Anderson, IN

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Living in Anderson

Anderson is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 54,765 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Anderson is the 13th largest community in Indiana.

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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anderson who work in office and administrative support (14.00%), sales jobs (9.29%), and food service (9.17%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Anderson rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.98% of adults 25 and older in Anderson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Anderson in 2018 was $22,094, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,376 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Anderson include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

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