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Population in 2012: 2,272 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.9%
 

Males: 1,029  (45.3%)
Females: 1,243  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42127.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,296 (it was $22,257 in 2000)
Cave City:

$25,296
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,989

Cave City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,191 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Cave City:

$89,191
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,982; Detached houses: $98,176; Mobile homes: $211,281

Median gross rent in 2012: $496.

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  • White alone - 1,684 (87.5%)
  • Black alone - 156 (8.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 33 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cave City: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (15.9%), Irish (13.9%), United States (13.8%), German (11.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Subsaharan African (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/02/1866

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 4.32 square miles.

Population density: 526 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cave City:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cave City city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cave City, Kentucky as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cave City to the number of sex offenders is 2,272 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $763 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $540 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (76.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Horse Cave, KY (2.0 miles ), Park City, KY (2.4 miles ), Hiseville, KY (2.9 miles ), Glasgow, KY (3.1 miles ), Munfordville, KY (3.2 miles ), Rocky Hill, KY (3.5 miles) , Hardyville, KY (3.7 miles) , Smiths Grove, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.14 N, Longitude: 85.96 W

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Cave City by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101012001
per 100,000 51.70.048.30.049.999.30.00.044.4
Robberies 210210010
per 100,000 103.551.70.095.849.90.00.044.30.0
Assaults 343451254
per 100,000 155.2206.6144.9191.6249.349.799.6221.7177.6
Burglaries 153313132220101019
per 100,000 776.01704.5628.0622.61096.7993.0497.8443.5843.7
Thefts 422925406621262124
per 100,000 2172.81497.91207.71915.73290.11042.71294.2931.31065.7
Auto thefts 553541825
per 100,000 258.7258.3144.9239.5199.449.7398.288.7222.0
Arson N/A001N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.047.9N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 274.0265.1177.1213.1339.7211.2142.9137.4196.7

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Crime rate in Cave City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -65 (-3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cave City-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Cave City city center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 28.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.

Earthquake activity:

Cave City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from Cave City center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barren County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Cave City:

  • HART COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HORSE CAVE, KY)
  • CAVERNA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; HORSE CAVE, KY)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, GLASGOW (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Cave City, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cave City:

  • Western Kentucky University (about 30 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 14,936)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 37 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 62 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 4,348)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 72 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,679)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 74 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • Somerset Community College (about 75 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,009)

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  • Cave City is the gateway to Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest cave in the world.

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Notable location: Cave City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Cave City: Servant Valley Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Wild Wonderful Gift Shop (Museums; 803 Mammoth Cave Road), Dinosaur World Inc (Museums; 713 Mammoth Cave Road), Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum (409 East Happy Valley Street), Mammoth Cave Wax Museum (901 Mammoth Cave Road), Tourco Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; I 65 Interchange), Cave Country Go Garts (Amusement & Theme Parks; 820 Sanders Street), Guntown Mountain Amusement Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; I 65 Interchange), Smith's Country Store No 4 - DIV of Tourco Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 101 Huckleberry Knob Road), Cave City Convention Center (502 Old Mammoth Cave Road).

Hotels: Goodnight Inn (70 Goodnight Road), Ramada Limited (807 Mammoth Cave Street), Best Western Kentucky Inn (Highway 90 And I # 65), Wigwam Village No 2 (601 North Dixie Highway), Cave City Budget Inn (405 North Dixie Highway), Comfort Inn Cave City (801 Mammoth Cave Street), Caveland Motel (415 N Dixie Hwy), Knights Inn Cave City KY (1006 A Doyle Avenue), Comfort Inn-Cave City (801 Mammoth Cave Road).

 
Barren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

28.3
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.91
U.S.:

11.56
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 18.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

24.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cave City and their reported violations in the past:

GREEN RIVER VALLEY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 19368, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-06-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1999 and JUL-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-01-2000), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2001), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2001)
CAVE CITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3547, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HORSE CAVE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3109, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAVELAND ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORITY, INC. (Population served: 914, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2004), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and NOV-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2003 and NOV-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-23-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and FEB-13-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2001)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.3%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents, 69.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cave City, KY

12 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Cave City compared to Kentucky state average:

