Cave Spring, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 1,141 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.0%
Males: 502  (44.0%)
Females: 639  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30124.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,209 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Cave Spring:

$36,209
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,981 (it was $17,850 in 2000)

Cave Spring city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,538 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Cave Spring:

$119,538
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,555; detached houses: $164,186; mobile homes: $32,913

Median gross rent in 2017: $609.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cave Spring: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Black residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cave Spring, GA (2010)
    • 1,00483.7%White alone
    • 15112.6%Black alone
    • 242.0%Hispanic
    • 110.9%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Cave Spring, Georgia as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cave Spring is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Cave Spring by year

Type

2005

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(293.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(392.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(167.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.4)
0
(0.0)
7
(611.4)
4
(353.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(391.4)
2
(196.1)
5
(490.2)
4
(328.9)
8
(662.3)
3
(251.9)
2
(174.1)
1
(86.4)
8
(684.9)
13
(1,135)
5
(442.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(1,761)
6
(588.2)
15
(1,471)
19
(1,563)
20
(1,656)
12
(1,008)
26
(2,263)
22
(1,901)
14
(1,199)
6
(524.0)
6
(530.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(195.7)
1
(98.0)
5
(490.2)
3
(246.7)
2
(165.6)
3
(251.9)
3
(261.1)
3
(259.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)172.274.5210.8105.3125.8111.7123.6146.195.9292.6130.0

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City-data.com crime index in Cave Spring, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (47.4%), Irish (9.9%), English (3.3%), German (2.2%), European (1.5%), Greek (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 636 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 284 people per square mile   (very low).

Cave Spring, Georgia map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,060 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $739 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (46.8 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (58.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (549.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cedartown, GA (2.8 miles ),
Mud Creek, AL (3.2 miles ),
Lindale, GA (3.3 miles ),
Rome, GA (3.7 miles ),
Spring Garden, AL (4.0 miles ),
Aragon, GA (4.1 miles ),
Cedar Bluff, AL (4.1 miles ),
Gaylesville, AL (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 34.11 N, Longitude: 85.34 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Cave Spring, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cave Spring, GA in 2017
Cave Spring satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Cave Spring, GA residents
Average permit cost in Cave Spring, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Cave Spring, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.9%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Cave Spring, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Teachers, special education (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)

Average climate in Cave Spring, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.87
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 35.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00153
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Cave Spring-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Cave Spring city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cave Spring-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from Cave Spring center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from Cave Spring center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from Cave Spring center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from Cave Spring center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cave Spring topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cave Spring:

  • HARBIN CLINIC CEDARTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)
  • POLK MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)
  • CEDARTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)
  • CEDAR VALLEY NSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)
  • POLK CO NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)
  • CEDAR SPRINGS HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)
  • CEDARTOWN HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CEDARTOWN, GA)

Airports located in Cave Spring:

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

  • Georgia Highlands College (about 9 miles; Rome, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 13 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Berry College (about 16 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 31 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 32 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 39 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • University of West Georgia (about 40 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)

Public high school in Cave Spring:

Public elementary/middle school in Cave Spring:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cave Spring: Cave Spring Fire Department Station 16 (A), Cave Spring Railroad Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cave Spring include: Cave Spring Church of God (A), Cave Spring Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Woodstock Lake (A), Brocks Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cave Spring include: Cave Spring Commerical Historic District (1), Cave Spring Residential Historic District (2), Georgia School for the Deaf Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Cedar Creek Lodge & Chalets (10 Craven Street Southwest), Creekside Inn (1 Georgia Avenue).

Birthplace of: William H. Glenn - Businessperson.

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

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

CAVE SPRING (Population served: 3,848, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-28-1998 to SEP-28-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-1998), St Intentional no-action (FEB-05-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


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
98 people in residential schools for people with disabilities in 2010
11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
22 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Cave Spring (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Cedartown Street Branch at 15 Cedartown Street, branch established on 1994/07/18. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cave Spring:

Marital status in Cave Spring, GA
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Cave Spring:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cave Spring, GA (based on Floyd County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,987119
Mainline Protestant7,33536
Catholic5,2821
Black Protestant1,4379
Other8655
None35,411-
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: 20
Floyd County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Floyd County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Floyd County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Floyd County:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Floyd County:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Floyd County:

11.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

31.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Floyd County:

18.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.4%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

63.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Cave Spring:

27.5
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.1%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.4%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cave Spring:

7.1
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Cave Spring:

66.9%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cave Spring, GA 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
Water Supply 6$12,607$25,2141$1,349
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,576$30,3042$4,147
Solid Waste Management 2$4,142$24,8522$1,636
Financial Administration 1$4,114$49,3681$474
Other and Unallocable 1$1,435$17,22010$10,418
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$100
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 10$6,920
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$950
Totals for Government 13$29,874$27,57633$25,994

