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Cave City, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cave City had a population of 1,845 as of July 1, 2019. 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 35.9417 and longitude -91.5485 in Sharp County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cave City 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cave City: Loyal.

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Cave City, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cave City, AR Housing Affordability Index is 193
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cave City, AR Wealth Index is 29
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,845
Population in Households 1,797
Population in Families 1,478
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density 722
Diversity Index1 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,316
Average Household Income $38,878
Per Capita Income $15,583
Wealth Index3 29

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 365 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $81,215
Housing Affordability Index2 193
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 726
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 488
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.35% -0.27%
Households -0.37% -0.28%
Families -0.35% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 2019 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 # 159 71st
Population Density # 146 73rd
Diversity Index # 406 25th
Median Household Income # 485 10th
Per Capita Income # 517 4th

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