Chapin is located close to the center of South Carolina. Chapin is between the Lexington, Newberry, Richland county. Chapin has 2.01 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Chapin population is 1,459, which has grown 132.32% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.83% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Chapin median household income is $51,984 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 6.63% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Chapin median house value is $130,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.30% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 44.99% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Chapin is much better than the state average in quality. The Chapin area code is 803.