Anderson, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 26,985 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 12,403  (46.0%)
Females: 14,582  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29621, 29624, 29625, 29627.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,711 (it was $27,716 in 2000)
Anderson:

$29,711
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,641 (it was $18,577 in 2000)

Anderson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $128,828 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Anderson:

$128,828
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $152,859; Detached houses: $169,235; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,457; In 2-unit structures: $114,024; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,300; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,498; Mobile homes: $62,477; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $55,087

Median gross rent in 2013: $575.

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  • Races in Anderson, SC (2013)

    Anderson races chart
    • 15,97859.5%White alone
    • 8,99033.5%Black alone
    • 1,2024.5%Hispanic
    • 3981.5%Two or more races
    • 2410.9%Asian alone
    • 750.3%American Indian alone
    • 130.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Anderson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Anderson: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.2%), English (10.4%), Irish (10.0%), German (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/19/1833

Elevation: 771 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,950 people per square mile   (low).

Anderson,SC real estate house value index trend

Anderson, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Anderson:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Anderson city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

982 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.6%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 199 registered sex offenders living in Anderson, South Carolina as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Anderson to the number of sex offenders is 134 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,055 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $693 (0.6%)

Anderson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (27.3 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (113.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (560.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Homeland Park, SC (1.9 miles ), Centerville, SC (1.9 miles ), Northlake, SC (2.0 miles ), Belton, SC (3.0 miles ), Starr, SC (3.1 miles) , Williamston, SC (3.5 miles ), Pendleton, SC (3.5 miles ), Fork, SC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 102 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2007: 116 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2009: 62 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2010: 63 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $128,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 82.65 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Electric City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,435 (+46.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,488 (45.0%)

Area code: 864

Anderson household income distribution Anderson home values distribution

Crime rates in Anderson by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 321241416372
per 100,000 11.57.73.97.715.23.815.13.722.011.125.87.5
Rapes 10871022151481591021
per 100,000 38.330.827.138.483.657.052.829.554.933.336.978.3
Robberies 496031323943625736503843
per 100,000 187.6231.3119.8122.8148.3163.3234.0210.0131.7185.2140.1160.4
Assaults 176140184122191221115139143147195212
per 100,000 673.8539.7711.1468.1726.2839.5434.0512.1523.3544.5718.8790.7
Burglaries 331273266334324361341408466481386510
per 100,000 1,267.21,052.41,027.91,281.51,231.81,371.31,286.91,503.11,705.41,781.71,422.91,902.1
Thefts 1,0511,2111,2751,1451,1441,1611,3441,3611,3421,4051,4581,767
per 100,000 4,023.74,668.54,927.24,393.04,349.54,410.15,072.15,014.04,911.35,204.35,374.76,590.3
Auto thefts 138108106135133130152110116142126140
per 100,000 528.3416.3409.6518.0505.7493.8573.6405.2424.5526.0464.5522.2
Arson N/A04478128511710
per 100,000 N/A0.015.515.326.630.445.329.518.340.725.837.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 515.5491.1489.3464.4564.6559.1546.0513.6559.0565.2594.4694.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Anderson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 129 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,193 (-4.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Anderson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Anderson, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Anderson-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anderson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from Anderson center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 182.3 miles away from Anderson center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Anderson topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Rice - Baseball player and coach, Ben Taylor (Negro Leagues) - Baseball player, George Webster (American football) - College football player, Jessica Stroup - Actor, Jonathan Byrd (golfer) - Professional golfer, Larry Nance - Basketball player, Lu Parker - Reporters and correspondent, Ojetta Rogeriee Thompson - Judge, Shaun Ellis - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jun 24, 1977), Tony Young (martial artist) - Karateka.

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

Hospitals in Anderson:

  • ANMED HEALTH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 800 N FANT ST)
  • ANMED HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1 SPRINGBACK WAY)
  • HOSPICE OF THE UPSTATE, INC (1835 ROGERS ROAD)
  • PATRICK B HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (130 HIGHWAY 252)

Dialysis Facilities in Anderson:

  • FMC ANDERSON DIALYSIS CLINIC (416 E CALHOUN STREET STE A)

Home Health Centers in Anderson:

  • ANMED HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1926 MCCONNELL SPRINGS RD PO BOX 195)
  • DHEC REGION 1 HOME HEALTH SERVICE (220 MCGEE RD)

Nursing Homes in Anderson:

  • ANDERSON AMC SUBACUTE UNIT (800 NORTH FANT STREET)
  • ANDERSON HEALTH CARE CENTER ICF (1501 E GREENVILLE STREET)
  • ANDERSON PLACE (311 SIMPSON RD)
  • ANMED HEALTHSOUTH (1 SPRING BACK WAY)
  • ELLENBURG NURSING CENTER, INC (611 EAST HAMPTON STREET)
  • FELLOWSHIP HEALTH AND REHAB OF ANDERSON, LLC (208 JAMES STREET)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - ANDERSON (1501 EAST GREENVILLE STREET)
  • RICHARD M CAMPBELL VETERANS NURSING HOME (4605 BELTON HIGHWAY)

