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Anderson, SC
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Anderson profile


Living in Anderson



Anderson is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 29,771 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Anderson is the 16th largest community in South Carolina.

The citizens of Anderson are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.00% of adults in Anderson having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Anderson in 2018 was $24,649, 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 $98,596 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, European, and Scots-Irish.

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