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Cave Springs, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cave Springs had a population of 2,440 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cave Springs is located at latitude 36.2718 and longitude -94.2217 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cave Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,155 feet.

The City of Cave Springs (GNIS ID: 2404010) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Cave Springs is located within Township 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cave Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cave Springs: Allen Mill, Cave Spring, Cave Spring Mill.

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Cave Springs, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,440
Population in Households 2,437
Population in Familes 2,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 857
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 657
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 673 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $255,894
Average Home Value $298,663


Median Household Income $90,726
Average Household Income $109,227
Per Capita Income $39,631
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 5.67% 3.87%
Households 5.51% 3.83%
Families 4.67% 3.78%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cave Springs, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cave Springs to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 125 77th
Population Density1 # 317 41st
Diversity Index2 # 253 53rd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.