Cave Junction, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 1,971 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.6%
Males: 895  (45.5%)
Females: 1,076  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

45.8 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97523, 97531.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,279 (it was $17,161 in 2000)
Cave Junction:

$29,279
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,984 (it was $10,556 in 2000)

Cave Junction city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,422 (it was $74,300 in 2000)
Cave Junction:

$142,422
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,508; detached houses: $185,185; mobile homes: $80,144

Median gross rent in 2017: $824.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cave Junction: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.2%
(35.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 43.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cave Junction, OR (2010)
    • 1,59584.7%White alone
    • 1578.3%Hispanic
    • 633.3%Two or more races
    • 372.0%American Indian alone
    • 241.3%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Cave Junction detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cave Junction, Oregon as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cave Junction is 548 to 1.


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Cave Junction, OR City Guides:

Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (16.0%), English (6.8%), American (4.9%), Scottish (3.7%), Portuguese (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1295 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,199 people per square mile   (low).

Cave Junction, Oregon map

65 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.9%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,227 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $809 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (41.8 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (229.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (627.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kerby, OR (1.4 miles ),
O'Brien, OR (2.7 miles ),
Selma, OR (2.8 miles ),
Takilma, OR (2.8 miles ),
Wilderville, OR (3.9 miles ),
Williams, OR (4.4 miles ),
New Hope, OR (4.4 miles ),
Redwood, OR (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 123.65 W

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Cave Junction, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cave Junction, OR in 2017
Cave Junction satellite photo by USGS

Cave Junction tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +221 (+19.4%).
Most common industries in Cave Junction, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Wood products (8.6%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (16.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Private households (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
Most common occupations in Cave Junction, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Woodworkers (4.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Woodworkers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Cave Junction, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cave Junction, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Cave Junction-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 452% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Cave Junction center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 290.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 127.6 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 137.8 miles away from Cave Junction center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Josephine County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cave Junction topographic map

Airports located in Cave Junction:

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

  • Rogue Community College (about 22 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 49 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Humboldt State University (about 93 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 96 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 106 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Shasta College (about 127 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Lane Community College (about 132 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)

Public high school in Cave Junction:

Private high school in Cave Junction:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31, Location: 113 S CAVES AVE, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cave Junction:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cave Junction:

  • THE DOME SCHOOL (Students: 49, Location: 9367 TAKILMA RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • MADRONE ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 13, Location: 4300 HOLLAND LOOP RD, Grades: 1-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cave Junction: Cave Junction Water Treatment Plant (A), Cave Junction Wastewater Sewage Treatment (B), Department of Motor Vehicles Cave Junction (C), Illinois Valley Fire District Station 1 (D), Cave Junction City Hall (E), Cave Junction Public Works (F), Cave Junction Municipal Court (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Motel Junction Inn (406 Redwood Highway), Country Hills Resort (7901 Caves Highway).

Josephine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CAVE JUNCTION, CITY OF (Population served: 1,690, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
NPS OREGON CAVES NATL MON (Population served: 280, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
SIS-Q-MEADOWS YOUTH CAMP (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BLUE SPRUCE ESTATES (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Z COFFEE (Address: 25870 REDWOOD HWY , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
OL JO CAMPGROUND (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
OUT N ABOUT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SHADY ACRES RV PARK (Population served: 20, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Banks with branches in Cave Junction (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: Cave Junction Branch at 110 North Redwood Highway 199, branch established on 1967/08/28. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Evergreen Federal Savings and Loan Association: 130 N Redwood Highway Branch at 130 N Redwood Highway, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $357.9 mil, Deposits: $314.5 mil, headquarters in Grants Pass, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • South Valley Bank & Trust: Cave Junction Branch at 135 South Redwood Highway, branch established on 1980/08/15. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $771.3 mil, headquarters in Klamath Falls, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: South Valley Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cave Junction:

Marital status in Cave Junction, OR
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 22.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cave Junction:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cave Junction
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cave Junction, OR (based on Josephine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,84360
Other4,34817
Catholic3,8912
Mainline Protestant2,41711
None61,214-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Here:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Josephine County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Josephine County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Josephine County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 68
Josephine County:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Josephine County:

8.6%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Josephine County:

24.4%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Josephine County:

10.9%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cave Junction:

47.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Cave Junction:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cave Junction:

11.6%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cave Junction:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cave Junction:

34.7%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Cave Junction:

54.8%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Cave Junction:

75.8%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cave Junction, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 2$8,197$49,1820$0
Water Supply 2$9,320$55,9200$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,220$49,3200$0
Financial Administration 1$2,095$25,1400$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$3,128
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,334
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,166
Health 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$27,832$47,7123$6,628

