A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$296,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,359
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%

Tega Cay Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    11
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    137
    525
  • Theft
    1,421
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    11
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$119,250
National
$53,889
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Tega Cay Reviews

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Tega Cay is a growing suburb, definitely. It has its ups and downs, being a busy area in terms of traffic as well as a lack of diversity. The area is made up of mostly white, middle-class families. On a positive note, it is full of great public schools and is generally safe and good for families. It is in a good location for work as it is close to the rest of Fort Mill as well as the Charlotte area.
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The area is beautiful and clean. The price of living is relatively cheap and gas prices are low! There is a lot of construction, so traffic is bad, but it is because Fort Mill is a growing area.
There are many local business, restaurants, and shopping centers which provide employment in our local town. Also, we are approximately 20 minutes from the big city, Charlotte. Charlotte is home to many hospitals, businesses, malls, and high end care dealerships. All through high school I had a job at a local grocery store, and through college I have worked at MasterMedia Communications and also as a tutor. If you go our looking for a job you are bound to find something, there are endless job opportunities.