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Easley

Easley

[eez-lee]
Easley, city (1990 pop. 15,195), Pickens co., NW S.C., in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mts.; inc. 1874. Dairy cattle, poultry, and hogs are raised, and textiles and industrial machinery are manufactured.

Easley is a city in Anderson and Pickens counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina, near Greenville. Most of the city lies in Pickens County, with only a very small portion of the city in Anderson County. The population was 20,026 in July 2007.

Easley has been hosting the Big League World Series for several years.

Geography

Easley is located at (34.823371, -82.590394).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.6 square miles (27.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 17,754 people, 7,227 households, and 5,058 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,668.8 people per square mile (644.3/km²). There were 7,932 housing units at an average density of 745.6/sq mi (287.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.35% White, 11.81% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.25% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.82% of the population.

There were 7,227 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,204, and the median income for a family was $47,867. Males had a median income of $35,399 versus $25,443 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,965. About 8.4% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.

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