Easley, South Carolina Population 2021

21,708
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Easley is a city located in Pickens County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 21,708, it is the 26th largest city in South Carolina and the 1731st largest city in the United States . Easley is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 8.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,993 in 2010. Easley reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Easley has a population density of 1,742 people per square mile.

The average household income in Easley is $68,863 with a poverty rate of 11.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $762 per month, and the median house value is $159,800. The median age in Easley is 42.3 years, 40.4 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Easley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Easleywas:

  • White: 84.04%
  • Black or African American: 12.68%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Easley, South Carolina is 21,708 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,364.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,993.

Easley, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,58384.04%
Black or African American2,65212.68%
Asian3191.52%
Two or More Races2271.08%
Some Other Race1420.68%
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Easley Population by Race

Easley Population Pyramid $2021

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Easley Median Age

42.3


Total

40.4


Male

43.6


Female

Easley Adults

There are 16,619 adults, (4,175 of whom are seniors) in Easley.

Easley Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Easley Sex Ratio

Female

10,882

52.01%

Male

10,041

47.99%

Easley Population by Age

Easley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Easley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male35.7%64.3%
Female48.5%51.5%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
All64.3%35.7%
Married85%15%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Easley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7382.3764.3
Married3,955385
Non Family3,1671.2649.3
Female9782.9748.5
Male6383.0635.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Easley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5823.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,62110.86%
High School Graduate4,24528.45%
Some College3,06720.55%
Associates Degree1,62710.90%
Bachelors Degree2,40016.08%
Graduate Degree1,3799.24%
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Easley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Easley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,64410,8933,326
Black1,6091,271388
Hispanic41835352
Asian19715813
Other Race11811012
2+ Races5343

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 93.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.30%.

Easley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,842$42,721$30,197
Less Than 9th Grade$20,455$22,885$19,239
High School Graduate$30,627$31,171$30,009
Some College$33,520$41,698$25,509
Bachelors Degree$53,646$77,969$47,668
Graduate Degree$50,448$60,907$49,868

$35,842

Average Earnings

$42,721

Average Male

$30,197

Average Female

Easley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Easley Language by Age

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Easley Language

95.23% of Easley residents speak only English, while 4.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Easley Language

Easley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7091,5739.41%
Black2,64052019.70%
Hispanic68814420.93%
Multiple2194018.26%
Asian313154.79%

11.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

13.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Easley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Easley is Hispanic, with 20.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Easley is Asian, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.98%.

Easley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.20%
Some College10.51%
High School9.69%
Bachelors or Greater1.99%

Easley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.63%
Female Unemployed29.45%
Female Employed7.91%
Male Employed4.16%

Easley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Easley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,414$68,863
Families$69,858$83,756
Married Families$87,378-
Non Families$30,019$39,590
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Income by Household Type

Easley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Easley Married by Age and Sex

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Easley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Easley Marital Status by Race

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Easley Marital Status

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1,324

Number of Veterans

1,221

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam454
First Gulf War285
Second Gulf War278
Korea104
World War II78

Easley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+321
35 to 54301
65 to 74298
55 to 64269
18 to 34135

Easley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2408.72%
Black753.75%
2+ Races916.98%

Easley Veterans by Race

Easley Veterans by Education

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6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Easley Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Easley Employment by Age

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Easley Employment by Race

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Easley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.38%

Born in Easley

96.50%

Native Born

3.50%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.50% of Easley residents were born in the United States, with 61.38% having been born in South Carolina. 1.86% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,7081720.80%
202021,5361720.81%
201921,3641720.81%
201821,1921220.58%
201721,0703381.63%
201620,7321610.78%
201520,5711260.62%
201420,4453031.50%
201320,142530.26%
201220,089-58-0.29%
201120,147630.31%
201020,0842,3301.24%
200017,7542,5591.57%
199015,1959310.63%
198014,2643,0892.47%
197011,1752,8923.04%
19608,2831,9672.75%
19506,3161,1332.00%
19405,1832970.59%
19304,8861,3183.19%
19203,5685851.81%
19102,9832,58322.25%
19004000.00%

Easley Population by Year