Cayce, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 14,086 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 
Males: 7,042  (50.0%)
Females: 7,044  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

31.5 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29033, 29169, 29170, 29172, 29201, 29209.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,561 (it was $35,850 in 2000)
Cayce:

$48,561
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,038 (it was $17,745 in 2000)

Cayce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,555 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Cayce:

$131,555
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $197,580; detached houses: $216,806; townhouses or other attached units: $164,210; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $291,102; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,024; mobile homes: $76,502; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $68,681

Median gross rent in 2017: $866.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cayce: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.2%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 33.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cayce, SC (2017)
    • 9,52967.6%White alone
    • 3,65025.9%Black alone
    • 4483.2%Asian alone
    • 2792.0%Hispanic
    • 1330.9%Two or more races
    • 920.7%American Indian alone
    • 620.4%Other race alone
    • 300.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Cayce detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cayce, South Carolina as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cayce is 7,051 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Cayce by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(47.7)
7
(55.4)
13
(102.7)
12
(95.2)
3
(23.6)
8
(60.8)
2
(15.8)
4
(31.1)
9
(69.6)
6
(46.0)
8
(58.3)
9
(62.4)
13
(91.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
33
(262.2)
14
(110.9)
21
(165.9)
32
(253.9)
15
(118.1)
15
(114.0)
28
(220.9)
13
(101.1)
13
(100.5)
13
(99.6)
22
(160.2)
17
(117.8)
8
(56.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
82
(651.5)
97
(768.3)
119
(940.0)
79
(626.7)
100
(787.4)
117
(889.0)
99
(781.1)
83
(645.2)
73
(564.2)
87
(666.4)
119
(866.8)
87
(602.7)
91
(639.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
105
(834.2)
131
(1,038)
140
(1,106)
164
(1,301)
189
(1,488)
170
(1,292)
169
(1,333)
120
(932.8)
104
(803.8)
86
(658.8)
104
(757.5)
72
(498.8)
86
(604.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
629
(4,997)
660
(5,228)
554
(4,376)
611
(4,847)
518
(4,079)
526
(3,997)
479
(3,779)
497
(3,863)
519
(4,011)
520
(3,983)
462
(3,365)
573
(3,970)
515
(3,617)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(413.1)
N/A51
(402.9)
58
(460.1)
56
(440.9)
59
(448.3)
68
(536.5)
71
(551.9)
62
(479.2)
77
(589.8)
96
(699.2)
94
(651.2)
60
(421.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(15.9)
1
(7.9)
2
(15.8)
4
(31.7)
3
(23.6)
2
(15.2)
2
(15.8)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(30.6)
2
(14.6)
1
(6.9)
3
(21.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)538.4546.0604.6599.4530.2546.8522.6494.9453.7452.5511.6465.4438.4

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City-data.com crime index in Cayce, SC

Crime rate in Cayce detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 82 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.78
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (13.0%), German (7.7%), English (7.4%), Irish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,292 people per square mile   (low).

Cayce, South Carolina map

651 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

4.6%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $691 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $513 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (4.9 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (87.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (530.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Columbia, SC (1.4 miles ),
Springdale, SC (1.6 miles ),
Pine Ridge, SC (2.1 miles ),
Oak Grove, SC (2.1 miles ),
Columbia, SC (2.2 miles ),
South Congaree, SC (2.3 miles ),
St. Andrews, SC (2.4 miles ),
Seven Oaks, SC (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.96 N, Longitude: 81.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,556 (+11.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 745 (10.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Distribution of median household income in Cayce, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cayce, SC in 2017
Cayce satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2005: 78 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2008: 104 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2012: 57 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2016: 29 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Cayce, SC residents
Average permit cost in Cayce, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Cayce, SC
Historical housing units in Cayce, SC

Population change in the 1990s: +461 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in Cayce, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Cayce, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Cayce, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cayce, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.128
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00137. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00137
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Cayce-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Cayce city center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cayce-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Cayce center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 126.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lexington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cayce topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cayce:

  • STILL HOPES EPISCOPAL RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • AGAPE COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • DYNAMIC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • RELIANT HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • AGAPE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MIDTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • HEARTLAND OF LEXINGTON REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, SC)

Amtrak station near Cayce:

  • 3 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cayce:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 3 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 4 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 5 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 32 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 35 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 41 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 46 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

Public high school in Cayce:

  • BROOKLAND-CAYCE SENIOR HIGH (Location: 1300 STATE STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cayce:

  • CLAUDE A. TAYLOR ELEMENTARY (Students: 361, Location: 103 ANN LANE, Grades: 3-5)
  • CYRIL B. BUSBEE CREATIVE ARTS ACADEMY (Students: 342, Location: 501 BULLDOG BOULEVARD, Grades: 6-8)
  • R. EARLE DAVIS EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER FOR TECHNOLO (Location: 2305 FRINK STREET, Grades: PK-2)
  • EAST POINT ACADEMY (Location: 1340 KNOX ABBOTT DRIVE, Grades: PK-5, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Cayce

