Anderson is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 10,476 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Anderson is the 417th largest community in California.
Anderson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Anderson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Anderson who work in office and administrative support (14.92%), sales jobs (12.55%), and food service (7.56%).
In Anderson, just 9.73% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Anderson in 2010 was $19,731, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,924 for a family of four. However, Anderson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Anderson is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Anderson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Anderson residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Anderson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Anderson include Irish, German, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Anderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.