Anderson is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 55,305 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Anderson is the 13th largest community in Indiana.
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 (15.91%), sales jobs (9.25%), and food service (9.09%).
The citizens of Anderson are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.09% of adults in Anderson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Anderson in 2010 was $18,366, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,464 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Anderson include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Anderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.