Cave Junction government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $735,000 ($372.91)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($90.82)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($61.90)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($23.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($13.70)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($4.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($36.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $152,000 ($77.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $59,000 ($29.93)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($5.07)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($3.04)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($2.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $650,000 ($329.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($30.44)

Cave Junction government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $420,000 ($213.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $27,000 ($13.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($11.16)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($4.57)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $506,000 ($256.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $110,000 ($55.81)
    General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($23.85)
    Other: $9,000 ($4.57)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $213,000 ($108.07)
    Property: $208,000 ($105.53)
    Other License: $17,000 ($8.63)

Cave Junction government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,915,000 ($1478.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,862,000 ($1452.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000 ($26.89)

Cave Junction government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,853,000 ($940.13)

7.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, OR  1.59% ($35,002 average AGI)
from Lane County, OR  0.25% ($28,737)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.21% ($41,677)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, OR  1.55% ($42,584 average AGI)
to Lane County, OR  0.29% ($37,581)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.19% ($31,982)
Businesses in Cave Junction, OR
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Cave Junction:

  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMED (1440 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KURY (910 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cave Junction:

  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K280BK (91.7 FM; SELMA, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K218DP (91.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K267AD (101.3 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: STEVEN R. PORTER)
  • K283AE (104.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CI (88.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRRM (94.7 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: SHIRLEY M. BELL)
  • K290AF (105.9 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K266AC (101.1 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSOR (90.1 FM; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUC.)
  • K222AF (92.3 FM; AZALEA, OR; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cave Junction:

  • K02DV (Channel 2; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K48GO (Channel 48; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: BETTER LIFE TELEVISION)
  • K51BV (Channel 51; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: SODA MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K07PZ (Channel 7; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K13PH (Channel 13; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • K24BV (Channel 24; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • Cave Junction, Oregon
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Oregon average
  • Fatal accident count4875
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7188
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1831
  • Fatalities5474
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12597
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents617
See more detailed statistics of Cave Junction fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.1mTotal length
  • 24,579Total average daily traffic
  • 2,928Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,972Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cave Junction)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 27575 Redwood Hwy (Lat: 42.147333 Lon: -123.644778), Call Sign: KKC409,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, 151.400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2014, Expiration Date: 11/21/2024, Registrant: Oregon Department Of Forestry, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310, Phone: (503) 945-7326
  • On Old Stage Rd (Lat: 42.165667 Lon: -123.639222), Call Sign: KNCA232, Licensee ID: L00075882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.725 MHz, 466.725 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/1996, Expiration Date: 11/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2002, Registrant: Riverside Ready Mix Inc, 531 Se Mill St, Grants Pass, OR 97526, Phone: (503) 476-6206
  • Cust Ofc 210 W Lister (Lat: 42.164833 Lon: -123.647556), Structure height: 13 m, Call Sign: KEE705, Licensee ID: L00007703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz, 153.695 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2003, Expiration Date: 09/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2012, Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:
  • PUMPING VAULT 2, 500ft South & 300ft West Of 560 Schumacher (Lat: 42.163972 Lon: -123.661778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQDS287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.425 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2005, Expiration Date: 10/19/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2015, Certifier: Gary Biggs, Registrant: Portland Engineering, 543 Ne E Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526-2331, Phone: (541) 956-0300, Fax: (541) 956-0327
  • 12.7 Km Nw Of Cave Junction, Or (Lat: 42.198278 Lon: -123.493917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WRAK944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4975.00 MHz, 4955.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 12/19/2027, Certifier: Ryan M Gantt, Registrant: Oregon Dept. Of Forestry, 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310, Phone: (503) 945-7321, Fax: (503) 945-7320, Email:
  • Lat: 42.091167 Lon: -123.579889, Call Sign: WRBP749,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 462.262 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2018, Expiration Date: 05/16/2028, Certifier: Billy Stafford, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cave Junction)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cave Junction)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 51 took place in 2008, and the least - 13 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Cave Junction, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.1%), and Structure Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cave Junction, OR
    • 28546.1%Outside Fires
    • 21234.3%Structure Fires
    • 8613.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 355.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cave Junction, OR
Most common first names in Cave Junction, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5675.8 years
John5172.9 years
Robert4573.5 years
James3675.2 years
Charles3575.1 years
George3375.0 years
Mary2379.2 years
Dorothy1882.0 years
Alice1775.2 years
Joseph1768.2 years
Most common last names in Cave Junction, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1976.9 years
Johnson1873.5 years
White1478.4 years
Miller1479.2 years
Davis1269.9 years
Brown1178.9 years
Anderson1180.1 years
Sowell1178.2 years
Lewis1172.7 years
Wilson971.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cave Junction, OR
  • 69.2%Electricity
  • 17.3%Wood
  • 6.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cave Junction, OR
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 12.1%Wood
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 2.7%No fuel used


Cave Junction compared to Oregon state average:

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