Easley, South Carolina Population 2024

26,701

Easley is a city located in Anderson County and Pickens County South Carolina. Easley has a 2024 population of 26,701. Easley is currently growing at a rate of 4.37% annually and its population has increased by 15.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,026 in 2020.

The average household income in Easley is $98,750 with a poverty rate of 12.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Easley is 42.8 years, 40.8 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Easley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Easley was:

  • White: 82.88%
  • Black or African American: 10.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.65%
  • Other race: 2.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native American: 0.16%
Land Area (mi²)
12.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,142.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.96% (3,675)
The current population of Easley, South Carolina is 26,701 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,026.

Easley, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,17582.88%
Black or African American2,32810.06%
Two or more races8443.65%
Other race4752.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1390.6%
Asian1380.6%
Native American360.16%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Easley Population by Race

Easley Population Pyramid 2024

Easley Median Age

42.8

Total

40.8

Male

44.1

Female

Easley Adults

There are 18,694 adults, (4,787 of whom are seniors) in Easley.

Easley Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Easley Sex Ratio

Female12,23352.88%
Male10,90247.12%

Easley Population by Age

Easley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,2522.236931
Married4,9492.8387.812.2
Non Family3,9231.1850.949.1
Female1,0562.9454.945.1
Male3243.5246.653.4
showing: 5 rows

2.81

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Easley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Easley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Easley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.44%.

Easley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,203

Average Earnings

$59,306

Average Male

$35,339

Average Female

Easley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Easley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Easley Language

94.47% of Easley residents speak only English, while 5.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Easley Language

Easley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,5332,10811.37%
Black2,26942318.64%
Hispanic1,25424619.62%
Other46315834.13%
Multiple84410111.97%
Asian13875.07%
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12.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.44%

Male Poverty Rate

14.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Easley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Easley is Other, with 34.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Easley is Asian, with 5.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.77%.

Easley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.55%
High School13.81%
Some College8.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%
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Easley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed48.78%
Female Unemployed23.71%
Female Employed7.57%
Male Employed3.58%
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Easley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Easley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Easley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Easley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Easley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Easley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Easley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,268

Number of Veterans

1,114

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

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Easley Veterans by War

count

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Easley Veterans by Age

count

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Easley Veterans by Race

Easley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Easley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Easley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Easley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Easley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.82%

Born in Easley

95.71%

Native Born

4.29%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.71% of Easley residents were born in the United States, with 60.82% having been born in South Carolina. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Easley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,2961,1193.59%
202831,1771,1193.72%
202730,0581,1193.87%
202628,9391,1194.02%
202527,8201,1194.19%
202426,7011,1194.37%
202325,5821,1194.57%
202224,4631,1194.79%
202123,3443181.38%
202023,0261,6547.74%
201921,3721980.94%
201821,1741010.48%
201721,0733231.56%
201620,7501690.82%
201520,5811300.64%
201420,4513091.53%
201320,142570.28%
201220,085-52-0.26%
201120,137690.34%
201020,0682,31413.03%
200017,7542,55916.84%
199015,1959316.53%
198014,2643,08927.64%
197011,1752,89234.91%
19608,2831,96731.14%
19506,3161,13321.86%
19405,1832976.08%
19304,8861,31836.94%
19203,56858519.61%
19102,9832,583645.75%
1900400
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Easley Population by Year