Anderson Information

Anderson Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Anderson, SC

General Anderson Information

State: South Carolina

County: Anderson County

Close cities: Belton, SC, La France, SC, Starr, SC, Townville, SC, Sandy Springs, SC, Connells, SC, Northlake, SC, Pendleton, SC, Homeland Park, SC, Centerville, SC, Greenville, SC

Anderson Population (census data)
Total 26,404 (+2.5% since 2000)
Male 11,923 (45.2%)
Female 14,481 (54.8%)

Population Density: 1,908 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.8 (US Avg is 100)

Anderson Elevation: 771 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1833

Land Area: 13.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,706

Zip Codes: 29624, 29626, 29623, 29621, 29625, and 29622.

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Anderson Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (62.5%)
  • Black (34.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.0%)
  • English (8.1%)
  • Irish (8.1%)
  • German (7.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.6%)
  • French (1.8%)
Foriegn Born: 580 people (2.2%)
  • Latin America (45.5%)
  • Europe (22.7%)
  • Asia (18.2%)
  • North America (13.6%)

Local Anderson Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: , Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Furman University, Clemson University, Furman University

Anderson School Information

High Schools
T L Hanna High School (2600 Highway 81 North, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Westside High School (806 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC, 29625 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Middle Schools
Lakeside Middle School (115 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
McCants Middle School (2123 Marchbanks Avenue, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Southwood Middle School (1110 Southwood Street, Anderson, SC, 29624 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Elementary Schools
Centerville Elementary School (1529 Whitehall Road, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Concord Elementary (2701 Calrossie, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Homeland Park Elementary (3519 Wilmont Street, Anderson, SC, 29624 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
McLees Elementary School (4900 Dobbins Bridge Road, Anderson, SC, 29626 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Midway Elementary School (1221 Harriet Circle, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Nevitt Forest Elementary (1401 Bolt Drive, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
New Prospect Elementary School (126 New Prospect Church Road, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Varennes Elementary (1820 So. Highway #29, Anderson, SC, 29624 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Whitehall Elementary (702 Whitehall Road, Anderson, SC, 29625 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Other/Private Schools
Calhoun Academy Of The Arts (1520 Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC, 29621 - Anderson County School District 05 District)
Hanna-Westside Extension Campus (1225 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC, 29624 - Anderson School District 5 District)
Hanna-Westside Extension Campus AOF (1225 South McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC, 29624 - Anderson School District 5 District)
South Fant Street Family Education Center (1700 South Fant Street, Anderson, SC, 29624 - Anderson County School District 05 District)

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