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A+ Cave Spring Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Cave Spring Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% lower than Virginia
Cave Spring
955% less expensive than the US average
Virginia
1088% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Cave Spring cost of living
B Cave Spring Crime Total crime is 15% higher than Virginia
Total crime
2,30216% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4416% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is up
Cave Spring crime
C+ Cave Spring Employment Household income is 9% lower than Virginia
Median household income
$59,8968% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$36,98324% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%36% lower than the US average
Cave Spring employment
C+ Cave Spring Housing Home value is 19% lower than Virginia
Median home value
$201,7009% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9114% lower than the US average
Home ownership
64%equal to the US average
Cave Spring real estate or Cave Spring rentals
A+ Cave Spring Schools HS graduation rate is 12% higher than Virginia
High school grad. rates
95%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
90%83% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Cave Spring K-12 schools

Living in Cave Spring, VA

Located in the state of Virginia, Cave Spring is a mid-sized city with a population of 25,719 people. If we look at the most recent Census, Cave Spring is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Cave Spring is known to be family friendly as more than 76% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 65% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Are you trying to figure out if living in Cave Spring is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling experience before relocating to any new city in Virginia, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Cave Spring and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Cave Spring to Virginia and the national average.

Cave Spring, VA receives 86/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #3 in Virginia and #268 in the USA. Clearly, Cave Spring is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Cave Spring also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! Based on the scores for each individual category, Cave Spring has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (B) and education (A+).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Cave Spring has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

Knowing that the Cave Spring schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 90%, which is far higher than the national average.

Cave Spring real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Cave Spring. The median home price for Cave Spring homes is $201,700, which is 18.8% lower than the Virginia average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Cave Spring, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 10.5% lower than the Virginia average.

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Compare Cave Spring, VA Livability To Other Cities

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Cave Spring, Virginia: The Place to Be

Attractions6/10
Community8/10
Nightlife4/10
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Cave Spring, Virginia is a small community close to Roanoke that I have lived in for more than 12 years. The area that surrounds me is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Everything a person can need is to be found either within Cave Spring, Virginia or within a quick drive.

Living in Cave Spring, Virginia affords me the chance to have the big city convenience close by, while still giving me a small-town community. There are several parks to be found within the best areas in Cave Spring and the local school division is home to some award-winning schools including Cave Spring High School.

Within miles of Cave Spring you will find tons of restaurants including Panera Bread and Red Lobster. There are tons of stores to shop at close by, from popular stores like Old Navy to quaint and unique boutiques. There is shopping for everyone close by Cave Spring, Virginia and you will be sure to find what you need with a quick shopping trip.
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Source: The Cave Spring, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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