Tega Cay, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 10,339 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +155.7%
Males: 5,225  (50.5%)
Females: 5,114  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29708.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $127,404 (it was $80,227 in 2000)
Tega Cay:

$127,404
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,476 (it was $37,275 in 2000)

Tega Cay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $352,166 (it was $178,700 in 2000)
Tega Cay:

$352,166
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $240,641; detached houses: $265,556; townhouses or other attached units: $155,843; in 2-unit structures: $147,484; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,055; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,100; mobile homes: $92,205; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $11,714

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,319.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tega Cay: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.0%
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  • Races in Tega Cay, SC (2017)
    • 8,67586.6%White alone
    • 7757.7%Hispanic
    • 3383.4%Black alone
    • 1941.9%Asian alone
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 200.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tega Cay, South Carolina as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tega Cay is 9,500 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Tega Cay by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(39.9)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
1
(10.5)
2
(19.9)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(69.4)
4
(90.1)
4
(86.7)
9
(187.5)
11
(215.6)
2
(37.8)
1
(13.0)
6
(76.5)
2
(24.9)
3
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.9)
3
(28.9)
5
(46.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(69.4)
7
(157.7)
14
(303.6)
14
(291.7)
25
(489.9)
16
(302.3)
13
(168.6)
15
(191.2)
10
(124.6)
12
(139.1)
13
(136.8)
8
(79.7)
8
(77.2)
8
(74.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(1,041)
62
(1,396)
30
(650.5)
55
(1,146)
113
(2,214)
91
(1,719)
62
(804.3)
73
(930.3)
115
(1,432)
105
(1,217)
135
(1,421)
184
(1,834)
210
(2,026)
206
(1,914)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(46.3)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.7)
2
(39.2)
2
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
1
(10.0)
1
(9.6)
5
(46.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)64.186.764.6123.8184.8106.260.867.972.068.970.4121.6103.6105.0

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City-data.com crime index in Tega Cay, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Tega Cay, SC City Guides:

Ancestries: German (17.6%), American (13.5%), Irish (8.9%), English (6.6%), European (5.6%), Scottish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 2.48 square miles.

Population density: 4,167 people per square mile   (average).

Tega Cay, South Carolina map

648 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 2.0% Latin America, 1.0% North America).

This city:

6.5%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,125 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,053 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (16.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (470.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

India Hook, SC (1.4 miles ),
Riverview, SC (1.8 miles ),
Fort Mill, SC (2.2 miles ),
Lake Wylie, SC (2.3 miles ),
Newport, SC (2.3 miles ),
Rock Hill, SC (2.6 miles ),
Pineville, NC (2.9 miles ),
Lesslie, SC (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.04 N, Longitude: 81.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Distribution of median household income in Tega Cay, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tega Cay, SC in 2017

Property values in Tega Cay, SC

Tega Cay satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $324,300
  • 2012: 120 buildings, average cost: $349,800
  • 2013: 242 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2014: 198 buildings, average cost: $391,600
  • 2015: 110 buildings, average cost: $400,100
  • 2016: 130 buildings, average cost: $397,500
  • 2017: 193 buildings, average cost: $350,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Tega Cay, SC residents
Average permit cost in Tega Cay, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,013 (+33.4%).
Most common industries in Tega Cay, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Air transportation (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Air transportation (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.4%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Tega Cay, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Computer specialists (8.2%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.3%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Tega Cay, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tega Cay, South Carolina average temperatures Tega Cay, South Carolina average precipitation Tega Cay, South Carolina humidity Tega Cay, South Carolina wind speed Tega Cay, South Carolina snowfall Tega Cay, South Carolina sunshine Tega Cay, South Carolina clear and cloudy days
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 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.123. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.123
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.97
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Tega Cay-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Tega Cay city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tega Cay-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 116.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 156.2 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 173.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.5 miles away from Tega Cay 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 43.4 miles away from the city 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 147.0 miles away from Tega Cay center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in York County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Tega Cay:

