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Population in 2012: 20,098 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 

Males: 9,893  (49.2%)
Females: 10,205  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29642.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,234 (it was $38,204 in 2000)
Easley:

$39,234
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,165

Easley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,280 (it was $95,300 in 2000)
Easley:

$127,280
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $159,624; Detached houses: $167,650; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,651; In 2-unit structures: $87,680; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,490; Mobile homes: $38,955

Median gross rent in 2012: $716.

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  • White alone - 16,045 (80.0%)
  • Black alone - 1,935 (9.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1,389 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 399 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 179 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 40 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 34 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 25 (0.1%)

Races in Easley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Easley: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (14.1%), Irish (12.8%), English (11.3%), German (11.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 1091 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,889 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Easley:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Easley city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1,051 residents are foreign born (0.7% North America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:  5.2%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 148 registered sex offenders living in Easley, South Carolina as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Easley to the number of sex offenders is 136 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $711 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $532 (0.5%)

Easley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (11.7 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (103.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (543.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Arial, SC (1.7 miles ), Powderville, SC (2.5 miles ), Liberty, SC (2.5 miles ), Brushy Creek, SC (2.7 miles) , Pickens, SC (2.8 miles ), Welcome, SC (2.8 miles ), Berea, SC (2.9 miles ), Parker, SC (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 1998: 100 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 1999: 187 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2000: 156 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2001: 155 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2002: 167 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2003: 205 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2004: 201 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2005: 172 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2006: 161 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2007: 129 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2008: 95 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2009: 94 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $157,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 82.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +703 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,393 (27.4%)

Area code: 864

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Crime rates in Easley by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1040011213
per 100,000 5.60.021.60.00.05.25.29.64.914.8
Rapes 1277610264810
per 100,000 66.738.537.732.152.910.431.019.239.649.4
Robberies 10131411141420101012
per 100,000 55.671.575.458.874.173.1103.248.049.459.3
Assaults 29356746495876548881
per 100,000 161.3192.6361.0245.9259.3303.0392.3259.4435.1400.0
Burglaries 130126138138184124126161164224
per 100,000 723.0693.3743.6737.7973.8647.7650.4773.4810.81106.2
Thefts 5775267258128456807498268371,048
per 100,000 3209.12894.13906.74340.94471.83551.83866.43967.74138.25175.6
Auto thefts 28503856674264475557
per 100,000 155.7275.1204.8299.4354.6219.4330.4225.8271.9281.5
Arson 4332223311
per 100,000 22.216.516.210.710.610.415.514.44.94.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.0) 317.7288.7409.3356.1408.3319.2386.8345.7403.7493.8

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Crime rate in Easley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 53 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Easley, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,330 (+15.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Average climate in Easley, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Easley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Easley city center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category F3 tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Easley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from Easley center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from Easley center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pickens County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Wes Knight - Soccer player, Rob Stanifer - Baseball player.

Main business address for: PEOPLES BANCORPORATION INC /SC/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Easley:

  • DSI EASLEY RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 125 WHITMIRE ROAD)
  • BAPTIST EASLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 200 FLEETWOOD DRIVE)
  • BLUE RIDGE CARE CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, ROUTE 7 BOX 408)
  • CAPSTONE HEALTH AND REHAB OF EASLEY, LLC (Nursing Home, 1850 CRESTVIEW ROAD)
  • MAJESTY HEALTH AND REHAB OF EASLEY, LLC (Nursing Home, 200 ANNE DRIVE)
  • PALMETTO BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 200 FLEETWOOD DR)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF SC - FOOTHILLS (Nursing Home, 205 BUD NALLEY DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Easley, SC

Airports and heliports located in Easley:


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Amtrak stations near Easley:

  • 11 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website: www.upstatelife.com/cityofeasley

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Easley:

  • Bob Jones University (about 12 miles; Greenville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,701)
  • Furman University (about 12 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 13 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 13 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Clemson University (about 17 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 18 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 36 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)

Public high school in Easley:

  • EASLEY HIGH (Students: 1577; Location: PO Box 129; Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Easley:

  • EASLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 459 SACO LOWELL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LANDMARK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 53; Location: 116 LANDMARK CT; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 9; Location: 202 S 5TH ST; Grades: 3 - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Easley:

  • SILOAM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 229 SILOAM RD; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Easley:

