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Cave Spring, Georgia - Basic Facts

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The City of Cave Spring had a population of 1,201 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Cave Spring, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,201
Daytime Population: Workers 405
Daytime Population: Residents 743
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,148
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,176
Population in Familes 976
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 296
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $42,780
Average Household Income $60,469
Per Capita Income $25,226


Total Housing Units 557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $103,182
Average Home Value $172,204


Total Households 471
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 323
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.01% 0.05%
Households -0.15% 0.0%
Families 0.93% -0.12%
Median Household Income   4.14%
Per Capita Income   3.81%

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, 2017 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 # 342 46th
Population Density # 443 29th
Diversity Index # 560 11th
Median Household Income # 244 61st
Per Capita Income # 123 81st

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