Anderson, IN Demographics

The total population of Anderson is estimated to be 55,011 with 26,953 males (49.00%) and 28,058 females (51.00%). There are 1,105 more females than males in Anderson.
The median household income in Anderson was $43,920 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,869(4.44%) from $42,051 in 2020. This income is 58.87% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Anderson sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $49,864. Overall, the median household income for the city of Anderson stands at $43,920.
In Anderson, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $33,067 for males and $21,977 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,472 for males and $37,577 for females.
In Anderson, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $64,855, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $28,400.
In 2022, the population of Anderson was 55,099, a 0.32% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Anderson's population was 54,922, an increase of 0.32% compared to a population of 54,749 in 2020.
The median age in Anderson, IN is 39.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.50% were under the age of 15, 20.24% aged 15 to 29, 42.98% aged 30 to 64, 16.42% aged 65 to 84, and 2.86% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Anderson population: 76.75% are White, 14.72% are Black or African American, 0.42% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.93% are Asian, 2.26% are some other race and 4.92% are multiracial.