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Easley, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Easley had a population of 20,623 as of July 1, 2016. Easley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Easley is located at latitude 34.8185 and longitude -82.5862 in Pickens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Easley (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Easley are located in Pickens County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Anderson County.

The City of Easley (GNIS ID: 2403530) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Easley is located within Easley Division of Pickens County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Easley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Easley: Easley Station.

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


Total Population 20,623
Population in Households 20,473
Population in Familes 16,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 1,668
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 8,450
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,608
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,519 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,931 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 819 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $143,196
Average Home Value $177,224


Median Household Income $44,512
Average Household Income $60,454
Per Capita Income $24,718
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.57%
Households 0.27% 0.44%
Families 0.35% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Easley, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Easley to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 25 94th
Population Density1 # 44 89th
Diversity Index2 # 292 27th
Median Household Income # 115 71st
Per Capita Income # 82 80th

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