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Newberry County

Population in July 2007: 1,176.
Males: 604  (51.4%)
Females: 572  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  51.3 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $51,667 (it was $41,691 in 2000)
Chappells:

$51,667
South Carolina:

$42,367
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,821

Chappells CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $130,534 (it was $87,200 in 2000)
Chappells:

$130,534
South Carolina:

$136,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $171,697; Detached houses: $208,258; Mobile homes: $73,819
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Chappells races chart
  • White alone - 744 (66.9%)
  • Black alone - 347 (31.2%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chappells: 152.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 87.4 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Chappells:

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chappells CCD:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
South Carolina:  4.5%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Chappells, South Carolina as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chappells to the number of sex offenders is 588 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Chappells CCD:  0.5% ($469)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Chappells satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (40.8 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (88.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (543.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Silverstreet, SC (2.8 miles ), Cross Hill, SC (3.0 miles ), Ninety Six, SC (3.3 miles ), Mountville, SC (3.3 miles) , Saluda River, SC (3.5 miles ), Joanna, SC (3.6 miles ), Newberry, SC (3.7 miles ), Coronaca, SC (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 34.23 N, Longitude: 81.85 W

Area code: 864

Chappells household income distribution Chappells home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (9%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Average climate in Chappells, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Chappells-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Chappells place center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chappells-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Chappells center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Chappells center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newberry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Chappells:

  • NEWBERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; NEWBERRY, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Chappells, SC

Operable nuclear power plant near Chappells:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chappells:

  • Piedmont Technical College (about 16 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,675)
  • Lander University (about 19 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 46 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 47 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 50 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)
  • Benedict College (about 51 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 2,942)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 51 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)

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Notable location: Newberry County Rural Fire Department Chappells (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chappells include: Cross Roads Church (A), Crossroads Church (B), Little River Church (C), Scurry-Spring Hill Church (D), Saluda Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bozeman-Scurry Graveyard (1), Cross Roads Cemetery (2), Little River Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Smiths Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sharps Branch (A), Mudlick Creek (B), Pages Creek (C), Reeder Branch (D), Quaker Creek (E), Mills Creek (F), Garrison Creek (G), Davenport Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

GLOVER MHP AND DAYCARE (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and JAN-07-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2005)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.8%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.2%
Whole state:

6.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chappells, SC

Chappells compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Chappells (based on Newberry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.99%
Here52.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents38.7%21.2%20.6%4.4%3.3%
Congregations29.4%18.8%18.8%7.1%1.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%1.7%1.4%1.4%4.5%
Congregations2.4%2.4%4.7%1.2%14.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Newberry County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Newberry County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Newberry County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Newberry County:

32.6%
South Carolina:

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

17.9%
State:

13.4%

5.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lexington County, SC  0.93% ($43,305 average AGI)
from Richland County, SC  0.71% ($41,233)
from Laurens County, SC  0.31% ($31,282)


4.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lexington County, SC  0.94% ($34,521 average AGI)
to Richland County, SC  0.76% ($26,625)
to Laurens County, SC  0.27% ($21,588)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chappells:

  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCZZ (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDK (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEWBERRY, SC; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chappells:

  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W274AE (102.7 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJES-FM (92.1 FM; SALUDA, SC; Owner: BRECKENRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WZSN (103.5 FM; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: KEENE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chappells:

  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chappells)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Buzzards Roost Hydro Plant On Sc Hwy 34 (Lat: 34.167611 Lon: -81.900111), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WGX939
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/1994, Expiration Date: 08/11/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/07/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (704) 373-3367
  • STATION, 2.6 Mi N Of Int Of Sr 39 And 56 Near (Lat: 34.237056 Lon: -81.892889), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WHK268
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2011, Expiration Date: 03/26/2021, Certifier: Clifford B Jordan Jr.
    Registrant: South Carolina Etv Commission, 1101 George Rodgers Blvd, Columbia, SC 29201, Phone: (803) 737-3500, Email:
  • .15 Mi S Of County Hwy 347 (Lat: 34.237056 Lon: -81.892889), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WHS630, Licensee ID: L00012124
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020
    Registrant: South Carolina Educational Television Commission, 1101 George Rogers Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29201
  • 0.15 Mi S Of Cnty Hwy 347 (Lat: 34.237056 Lon: -81.892889), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WHY328, Licensee ID: L00327111
    Assigned Frequencies: 7075.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020
    Registrant: South Carolina Educational Tv Commission, 1101 George Rogers Blvd, Columbia, SC 29201-4761

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KJ4UIQ, Licensee ID: L01562756
    Grant Date: 04/19/2010, Expiration Date: 04/19/2020, Certifier: William D Butler
    Registrant: William D Butler, 864 Hwy 702, Chappells, SC 29037

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BRANNON F PAUL JR LANCAIR ES (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 117ES , Serial Number: ES-117, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/2006
    Registrant (Individual): F Paul Jr Brannon, Po Box 6040, Chappells, SC 29037
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99659 , Serial Number: 2282, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): W E Jr Spearman, Rt 1 Box 18, Chappells, SC 29037


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