Anderson, Indiana Population 2020

54,939
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Anderson is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 54,939, it is the 16th largest city in Indiana and the 714th largest city in the United States. Anderson is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -2.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,129 in 2010. Anderson reached it's highest population of 70,787 in 1970. Spanning over 42 miles, Anderson has a population density of 1,321 people per square mile.

The average household income in Anderson is $47,285 with a poverty rate of 25.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $72,100. The median age in Anderson is 37.8 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Anderson Demographics

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

  • White: 78.16%
  • Black or African American: 14.66%
  • Two or more races: 4.04%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Anderson, Indiana is 54,939, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,037.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 56,129.

Anderson, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,092,66021,9801.05%
20192,070,68021,9801.06%
20182,048,70021,9801.07%
20172,026,72021,3201.05%
20162,005,40019,5600.98%
20151,985,84015,0200.76%
20141,970,82017,6700.90%
20131,953,15023,5001.20%
20121,929,65019,0000.98%
20111,910,65018,0000.94%
20101,892,6500.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,82278.16%
Black or African American8,03014.66%
Two or More Races2,2164.04%
Some Other Race9471.73%
Asian6201.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1530.28%
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Anderson Population Pyramid 2020

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Anderson Median Age

37.8


Total

35.8


Male

40.3


Female

Anderson Adults

There are 43,003 adults, (9,578 of whom are seniors) in Anderson.

Anderson Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson Sex Ratio

Female

28,383

51.81%

Male

26,405

48.19%

Anderson Households and Families

Anderson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Anderson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All56.6%43.4%
Male54.5%45.5%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Female37.1%62.9%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,0862.2756.6
Non Family9,6991.2450.3
Married7,9742.9774.7
Female4,0953.1737.1
Male1,3182.8454.5

2.91

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Anderson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3243.57%
9th to 12th Grade4,00810.81%
High School Graduate14,53239.20%
Some College8,44922.79%
Associates Degree3,1198.41%
Bachelors Degree3,6669.89%
Graduate Degree1,9745.32%
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Anderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,58325,6664,725
Black5,1394,406524
Hispanic1,181666110
Multiple Races62553783
Other Race51028125
Asian410363174
Native American15311624

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.44%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,069$31,741$22,823
Less Than High School$18,240$19,830$12,292
High School Grad$26,018$31,353$17,887
Some College$26,493$30,401$25,025
Bachelors Degree$37,482$44,750$34,278
Graduate Degree$46,466$50,303$43,404

$27,069

Average Earnings

$31,741

Average Male

$22,823

Average Female

Anderson Language

Anderson Language by Age

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Anderson Language

94.87% of Anderson residents speak only English, while 5.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Anderson Poverty

Anderson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,1508,52121.77%
Black7,7412,70134.89%
Hispanic2,7151,06139.08%
Multiple2,14295844.72%
Other93728530.42%
Asian61714423.34%
Native1364432.35%

25.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.36%

Male Poverty Rate

28.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson is Multiple, with 44.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anderson is White, with 21.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.18%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.82%
Some College21.37%
High School18.98%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.29%
Male Unemployed32.78%
Female Employed17.25%
Male Employed10.63%

Anderson Income

Anderson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,985$47,285
Families$43,031$54,270
Married Families$55,915$66,834
Non Families$25,613$35,668
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Anderson Marital Status

Anderson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

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 Veterans

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4,001

Number of Veterans

3,632

Male Veterans

369

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,258
First Gulf War677
Second Gulf War447
Korea420
World War II190
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,126
75+948
65 to 74890
55 to 64750
18 to 34287
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2019.22%
Black67411.17%
Other598.95%
Hispanic453.02%
Indian3925.49%
2 or More282.76%

Anderson Veterans by Education

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10.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson Employment Status

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.48%

Born in Indiana

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.07% of Anderson residents were born in the United States, with 75.48% having been born in Indiana. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202054,939-49-0.09%
201954,988-49-0.09%
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%