Anderson, Indiana Population 2022

54,520
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Anderson is a city located in Madison County Indiana. Anderson has a 2020 population of 54,520. It is also the county seat of Madison County. Anderson is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 54,788 in 2010.

The average household income in Anderson is $49,395 with a poverty rate of 22.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $78,600. The median age in Anderson is 38.3 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Anderson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Andersonwas:

  • White: 76.85%
  • Black or African American: 15.10%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Other race: 2.14%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Anderson, Indiana is 54,520 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 54,788.

Anderson, Indiana Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20101,892,6400.00%
20111,910,72018,0800.95%
20121,929,68018,9600.98%
20131,953,60023,9201.22%
20141,971,01017,4100.88%
20151,986,12015,1100.76%
20162,006,76020,6401.03%
20172,027,58020,8201.03%
20182,052,37024,7901.21%
20192,074,54022,1701.07%
20202,096,71022,1701.06%
20212,118,88022,1701.05%

Anderson Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,86776.85%
Black or African American8,22815.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1790.33%
Asian4930.90%
Some Other Race1,1642.14%
Two or More Races2,5454.67%
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Anderson Population by Race

Anderson Population Pyramid 2022

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Anderson Median Age

39.4


Total

37.4


Male

41.3


Female

Anderson Adults

There are 43,301 adults, (10,453 of whom are seniors) in Anderson.

Anderson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson Sex Ratio

Female

28,000

51.40%

Male

26,476

48.60%

Anderson Population by Age

Anderson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Anderson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All56.1%43.9%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Male47.3%52.7%
Female39.4%60.6%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Anderson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,3122.2456.1
Married7,8052.9476.8
Male1,1953.0747.3
Female4,0443.1939.4
Non Family10,2681.2347.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Anderson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4043.73%
9th to 12th Grade3,81310.12%
High School Graduate15,62841.47%
Some College8,10421.51%
Associates Degree3,0488.09%
Bachelors Degree3,4879.25%
Graduate Degree2,1995.84%
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Anderson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Anderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian341277256
White29,70725,9734,683
Native American16313223
Other Race55438460
Hispanic1,289832131
Black5,1644,320499
2+ Races1,0791,01177

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.07%.

Anderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,286$35,251$23,704
Less Than 9th Grade$19,976$23,009$13,988
High School Graduate$26,700$31,365$20,768
Some College$27,234$36,322$23,599
Bachelors Degree$40,883$45,814$36,370
Graduate Degree$46,840$49,167$40,625

$28,286

Average Earnings

$35,251

Average Male

$23,704

Average Female

Anderson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anderson Language by Age

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Anderson Language

94.15% of Anderson residents speak only English, while 5.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Anderson Language

Anderson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,9492,99837.72%
Multiple2,47084234.09%
Hispanic3,0421,03033.86%
Native1653118.79%
White38,1397,08718.58%
Asian4757616.00%
Other283NaN%

22.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.17%

Male Poverty Rate

25.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson is Black, with 37.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.54%.

Anderson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.77%
High School19.11%
Some College15.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%

Anderson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.25%
Male Unemployed30.68%
Female Employed16.18%
Female Unemployed48.44%

Anderson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anderson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,110$50,941
Families$46,960$57,117
Married Families$61,113-
Non Families$26,763$40,754
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Income by Household Type

Anderson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Anderson Married by Age and Sex

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Anderson 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 Marital Status by Race

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Anderson Marital Status

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3,754

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War327
First Gulf War569
Vietnam1,478
Korea210
World War II93

Anderson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34191
35 to 54761
55 to 64822
65 to 741,217
75+763

Anderson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1909.28%
Black4166.83%
Native American4829.45%
Other Race304.12%
2+ Races704.57%
Hispanic170.98%

Anderson Veterans by Race

Anderson Veterans by Education

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7.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Anderson Employment by Age

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Anderson Employment by Race

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Anderson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.86%

Born in Anderson

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.31% of Anderson residents were born in the United States, with 74.86% 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.

Anderson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,1260.00%
18804,1261,0002.81%
189010,7416,61510.04%
190020,1789,4376.51%
191022,4762,2981.08%
192029,7677,2912.85%
193039,80410,0372.95%
194041,5721,7680.44%
195046,8205,2481.20%
196049,0612,2410.47%
197070,78721,7263.73%
198064,695-6,092-0.90%
199059,459-5,236-0.84%
200059,7342750.05%
201056,129-3,605-0.62%
201155,995-134-0.24%
201255,861-134-0.24%
201355,727-134-0.24%
201455,593-134-0.24%
201555,459-134-0.24%
201655,325-134-0.24%
201755,191-134-0.24%
201855,057-134-0.24%
201954,923-134-0.24%
202054,788-135-0.25%
202154,654-134-0.24%
202254,520-134-0.25%

Anderson Population by Year