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Easley, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Easley is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Easley.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pickens County at latitude 34.8298 and longitude -82.6015. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Easley: Easley Station.

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Easley, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 20,063
Population in Households 19,903
Population in Familes 16,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 1,637
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 8,358
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,557
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,443 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,915 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 863 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $136,275
Average Home Value $162,208


Median Household Income $43,164
Average Household Income $57,183
Per Capita Income $23,655
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% 0.13%
Households 0.2% 0.17%
Families 0.35% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 24 94th
Population Density1 # 42 90th
Diversity Index2 # 296 26th
Median Household Income # 94 76th
Per Capita Income # 80 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.