Easley, South Carolina Population 2020

21,966

Easley is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 21,966, it is the 26th largest city in South Carolina and the 1713th largest city in the United States. Easley is currently growing at a rate of 1.68% annually and its population has increased by 9.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,993 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Easley has a population density of 1,762 people per square mile.

The average household income in Easley is $64,965 with a poverty rate of 12.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $149,600. The median age in Easley is 42.6 years, 40.4 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males.

Easley Demographics

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

  • White: 83.26%
  • Black or African American: 12.21%
  • Asian: 2.16%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Easley, South Carolina is 21,966, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,240.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,993.

Easley, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,30483.26%
Black or African American2,53812.21%
Asian4492.16%
Two or More Races3181.53%
Some Other Race1670.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.04%

Easley Population Pyramid 2020

Easley Median Age

42.6


Total

40.4


Male

43.6


Female

Easley Adults

There are 16,551 adults, (4,318 of whom are seniors) in Easley.

Easley Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Easley Sex Ratio

Female

10,867

52.29%

Male

9,917

47.71%

Easley Households and Families

Easley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Easley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female48%52%
Male38%62%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9452.363.5
Married3,7722.9483.9
Non Family3,4331.250.9
Female1,0643.1548
Male6762.9738

2.89

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Easley Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6894.65%
9th to 12th Grade1,57210.62%
High School Graduate4,30329.06%
Some College3,05220.61%
Associates Degree1,3809.32%
Bachelors Degree2,47416.71%
Graduate Degree1,3389.04%

Easley Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,54010,7343,319
Black1,5351,226394
Hispanic35026127
Asian29224140
Other Race1085317
Multiple Races10710132
Native American88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 29.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,772$40,975$30,622
Less Than High School$19,811$20,436$18,913
High School Grad$29,739$30,737$27,361
Some College$33,854$40,655$26,655
Bachelors Degree$52,094$69,363$45,688
Graduate Degree$52,426$59,276$49,485

$35,772

Average Earnings

$40,975

Average Male

$30,622

Average Female

Easley Language

Easley Language by Age

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 2.73% of the population.

Easley Poverty

Easley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,5121,74110.54%
Black2,52750920.14%
Hispanic68420429.82%
Other1623722.84%
Multiple3103310.65%

12.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.97%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Easley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Easley is Hispanic, with 29.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Easley is White, with 10.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.30%
Some College12.74%
High School7.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.70%
Male Unemployed22.10%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed3.91%

Easley Income

Easley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,411$64,965
Families$68,054$81,693
Married Families$82,865-
Non Families$25,677$35,418

Easley Marital Status

Easley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Easley Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Easley Marital Status by Race

Easley Veterans

1,277

Number of Veterans

1,195

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam394
First Gulf War230
Second Gulf War219
Korea128
World War II85

$Easley Veterans by Education

5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Easley Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Easley Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.64%

Born in South Carolina

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.88% of Easley residents were born in the United States, with 61.64% having been born in South Carolina. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,9663631.68%
201921,6033631.71%
201821,2401400.66%
201721,1003631.75%
201620,7371820.89%
201520,5551330.65%
201420,4223021.50%
201320,120530.26%
201220,067-52-0.26%
201120,119420.21%
201020,0772,3231.24%
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%