  • PICKENS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,008,780; Location: 304 BILTMORE ROAD; 200,758 books; 4,389 audio materials; 14,175 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 394 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Easley: Easley Waterworks (A), Pope Field Recreation Center (B), Pickens County Library (C), Easley Fire Department Station 2 (D), Easley Fire Department Station 1 (E), Easley Fire Department Station 3 (F), Easley City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Easley Mall Shopping Center (1), Easley Village Shopping Center (2), Forest Acres Shopping Center (3), Old Pickens Square Shopping Center (4), Town and Country Shopping Center (5), West End Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Easley include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (B), Saint Matthias Lutheran Church (C), Pendleton Street Baptist Church (D), Park Street Baptist Church (E), Jones Avenue Baptist Church (F), John Wesley United Methodist Church (G), Holiness Church (H), Glenwood Wesleyan Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Easley Mill Cemetery (1), Greenlawn Memorial Park (2), Rock Springs Cemetery (3), West View Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Forest Drive Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mud Dog Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Easley include: Brice Field (1), Easley Recreation Center (2), Hagood Park (3), Kings Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Clemson GM & I Wildlife Control (Recreation Areas; 113 Kennedy Street), Easley Cinemas 8 Show Times (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5065 Calhoun Memorial Highway), Video-Matic Amusement Inc (418 West Main Street), R E I Cinemas (5065 Calhoun Memorial Highway), Interiors By Cecile (Arcades & Amusements; 103 Hornbuckle Drive).

Hotels: Jameson Inn (211 Dayton School Road), Jameson Inn Easley (Sj) (211 Dayton School Road), Easley-Days Inn West Of Greenville/Clemson (Highway 153 E 123 Byp Ex 40i-85), Days Inn Easley (121 Days Inn Drive), Comfort Inn of Easley (5539 Calhoun Memorial Highway), Rainbow Motel (Highway 123).

Court: Easley City - Municipal Court (220 Northwest Main Street).

 
Pickens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.2. This is about average.
City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.7
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00025. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00025
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.245. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.598
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Easley and their reported violations in the past:

EASLEY COMBINED UTIL (Population served: 28528, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
POWDERSVILLE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 24843, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2001)
KEOWEE BAY S/D (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2004), St Show-cause Hearing (SEP-27-2004), St BCA signed (JAN-11-2005)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and JAN-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2005)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-1999 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1998 and JAN-10-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-1999), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-1999), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2000), St BCA signed (MAR-29-2000)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.8% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.0%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Easley, SC

People in group quarters in Easley in 2010:

  • 160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Easley in 2000:

  • 176 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 17 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 15 people in other group homes

Easley compared to South Carolina state average:

Easley, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Easley (2011 data):

  • The Peoples National Bank: Rockville Branch, Pnb Courier Branch, at 1800 East Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $323.9 mil, Deposits: $278.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorporation, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Easley Branch at 200 South Pendleton Street, branch established on 1949/05/11; Summit Branch at 5041 Calhoun Memorial Highway, branch established on 1988/08/26. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • SunTrust Bank: Easley By-Pass Branch 773 at 5709 Calhoun Memorial Dr, branch established on 1921/01/01; 201 East First Avenue Branch 771 at 201 East First Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • CertusBank, National Association: Certusbank, National Association at 6650 Calhoun Memorial Highway, branch established on 2011/01/21; Messenger Service at 6650 Calhoun Memorial Highway, branch established on 2005/04/01. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Town And Country Branch at 6091 Calhoun Memorial Highway, branch established on 1962/05/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Pinnacle Bank of South Carolina: Pinnacle Bank Of South Carolina Bran at 10515 Anderson Road, branch established on 2007/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $135.7 mil, Deposits: $105.6 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Pbsc Financial Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Easley Office at 6539 Calhoun Memorial Highway, branch established on 2004/04/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Cornerstone National Bank: at 1670 East Main Street, branch established on 1999/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.3 mil, Deposits: $139.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Easley Branch at 5820 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, branch established on 1974/03/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Easley, South Carolina:

  • Star Motel, 4237 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC 29640 , Phone: (864) 269-1311
  • Jameson Inn, 211 Dayton School Rd, Easley, SC 29642 , Phone: (864) 306-9000
  • Days Inn, 121 Days Inn Rd, Easley, SC 29640 , Phone: (864) 859-9902
  • Hampton Inn, 8 Southern Center Ct, Easley, SC 29640 , Phone: (864) 343-3636, Fax: (864) 343-3626
  • Quality Inn, 5539 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC 29640 , Phone: (864) 859-7520, Fax: (864) 644-2002
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Easley, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Easley travel time to work - commute


