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Tega Cay, South Carolina


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Tega Cay, South Carolina

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High Points

Tega Cay strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Tega Cay People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Tega Cay Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Tega Cay College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Tega Cay Median Family Income
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Tega Cay Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Tega Cay Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Tega Cay Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Tega Cay Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Tega Cay, South Carolina

Comparing Tega Cay to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 1
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Senior Citizens 2 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 10

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 6 9
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 1 1

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Property Crime 8 10
Low Violent Crime 8 10

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Tega Cay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 17 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County York
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 29708, 29715
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.024
Longitude -81.028

Tega Cay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station GASTONIA
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
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Tega Cay Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,044 100%
Male 1,953 48.3%
Female 2,091 51.7%
Under 18 1,085 26.8%
18+ 2,959 73.2%
65+ 372 9.2%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.99
White 3,877 95.9%
African-American 86 2.1%
Asian 33 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.1%
Other 15 0.4%
Mixed Race 24 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 0.9%

Estimated Tega Cay Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,372
Growth 328
Growth % 8.1%

Tega Cay Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 16.7%
German 16.2%
US/American 15.3%
Irish 14.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Polish 4.3%
Scottish 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Italian 2.4%
Swedish 2.4%
Dutch 2%
Norwegian 1.7%
Hungarian 1.6%
African 1.5%
Russian 0.9%
Welsh 0.7%
Lebanese 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
European 0.6%
French Canadian 0.3%
Slovene 0.2%
British 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Moroccan 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tega Cay 4,044 $82,926
Clover 4,014 $43,276
Fort Mill 7,587 $56,538
McConnells 287 $61,094
Rock Hill 49,765 $45,697
Sharon 421 $36,875
York 6,985 $34,253
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1. Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas 92.7   6.2% 13.7% 58.5% 31 $101,751 4.1% 3.6% 4,695 1.7% 9.4 0.6% 0.9
2. Willow Park, Texas 92.7   8.2% 9.8% 37.7% 32 $78,926 5.2% 3.7% 2,849 1.9% 12.6 0.4% 0.7
3. Double Oak, Texas 91.7   6% 5.4% 51.4% 35 $114,063 6.2% 5.9% 2,179 1.4% 7.8 0.4% 0.5
