Anderson is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 29,284 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Anderson is the 16th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Anderson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anderson is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Anderson who work in office and administrative support (10.02%), sales jobs (9.66%), and healthcare (8.20%).
The education level of Anderson citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.14% of adults in Anderson have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Anderson in 2018 was $23,342, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,368 for a family of four. However, Anderson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Anderson is an extremely 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 English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Anderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.