Easley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Easley city (based on Pickens County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.58%
Here54.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents62.4%10.2%4.7%4.6%4.3%
Congregations40.4%14.5%1.8%9.6%3.6%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%1.8%1.7%1.6%4.9%
Congregations7.8%1.8%1.2%1.2%18.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Pickens County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Pickens County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Pickens County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Pickens County:

27.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9$27,675$36,9000$0
Judicial and Legal 5$12,288$29,4919$4,840
Police Protection - Officers 39$114,887$35,3500$0
Police - Other 11$25,612$27,9401$286
Firefighters 24$74,627$37,3140$0
Fire - Other 1$2,586$31,0320$0
Streets and Highways 21$43,494$24,8540$0
Solid Waste Management 22$47,402$25,8564$2,971
Sewerage 9$33,992$45,3230$0
Parks and Recreation 18$37,450$24,9670$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$11,094$33,2820$0
Water Supply 26$87,309$40,2960$0
Electric Power 18$72,524$48,3490$0
Other and Unallocable 24$82,830$41,4151$71
Totals for Government 231$673,770$35,00115$8,168

Easley government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $96,000 ($4.78)
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $317,000 ($15.77)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $21,688,000 ($1079.11)
    Water Utilities: $8,566,000 ($426.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,323,000 ($115.58)
    Police Protection: $2,323,000 ($115.58)
    Central Staff Services: $1,569,000 ($78.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,413,000 ($70.31)
    Regular Highways: $1,253,000 ($62.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,202,000 ($59.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $587,000 ($29.21)
    Financial Administration: $498,000 ($24.78)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($3.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $478,000 ($23.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,299,000 ($363.17)

Easley government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $261,000 ($12.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($1.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($0.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $176,000 ($8.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $612,000 ($30.45)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $25,102,000 ($1248.98)
    Water Utilities: $9,211,000 ($458.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $487,000 ($24.23)
  • Tax - Property: $2,748,000 ($136.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,779,000 ($88.52)

Easley government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,710,000 ($532.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,065,000 ($451.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,645,000 ($81.85)

7.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Pickens County:

0.27%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Greenville County, SC  1.94% ($33,694 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.99% ($34,196)
from Oconee County, SC  0.58% ($34,645)


7.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Pickens County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Greenville County, SC  1.89% ($35,834 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  1.24% ($34,009)
to Oconee County, SC  0.54% ($41,223)

Strongest AM radio stations in Easley:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Easley:

  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOLI (103.9 FM; EASLEY, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Easley:

  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W05AO (Channel 5; PICKENS, SC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Easley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total costs: $349,000
Total average daily traffic: 109,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,760

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Easley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Easley, SC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 210 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Easley)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Easley)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$120,58136$125,543162$136,2297$51,7211$61,94017$102,1392$69,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$115,4602$56,29518$115,3832$114,6400$02$67,5151$44,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$110,9457$94,19458$140,5303$26,2770$02$47,1053$58,223
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$99,5435$99,20440$127,8382$66,6550$02$100,3651$59,020
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$99,1031$117,31012$146,1250$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01 , 0108.02, 0108.03, 0108.04, 0109.01, 0109.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$171,87811$191,079
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$168,4453$248,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$155,4150$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$239,480
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$98,6700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01 , 0108.02, 0108.03, 0108.04, 0109.01, 0109.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Easley


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Easley, SC

Most common first names in Easley, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James42971.6 years
William32672.6 years
John26573.8 years
Mary25578.3 years
Robert15872.3 years
Charles15568.1 years
Ruth11078.8 years
George9675.7 years
Thomas9072.2 years
Annie8281.2 years
Most common last names in Easley, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19273.3 years
Williams12574.0 years
Brown8772.5 years
Robinson7970.1 years
Jones7976.0 years
Owens7571.8 years
Wilson7473.2 years
Black6473.3 years
Martin6274.4 years
Johnson6175.4 years
Businesses in Easley, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Blockbuster1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes2
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel2
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Subway3
Goodwill1T-Mobile3
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul7
Home Depot1UPS5
IHOP1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Easley, SC

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