Anderson, South Carolina Population 2022

28,390
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Anderson is a city located in Anderson County South Carolina. Anderson has a 2020 population of 28,390. Anderson is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,106 in 2010.

The average household income in Anderson is $53,015 with a poverty rate of 22.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $743 per month, and the median house value is $138,000. The median age in Anderson is 37.3 years, 33.4 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Anderson Demographics

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

  • White: 61.78%
  • Black or African American: 34.23%
  • Two or more races: 2.98%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Anderson, South Carolina is 28,390 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,106.

Anderson, South Carolina Population 2022

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010825,6250.00%
2011833,2207,5950.91%
2012840,9037,6830.91%
2013848,4177,5140.89%
2014860,28511,8681.38%
2015872,52112,2361.40%
2016884,32711,8061.34%
2017895,35711,0301.23%
2018907,02811,6711.29%
2019920,47713,4491.46%
2020933,92613,4491.44%
2021947,37513,4491.42%

Anderson Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,91961.78%
Black or African American9,37434.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.32%
Asian680.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.04%
Some Other Race1100.40%
Two or More Races8172.98%
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Anderson Population by Race

Anderson Population Pyramid 2022

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Anderson Median Age

34.7


Total

32.1


Male

38.3


Female

Anderson Adults

There are 21,154 adults, (4,804 of whom are seniors) in Anderson.

Anderson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Anderson Sex Ratio

Female

14,778

53.96%

Male

12,609

46.04%

Anderson Population by Age

Anderson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Anderson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All47.2%52.8%
Male40.5%59.5%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
Female32.3%67.7%

47.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Anderson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4942.2247.2
Married3,4863.1872.9
Male5972.5240.5
Female1,9633.4532.3
Non Family5,4481.1436.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Anderson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9405.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,6929.59%
High School Graduate5,08928.84%
Some College4,21723.90%
Associates Degree1,6239.20%
Bachelors Degree2,62014.85%
Graduate Degree1,4628.29%
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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
Other Race10610279
Asian626240
White10,9739,7713,558
2+ Races27524581
Hispanic597470138
Black5,7124,439275
Native American8989
Islander1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 74.53%.

Anderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,783$36,600$27,766
Less Than 9th Grade$20,338$22,894$10,816
High School Graduate$25,543$29,313$19,829
Some College$30,928$36,081$28,152
Bachelors Degree$39,621$50,603$34,663
Graduate Degree$57,146$110,438$50,970

$30,783

Average Earnings

$36,600

Average Male

$27,766

Average Female

Anderson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anderson Language by Age

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Anderson Language

96.65% of Anderson residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Anderson Language

Anderson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic91135939.41%
Black9,1123,27135.90%
Multiple78416320.79%
White14,7932,18114.74%
OtherNaN%

22.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.82%

Male Poverty Rate

24.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anderson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anderson is Hispanic, with 39.41% 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 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.75%.

Anderson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.21%
High School21.55%
Some College11.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Anderson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.66%
Male Unemployed23.68%
Female Employed14.78%
Female Unemployed55.32%

Anderson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anderson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,569$53,198
Families$46,976$70,669
Married Families$76,875-
Non Families$23,225$31,204
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Income by Household Type

Anderson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

29.9%

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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1,485

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War195
First Gulf War455
Vietnam488
Korea90
World War II66

Anderson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3491
35 to 54434
55 to 64263
65 to 74384
75+313

Anderson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1157.98%
Black3595.50%
Islander10100.00%
2+ Races10.32%
Hispanic689.38%

Anderson Veterans by Race

Anderson Veterans by Education

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10.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anderson Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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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68.08%

Born in Anderson

97.02%

Native Born

2.98%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.02% of Anderson residents were born in the United States, with 68.08% having been born in South Carolina. 1.77% 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
18903,0180.00%
19005,4982,4806.18%
19109,6544,1565.79%
192010,5709160.91%
193014,3833,8133.13%
194019,4245,0413.05%
195019,7703460.18%
196041,31621,5467.65%
197027,556-13,760-3.97%
198027,546-10-0.00%
199026,184-1,362-0.51%
200025,514-670-0.26%
201026,6861,1720.45%
201126,8281420.53%
201226,9701420.53%
201327,1121420.53%
201427,2541420.52%
201527,3961420.52%
201627,5381420.52%
201727,6801420.52%
201827,8221420.51%
201927,9641420.51%
202028,1061420.51%
202128,2481420.51%
202228,3901420.50%

Anderson Population by Year