  • FORT MILL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FORT MILL, SC)
  • HOSPICE AND COMMUNITY CARE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ROCK HILL, SC)
  • WHITE OAK MANOR - ROCK HILL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROCK HILL, SC)
  • PIEDMONT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; ROCK HILL, SC)
  • SERENITY PALLIATIVE AND HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ROCK HILL, SC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - ROCK HILL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROCK HILL, SC)
  • WESTMINSTER HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROCK HILL, SC)

Amtrak stations near Tega Cay:

  • 18 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially 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, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Tega Cay:

  • 13 miles: Catawba 1 and 2 in Clover, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tega Cay:

  • Winthrop University (about 7 miles; Rock Hill, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,575)
  • York Technical College (about 8 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 16 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 17 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 17 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Gaston College (about 22 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 4,385)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 25 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)

Public elementary/middle school in Tega Cay:

  • TEGA CAY ELEMENTARY (Location: 2185 GOLD HILL ROAD, Grades: KG-5)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Tega Cay Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Tega Cay include: Pitcairn Cove Beach Park (1), Bali Beach Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

York County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

TEGA CAY CITY OF (4610008) (Population served: 5,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2008)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2007, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2011)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Tega Cay (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Tega City Branch at 1151 Stonecrest Blvd., branch established on 2008/03/07. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company: Tega Cay Office Branch at 1738 Gold Hill Road, branch established on 2005/06/17. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $1,991.0 mil, Deposits: $1,738.1 mil, headquarters in Elkin, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Stonecrest Branch at 1115 Stonecrest Blvd, branch established on 2009/05/18. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Tega Cay Branch at 2880 West Highway 160, branch established on 1998/07/20. 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 Tega Cay:

Marital status in Tega Cay, SC
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

For population 25 years and over in Tega Cay:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
South Carolina average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tega Cay, SC (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,634215
Mainline Protestant20,90160
Catholic14,0305
Black Protestant5,60534
Other4,12111
Orthodox151
None113,767-
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: 40
York County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
York County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 117
Here:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

28.0%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
York County:

14.0%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tega Cay:

23.7%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.7%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tega Cay:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Tega Cay:

56.6%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tega Cay, 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 24$92,721$46,3610$0
Firefighters 11$42,674$46,5532$2,830
Water Supply 10$34,654$41,5850$0
Streets and Highways 10$31,726$38,0710$0
Financial Administration 8$44,148$66,2220$0
Other and Unallocable 7$29,231$50,1100$0
Other Government Administration 5$1,700$4,0800$0
Parks and Recreation 4$14,382$43,1460$0
Police - Other 2$6,472$38,8320$0
Sewerage 1$2,416$28,9920$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,716
Totals for Government 82$300,124$43,9213$4,546

Tega Cay government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,298,000 ($318.99)
    Water Utilities: $2,698,000 ($260.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,908,000 ($184.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,666,000 ($161.14)
    Sewerage: $1,198,000 ($115.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $824,000 ($79.70)
    Water Utilities: $675,000 ($65.29)
    Regular Highways: $623,000 ($60.26)
    Central Staff Services: $594,000 ($57.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000 ($4.55)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $639,000 ($61.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($4.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,093,000 ($105.72)
    Police Protection: $225,000 ($21.76)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($10.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($7.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($3.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,934,000 ($283.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($11.90)

Tega Cay government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,858,000 ($179.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,773,000 ($171.49)
    Other: $38,000 ($3.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $448,000 ($43.33)
    Rents: $84,000 ($8.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $75,000 ($7.25)
    Sale of Property: $48,000 ($4.64)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($4.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,141,000 ($110.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $198,000 ($19.15)
    Other: $7,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - Property: $4,455,000 ($430.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,096,000 ($106.01)
    Other License: $978,000 ($94.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $439,000 ($42.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $133,000 ($12.86)

