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Population (year 2000): 25,514. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,899 (+1.5% change)
Males: 11,522 (45.2%), Females: 13,992 (54.8%)

Anderson County

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Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $27,716 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,100 (year 2000)

Anderson, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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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%).

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Elevation: 771 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles

Anderson,

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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (131.4 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (613.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Park, SC (3.5 miles Homeland SC (4.4 miles Northlake, SC (4.6 miles Centerville, Starr, SC (9.9 miles) , SC (10.5 miles Belton, SC Pendleton, (13.1 miles SC (13.7 miles Williamston, SC (14.4 miles Iva,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 119 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 1999: 76 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2000: 100 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2003: 104 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2004: 117 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2005: 75 buildings, average cost: $112,000

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 82.65 W

Area code: 864


Anderson, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Manufacturing (20.9%), Retail trade (14.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,057 (+47.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,771 (47.9%)


 

Crime in Anderson by Year

Type 1999 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 3 2 1
    per 100,000 11.8 11.8 7.8 3.9
Rapes 4 10 8 7
    per 100,000 15.7 39.2 31.4 27.4
Robberies 74 49 60 31
    per 100,000 290.0 192.1 235.2 121.5
Assaults 209 176 140 184
    per 100,000 819.2 689.8 548.7 721.2
Burglaries 383 331 273 266
    per 100,000 1501.1 1297.3 1070.0 1042.6
Thefts 1,147 1,051 1,211 1,275
    per 100,000 4495.6 4119.3 4746.4 4997.3
Auto thefts 125 138 108 106
    per 100,000 489.9 540.9 423.3 415.5
593.0 521.9 499.3 501.7


Average climate in Anderson, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Anderson,

Anderson-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Anderson city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Shaun Ellis - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jun 24, 1977), Jonathan Byrd - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/27/78).


Main business address for: HAMPSHIRE GROUP LTD (KNIT OUTERWEAR MILLS).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Anderson:
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 5 miles; ANDERSON, SC; ID: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 26 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 40 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Anderson:
  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 20 miles; CLEMSON, SC; ID: CEU)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 20 miles; PICKENS, SC; ID: LQK)
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 31 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 16 $35,836 $26,877 1 $766
Police Protection - Officers 88 $252,983 $34,497 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $18,192 $27,288 10 $3,658
Firefighters 49 $138,818 $33,996 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,249 $26,988 0 $0
Correction 25 $57,812 $27,749 0 $0
Streets and Highways 19 $35,805 $22,613 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 31 $56,723 $21,957 0 $0
Sewerage 23 $64,779 $33,797 1 $2,754
Parks and Recreation 14 $34,005 $29,147 10 $6,421
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9 $25,596 $34,128 1 $775
Water Supply 29 $76,522 $31,664 0 $0
Transit 5 $11,409 $27,381 6 $4,530
Other and Unallocable 47 $127,152 $32,464 3 $2,869
Financial Administration 6 $19,968 $39,936 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $13,928 $41,784 0 $0
Totals for Government 374 $971,778 $31,180 32 $21,772


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 (FT 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/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; FT enrollment: 15,962)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; FT enrollment: 2,406)
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)
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)
 

Anderson compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Anderson:
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WAIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WHPB (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, SC; Owner: ROBERT BRYSON)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Anderson:
  • W217AO (91.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Anderson:
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

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