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please update your listing for Glenforest School (private, Cayce) Glenforest School 1041 Harbor Drive West Columbia, South Carolina 29169 Toll Free: 1-800-849-7312 Voice: (803) 796-7622 Fax: (803) 796-1603 Email: glenforest at glenforest.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cayce: Interstate Industrial Park (A), Columbia Speedway (B), Cayce City Hall (C), Cayce Department of Public Safety (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Edenwood Plaza Shopping Center (1), Parkland Shopping Center (2), Three Fountains Plaza Shopping Center (3), Town and Country Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pisgah Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Taylor Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Congaree Creek (A), Sixmile Creek (B), Dry Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cayce: Guignard Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: West Metro Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center (1006 12th Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Airport Inn (1935 Airport Boulevard) (1), Masters Inn - Columbia Knox Abbott (613 Knox Abbott Dr) (2), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Columbia Airport (1935 Airport Boulevard) (3), Palmetto Motel (2310 Charleston Highway) (4), Masters Inn - Columbia I-26 (2125 Commerce Dr) (5), Ramada Limited Cayce (3020 Charleston Hwy.) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jerell Jamison - College basketball player (Charlotte 49ers), Jim Stuckey - College football player.

Lexington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cayce and their reported violations in the past:

CAYCE CITY OF (3210003) (Population served: 17,272, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (AUG-23-2012), St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-25-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.9%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
27 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Cayce (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Park Place Branch at 440 Knox Abbott Drive, branch established on 1959/05/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Southern First Bank, National Association: Knox Abbott Br at 190 Knox Abbott Drive, branch established on 2009/08/03. Info updated 2007/07/10: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $565.3 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Southern First Bancshares, Inc.
  • SCBT National Association: Knox Abbott Drive Branch at 1100 Knox Abbott Drive, branch established on 2003/11/20. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cayce Branch at 1131 Knox Abbott Drive, branch established on 1962/12/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Congaree State Bank: Cayce Office Branch at 1201 Knox Abbott Drive, branch established on 2007/07/02. Info updated 2009/02/04: Bank assets: $122.0 mil, Deposits: $102.5 mil, headquarters in West Columbia, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Congaree Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Cayce Branch at 1245 Knox Abbott Drive, branch established on 1993/05/25. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Cayce Branch at 860 Knox Abbott Drive, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cayce:

Marital status in Cayce, SC
  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Cayce:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cayce
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cayce, SC (based on Lexington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,801183
Mainline Protestant43,90978
Catholic5,7393
Black Protestant4,70626
Other4,43314
Orthodox2303
None135,573-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Lexington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lexington County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Here:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
This county:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lexington County:

26.9%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cayce:

50.6%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cayce:

48.8%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Cayce:

28.9
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cayce:

11.5%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Cayce:

79.8%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cayce, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 37$142,662$46,2690$0
Sewerage 26$108,542$50,0960$0
Water Supply 22$86,747$47,3170$0
Other and Unallocable 20$78,929$47,3570$0
Solid Waste Management 17$49,997$35,2920$0
Parks and Recreation 14$37,524$32,1630$0
Firefighters 13$46,015$42,4750$0
Other Government Administration 8$51,879$77,8194$5,510
Police - Other 7$21,754$37,2930$0
Financial Administration 4$22,486$67,4580$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,978$35,8681$1,573
Fire - Other 2$8,900$53,4000$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 172$661,413$46,1455$7,083

Cayce government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $4,780,000 ($339.34)
    Police Protection: $4,387,000 ($311.44)
    Water Utilities: $3,152,000 ($223.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,626,000 ($115.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,104,000 ($78.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $999,000 ($70.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $723,000 ($51.33)
    General - Other: $472,000 ($33.51)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($19.38)
    Financial Administration: $259,000 ($18.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $162,000 ($11.50)
    Health - Other: $139,000 ($9.87)
    General Public Buildings: $108,000 ($7.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($0.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($2.27)
    Other - General - Other: $21,000 ($1.49)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $5,000 ($0.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,222,000 ($86.75)
    Police Protection: $261,000 ($18.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $207,000 ($14.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($12.42)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($6.03)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($3.48)
    General Public Building: $13,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,992,000 ($567.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,346,000 ($95.56)

Cayce government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,929,000 ($704.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $567,000 ($40.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $88,000 ($6.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,604,000 ($113.87)
    Interest Earnings: $628,000 ($44.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $336,000 ($23.85)
    Sale of Property: $41,000 ($2.91)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($0.43)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,608,000 ($398.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $196,000 ($13.91)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,323,000 ($519.88)
    Property: $3,084,000 ($218.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $437,000 ($31.02)
    Other: $381,000 ($27.05)

