971.428.6
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cave City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cave City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cave City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.92%.

Cave City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,738

Average Earnings

$47,250

Average Male

$23,603

Average Female

Cave City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cave City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cave City Language

98.04% of Cave City residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Cave City Language

Cave City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,86249726.69%
Hispanic831416.87%
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26.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.05%

Male Poverty Rate

27.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cave City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cave City is White, with 26.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cave City is Hispanic, with 16.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.44%.

Cave City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.47%
High School23.31%
Some College21.84%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%
showing: 4 rows

Cave City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed17.49%
Male Employed8.09%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cave City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cave City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cave City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cave City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cave City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cave City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cave City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

122

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Cave City Veterans by War

count

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Cave City Veterans by Age

count

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Cave City Veterans by Race

Cave City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cave City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cave City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cave City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cave City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.58%

Born in Cave City

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Cave City residents were born in the United States, with 74.58% having been born in Arkansas. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cave City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,105180.86%
20282,087180.87%
20272,069180.88%
20262,051180.89%
20252,033180.89%
20242,015180.9%
20231,997180.91%
20221,979180.92%
20211,961311.61%
20201,930231.21%
20191,90740.21%
20181,90390.48%
20171,894130.69%
20161,881221.18%
20151,859-2-0.11%
20141,861-21-1.12%
20131,882
20121,882-23-1.21%
20111,90540.21%
20101,901
showing: 20 rows

Cave City Population by Year