Anderson, SC

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Living in Anderson

Anderson is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 27,380 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Anderson is the 15th largest community in South Carolina.

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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Anderson who work in sales jobs (12.62%), office and administrative support (8.91%), and management occupations (8.41%).

The population of Anderson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Anderson, 23.02% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Anderson in 2018 was $22,632, 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 $90,528 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 German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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