Cave, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 5 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.6%
Males: (42.9%)
Females: (57.1%)
Median resident age:  67.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 63377, 63379.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,831 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Cave:

$55,831
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,356 (it was $8,120 in 2000)
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cave: 73.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (71.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 5.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Cave, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Cave:

  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cave town:

  • Never married: 100.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Cave satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Peters, MO (29.8 miles , pop. 51,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (51.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (263.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hawk Point, MO (2.3 miles ), Troy, MO (2.3 miles ), Silex, MO (2.6 miles ), Moscow Mills, MO (3.0 miles ), Truxton, MO (3.2 miles) , Whiteside, MO (3.4 miles) , Fountain N' Lakes, MO (3.4 miles) , Wright City, MO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 91.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 636

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-30.0%).

Average climate in Cave, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cave-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Cave town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 216 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cave-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 76% 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 175.7 miles away from the city 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 171.4 miles away from Cave 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 152.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.0 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 191.4 miles away from Cave 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 177.3 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 Lincoln County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 12, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cave topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cave:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; TROY, MO)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TROY, MO)
  • TROY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TROY, MO)
  • TROY NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TROY, MO)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TROY, MO)
  • SILEX COMMUNITY CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SILEX, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cave:

  • St Charles Community College (about 29 miles; Cottleville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,302)
  • Lindenwood University (about 35 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis (about 40 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 3,651)
  • East Central College (about 42 miles; Union, MO; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 42 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 46 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 47 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.1. This is worse than average.

City:

92.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Cave travel time to work - commute Cave mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cave town (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,70539
Catholic5,6705
Mainline Protestant3,62421
Other51
None36,562-
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: 7
Lincoln County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Lincoln County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

30.1%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.5%
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

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Charles County, MO  2.74% ($36,983 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.83% ($36,373)
from Warren County, MO  0.51% ($34,010)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Charles County, MO  2.50% ($34,547 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.61% ($29,724)
to Warren County, MO  0.39% ($29,851)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cave:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWRE (730 AM; 1 kW; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO. OF MISSOURI)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cave:

  • KFNS-FM (100.7 FM; TROY, MO; Owner: SIMULCAST, LLC)
  • KFAV (99.9 FM; WARRENTON, MO; Owner: KASPAR B/CASTING COMPANY OF MISSOURI)
  • KPCR-FM (94.1 FM; BOWLING GREEN, MO; Owner: FOUR HIM ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KFTK (97.1 FM; FLORISSANT, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLQ-FM (104.5 FM; WASHINGTON, MO; Owner: Y2K, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cave:

  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$130,355
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8102.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Cave compared to Missouri state average:

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