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Cave Spring, Georgia - Basic Facts

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The City of Cave Spring had a population of 1,209 as of July 1, 2016. Cave Spring ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cave Spring is located at latitude 34.1053 and longitude -85.3398 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cave Spring (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The City of Cave Spring (GNIS ID: 2404009) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cave Spring is located within Cave Spring Division of Floyd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cave Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cave Spring: Cave Springs, Cavespring.

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Cave Spring, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,209
Population in Households 1,186
Population in Familes 986
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 298
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 473
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 325
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $95,238
Average Home Value $158,703


Median Household Income $41,429
Average Household Income $61,477
Per Capita Income $25,099
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.1%
Households -0.1% 0.0%
Families 1.18% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cave Spring, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cave Spring to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 340 46th
Population Density1 # 444 29th
Diversity Index2 # 562 10th
Median Household Income # 237 62nd
Per Capita Income # 104 84th

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