Cave Spring, Virginia Population 2024

26,833

Cave Spring is a city located in Roanoke County and Roanoke city Virginia. Cave Spring has a 2024 population of 26,833. Cave Spring is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 6.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,193 in 2020.

The average household income in Cave Spring is $107,384 with a poverty rate of 7.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cave Spring is 40.9 years, 40 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Cave Spring Demographics

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

  • White: 83.6%
  • Asian: 6.97%
  • Black or African American: 4.94%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,248.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.51% (1,640)
The current population of Cave Spring, Virginia is 26,833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,193.

Cave Spring, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,74883.6%
Asian1,8126.97%
Black or African American1,2864.94%
Two or more races7863.02%
Native American2801.08%
Other race1010.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cave Spring Population by Race

Cave Spring Population Pyramid 2024

Cave Spring Median Age

40.9

Total

40

Male

43.5

Female

Cave Spring Adults

There are 20,635 adults, (4,850 of whom are seniors) in Cave Spring.

Cave Spring Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cave Spring Sex Ratio

Female13,81053.09%
Male12,20346.91%

Cave Spring Population by Age

Cave Spring Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,9172.3867.932.1
Married5,3963.0482.917.1
Non Family3,9071.1748.151.9
Female1,0543.1161.638.4
Male5603.0772.527.5

2.99

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cave Spring Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5533.01%
9th to 12th Grade3081.67%
High School Graduate3,36418.28%
Some College3,19117.34%
Associates Degree1,7039.26%
Bachelors Degree5,66030.76%
Graduate Degree3,62019.67%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cave Spring Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cave Spring Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15,29014,8627,856
Asian1,3641,093959
Hispanic761615188
Black749747165
2+ Races429415174
Native American1936528
Other Race412312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 99.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.31%.

Cave Spring Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$56,221$66,340$48,854
Less Than 9th Grade$28,365$34,167$20,640
High School Graduate$36,692$41,830$32,400
Some College$46,453$47,277$45,011
Bachelors Degree$63,018$84,023$52,722
Graduate Degree$75,273$111,417$64,078

$56,221

Average Earnings

$66,340

Average Male

$48,854

Average Female

Cave Spring Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cave Spring Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cave Spring Language

86.5% of Cave Spring residents speak only English, while 13.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.05% of the population.

Cave Spring Language

Cave Spring Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,2271,4426.79%
Black1,28627221.15%
Hispanic1,11612811.47%
Multiple78610613.49%
Asian1,812201.1%

7.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.6%

Male Poverty Rate

8.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cave Spring

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cave Spring is Black, with 21.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cave Spring is Asian, with 1.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.9%.

Cave Spring Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.27%
Less Than 9th Grade10.8%
Some College4.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.34%

Cave Spring Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10%
Male Unemployed7.73%
Female Employed5.05%
Male Employed3.06%

Cave Spring Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cave Spring Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$83,538$107,384
Families$103,900$128,502
Married Families$119,821$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,752$65,602

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cave Spring Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cave Spring Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cave Spring 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 35-44.

Cave Spring Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cave Spring Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,382

Number of Veterans

1,190

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam507
Second Gulf War342
First Gulf War273
World War II42
Korea41

Cave Spring Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+386
35 to 54340
65 to 74300
55 to 64282
18 to 3474

Cave Spring Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2947.41%
Black738.57%
2+ Races152.94%
Hispanic121.4%

Cave Spring Veterans by Race

Cave Spring Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cave Spring Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cave Spring Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cave Spring Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cave Spring 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

50.7%

Born in Cave Spring

89.14%

Native Born

10.86%

Foreign Born

4.99%

Non Citizen

5.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.14% of Cave Spring residents were born in the United States, with 50.7% having been born in Virginia. 4.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cave Spring Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202426,8334101.55%
202326,4234101.58%
202226,0137653.03%
202125,248550.22%
202025,193-808-3.11%
201926,0012080.81%
201825,7932510.98%
201725,542-177-0.69%
201625,7191650.65%
201525,55470.03%
201425,547-100-0.39%
201325,647-189-0.73%
201225,836-197-0.76%
201126,0331,1114.46%
201024,92200%

Cave Spring Population by Year