Cayce is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 13,619 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Cayce is the 34th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cayce is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cayce is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cayce who work in office and administrative support (16.16%), healthcare (10.33%), and food service (10.20%).
Also of interest is that Cayce has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Cayce, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Cayce provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
In terms of college education, Cayce is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.65% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cayce in 2010 was $24,317, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,268 for a family of four. However, Cayce contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cayce is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cayce home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cayce residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cayce include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Cayce is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.