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Chapin is a town in Lexington County, in the Columbia metro area.
The community was named for Martin Chapin, settler
The latitude of Chapin is 34.165N. The longitude is -81.35W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 466 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 647.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chapin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lexington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Columbia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29036 ZIP code.
23% of Chapin residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chapin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chapin was $24,124, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Chapin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chapin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $755. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $840.
Libraries in Chapin include Chapin Branch Library ... View libraries
Lexington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chapin political report.
The average commute time for Chapin workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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