Anderson, CA


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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.

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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anderson who work in office and administrative support (18.64%), sales jobs (15.01%), and maintenance occupations (6.54%).

One of the benefits of Anderson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.90 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

As is often the case in a small city, Anderson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Anderson has a very low overall level of education: only 6.72% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Anderson in 2010 was $17,414, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,656 for a family of four.

Anderson is a somewhat 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 12.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Anderson include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Anderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.

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