Chapin, SC
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Chapin profile

Living in Chapin

Chapin is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,841 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Chapin is the 148th largest community in South Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Chapin, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Chapin, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Chapin’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Chapin does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $64,236.00.

Chapin real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Chapin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

A relatively large number of people in Chapin telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.94% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Chapin, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Chapin citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.11% of adults in Chapin have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Chapin in 2018 was $30,654, 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 $122,616 for a family of four. However, Chapin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Chapin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Chapin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chapin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chapin include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Chapin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.