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ZIP Code 97523

Primary City:Cave Junction, OR (View All Cities)
County: Josephine County
Timezone: Pacific (5:21am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -123.6
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97523. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97523, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Cave Junction, OR
Unacceptable:
Kerby

Stats and Demographics for the 97523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97523 is located in southwest Oregon and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97523 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97523 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,264
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,119
Median Home Value $163,700
Land Area 169.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,761
Median Household Income $25,663

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5142144286
5-9142139281
10-14212159371
15-19180180360
20-24133126259
25-29164124288
30-34122139261
35-39118135253
40-44143158301
45-49204228432
50-54243266509
55-59278314592
60-64317316633
65-69251259510
70-74194195389
75-79124116240
80-848583168
85 Plus5081131

Gender

 Male 3,102 50%
 Female 3,162 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,777 92.2%
 Black Or African American 27 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 117 1.9%
 Asian 53 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.2%
 Other Race 70 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 209 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24165571
25-3477155232
35-44169120289
45-54323179502
55-64540187727
65-7446782549
75-8424745292
85 Plus861399

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,247 45%
 Single Guardian 443 16%
 Singles 857 31%
 Singles With Roommate 214 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,130 77%
 Households with Kids 631 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1263258
2302757
3273057
4312455
5282452
6252449
7252954
8333265
9313061
10442872
11434083
12362157
13453984
14443175
15323769
16404989
17324476
18512172
19252954
20192847

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97523 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97523 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 97523 real estate data, the median home value of $163,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97523 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97523 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,250 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 979 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 946 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 836 27%
 Households Vacant 358 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 60 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 153 17%
 2 Bedroom 355 39%
 3+ Bedroom 412 45%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $25,663 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 97523 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 97523 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 97523 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,051 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,324 27%
 No Earnings 2,489 51%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,051 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,324 27%
 No Earnings 2,489 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,461 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 105 6%
 Worked at Home 202 11%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 448 20.4%
 High School Graduate 1,328 60.4%
 Associate's degree 104 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 180 8.2%
 Master's degree 117 5.3%
 Professional school degree 9 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 907 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 205 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 97523

ZIP Code 97523 is in the Three Rivers/Josephine County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 97523.

Evergreen Elementary School
520 West River St
Cave Junction, OR 97523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Three Rivers/Josephine County School District
Lorna Byrne Middle School
101 South Junction Ave
Cave Junction, OR 97523
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Three Rivers/Josephine County School District
Illinois Valley High School
River St and Laurel Rd
Cave Junction, OR 97523
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Three Rivers/Josephine County School District
Community Christian Academy
113 S Caves Ave
Cave Junction, OR 97523
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Dome School
9367 Takilma Rd
Cave Junction, OR 97523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Madrone Adventist Elementary School
4300 Holland Loop Rd
Cave Junction, OR 97523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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