Tega Cay, South Carolina Population 2024

14,451

Tega Cay is a city located in York County South Carolina. Tega Cay has a 2024 population of 14,451. Tega Cay is currently growing at a rate of 2.71% annually and its population has increased by 11.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,927 in 2020.

The average household income in Tega Cay is $169,602 with a poverty rate of 0.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tega Cay is 41.6 years, 41.8 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Tega Cay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tega Cay was:

  • White: 76.58%
  • Two or more races: 10.93%
  • Asian: 8.57%
  • Black or African American: 3.92%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,143.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.79% (1,524)
The current population of Tega Cay, South Carolina is 14,451 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,927.

Tega Cay, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,81576.58%
Two or more races1,40110.93%
Asian1,0988.57%
Black or African American5023.92%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Tega Cay Population by Race

Tega Cay Population Pyramid 2024

Tega Cay Median Age

41.6

Total

41.8

Male

41.2

Female

Tega Cay Adults

There are 9,465 adults, (2,171 of whom are seniors) in Tega Cay.

Tega Cay Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tega Cay Sex Ratio

Female6,47950.55%
Male6,33749.45%

Tega Cay Population by Age

Tega Cay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,7292.7186.613.4
Married3,9942.9490.69.4
Non Family535058.941.1
Female1582.7992.47.6
Male422.5733.366.7

2.93

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

86.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tega Cay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade690.75%
High School Graduate1,07411.73%
Some College1,21113.22%
Associates Degree6897.52%
Bachelors Degree3,15734.48%
Graduate Degree2,95732.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tega Cay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tega Cay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,8146,7984,400
Hispanic1,0371,037675
2+ Races890890477
Asian787787768
Black410357213

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 97.59%.

Tega Cay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$82,736$123,458$56,879
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$49,412$0
Some College$55,399$71,146$49,082
Bachelors Degree$84,192$108,203$44,180
Graduate Degree$123,327$140,000$86,889

$82,736

Average Earnings

$123,458

Average Male

$56,879

Average Female

Tega Cay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tega Cay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tega Cay Language

81.35% of Tega Cay residents speak only English, while 18.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.2% of the population.

Tega Cay Language

Tega Cay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,512490.52%

0.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

0.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tega Cay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tega Cay is White, with 0.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tega Cay is White, with 0.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.28%.

Tega Cay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater0.39%
Some College0.37%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%

Tega Cay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0.57%
Female Unemployed0%

Tega Cay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tega Cay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$140,172$169,602
Families$144,157$182,368
Married Families$144,856$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,023$69,532

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tega Cay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

81.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

84.9%

Male Marriage Rate

79.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tega Cay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tega Cay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tega Cay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tega Cay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

780

Number of Veterans

771

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam369
Second Gulf War176
First Gulf War170
World War II20
Korea8

Tega Cay Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54300
65 to 74251
75+153
55 to 6476
18 to 340

Tega Cay Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White74710.18%
Hispanic14413.56%
2+ Races171.86%
Asian162.03%

Tega Cay Veterans by Race

Tega Cay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tega Cay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tega Cay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tega Cay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tega Cay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

11.97%

Born in Tega Cay

87.04%

Native Born

12.96%

Foreign Born

9.85%

Non Citizen

3.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.04% of Tega Cay residents were born in the United States, with 11.97% having been born in South Carolina. 9.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tega Cay Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,3563812.38%
202815,9753812.44%
202715,5943812.5%
202615,2133812.57%
202514,8323812.64%
202414,4513812.71%
202314,0703812.78%
202213,6894093.08%
202113,2803532.73%
202012,9271,56313.75%
201911,3644794.4%
201810,8855345.16%
201710,3514314.34%
20169,9203203.33%
20159,6004785.24%
20149,1226968.26%
20138,4263574.42%
20128,0691151.45%
20117,9541291.65%
20107,8253,78193.5%
20004,0441,02834.08%
19903,01649519.64%
19802,52100%

Tega Cay Population by Year