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Overview

Introduction to Easley, South Carolina

Easley, South Carolina is 11 miles W of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center) and 103 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina It is in Pickens county. The city is part of the Greenville - Spartanburg - Anderson metro area.

Easley History

Some 300 years ago, Pickens County was mostly wilderness. Cherokee Indians were primarily the first settlers in the area. Easley was founded on January 20, 1874, and named in honor of Confederate Gen. William King Easley. The inhabitants desired incorporation of the town in the 1900s and it was incorporated in the year 1901.

Easley and nearby Attractions

  • Robinson Memorial Gardens
  • Easley Recreation Department?
  • Tina's Travel Design
  • First Light Art Gallery
  • Liberty Memorial Gardens?
  • Pickens County Museums?

Things To Do In Easley

The Blue Ridge Mountains, lovely lakes, and temperate weather of Easley provide visitors with several outdoor recreation options. The city also has many parks including Table Rock State Park and Mile Creek County Park which are good for hiking, camping, swimming, and picnicking.

Easley Transportation

Greenville-Spartanburg International is the nearest international airport that provides air transportation in the city.

Easley Higher Education

Some of the institutes of higher education near Easley are Clemson University, Furman University, and Tri-County Technical College.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,464
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+8,970
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,765
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,012
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,816

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,102
% Above Poverty Level87.4%
% Below Poverty Level12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.2%
Median Gross Rent$693
Median House Value$140,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.5%
Irish13.4%
English12.8%
German11.5%
Italian3.2%
French Except Basque3.1%
Scottish3%
Dutch1.6%
Polish1.4%
Swiss0.9%
Hungarian0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Welsh0.3%
African0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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Easley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pickens County
Standard Zip Codes29640, 29642
P.O. Box Zip Codes29641
Phone Area Codes864
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.88
Approximate Longitude-82.58

Easley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPICKENS
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 72 F
Annual Precip55.9 inches
StationWEST PELZER 2 W
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 51 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationCLEMSON UNIVERSITY
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp30 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip54 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Greenville62,776$65,877
Liberty3,254$40,853
Norris839$52,500
Pickens3,166$41,310
Six Mile814$69,632
Travelers Rest4,903$65,116

Easley Public Libraries

Pickens County Library System
304 BILTMORE ROAD
Easley, South Carolina
(864) 850-7090

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Easley Hospitals

Baptist Easley Hospital
(Non-profit)
200 Fleetwood Dr
(864) 442-7606

Easley Public Schools

Easley High
154 Green Wave Boulevard
ZIP: 29640
(864) 397-3100
High
Total Enrollment 1807
Dacusville Middle
899 Thomas Mill Road
ZIP: 29640
(864) 397-3525
Middle
Total Enrollment 348
Dacusville Elementary
200 Cherokee Trail
ZIP: 29640
(864) 397-2800
Primary
Total Enrollment 645
Mckissick Elementary
156 Mckissick Road
ZIP: 29640
(864) 397-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 390
Crosswell Elementary
161 School Road
ZIP: 29640
(864) 397-1600
Primary
Total Enrollment 510
East End Elementary
505 East Second Avenue
ZIP: 29640
(864) 397-1700
Primary
Total Enrollment 715
Richard H. Gettys Middle
510 South Pendleton Street
ZIP: 29640
(864) 397-3900
Middle
Total Enrollment 1316
Concrete Primary
535 Powdersville Main
ZIP: 29642
(864) 269-4571
Primary
Total Enrollment 639
West End Elementary
314 Pelzer Highway
ZIP: 29642
(864) 397-2500
Primary
Total Enrollment 711
Forest Acres Elementary
401 Mcalister Road
ZIP: 29642
(864) 397-1800
Primary
Total Enrollment 710
Hunt Meadows Elementary
420 Hunt Road
ZIP: 29642
(864) 850-3987
Primary
Total Enrollment 463

Easley Private Schools

Easley Christian School
461 Saco Lowell Rd
ZIP: 29640
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 119
Soaring Eagles Christian Academy
107 Landmark Ct
ZIP: 29640
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
Mt Olive Christian Academy
1137 Olive St
ZIP: 29640
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 8
Foothills Montessori School
4876 Highway 153
ZIP: 29642
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
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