Cave Junction is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,883 people and just one neighborhood, Cave Junction is the 135th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cave Junction is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cave Junction is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cave Junction who work in management occupations (18.80%), sales jobs (15.98%) and office and administrative support (9.02%).
A relatively large number of people in Cave Junction telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.41% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cave Junction has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cave Junction a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Cave Junction is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.03 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Cave Junction is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.