Chapin, SC 29036 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29036: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chapin, SC 29036

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lake Murray, SC 29036

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 529
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,055
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lexington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.141, Longitude -81.344
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29036 has segments in 3 Counties (Lexington, Newberry, Richland).

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Chapin, SC 29036 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,414
Population in Households 21,264
Population in Familes 18,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 412
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 8,038
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 6,252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,216 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 822 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,109 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $313,880
Average Home Value $376,202


Median Household Income $80,775
Average Household Income $101,698
Per Capita Income $38,357
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.05% 1.87%
Households 1.87% 1.76%
Families 1.73% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chapin, SC 29036 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29036 to the other 393 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 86 78th
Population Density1 # 97 76th
Diversity Index2 # 371 6th
Median Household Income # 7 98th
Per Capita Income # 17 96th

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