Cave City, Kentucky Population 2022

2,380
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Cave City is a city located in Barren County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,380, it is the 144th largest city in Kentucky and the 10017th largest city in the United States. Cave City is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,356 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Cave City has a population density of 540 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cave City is $41,263 with a poverty rate of 42.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $570 per month, and the median house value is $79,400. The median age in Cave City is 34.2 years, 24.9 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Cave City Demographics

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

  • White: 86.28%
  • Black or African American: 8.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.69%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cave City, Kentucky is 2,380 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,356.

Cave City, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,22086.28%
Black or African American2258.74%
Asian200.78%
Some Other Race130.51%
Two or More Races953.69%
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Cave City Population by Race

Cave City Population Pyramid 2022

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Cave City Median Age

34.1


Total

30.1


Male

38


Female

Cave City Adults

There are 2,046 adults, (375 of whom are seniors) in Cave City.

Cave City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cave City Sex Ratio

Female

1,233

47.92%

Male

1,340

52.08%

Cave City Population by Age

Cave City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cave City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All45.4%54.6%
Non Family37.8%62.2%
Female25.6%74.4%
Male0%100%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cave City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0992.3245.4
Married3253.3175.7
Male552.650
Female1563.8325.6
Non Family5631.3137.8

3.3

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Cave City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1428.83%
9th to 12th Grade23514.61%
High School Graduate67341.83%
Some College30919.20%
Associates Degree19412.06%
Bachelors Degree352.18%
Graduate Degree211.31%
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Cave City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cave City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4241,05256
Asian2020
2+ Races1313
Black152147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.93%.

Cave City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,559$26,860$20,037
Less Than 9th Grade$14,310$43,214$13,103
High School Graduate$23,304$25,884$21,792
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,559

Average Earnings

$26,860

Average Male

$20,037

Average Female

Cave City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cave City Language by Age

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Cave City Language

98.74% of Cave City residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Cave City Language

Cave City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic988586.73%
Black22518381.33%
Multiple956063.16%
White2,18080436.88%
OtherNaN%

42.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.36%

Male Poverty Rate

46.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cave City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cave City is Hispanic, with 86.73% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.47%.

Cave City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.27%
High School33.43%
Some College32.80%
Bachelors or Greater16.07%

Cave City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed24.21%
Male Unemployed58.64%
Female Employed18.06%
Female Unemployed94.62%

Cave City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cave City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,354$36,228
Families$36,538$50,893
Married Families$49,653-
Non Families$13,516$21,819
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Income by Household Type

Cave City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cave City Married by Age and Sex

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Cave City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cave City Marital Status by Race

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Cave City Marital Status

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122

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War50
Vietnam56
Korea
World War II3

Cave City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5445
55 to 6433
65 to 7441
75+3

Cave City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White905.16%
Black229.78%
2+ Races1017.24%

Cave City Veterans by Race

Cave City Veterans by Education

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14.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cave City Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

23.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cave City Employment by Age

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Cave City Employment by Race

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Cave City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.81%

Born in Cave City

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Cave City residents were born in the United States, with 70.81% having been born in Kentucky. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cave City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,2400.00%
20112,252120.54%
20122,264120.53%
20132,276120.53%
20142,288120.53%
20152,300120.52%
20162,312120.52%
20172,324120.52%
20182,336120.52%
20192,348120.51%
20202,35680.34%
20212,368120.51%
20222,380120.51%

Cave City Population by Year