StatisticAndersonSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,87517391
Median age37.338.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%40%43%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Anderson is 984% higher than South Carolina
  • The median age in Anderson is 4% lower than South Carolina
  • In Anderson 63.74% of the population is White
  • In Anderson 32.71% of the population is Black
  • In Anderson 0.57% of the population is Asian

Compare Anderson, SC Demographics


      Anderson population breakdown by race

      RaceAndersonSouth CarolinaNational
      American Indian0.21%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race2.20%2.07%3.06%
      Other race0.57%1.51%4.75%
      In Anderson, 3.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Anderson age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Anderson, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).