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Encyclopedia > Cayce, South Carolina

Cayce is a city located in Lexington County, South Carolina, along the Congaree River. As of July 2006, the city had an estimated population of 12,597, about 3.7% more than the 2000 census figure of 12,150. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... Shortcut: WP:CSD Current list: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion There are a few, limited, cases where admins can delete Wikipedia pages on sight. Non-admins can ask for an admin to delete such a page, either by listing it on speedy deletions, or by adding either a {{delete}} or... Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Congaree River at the fall line, Columbia, South Carolina The Congaree River is a short but wide river in South Carolina in the United States. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January events January 1 Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


Cayce lies across the Congaree River from the state capital of Columbia, with its cultural and recreational amenities. Because both it and the neighboring town of West Columbia share the west bank of the Congaree relative to Columbia, they are frequently referred to jointly as Cayce-West Columbia. However, they are politically separate towns. Congaree River at the fall line, Columbia, South Carolina The Congaree River is a short but wide river in South Carolina in the United States. ... West Columbia is a city located in Lexington County, South Carolina. ...


The Congaree River has always played a dominant role of strategic importance in Cayce’s development. Through the joint effort of the City of Cayce and the River Alliance, the Cayce Riverwalk along the Congaree provides walking, jogging, and nature observation opportunities. Development on both sides of the river is an important factor driving the city's economy.

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History

The City of Cayce includes the site of an early European settlement in what was then known as the "back country." Cayce also contains the site of Fort Granby, where Revolutionary War skirmishes were fought. In May 1914 when the city was formed, the name Cayce was chosen to honor one of its prominent citizens, William J. Cayce.


Transportation

Cayce is traversed by I-26 and I-77, and the Columbia Metropolitian Airport (IATA:CAE) is adjacent to the town limits. Columbia Metropolitan Airport is the main airport for Columbia, South Carolina, located in the suburb of West Columbia. ... The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...


Geography

Cayce is located at 33°57'48" North, 81°3'60" West (33.963203, -81.066596)GR1. Image File history File links SCMap-doton-Cayce. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.2 km² (11.3 mi²). 28.2 km² (10.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.4 mi² or 3.2%) of it is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 12,150 people in the city, organized into 5,133 households and 3,079 families. The population density is 430.4/km² (1,114.6/mi²). There are 5,517 housing units at an average density of 195.4/km² (506.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 74.55% White, 22.50% African American, 1.08% Asian, 0.26% Native American, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 5,133 households out of which 24.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% are married couples living together, 14.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% are non-families. 29.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.89. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 14.1% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $35,850, and the median income for a family is $43,560. Males have a median income of $30,317 versus $24,408 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,745. 17.0% of the population and 9.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.0% of those under the age of 18 and 8.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


See Also

Columbia


West Columbia West Columbia is a city located in Lexington County, South Carolina. ...


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The Official Web Site for the City of Cayce, South Carolina (374 words)
In May 1914 when the city was formed, the name Cayce was chosen to honor one of its prominent citizens, William J. Cayce.
Through the joint effort of the City of Cayce and the River Alliance, the Cayce Riverwalk along the Congaree provides a peaceful and natural setting for walking, jogging, and enjoying nature.
Development on both sides of the river is a driving force in the continuing economic development of the City of Cayce.
Cayce South Carolina Resource Guide, City or community of Cayce, South Carolina Facts, Information, Relocation, Real ... (234 words)
The population of Cayce is approximately 12,150 (2000).
The distance from Cayce to Washington DC is 414 miles.
Cayce is positioned 33.95 degrees north of the equator and 81.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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