Located on Lake Wylie, South Carolina, the city of Tega Cay (which means 'beautiful peninsula' in Polynesian) is a one of a kind lake community. Tega Cay's slogan is "the Good Life" and reflects the beautiful surroundings offered by the community along with the outlook of the residents.
Tega Cay began as a gated community constructed in the 1970s by the Ervin Company on 1,600 acres previously owned by Duke Power. In 1982, the developer filed bankruptcy and Tega Cay became a city in order to preserve the quality of life in the area and protect the interests of existing homeowners.
Today, Tega Cay has a population of 4,000 residents and offers a variety of amenities including organized sports, lake activities, golf, tennis, athletic fields, walking trails, a beach and swim center, neighborhood parks, civic and social clubs, concerts and festivals.
New construction continues in the area with continued development in the original Tega Cay area along with the neighborhoods of Lake Shore and Serenity Point.
Tega Cay Home For Sale
$0 - $200,000
$200,000 - $300,000
$300,000 - $500,000
$500,000 - $1,000,000
Things To Do
This neighborly Lake Wylie town offers the warmth of a community with the recreation of a vacation resort. Tega Cay is a growing community that offers a range of activities from golf, to festivals, to summer concerts, to fish frys - Tega Cay has it all!
Town Sponsored Annual Events
Fourth of July Boat Parade Extravaganza
Spring Clean- Up
Summer Concert Series
Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
Don't miss Tega Cay's Fall Festival! Activities that are fun for the entire family make this festival a great community activity.
Tega Cay Parks
The Tega Cay Parks and Recreation Committee maintains the areas local parks and provides the community with land and water recreation to facilitate the healthy Tega Cay lifestyle.
Tega Cay Property Taxes
Town Tax rate is the tax value of the house x 4%( for owner occupancy homes only) x 193.2 ( millage rate)
How do I calculate Tega Cay property taxes?
Need to know how to calculate property tax? Here is an example using York County rates:
For 2007, the combined property tax rate for the town of Tega Cay and county of York is .1932.
For a home with a $250,000 tax value in the town of Tega Cay and county of York, property tax for 2007 would be approximately $1,932. Calculation:
$250000 x .04 x .1932 = $1,932
Tega Cay, South Carolina Demographics
Statistics for Tega Cay, South Carolina per the census of 2000:
Population: 4,044 people, 1,509 households, and 1,228 families
Population Makeup: 95.87% White, 2.13% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races
26.8% under the age of 18
4.3% from 18 to 24
29.1% from 25 to 44
30.6% from 45 to 64
9.2% who were 65 years of age or older
Household median income:$80,227
Males median income:$61,745
Females median income:$35,082
Tega Cay, South Carolina Schools
Tega Cay residents attend York County Schools .
Elementary schools include Gold Hill, Riverview Elementary
Middle schools include Fort Mill
High schools include Fort Mill High School
Tega Cay School Test Scores and Information
Gold Hill Elementary Profile
Gold Hill Elementary SC Report Card
Riverview Elementary Profile
Riverview Elementary SC Report Card
Fort Mill Middle Profile
Fort Mill Middle SC Report Card
Fort Mill High School Profile
Fort Mill High School SC Report Card
Tega Cay Utilities
Electric: Duke Power 800-777-9898
Gas: York Co. Natural Gas 803-543-4777
Telephone: BellSouth 888-757-6500
Cable: Comporium 803-543-2011
Water/Sewer: Public Works 803-548-1401
Waste Management & Recycling:
Siganture Waste 866-779-9278
Police Department 803-548-0840
Fire Department 803-548-4321
Chamber Council 803-548-2444
Piedmont Medical Center 803-329-1234
Lake Wylie Library 803-831-7774