4. Princeton, Massachusetts 91.3   13.8% 8.5% 54.8% 33 $84,300 5.7% 3.3% 3,353 4.4% 7.2 0.9% 0.9
5. Lake St. Louis, Missouri 90.6   20.7% 11.8% 37.7% 29 $80,700 5.6% 4.4% 10,169 3.9% 18.2 0.9% 0.7
6. Rochester, Massachusetts 90.1   13.7% 8.3% 27.7% 32 $67,031 6.1% 3.4% 4,581 3.1% 11.8 0.9% 0.7
7. Tyrone, Georgia 90   13.9% 8.1% 30.4% 31 $71,406 6% 5.6% 3,916 0.9% 22.7 0.5% 0.5
8. Anchorage, Kentucky 88.9   11.7% 8% 74% 25 $147,050 5.6% 2.9% 2,264 1.9% 11.5 0.4% 1.8
9. Lee, New Hampshire 88.6   17.7% 7.1% 52.6% 28 $62,330 6.5% 4% 4,145 5.1% 18.1 2.6% 1
10. Orono, Minnesota 88.1   16.7% 9% 50.7% 26 $101,114 6% 2.3% 7,538 1.2% 21.4 2.6% 0.4
11. Delaware, New Jersey 87.4   15.3% 11.8% 39.1% 36 $90,842 4.9% 2.3% 4,478 3.4% 7.8 1.2% 0.5
12. Kingston, New Hampshire 87.2   17.5% 8.8% 22.8% 33 $66,509 6% 2% 5,862 2.5% 10.2 4% 1.4
13. Medina, Minnesota 87.1   9.1% 6.9% 44% 26 $96,909 6.7% 2.7% 4,005 1.3% 23.5 0.7% 0.5
14. Corrales, New Mexico 87.1   18.4% 10.5% 51.3% 27 $79,331 4.9% 13.9% 7,334 5% 12.1 0.7% 1.4
15. Blairstown, New Jersey 86.6   15.5% 12.4% 29.8% 42 $71,214 5.8% 1.8% 5,747 4.5% 5.4 1.6% 0.2
16. Hopkinton, New Hampshire 86.5   20.3% 13.3% 47% 26 $69,737 5.2% 1.5% 5,399 1.8% 6.9 3.5% 0.7
17. Foster, Rhode Island 86.5   17.4% 10.5% 27.7% 34 $63,657 5% 2.7% 4,274 3.4% 6.1 0.6% 0.2
18. Medford Lakes, New Jersey 86.2   15.2% 12.4% 50.1% 32 $83,695 6.3% 1.7% 4,173 2.1% 5.3 0.4% 1
19. Scituate, Rhode Island 86.1   18.6% 12% 30.9% 27 $67,593 6% 1.9% 10,324 3.9% 11.1 0.6% 0.7
20. Hampstead, New Hampshire 85.8   20.6% 9.3% 36.3% 34 $79,114 6% 1.5% 8,297 3.8% 6.9 5.6% 0.6
21. Ashby, Massachusetts 85.7   14.9% 9.5% 25.5% 33 $64,900 5.8% 2% 2,845 5.1% 12.3 1.1% 2.1
22. Sterling, Massachusetts 85.6   15.2% 9% 35.9% 29 $76,943 6.7% 1.9% 7,257 2.9% 6.6 1% 1.4
23. Nottingham, New Hampshire 85.4   15.2% 7.2% 25.3% 34 $65,510 6.6% 1.6% 3,701 2.5% 10.8 15% 0.3
24. Glocester, Rhode Island 85.1   15.6% 9.2% 27.2% 32 $62,679 5.9% 1.5% 9,948 4.4% 6.2 3.8% 0.4
25. Lunenburg, Massachusetts 85   20.1% 12% 31.5% 28 $63,981 5.9% 3% 9,401 4.1% 14.7 1.7% 0.4
26. Harvard, Massachusetts 84.9   14.3% 7.6% 65.1% 34 $119,352 5.7% 8.3% 5,981 2% 6.9 3.1% 1.5
27. Ashburnham, Massachusetts 84   15.4% 8.9% 26.1% 32 $58,993 6% 2.3% 5,546 6.4% 17.3 9.4% 1.8
28. Dighton, Massachusetts 84   18.9% 12.8% 25.1% 30 $64,792 5.8% 2.2% 6,175 2.6% 12.5 0.8% 0.5
29. Franklin Lakes, New Jersey 83.5   8.7% 11.2% 52.9% 33 $142,930 6.7% 8.6% 10,422 3.2% 10.9 0.4% 0.2
30. Middleton, Massachusetts 83.2   19.9% 9.5% 29.3% 29 $87,605 6.1% 4.6% 7,744 3.7% 7.2 0.4% 0.1
31. Hooksett, New Hampshire 82.9   19.7% 9.1% 29.4% 26 $68,673 6.5% 3.5% 11,721 4% 25.3 0.4% 0.9
32. Hopkinton, Rhode Island 82   21.2% 11.1% 21.6% 27 $59,143 6.2% 3.2% 7,836 4.8% 17 2.3% 0.5
33. Lake Lotawana, Missouri 80.8   23.2% 12.9% 35.1% 33 $72,500 4.2% 2.1% 1,872 4.3% 24 11% 2.1
34. Wenham, Massachusetts 78.8   22.7% 14.1% 50.6% 29 $98,004 5.2% 2.2% 4,440 3.3% 5.4 0.8% 0.5
35. Northport, New York 78.5   24% 12.1% 53.8% 38 $104,488 6.5% 3% 7,606 2.8% 14.6 0.9% 1.1
36. Bloomingdale, New Jersey 78.3   22% 11.9% 25.7% 31 $75,433 6.7% 4.5% 7,610 3.4% 12 1.3% 0.4
37. Buchanan, New York 76.8   21.4% 12.8% 25.2% 28 $73,674 6.7% 3.8% 2,189 3.9% 11.9 7% 0.5
38. Pembroke, New Hampshire 75.5   23.1% 9.9% 21.3% 25 $57,106 6.6% 2.2% 6,897 5.4% 17 0.6% 1.5
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