Living in Anderson, SC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Anderson SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Anderson, SC Cost Of Living

89
Anderson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Anderson, South Carolina Info Snack

Anderson is a city in and the county seat of Anderson County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 26,686 at the 2010 census, and the city was the center of an urbanized area of 75,702. It is one of the principal cities in the Greenville-Anderson--Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a population of 824,112 at the 2010 census. It is further included in the larger Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina Combined Statistical Area, with a total population of 1,266,995, at the 2010 census. Anderson is just off Interstate 85 and is 120 miles (190 km) from Atlanta and 140 miles (230 km) from Charlotte.
Population
27,129
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
23.1%
Median Home
$130,200
Median Income
$31,897
Median Rent
$727

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Rankings for Anderson in South Carolina

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Map Of Anderson, SC

Population over time in Anderson

Year Population % Change
2017 27,129 0.4%
2016 27,011 -0.7%
2015 27,206 0.8%
2014 26,978 0.7%
2013 26,798 0.4%
2012 26,699 0.3%
2011 26,626 -0.3%
2010 26,718 0.6%
2009 26,566 -

Race / Ethnicity in Anderson

White
61.7% (16,732)
African American
31.1% (8,446)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (107)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.1% (15)
Two Or More
2.3% (631)
Hispanic
4.4% (1,193)
Race Anderson SC USA
White 61.7% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 31.1% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.4% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Anderson, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
12.8% (346,347)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.4% (254,304)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.5% (475,635)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (388,336)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.0% (272,096)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.7% (372,916)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.5% (230,345)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (264,742)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (62,627)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (45,547)
Income Anderson SC USA
Less than $10,000 12.8% 7.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.4% 5.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.5% 10.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 11.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.0% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.7% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.5% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 12.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in Anderson

Female
54.6% (14,818)
Male
45.4% (12,310)
Gender Anderson SC USA
Female 54.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 45.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Anderson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,899)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (2,984)
High School / GED
28.0% (7,596)
Some College
23.0% (6,239)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,170)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (4,069)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,627)
Professional Degree
1.0% (271)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (271)
Education Anderson SC USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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