Anderson, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Anderson, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
27,387
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
22.9%
Median Home
$138,000
Median Income
$33,569
Median Rent
$743

Anderson SnackAbility

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

Anderson, SC Cost Of Living

88
Anderson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Anderson South Carolina National Average
Overall 88 93 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 98 105 100
Health 93 95 100
Housing 67 80 100
Transportation 90 94 100
Utilities 92 105 100

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Rankings for Anderson in South Carolina

Map Of Anderson, SC

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Population over time in Anderson

Year Population % Change
2020 27,387 1.0%
2019 27,129 0.4%
2018 27,011 -0.7%
2017 27,206 0.8%
2016 26,978 0.7%
2015 26,798 0.4%
2014 26,699 0.3%
2013 26,626 -0.3%
2012 26,718 0.6%
2011 26,566 -

Race / Ethnicity in Anderson

White
59.2% (16,200)
African American
33.9% (9,271)
American Indian
0.3% (89)
Asian
0.2% (68)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (777)
Hispanic
3.5% (972)
Race Anderson SC USA
White 59.2% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 33.9% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.2% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.5% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Anderson

Female
54.0% (14,778)
Male
46.0% (12,608)
Gender Anderson SC USA
Female 54.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Anderson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,369)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (2,738)
High School / GED
29.0% (7,942)
Some College
24.0% (6,572)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,464)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (4,108)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,369)
Professional Degree
2.0% (547)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (273)
Education Anderson SC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Anderson, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
13.1% (359,552)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.4% (230,409)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.4% (393,149)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.3% (446,521)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (311,183)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (423,647)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.2% (197,765)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.5% (259,716)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (46,939)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (69,813)
Income Anderson SC USA
Less than $10,000 13.1% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.4% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.4% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.3% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.2% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.5% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 5.1% 8.3%

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