Cayce government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,770,000 ($3391.31)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $42,456,000 ($3014.06)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,314,000 ($377.25)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,174,000 ($83.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $817,000 ($58.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $357,000 ($25.34)

Cayce government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,477,000 ($601.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,504,000 ($3940.37)

7.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  3.08% ($50,474 average AGI)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.18% ($42,876)
from Aiken County, SC  0.18% ($45,476)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,492 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.22%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  2.59% ($41,856 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.18% ($59,073)
to Aiken County, SC  0.17% ($43,022)
Businesses in Cayce, SC
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Pizza Hut1
Ace Hardware1Red Lobster1
Advance Auto Parts1Sprint Nextel1
CVS2Subway1
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Knights Inn1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Waffle House1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cayce:

  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WOIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCOS (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cayce:

  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFV (88.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WHXT (103.9 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WQKI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cayce:

  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cayce fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 69Number of bridges
  • 2,825ft / 861mTotal length
  • $20,230,000Total costs
  • 2,157,241Total average daily traffic
  • 244,399Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,065,300Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cayce, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 351980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cayce, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cayce)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Cayce, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 1801 Charleston Hwy (Lat: 33.964028 Lon: -81.078694), Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WME653,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/1992, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2012, Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., 385 Airport Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339
  • Citadel Studios, 1801 Charleston Highway (Lat: 33.963833 Lon: -81.078472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26.2 m, Overall height: 26.3 m, Call Sign: WMW691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.625 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/1995, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Registrant: Cumulus Media Inc., 3280 Peachtree Road, Nw, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30305, Phone: (404) 260-6761, Fax: (404) 260-6961, Email:
  • 2253 Love Chevrolet, Alongside L Avenue (Lat: 33.975139 Lon: -81.074417), Type: Building, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQRJ645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 05/29/2023, Certifier: Rick Downs, Registrant: Pta-Fla, Inc., 8550 W. Desert Inn Rd. # 107, Las Vegas, NV 89117, Phone: (310) 798-7110, Fax: (877) 367-6824, Email:
  • 2258 Emmanuel Church, Alongside Emmanuel Church Road (Lat: 33.946250 Lon: -81.167083), Type: Building, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQRJ659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18065.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 05/29/2023, Certifier: Rick Downs, Registrant: Pta-Fla, Inc., 8550 W. Desert Inn Rd. # 107, Las Vegas, NV 89117, Phone: (310) 798-7110, Fax: (877) 367-6824, Email:
  • 8CO0554A, 607 Old Taylor Road (Lat: 33.949694 Lon: -81.043778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WRAE409,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 10/24/2017, Expiration Date: 11/26/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2018, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cayce)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cayce)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$107,57052$124,363130$114,3099$51,1261$774,18044$125,3560$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$117,9303$106,32312$85,8480$00$01$108,0401$77,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$103,43313$120,78049$107,4556$41,2080$07$109,6266$65,092
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$95,2987$85,22339$111,0224$37,0800$04$88,2880$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$99,7901$92,8602$140,2100$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.01, 0202.02, 0203.00, 0206.04, 0206.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$116,0964$128,493
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$181,4650$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$131,3750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.01, 0202.02, 0203.00, 0206.04, 0206.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cayce, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cayce, SC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 59. The highest number of reported fires - 113 took place in 2006, and the least - 8 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cayce, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (36.2%), and Outside Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cayce, SC
    • 34236.2%Structure Fires
    • 32534.4%Outside Fires
    • 27028.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 91.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cayce, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cayce, South Carolina:

  • Country Hearth Inn & Suites, 3020 Charleston Hwy, Cayce, South Carolina 29033 , Phone: (803) 794-7500, Fax: (803) 794-7500
  • Country Inn & Suites - Columbia Airport, 2245 Airport Blvd, Cayce, South Carolina 29033 , Phone: (803) 794-6200, Fax: (803) 794-6270
  • Courtyard Columbia Cayce, 1125 Ft Congaree Trl, Cayce, South Carolina 29033 , Phone: (803) 794-7033, Fax: (803) 794-9929
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cayce, South Carolina
Most common first names in Cayce, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8168.9 years
John8071.3 years
William7271.5 years
Mary6576.6 years
Charles4869.4 years
Robert4271.8 years
Willie4068.8 years
George3670.9 years
Thomas3368.4 years
Annie3079.4 years
Most common last names in Cayce, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4675.6 years
Brown3567.0 years
Johnson2974.2 years
Jones2868.6 years
Williams2567.2 years
Davis2467.9 years
Jackson1866.5 years
Taylor1770.2 years
Sharpe1572.8 years
Lucas1478.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cayce, SC
  • 51.6%Utility gas
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cayce, SC
  • 75.2%Electricity
  • 23.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Cayce compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cayce on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 (29201) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
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