Anderson, IN Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Anderson?

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There are 54,459 residents in Anderson, with a median age of 39.2. Of this, 48.72% are males and 51.28% are females. US-born citizens make up 96.29% of the resident pool in Anderson, while non-US-born citizens account for 1.95%. Additionally, 1.76% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 44,219 people in Anderson currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 54,459 -0.0%
Male Population 26,530 0.2%
Female Population 27,929 -0.2%
Male population 48.72%
Female population 51.28%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.2 -0.5%
Citizen US Born 52,438 -0.1%
Citizen not US Born 1,061 9.3%
Not Citizen 960 -4.7%
Citizen US Born 96.29%
Citizen not US Born 1.95%
Not Citizen 1.76%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 178 334.1%
Moved from Same County 6,593 4.2%
Moved from Same State 1,937 11.6%
Moved from Different State 872 0.7%
Same House as Last Year 44,219 -1.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.33%
Moved from Same County 12.25%
Moved from Same State 3.6%
Moved from Different State 1.62%
Same House as Last Year 82.19%

What are the employment statistics in Anderson?

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White-collar workers make up 70.67% of the working population in Anderson, while blue-collar employees account for 29.33%. There are also 1,253 entrepreneurs in Anderson (5.33% of the workforce); 18,204 workers employed in private companies (77.37%); and 1,911 people working in governmental institutions (8.12%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 16,626 -1.1%
Blue Collar 6,901 5.1%
White Collar 70.67%
Blue Collar 29.33%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,253 6.9%
Private Companies 18,204 -0.4%
Governmental Workers 1,911 10.4%
Not for Profit Companies 2,159 -1.9%
Self Employees 5.33%
Private Companies 77.37%
Governmental Workers 8.12%
Not for Profit Companies 9.18%

How many households are there in Anderson?

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There are a total of 23,409 households in Anderson, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.39% of these Anderson households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.61%. Additionally, 25.68% of households have children and 74.32% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 23,409 0.4%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.5%
Family Households 12,731 -2.4%
Non-family Households 10,678 4.0%
Family Households 54.39%
Non-family Households 45.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,011 -2.0%
Households without Children 17,398 1.3%
Households with Children 25.68%
Households without Children 74.32%

What are the median and average incomes in Anderson?

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The average annual household income in Anderson is $54,221, while the median household income sits at $40,632 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $43,844, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $46,131. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $33,554 and $37,074, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $54,221 6.4%
Median Household Income $40,632 9.5%
People below Poverty Level 11,342 -3.5%
People above Poverty Level 40,101 1.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Anderson?

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There are 27,839 housing units in Anderson, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1960. Of the 23,409 occupied housing units in Anderson, 55.5% are owner-occupied, while 44.5% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.26% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $93,900. In general, housing costs reach $765 per month in Anderson.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 27,839 -1.5%
Median Year Built 1960 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 6,543 3.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,387 4.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 4,792 -3.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 4,326 -9.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,958 -13.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 2,225 -5.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,434 14.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,656 6.3%
Built between 2010 and 2019 483 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 35 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 23,409 0.4%
Owner Occupied 12,991 -0.6%
Renter Occupied 10,418 1.8%
Owner Occupied 55.5%
Renter Occupied 44.5%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 7,438 1.2%
Without Mortgage 5,553 -3.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $93,900 6.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $68,300 3.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $765 4.7%
With Mortgage 57.26%
Without Mortgage 42.74%

What is the level of education in Anderson?

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Approximately 51.6% of the population in Anderson holds a high school degree (that's 22,341 residents), while 22.63% have attained a college certificate (11,246 locals) and 9.57% have a bachelor's degree (4,142 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,432 -4.3%
Some High School 22,341 -1.1%
Some College 11,246 0.8%
Associate Degree 3,315 -0.2%
Bachelor's Degree 4,142 7.2%
Graduate Degree 2,271 3.0%
No High School 3.31%
Some High School 51.6%
Some College 22.63%
Associate Degree 7.66%
Bachelor's Degree 9.57%
Graduate Degree 5.24%

What is the marital status of Anderson residents?

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A total of 14,534 people in Anderson have never been married (which represents 32.35% of the total population), while 17,848 of them are wedded (39.73%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,035 (2.3%) and 8,770 (19.52%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 14,534 -1.9%
Married 17,848 0.0%
Separated 1,035 1.2%
Widowed 3,775 4.1%
Divorced 8,770 1.6%
Never Married 32.35%
Married 39.73%
Separated 2.3%
Widowed 8.4%
Divorced 19.52%

What are the most common means of transportation in Anderson?

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The top three means of transportation people in Anderson use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 20,681 residents commute by car, 592 prefer going to work by walking and 170 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 20,681 -0.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 170 28.8%
Bicycle 130 60.5%
Motorcycle 169 -11.1%
TaxiCab 46 -4.2%
Walk 592 -19.9%

What is the median and average household income in Anderson by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
46011 17,790 6,935 $66,411.00 $82,072.00
46012 19,794 8,579 $51,528.00 $62,276.00
46013 16,398 7,881 $44,654.00 $61,642.00
46016 18,412 6,816 $29,879.00 $39,002.00
46017 5,660 2,413 $63,300.00 $67,762.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 46011 46012 46013 46016 46017