Anderson is a city located in Anderson County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 28,226, it is the 18th largest city in South Carolina and the 1366th largest city in the United States . Anderson is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 5.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,686 in 2010. Anderson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 15 miles, Anderson has a population density of 1,946 people per square mile.
The average household income in Anderson is $53,015 with a poverty rate of 22.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $136,800. The median age in Anderson is 37.3 years, 33.4 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.