Chapin, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,528 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +143.3%
Males: 710  (46.5%)
Females: 818  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29036.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,325 (it was $48,750 in 2000)
Chapin:

$49,325
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,747 (it was $24,124 in 2000)

Chapin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,270 (it was $97,800 in 2000)
Chapin:

$132,270
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $139,841; Detached houses: $144,528; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,109; Mobile homes: $40,398

Median gross rent in 2013: $981.

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  • Races in Chapin, SC (2013)

    Chapin races chart
    • 1,11379.1%White alone
    • 1269.0%Black alone
    • 825.8%Hispanic
    • 483.4%Two or more races
    • 151.1%Asian alone
    • 70.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Chapin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chapin: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.2%), United States (18.2%), German (15.1%), English (8.5%), Scottish (2.2%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 483 feet

Land area: 1.80 square miles.

Population density: 851 people per square mile   (low).

Chapin,SC real estate house value index trend

Chapin, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Chapin:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chapin town:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

45 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This town:

3.2%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $785 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $592 (0.4%)

Chapin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (11.9 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (77.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (528.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Little Mountain, SC (2.1 miles ), Peak, SC (2.3 miles) , Lake Murray of Richland, SC (2.4 miles ), Jenkinsville, SC (2.8 miles) , Pomaria, SC (2.8 miles) , Irmo, SC (3.2 miles ), Prosperity, SC (3.3 miles ), Dutch Fork, SC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.17 N, Longitude: 81.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Chapin household income distribution Chapin home values distribution

Crime rates in Chapin by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10002000
per 100,000 155.00.00.00.0286.50.00.00.0
Robberies 21100201
per 100,000 310.1152.7148.40.00.0284.10.0129.9
Assaults 345801021
per 100,000 465.1610.7741.81,164.50.01,420.5278.6129.9
Burglaries 737124556
per 100,000 1,085.3458.01,038.61,746.7573.1710.2696.4779.2
Thefts 170209625343383028
per 100,000 26,356.631,908.49,198.87,714.76,160.55,397.74,178.33,636.4
Auto thefts 20001112
per 100,000 310.10.00.00.0143.3142.0139.3259.7
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.3) 1525.01536.7659.4690.9548.8672.7294.3297.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chapin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.91
South Carolina average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +278 (+79.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Chapin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chapin, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chapin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Chapin town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chapin-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from Chapin center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 104.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from Chapin center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 245.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lexington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chapin topographic map

Birthplace of: DeWayne Wise - Baseball player, Al Shealy - Baseball player, Steve DiUbaldo - College basketball player (Winthrop Eagles), I. M. Hipp - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Chapin:

  • LUTHERAN HOSPICE (102 FORTRESS DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chapin:

  • THE HERITAGE AT LOWMAN REHAB AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WHITE ROCK, SC)
  • PALMETTO HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; IRMO, SC)
  • ASCENSION HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; IRMO, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE IRMO (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; IRMO, SC)
  • L.M.C.- EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)
  • BRUTON SMITH COMM. RES.. (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)

Operable nuclear power plant near Chapin:

  • 8 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chapin:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 21 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,916)
  • Benedict College (about 22 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 22 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 45 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Lander University (about 47 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 48 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 53 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)

Public high schools in Chapin:

  • CHAPIN HIGH (Students: 1,307, Location: 300 COLUMBIA AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CENTER FOR ADVANCED TECHNICAL STUDIES (Location: 916 MOUNT VERNON CHURCH ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SPRING HILL HIGH (Location: 11629 BROAD RIVER ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SC WHITMORE SCHOOL (Location: 407 LEXINGTON AVENUE, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chapin:

