Chapin, South Carolina

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Chapin, South Carolina

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High Points

Chapin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Chapin Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 8% Chapin People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Chapin College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Chapin Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Chapin Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 13% Chapin Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Chapin, South Carolina

Comparing Chapin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 1
Female Share of the Population 7 4
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 7
Age of the Population 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 10
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 3 6
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 1 5
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Chapin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NW of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Lexington
Metro Area Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 29036
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.165
Longitude -81.361

Chapin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station PARR
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Chapin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 628 100%
Male 298 47.5%
Female 330 52.5%
Under 18 162 25.8%
18+ 466 74.2%
65+ 90 14.3%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 2.89
White 578 92%
African-American 40 6.4%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Chapin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 676
Growth 48
Growth % 7.6%

Chapin Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 28.2%
German 21.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
Scotch-Irish 7.4%
English 6.5%
Irish 3.8%
Scottish 3%
European 2.7%
Norwegian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Swedish 1.7%
Canadian 1.1%
Greek 1%
French Canadian 1%
Russian 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
Croatian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Chapin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lake Murray (29036)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chapin 628 $58,281
Irmo 11,039 $62,005
Lexington 9,793 $65,694
Little Mountain 255 $49,107
Newberry 10,580 $33,490
Pomaria 177 $49,000
Prosperity 1,047 $39,261
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Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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