Anderson Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Anderson Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
27,676

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
16.5%
18 - 24:
11.1%
25 - 34:
14.1%
35 - 54:
22.1%
55 - 64:
11.0%
Over 65 Years:
19.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.8%
7.8%
High School Graduates
83.3%
83.3%
College Graduated
23.9%
23.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Anderson
$23,494
$23,494
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Anderson
$33,351
$33,351
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.4%

Employment Industries in Anderson

 
Manufacturing
19.7%
19.7%
Healthcare
16.4%
16.4%
Retail
11.6%
11.6%
Education
10.0%
10.0%
Accommodation
9.1%
9.1%
Other
6.9%
6.9%
Construction
5.7%
5.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.4%
4.4%
Administration
3.6%
3.6%
Public Service
3.2%
3.2%
Finance
2.2%
2.2%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
61.7%
61.7%
Black Or African American
30.2%
30.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
0.4%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.1%
3.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.7%
4.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
8.2%
8.2%
English
7.9%
7.9%
German
7.7%
7.7%
Scots-Irish
3.8%
3.8%
European
1.8%
1.8%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
French
1.4%
1.4%
African
1.2%
1.2%
Italian
1.2%
1.2%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Polish
0.7%
0.7%
Ethiopian
0.7%
0.7%
Austrian
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian
0.3%
0.3%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
Haitian
0.3%
0.3%
Swiss
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
95.5%
95.5%
Spanish
3.3%
3.3%
Polish
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Anderson Residents:
3.9%