Chapin, SC


Highest Appreciating Chapin Neighborhoods Since 2000

Chapin, SC Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Chapin Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,554, 650 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $166,029, Chapin real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Chapin, accounting for 87.91% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Chapin include row houses and other attached homes ( 8.79%), mobile homes or trailers ( 2.47%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Chapin. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 81.54% of Chapin's homes, and 67.99% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Chapin homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 59.89% of Chapin's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Chapin real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 33.38%), and between 1940-1969 ( 4.12%). There's also some housing in Chapin built before 1939 ( 2.61%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Chapin. Fully 10.71% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Chapin homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Chapin real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Chapin Home Appreciation Rates

Chapin's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Chapin during the period has been just -1.29%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Chapin appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Chapin's appreciation rate has been -1.48%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Chapin were at 0.33%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.34%.

Relative to South Carolina, our data show that Chapin's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in South Carolina.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Chapin differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Chapin - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Chapin real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,011,000 0.9
$758,001 - $1,011,000 0.0
$505,001 - $758,000 1.2
$404,001 - $505,000 6.8
$303,001 - $404,000 8.8
$202,001 - $303,000 13.8
$101,001 - $202,000 52.1
$50,001 - $101,000 11.5
$0 - $50,000 5.0

Very High for SC
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
43.2438767139341 19.3308550185874

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Chapin Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
2.32% 0.13% 1 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,357 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 81.54
Renters 18.46
Vacant 10.71

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 59.9
1970 - 1999 33.4
1940 - 1969 4.1
1939 or Older 2.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 87.9
Townhomes 8.8
Small Apt. Buildings 0.8
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 2.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 0.41
2 Bedrooms 26.65
3 Bedrooms 55.22
4 Bedrooms 12.77
5 or more bedrooms 4.95