Income/capita 24%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 36%
IndexCave SpringVirginiaNational
Income per capita$36,983$34,967$29,829
Median household income$59,896$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,766$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,149$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$43,916$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$29,749$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cave Spring is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cave Spring is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cave Spring is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cave Spring is 53% lower than the national average

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      Cave Spring employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.1%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector10.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%10.6%
      Wholesale & retail services21.9%9.7%
      Public administration6.8%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%1.1%
      Education, health & social services18.1%39.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Daleville, VA3,180$87,08357%
      Laymantown, VA2,203$71,96030%
      Blue Ridge, VA2,979$62,07012%
      Hollins, VA14,488$59,6288%
      Cloverdale, VA3,371$59,5318%
      Cave Spring, VA25,719$59,8968%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Summerlin South, NV25,717$85,12654%
      Green, OH25,713$66,65620%
      Zionsville, IN25,709$118,190114%
      Statesville, NC25,731$34,45938%
      Laurel, MD25,703$68,30423%
      Cave Spring, VA25,719$59,8968%
      Source: The Cave Spring, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).