Tega Cay, South Carolina Population 2020

11,725

Tega Cay is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 11,725, it is the 38th largest city in South Carolina and the 2765th largest city in the United States. Tega Cay is currently growing at a rate of 3.82% annually and its population has increased by 53.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,620 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Tega Cay has a population density of 2,593 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tega Cay is $144,077 with a poverty rate of 0.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,545 per month, and the median house value is $316,500. The median age in Tega Cay is 40.6 years, 40.9 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Tega Cay Demographics

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

  • White: 93.83%
  • Black or African American: 2.23%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tega Cay, South Carolina is 11,725, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,863.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,620.

Tega Cay, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,34093.83%
Black or African American2222.23%
Some Other Race1581.59%
Asian1531.54%
Two or More Races550.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.26%

Tega Cay Population Pyramid 2020

Tega Cay Median Age

40.6


Total

40.9


Male

40.3


Female

Tega Cay Adults

There are 6,885 adults, (1,084 of whom are seniors) in Tega Cay.

Tega Cay Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tega Cay Sex Ratio

Female

5,009

50.32%

Male

4,945

49.68%

Tega Cay Households and Families

Tega Cay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tega Cay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95%5%
All93.1%6.9%
Female92.3%7.7%
Non Family85.3%14.7%
Male84.6%15.4%

93.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4542.8893.1
Married2,6593.1795
Non Family4841.1285.3
Female1813.0692.3
Male1303.2984.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tega Cay Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade731.13%
9th to 12th Grade671.03%
High School Graduate66710.30%
Some College1,19918.51%
Associates Degree68110.52%
Bachelors Degree2,49238.48%
Graduate Degree1,29720.03%

Tega Cay Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8545,8143,526
Hispanic31621680
Asian15315372
Black11411472
Other Race972424
Native American262626
Multiple Races131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,215$93,222$54,181
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$54,170$65,649$53,292
Some College$61,213$71,190$52,985
Bachelors Degree$82,993$101,138$53,167
Graduate Degree$84,375$122,543$73,868

$69,215

Average Earnings

$93,222

Average Male

$54,181

Average Female

Tega Cay Language

Tega Cay Language by Age

Tega Cay Language

92.60% of Tega Cay residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Tega Cay Poverty

Tega Cay Poverty by Race

0.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.61%

Male Poverty Rate

0.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tega Cay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tega Cay is White, with 0.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tega Cay is White, with 0.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.98%.

Name Poverty
High School2.10%
Some College1.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.42%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.33%
Female Unemployed9.27%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Tega Cay Income

Tega Cay Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$123,564$144,077
Families$131,288$156,535
Married Families$145,398-
Non Families$55,724$60,718

Tega Cay Marital Status

Tega Cay Marital Status

Marriage Rates

72.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.1%

Male Marriage Rate

71.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Tega Cay Married by Age and Sex

Tega Cay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tega Cay Marital Status by Race

Tega Cay Veterans

534

Number of Veterans

508

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War253
First Gulf War194
Vietnam77
Korea41
World War II16

$Tega Cay Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tega Cay Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tega Cay Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

13.32%

Born in South Carolina

94.54%

Native Born

5.46%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.54% of Tega Cay residents were born in the United States, with 13.32% having been born in South Carolina. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,7254313.82%
201911,2944313.97%
201810,8635365.19%
201710,3274314.36%
20169,8963123.26%
20159,5844775.24%
20149,1076958.26%
20138,4123544.39%
20128,0581161.46%
20117,9421271.63%
20107,8153,7716.81%
20004,0441,0282.98%
19903,0164951.81%
19802,5210.00%