Anderson is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 10,217 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Anderson is the 417th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities, Anderson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Anderson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anderson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anderson who work in office and administrative support (19.97%), sales jobs (14.95%), and personal care services (8.04%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Anderson spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.45 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Anderson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Anderson has a very low overall level of education: only 7.36% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Anderson in 2010 was $16,788, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,152 for a family of four.
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 14.24% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Anderson include German, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Anderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.