Cave City, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cave City (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cave City Branch at 104 Broadway Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Cave City Branch at 102 Broadway Street, branch established on 1897/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • South Central Bank, Inc.: Cave City Branch at 518 North Dixie Highway, branch established on 1998/04/23. Info updated 2010/08/31: Bank assets: $276.3 mil, Deposits: $236.5 mil, headquarters in Glasgow, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: South Central Bancshares Of Kentucky, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cave City, Kentucky:

  • Star Motel I, US 31 W South, Cave City, KY 42127 , Phone: (270) 773-2983
  • Masters Inn, 102 Happy Valley Rd, Cave City, KY 42127 , Phone: (270) 773-3101, Fax: (270) 773-6082
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 819 Sanders St, Cave City, KY 42127 , Phone: (270) 773-3335, Fax: (270) 773-5095
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 801 Mammoth Cave St, Cave City, KY 42127 , Phone: (270) 773-2030, Fax: (270) 773-2031
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cave City, Kentucky

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cave City travel time to work - commute


Cave City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Cave City city (based on Barren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.06%
Here49.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents54.8%12.0%9.0%3.5%3.0%
Congregations30.1%20.5%14.5%3.6%1.2%
NameOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.8%1.7%9.8%
Congregations2.4%3.6%2.4%2.4%19.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Barren County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Barren County:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Barren County:

28.2%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barren County:

19.3%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,053$30,3189$1,935
Police Protection - Officers 7$20,413$34,9940$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$514
Streets and Highways 1$2,370$28,4403$2,697
Solid Waste Management 1$2,325$27,9005$3,685
Totals for Government 11$30,161$32,90318$8,831

Cave City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($34.77)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $446,000 ($196.30)
    Central Staff Services: $249,000 ($109.60)
    Water Utilities: $224,000 ($98.59)
    Regular Highways: $224,000 ($98.59)
    Police Protection: $190,000 ($83.63)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($34.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($33.45)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($18.05)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($2.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($3.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $500,000 ($220.07)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($31.69)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($8.80)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($7.92)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($6.16)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $376,000 ($165.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($3.08)

Cave City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $369,000 ($162.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($33.45)
    All Other: $5,000 ($2.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $892,000 ($392.61)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($22.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($3.52)
    Rents: $6,000 ($2.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $490,000 ($215.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $94,000 ($41.37)
    Highways: $34,000 ($14.96)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $279,000 ($122.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $247,000 ($108.71)
    NEC: $199,000 ($87.59)
    Property: $93,000 ($40.93)
    Public Utilities: $32,000 ($14.08)

Cave City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($52.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($44.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($7.92)

Cave City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $59,000 ($25.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $549,000 ($241.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $42,000 ($18.49)

5.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Warren County, KY  0.71% ($32,614 average AGI)
from Metcalfe County, KY  0.69% ($27,684)
from Hart County, KY  0.68% ($23,083)


5.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Warren County, KY  0.95% ($31,090 average AGI)
to Metcalfe County, KY  0.62% ($23,483)
to Hart County, KY  0.61% ($19,151)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cave City:

  • WLOC (1150 AM; 1 kW; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCLU (1490 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WCDS (1440 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cave City:

  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WGBV (94.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WOVO (105.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGRK-FM (103.1 FM; GREENSBURG, KY; Owner: GREEN COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WKNK (99.1 FM; EDMONTON, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKY-FM (92.1 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cave City:

  • WNKY (Channel 40; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: MMK LICENSE LLC)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

Cave City fatal accident list:

Sep 2, 2000 06:56 PM, Sr-70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 25, 1996 09:15 AM, 0070, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jul 12, 1994 08:30 PM, 31w, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1993 11:50 AM, I65, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 12, 1993 11:00 PM, 31w, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 10, 1986 07:07 PM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Cave City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cave City, KY

Most common first names in Cave City, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5977.4 years
William5975.0 years
James5271.9 years
John3076.9 years
Robert2769.4 years
Ruby2077.3 years
Willie1873.0 years
George1773.2 years
Dorothy1773.5 years
Henry1576.6 years
Most common last names in Cave City, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4180.8 years
Martin3572.3 years
Poynter3469.5 years
Johnson2975.5 years
Turner2576.5 years
Hatcher2472.0 years
Wilson2371.4 years
Pedigo2172.8 years
Doyle2173.5 years
Logsdon1973.3 years
Businesses in Cave City, KY
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Comfort Inn1McDonald's1
Cracker Barrel1Sleep Inn1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Econo Lodge1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Wendy's1
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