Cave Junction is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 1,932 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 managers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cave Junction who work in management occupations (28.77%), sales jobs (14.16%) and office and administrative support (6.93%).
A relatively large number of people in Cave Junction telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.44% 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Cave Junction spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.51 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Cave Junction does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.