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Population in 2012: 312 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 

Males: 147  (47.4%)
Females: 165  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62919.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,946 (it was $20,694 in 2000)
Cave-In-Rock:

$15,946
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,256

Cave-In-Rock village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,398 (it was $28,400 in 2000)
Cave-In-Rock:

$41,398
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,179; Detached houses: $52,304; Mobile homes: $21,091

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 298 (93.7%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cave-In-Rock: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.6%), Irish (22.2%), United States (17.7%), English (12.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cave-In-Rock:

  • High school or higher: 65.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 29.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cave-In-Rock village:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 20.4%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cave-In-Rock to the number of sex offenders is 156 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $533 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $256 (0.7%)

Cave-In-Rock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (48.6 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (119.7 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (303.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tolu, KY (2.2 miles) , Elizabethtown, IL (2.8 miles ), Rosiclare, IL (3.2 miles ), Marion, KY (3.3 miles ), Sturgis, KY (3.4 miles ), Carrsville, KY (3.5 miles) , Crayne, KY (3.8 miles) , Salem, KY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.47 N, Longitude: 88.17 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-9.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (56%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Retail trade (43%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Cave-In-Rock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Cave-In-Rock village center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 11/6/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the village center injured 5 people.

Earthquake activity:

Cave-In-Rock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from Cave-In-Rock center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Cave-In-Rock center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Cave-In-Rock:

  • WHISPERING OAKS (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROSICLARE, IL)
  • CRITTENDEN HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; MARION, KY)
  • CRITTENDEN COUNTY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARION, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cave-In-Rock:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,353)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 44 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 50 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 50 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • John A Logan College (about 55 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Murray State University (about 58 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 61 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)

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Notable locations in Cave-In-Rock: Cave in Rock Recreation Site (A), Cave In Rock Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.6%
(42.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  56.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cave-In-Rock, IL

Cave-In-Rock compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cave-In-Rock travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

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Religion statistics for Cave-In-Rock village (based on Hardin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.52%
Here28.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents53.6%15.4%11.5%10.3%9.2%
Congregations33.3%16.7%8.3%16.7%25.0%
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: 1
Hardin County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Hardin County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.5%
State:

14.5%

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($182.69)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($102.56)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($86.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($86.54)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($54.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($51.28)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($12.82)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($9.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($105.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($19.23)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($51.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($44.87)
    All Other: $2,000 ($6.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($28.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($25.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($153.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($144.23)
    General Support: $38,000 ($121.79)
    Highways: $10,000 ($32.05)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($6.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $106,000 ($339.74)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($166.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($500.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($6.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $131,000 ($419.87)

5.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,987 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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 Saline County, IL  1.34% ($33,100 average AGI)


6.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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 Saline County, IL  2.39% ($23,028 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cave-In-Rock:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cave-In-Rock:

  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cave-In-Rock:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2010, Expiration Date: 11/17/2020, Certifier: Rick Deadmond
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