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Cayce, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Cayce had a population of 13,808 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cayce is located at latitude 33.9484 and longitude -81.039 in Lexington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cayce (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.77 sq. miles. Lexington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 233 feet.

The City of Cayce (GNIS ID: 2404011) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cayce is located within West Columbia-Cayce Division of Lexington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cayce population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cayce: Cayces Siding, Cayces Tavern, Granby.

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Cayce, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,808
Daytime Population: Workers 11,297
Daytime Population: Residents 6,766
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,063
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 13,785
Population in Familes 9,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 822
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $42,534
Average Household Income $54,670
Per Capita Income $23,435


Total Housing Units 6,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,431 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,401 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 557 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $123,341
Average Home Value $139,736


Total Households 5,832
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,176
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.34% 1.22%
Households 1.18% 1.13%
Families 1.08% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Cayce, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cayce to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 90th
Population Density # 161 60th
Diversity Index # 165 59th
Median Household Income # 160 60th
Per Capita Income # 126 68th

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