Chapin, SC Population

Population: 628. Estimated population in July 2020: 676 (+7.6% change)
Males: 298 (47.5%), Females: 330 (52.5%)

Lexington County

Zip code: 29036

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $48,750
Median house value: $100,000

Races in Chapin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.9%)
  • Black (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (23.6%), German (22.6%), Irish (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (7.2%), English (6.2%), Dutch (2.7%).

Elevation: 483 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chapin

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chapin town

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

4.8% Foreign born (1.9% North America, 1.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +278 (+79.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Chapin:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chapin:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 23 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 43 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 63 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chapin:

  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY (about 20 miles; WINNSBORO, SC; Abbreviation: FDW)
  • NEWBERRY COUNTY (about 22 miles; NEWBERRY, SC; Abbreviation: 27J)
  • CORPORATE (about 28 miles; PELION, SC; Abbreviation: 6J0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chapin:

  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 26 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 26 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 49 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 56 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 57 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)

Schools

Public high school in Chapin:

  • CHAPIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 966; Location: 300 COLUMBIA AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chapin:

  • CHAPIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 795; Location: 1130 OLD LEXINGTON HWY.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKE MURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 719; Location: 1531 THREE DOG ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CHAPIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 940 OLD BUSH RIVER ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)

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