Anderson, SC Population

Population: 25,514. Estimated population in July 2020: 25,899 (+1.5% change)
Males: 11,522 (45.2%), Females: 13,992 (54.8%)

Anderson County

Zip codes: 29621, 29624, 29625, 29626.

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $27,716
Median house value: $84,100

Races in Anderson:

  • 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%)

Ancestries: United States (12.0%), English (8.1%), Irish (8.1%), German (7.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), French (1.8%).

Elevation: 771 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Anderson

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Anderson city

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

2.3% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,193 (-4.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Anderson:

  • ANDERSON AREA MEDICAL CENTER (800 N FANT ST)
  • PATRICK B HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (130 HIGHWAY 252)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Anderson:

  • HART COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; HARTWELL, GA)
  • OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; SENECA, SC)
  • PALMETTO BAPTIST MED CTR EASLEY (about 24 miles; EASLEY, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Anderson:

  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 5 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 26 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 40 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Anderson:

  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 20 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Abbreviation: CEU)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 20 miles; PICKENS, SC; Abbreviation: LQK)
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 31 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GMU)
Amtrak station near Anderson:

  • 18 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Anderson:

  • ANDERSON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,201; Location: 316 BOULEVARD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.anderson-college.edu)
  • FORREST JUNIOR COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 227; Location: 601 E RIVER ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.forrestcollege.com)
  • ANDERSON AREA MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RAD TECHN (Location: 800 N FANT ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ALPHA BEAUTY SCHOOL-ANDERSON (Location: 2619 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Anderson:

  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)

Schools

Public high schools in Anderson:

  • WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,706; Location: 806 PEARMAN DAIRY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • T L HANNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,603; Location: 2600 HWY. 81 NORTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Anderson:

  • OAKWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 584; Location: 304 PEARMAN DAIRY ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Anderson:

  • MCCANTS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,236; Location: 2123 MARCHBANKS AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKESIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 954; Location: 115 PEARMAN DAIRY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CONCORD ELEMENTARY (Students: 724; Location: 2701 CALROSSIE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 1221 HARRIET CIRCLE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CENTERVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 672; Location: 1529 WHITEHALL RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SOUTHWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 602; Location: 1110 SOUTHWOOD ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MCLEES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 602; Location: 4900 DOBBINS BRIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CALHOUN STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 552; Location: 1520 CALHOUN ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • VARENNES ELEMENTARY (Students: 532; Location: 1820 SO. HWY. #29; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NEVITT FOREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 509; Location: 1401 BOLT DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Anderson:

  • MONTESSORI SCH OF ANDERSON (Students: 215; Location: 280 SAM MCGEE RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ANDERSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 4523 LIBERTY HWY; Grades: PK – 10)
  • WEST ANDERSON CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 200; Location: 101 ROGERS ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 1200 CORNELIA ROAD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • BOULVARD CHILD ENRICHMENT CENT (Students: 117; Location: 700 BOULVARD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 302 W WHITNER ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • GRACE KINDERGARTEN (Students: 24; Location: 1603 WHITEHALL RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 1404 N BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – KG)
  • 1ST BAPTIST CHILD DEVELOPMENT (Students: 8; Location: PO BOX 4125; Grades: KG – KG)
  • DAY STAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 8; Location: 3155 HWY 81 N; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Anderson:

  • ANDERSON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,277,027; Location: 300 N MCDUFFIE STREET; 330,051 books; 5,614 audio materials; 6,528 video materials; 625 serial subscriptions)

 

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