Chapin, SC

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Living in Chapin

Chapin is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,633 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Chapin is the 167th 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 $60,139.00.

Chapin is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chapin is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chapin who work in management occupations (14.92%), sales jobs (14.50%), and office and administrative support (12.39%).

Because of many things, Chapin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Chapin a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Chapin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Chapin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In terms of college education, Chapin is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.63% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Chapin in 2018 was $29,344, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,376 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 Scots-Irish.

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