Horse Cave, Kentucky Population 2022

2,192
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Horse Cave is a city located in Hart County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,192, it is the 157th largest city in Kentucky and the 10454th largest city in the United States. Horse Cave is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -8.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,387 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Horse Cave has a population density of 696 people per square mile.

The average household income in Horse Cave is $42,390 with a poverty rate of 34.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $490 per month, and the median house value is $73,200. The median age in Horse Cave is 42 years, 35.7 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Horse Cave Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Horse Cavewas:

  • White: 76.96%
  • Black or African American: 19.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Horse Cave, Kentucky is 2,192 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,387.

Horse Cave, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Horse Cave Population by Race

Horse Cave Population Pyramid 2022

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Horse Cave Median Age

42.9


Total

34.1


Male

46.9


Female

Horse Cave Adults

There are 1,813 adults, (505 of whom are seniors) in Horse Cave.

Horse Cave Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Horse Cave Sex Ratio

Female

1,202

50.36%

Male

1,185

49.64%

Horse Cave Population by Age

Horse Cave Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Horse Cave Household Types

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Horse Cave Households and Families

2.76

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Horse Cave Households by Type

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Horse Cave Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Horse Cave Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.82%.

Horse Cave Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,518

Average Earnings

$39,596

Average Male

$26,618

Average Female

Horse Cave Earnings by Educational Attainment

Horse Cave Language by Age

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Horse Cave Language

98.94% of Horse Cave residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Horse Cave Language

Horse Cave Poverty by Race

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34.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.54%

Male Poverty Rate

32.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Horse Cave

The race most likely to be in poverty in Horse Cave is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.52%.

Horse Cave Poverty

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Horse Cave Poverty Rate by Education

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Horse Cave Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Horse Cave Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Horse Cave Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Horse Cave Married by Age and Sex

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Horse Cave 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 45-54.

Horse Cave Marital Status by Race

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Horse Cave Marital Status

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95

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Horse Cave Veterans by War

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Horse Cave Veterans by Age

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Horse Cave Veterans by Race

Horse Cave Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Horse Cave Veterans by Education

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Horse Cave Employment by Age

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Horse Cave Employment by Race

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Horse Cave 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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85.84%

Born in Horse Cave

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Horse Cave residents were born in the United States, with 85.84% having been born in Kentucky. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Horse Cave Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Horse Cave Population by Year