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $519,000 ($454.86)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($303.24)
    General - Other: $305,000 ($267.31)
    Police Protection: $231,000 ($202.45)
    Regular Highways: $144,000 ($126.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000 ($123.58)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($89.40)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($35.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($15.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($11.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $11,000 ($9.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($77.13)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($51.71)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($30.67)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($9.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($3.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $657,000 ($575.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($175.28)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $449,000 ($393.51)
    Other: $219,000 ($191.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $67,000 ($58.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($6.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $274,000 ($240.14)
    Other: $83,000 ($72.74)
    Highways: $5,000 ($4.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $149,000 ($130.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($20.16)
    Royalties: $3,000 ($2.63)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $673,000 ($589.83)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $91,000 ($79.75)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $56,000 ($49.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($20.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,000 ($18.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($2.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,010,000 ($5267.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,721,000 ($5014.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,000 ($253.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $979,000 ($858.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $198,000 ($173.53)

5.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Georgia average:

9.49%

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 Bartow County, GA  0.65% ($36,748 average AGI)
from Polk County, GA  0.54% ($25,086)
from Gordon County, GA  0.39% ($29,874)


5.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Georgia average:

9.04%

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 Bartow County, GA  0.61% ($45,844 average AGI)
to Gordon County, GA  0.58% ($32,070)
to Polk County, GA  0.51% ($34,317)

Businesses in Cave Spring, GA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cave Spring:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGAA (1340 AM; 1 kW; CEDARTOWN, GA; Owner: BURGESS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRGA (1470 AM; 5 kW; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING. CORP.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cave Spring:

  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTSH-FM (107.1 FM; ROCKMART, GA; Owner: BROADCAST INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Cave Spring:

  • W65AD (Channel 65; CEDARTOWN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • Cave Spring, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count14817
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22854
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4224
  • Fatalities16516
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38478
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1544
See more detailed statistics of Cave Spring fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 83.8mTotal length
  • $15,910,000Total costs
  • 22,110Total average daily traffic
  • 1,758Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,165Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cave Spring, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cave Spring, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cave Spring)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 232 Perry Farm Road (Lat: 34.097889 Lon: -85.350389), Call Sign: WQBR771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.675 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2014, Expiration Date: 12/01/2024, Certifier: Wray Hall, Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 3rd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • PADLOCK MTN PS, Padlock Mtn Rd Sw, 1.4 Km Se Of Cave Spring (Lat: 34.102778 Lon: -85.326389), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLI591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.875 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Certifier: Kenneth D Kelly, Registrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc., 910 Ploof Drive, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 491-4751, Email:
  • ROLATER TANK, Tank On School Rd, .5km Se Of Cave Spring (Lat: 34.105556 Lon: -85.334722), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLI593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.875 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Certifier: Kenneth D Kelly, Registrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Drive, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 491-4751, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CAVE SPRING, Cave Spring (Lat: 34.107889 Lon: -85.325167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQQF446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Certifier: Scotty E Hancock, Registrant: Floyd County Gov, 409 E. 12th Street Sw, Rome, GA 30161, Phone: (706) 314-6575, Fax: (706) 314-0734, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cave Spring)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7175G , Serial Number: 17258875, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Monty Montgomery, 5751 Cave Spring Rd Sw, Cave Spring, GA 30124
  • Aircraft: BENTON JAMES H JR CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 748JB , Serial Number: CH2-1103-2401, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): James H Jr Benton, 210 Buttermilk Rd Sw, Cave Spring, GA 30124

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,6603$128,977
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$195,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$125,240
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$61,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cave Spring, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cave Spring, GA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 48 took place in 2012, and the least - 14 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Cave Spring, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.9%), and Structure Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cave Spring, GA
    • 24355.9%Outside Fires
    • 14032.2%Structure Fires
    • 4911.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cave Spring, GA
Most common first names in Cave Spring, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3372.3 years
James3171.8 years
John2974.7 years
Mary1680.4 years
Robert1368.7 years
George979.0 years
Charles972.1 years
Martha775.0 years
Homer766.6 years
Thomas778.1 years
Most common last names in Cave Spring, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1776.9 years
Dempsey1778.3 years
Cox1177.4 years
Morgan1179.9 years
Montgomery1081.6 years
Kerr984.9 years
Wilson976.9 years
Davis882.0 years
Terry871.9 years
Ferguson875.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cave Spring, GA
  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 44.3%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cave Spring, GA
  • 73.9%Electricity
  • 20.3%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Cave Spring compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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