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Cayce, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Cayce had a population of 14,766 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Cayce is located at latitude 33.9657 and longitude -81.074 in Lexington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cayce 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.

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

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Cayce, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cayce, SC Housing Affordability Index is 204
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cayce, SC Wealth Index is 62
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,766 (100%)
Population in Households 14,743 (99.8%)
Population in Families 10,054 (68.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 23 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 879
Diversity Index2 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,904
Average Household Income $62,802
Per Capita Income $26,829
Wealth Index4 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,531 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,689 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 526 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $132,930
Housing Affordability Index3 204
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,220
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,364
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.78% 1.49%
Households 1.63% 1.42%
Families 1.47% 1.24%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Cayce, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cayce to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 41 90th
Population Density # 157 61st
Diversity Index # 172 57th
Median Household Income # 117 71st
Per Capita Income # 96 76th

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