Tega Cay government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,134,000 ($1560.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,279,000 ($1381.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,855,000 ($179.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,791,000 ($463.39)

8.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,800 average AGI)
York County:

0.28%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  2.19% ($75,542 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, SC  0.42% ($61,668)
from Gaston County, NC  0.35% ($58,927)


5.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
York County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  1.21% ($90,789 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.40% ($56,646)
to Chester County, SC  0.30% ($34,311)
Businesses in Tega Cay, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
RadioShack1Taco Bell1
SONIC Drive-In1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tega Cay:

  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WRHI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WBZK (980 AM; 3 kW; YORK, SC; Owner: CAROLINA METRO RADIO, LLC)
  • WAVO (1150 AM; 1 kW; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tega Cay:

  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • W232AX (94.3 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • W219CH (91.7 FM; LOWRYS, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; CHESTER, SC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tega Cay:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tega Cay)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 35.030139 Lon: -81.016194, Call Sign: WPNV527,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, 456.350 MHz, 451.300 MHz, 456.300 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2004, Expiration Date: 07/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2014, Certifier: Eric Voss, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Crn-38 Raingage At Tega Cay Town Hall (Lat: 35.033306 Lon: -81.034972), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQLB824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 406.125 MHz, 412.662 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/2009, Expiration Date: 11/25/2019, Certifier: Joshua L Mcswain, Registrant: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services, 700 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, Phone: (704) 336-4918, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 3000 Tega Cay Dr (Lat: 35.044306 Lon: -81.031750), Type: Tower, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WHF835, Licensee ID: L00120860,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2005, Expiration Date: 05/16/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2015, Registrant: Lake Wylie Marine Commission, Charlotte, NC 28235, Phone: (704) 348-2705, Fax: (704) 347-4710

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tega Cay)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • GRIFFIN DAVID H, 9068 Tulagi Ct, Tega Cay, SC 29708
    Certificate: D003524 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 08/06/2018, Expiration Date: 08/05/2019

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 17PC , Serial Number: 22-5931, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 04/29/1999
    Registrant (LLC): Carolina Seaplanes LLC, 2068 Marquesas Ave, Tega Cay, SC 29708
  • Aircraft: DG FLUGZEUGBAU GMBH LS 10-A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 210LS , Serial Number: 10002, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 06/09/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Alan Smith, 747 Fairway Point Drive, Tega Cay, SC 29708
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50403 , Serial Number: 15069277, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 9068 Tulagi Ct, Tega Cay, SC 29708
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9567A , Serial Number: 19128, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles E Iii Boswell, 11136 Scullers Run, Tega Cay, SC 29708, Other Owners: Charles E Iv Boswell
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 211SV , Serial Number: DJIP2-001-614, Certificate Issue Date: 02/10/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Alexander Carson, 1003 Angelica Ln, Tega Cay, SC 29708
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3503D , Serial Number: 27046, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Classic Aircraft Investments LLC, 1090 Angelica Ln, Tega Cay, SC 29708
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/22/2018, Exported to: Canada

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$183,79048$229,379184$230,6254$137,6308$200,2511$24,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$227,9905$221,12614$244,2180$01$216,8500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$160,1868$211,27047$236,5052$143,5804$146,8951$77,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$189,4057$214,65439$226,0791$94,5502$210,2200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$257,04011$225,9350$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0610.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$262,1897$250,121
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$226,4634$232,068
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$208,4701$220,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$549,610
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0610.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tega Cay, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tega Cay, SC - Value

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 27 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tega Cay, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.0%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tega Cay, SC
    • 5842.0%Structure Fires
    • 5237.7%Outside Fires
    • 1510.9%Other
    • 139.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tega Cay, SC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tega Cay, SC
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tega Cay, SC
  • 62.9%Electricity
  • 25.5%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Tega Cay compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Tega Cay on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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