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The City of Cave City had a population of 1,871 as of July 1, 2017. Cave City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cave City is located at latitude 35.9484 and longitude -91.5473 in Sharp County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cave City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sharp County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Cave City are located in Sharp County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Independence County.

The City of Cave City (GNIS ID: 2404007) 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 City is located within Township of Cave, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sharp County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cave City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cave City: Loyal.

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Cave City, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,871
Daytime Population: Workers 871
Daytime Population: Residents 1,176
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,047
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 1,823
Population in Familes 1,504
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 719
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $28,261
Average Household Income $36,345
Per Capita Income $14,981


Total Housing Units 846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 436 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $78,986
Average Home Value $106,594


Total Households 734
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 498
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.24% -0.23%
Households -0.32% -0.27%
Families -0.17% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Cave City, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cave City to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 156 71st
Population Density # 148 73rd
Diversity Index # 430 21st
Median Household Income # 488 10th
Per Capita Income # 517 4th

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