Anderson, Indiana Population 2019

Anderson, Indiana's estimated population is 55,037 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Anderson, Indiana is the 16th largest city in Indiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2650.95 people/mi² (1023.53 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37.4 years, 35.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.25 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Anderson, Indiana is $34,693, while the mean household income is $45,965.

Anderson In Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Anderson In was:

  • White: 79.00%
  • Black or African American: 13.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.11%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Anderson, Indiana?

55,037
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201855,03740.01%
201755,033-49-0.09%
201655,082-39-0.07%
201555,121-237-0.43%
201455,358-203-0.37%
201355,561290.05%
201255,532-351-0.63%
201155,883-268-0.48%
201056,151-3,583-0.62%
200059,7342750.05%
199059,459-5,236-0.84%
198064,695-6,092-0.90%
197070,78721,7263.73%
196049,0612,2410.47%
195046,8205,2481.20%
194041,5721,7680.44%
193039,80410,0372.95%
192029,7677,2912.85%
191022,4762,2981.08%
190020,1789,4376.51%
189010,7416,61510.04%
18804,1261,0002.81%
18703,1260.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20182,048,70321,9801.07%
20172,026,72321,3191.05%
20162,005,40419,5600.98%
20151,985,84415,0280.76%
20141,970,81617,6670.90%
20131,953,14923,4961.20%
20121,929,65319,0070.98%
20111,910,64617,9990.94%
20101,892,6470.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,437
Black or African American7,579
Two or More Races2,262
Some Other Race1,056
Asian500
American Indian and Alaska Native152

Anderson In Population Pyramid 2019

Anderson In Median Age

37.4


Total

35.5


Male

39.3


Female

Anderson In Adults

There are 42,794 adults, (9,325 of whom are seniors) in Anderson In.

Anderson In Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson In Sex Ratio

Female

28,485

51.80%

Male

26,501

48.20%

Anderson In Households and Families

Anderson In Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Anderson In Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.6%27.4%
All56%44%
Male55.5%44.5%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female38.3%61.7%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2942.2556
Non Family10,0471.249.7
Married7,9462.9772.6
Female3,8573.2538.3
Male1,4442.9355.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Anderson In Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3703.73%
9th to 12th Grade4,22811.52%
High School Graduate14,10438.42%
Some College8,59823.42%
Associates Degree3,0968.43%
Bachelors Degree3,5439.65%
Graduate Degree1,7704.82%

Anderson In Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,49825,2994,493
Black4,8714,155504
Hispanic1,293790109
Multiple Races62252763
Other Race51931226
Asian346278126
Native American12710118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,350$31,085$22,646
Less Than High School$18,314$20,000$12,304
High School Grad$24,575$30,853$18,768
Some College$25,894$27,238$24,712
Bachelors Degree$37,461$44,194$32,108
Graduate Degree$42,713$51,563$38,448

$26,350

Average Earnings

$31,085

Average Male

$22,646

Average Female

Anderson In Language

Anderson In Language by Age

Anderson In Language

94.60% of Anderson In residents speak only English, while 5.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.90% of the population.

Anderson In Poverty

Anderson In Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,6868,82422.23%
Black7,3142,52934.58%
Hispanic2,8651,18941.50%
Multiple2,20390941.26%
Other1,04538536.84%
Asian49612024.19%
Native1336851.13%

25.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.04%

Male Poverty Rate

28.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson In

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson In is Native, with 51.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson In is White, with 22.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.52%
Some College23.02%
High School18.78%
Bachelors or Greater6.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.93%
Male Unemployed32.66%
Female Employed16.27%
Male Employed10.98%

Anderson In Income

Anderson In Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,693$45,965
Families$41,724$54,177
Married Families$53,756$67,256
Non Families$24,042$33,079

Anderson In Marital Status

Anderson In Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Anderson In Married by Age and Sex

Anderson In Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Anderson In Marital Status by Race

Anderson In Veterans

3,923

Number of Veterans

3,566

Male Veterans

357

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,179
First Gulf War725
Korea463
Second Gulf War335
World War II199

Anderson In Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2519.33%
Black5559.54%
Hispanic452.86%
Other405.85%
Indian3829.92%
2 or More293.02%
Asian102.86%

Anderson In Veterans by Education

13.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson In Employment Status

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Anderson In Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.91%

Born in Indiana

97.00%

Native Born

3.00%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.00% of Anderson In residents were born in the United States, with 75.91% having been born in Indiana. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.