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Notable location: Lexington County Fire Service Chapin (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chapin include: Saint Johns Church (A), Stonewall Church (B), Mount Horeb Church (C), Mount Zion Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lexington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.152. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.152
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.339. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.339
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.07
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00187
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.9%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Chapin (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Chapin Branch at 1301 Chapin Road, branch established on 1984/01/16. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Community Bank, National Association: Chapin Branch at 127 Amicks Ferry Road, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2006/07/18: Bank assets: $593.9 mil, Deposits: $469.0 mil, headquarters in Lexington, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Chapin Branch at 260 Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1988/12/14. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Park Sterling Bank: Chapin Office Branch at 113 Virginia Street, Suite B, branch established on 1999/10/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chapin Branch at 168 Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1961/09/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
South Carolina average:

12.0

Chapin travel time to work - commute Chapin mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhood in Chapin (Chapin, South Carolina Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Chapin town (based on Lexington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,801183
Mainline Protestant43,90978
Catholic5,7393
Black Protestant4,70626
Other4,43314
Orthodox2303
None135,573-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Lexington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Lexington County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Lexington County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Here:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lexington County:

26.9%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Chapin:

28.5
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chapin:

10.1%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chapin:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chapin:

32.5%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Chapin:

54.4%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.9%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chapin, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$4,837$29,0220$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,352$40,2240$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$13,708$27,4160$0
Sewerage 3$7,072$28,2880$0
Totals for Government 12$28,969$28,9690$0

6.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($309 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, SC  2.54% ($38,948 average AGI)
from Aiken County, SC  0.20% ($32,785)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.18% ($33,306)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, SC  2.35% ($33,189 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.20% ($110,985)
to Aiken County, SC  0.15% ($27,957)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chapin:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chapin:

  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W222AD (92.3 FM; IRMO, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)

TV broadcast stations around Chapin:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Chapin fatal accident list:

May 26, 2005 11:34 PM, Sr-83, Murray Lindler Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 1997 06:40 AM, 940, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 17, 1997 11:10 AM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 1988 02:45 AM, Chapin Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $1,910,000Total costs
  • 8,120Total average daily traffic
  • 494Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,377Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chapin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Lexington Ave (Lat: 34.167083 Lon: -81.350667), Call Sign: KYG752
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHzGrant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 04/16/2025Registrant: County Of Lexington, 434 Ball Park Rd, Lexington, SC 29072, Phone: (803) 785-6164, Fax: (803) 785-8200, Email:
  • .11 Km E Of Amicks Ferry Rd On Shady Acres Ln (Lat: 34.114583 Lon: -81.378722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47 m, Call Sign: WPJV250, Licensee ID: L00079079
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.000 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2011, Expiration Date: 11/06/2021, Certifier: Stanley E ShealyRegistrant: Chapin, Town Of, Chapin, SC 29036, Phone: (803) 345-2444, Fax: (803) 345-0427
  • Lat: 34.101139 Lon: -81.374444, Call Sign: WQIW639
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHzGrant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Certifier: Terry BurchfieldRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 916 Mount Vernon Church Road (Lat: 34.158944 Lon: -81.273472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQQG931
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2012, Expiration Date: 12/10/2022, Certifier: Scott CarlinRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:
  • 300 Columbia Ave (Lat: 34.166750 Lon: -81.341750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQQM784
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 01/29/2023, Certifier: Scott CarlinRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:
  • 1531 Three Dog Road (Lat: 34.133528 Lon: -81.280250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQTU253
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2014, Expiration Date: 04/14/2024, Certifier: Scott CarlinRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chapin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chapin)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$161,3554$248,60321$223,0761$98,6602$261,205
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$198,3600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$131,8905$302,5980$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$262,4504$241,2500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$227,5900$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$218,6601$185,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chapin and their reported violations in the past:

SHADY ACRES (3250060) (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010)
CRYSTAL PINES (3250065) (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SAND MOUNTAIN MHP (3260183) (Population served: 20, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chapin that have no violations reported:

  • AMICKS FERRY WTR SYSTEM (3250077) (Population served: 3,358, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Chapin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chapin, SC

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (0%)
Businesses in Chapin, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS5
MasterBrand Cabinets2Waffle House1
McDonald's1

Chapin compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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