Airports located in Anderson:

  • Anderson Regional Airport (Runways: 4, Commercial Ops: 100, Air Taxi Ops: 4,500, Itinerant Ops: 28,600, Local Ops: 20,000, Military Ops: 400)

Amtrak station near Anderson:

  • 17 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/Universities in Anderson:

  • Anderson University (Full-time enrollment: 2,510; Location: 316 Boulevard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.andersonuniversity.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Forrest College (FT enrollment: 177; Location: 601 E River Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.forrestcollege.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Anderson:

  • Tri-County Technical College (about 13 miles; Pendleton, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,174)
  • Clemson University (about 16 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 30 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 31 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Lander University (about 36 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 37 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)

Private high schools in Anderson:

  • ANDERSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 4523 LIBERTY HWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 303 SIMPSON RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Anderson:

  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF ANDERSON (Students: 252; Location: 280 SAM MCGEE RD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 1200 CORNELIA RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • TEMPLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 83; Location: 404 WARNER RD; Grades: KG - 7)
  • CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 1404 N BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WEST ANDERSON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 67; Location: 101 ROGERS ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Anderson

Library in Anderson:

  • ANDERSON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,202,691; Location: 300 N MCDUFFIE STREET; 352,629 books; 2,116 e-books; 12,344 audio materials; 11,960 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 954 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Anderson: Anderson Country Club (A), Anderson City Hall (B), Anderson County Courthouse (C), Anderson County Library (D), Anderson College Library (E), Anderson County Health Center (F), Rosehill Museum (G), Anderson City Fire Department Station 2 (H), Anderson City Fire Department Station 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Miracle Mile Shopping Center (1), Market Place Shopping Center (2), Hanks Shopping Center (3), Eastpoint Shopping Center (4), Durham Shopping Center (5), Camp Shopping Center (6), Pruitt Shopping Center (7), River Street Plaza Shopping Center (8), Towne Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Anderson include: Wilson Calvary Baptist Church (A), Young Memorial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (B), Zion Church of God Holiness (C), Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church (D), Abiding Savior Lutheran Church (E), Asbury Memorial Baptist Church (F), Assembly Apostolic Church (G), Mount Carmel Church (H), Forest Hill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Le Boon Cemetery (1), Orrville Cemetery (2), Silver Brook Cemetery (3), Concord Baptist Cemetery (4), Byrum-LeBoon Family Cemetery (5), Anderson First Presbyterian Cemetery (6), Westview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Huntington (A), Bailey Creek Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Whitner Creek (A), Dye Creek (B), Cox Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Anderson include: Cater Lake Park (1), Abney Mills Park (2), American Legion Memorial Athletic Field (3), Anderson Downtown Historic District (4), Coleman Municipal Recreation Center (5), Brookview Park (6), Galloway Park (7), Jefferson Avenue Park (8), Jim Rice Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Collins Entertainment (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2714 South Main Street), Best Products USA (Amusement & Theme Parks; By Passage 28), AAA Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 212 Highway 28 Bypass), A & A Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 303 McGee Road), C & L Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 150 Quinn Street), Outer Limits (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3101 North Main Street), Sharkies Entertainment (By Passage 28), Dynamic Enterprises (Arcades & Amusements; 3015 South Main Street), Impson Barbara (Arcades & Amusements; 701 South Main Street).

Hotels: Hilton Garden Inn (100 Miracle Mile Drive), Evergreen Spa & Hair Salon (1109 South Main Street), Mainstay Suites Anderson (151 Civic Center Boulevard), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (107 Interstate Boulevard), Carolina Inn (700 North Murray Avenue), Jameson Inn Anderson (Sj) (128 Interstate Boulevard), Anderson-Days Inn Clemson (1007 Smiths Mill Road), Holiday Inn Express Anderson (103 Anderson Business Park), Cooper Motel (1801 Highway 29 North).

Courts: Anderson County - Family Court Records- Courts- Clerk Of Court- Family Court Divi (100 South Main Street), Anderson County - Clerk of Court- Court Division (100 South Main Street), Anderson County - Courts- Circuit Court- Master In Equity (100 South Main Street).

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00202. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00202
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Anderson and their reported violations in the past:

BROADWAY W&S DISTRICT (0420008) (Population served: 8,503, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOMELAND PARK W/D (0420001) (Population served: 7,153, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2007)
ANDERSON REGIONAL WTR SYS (0420011) (Population served: 25, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Anderson that have no violations reported:

  • ELECTRIC CITY UTILITIES (0410012) (Population served: 38,594, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.1%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.1% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.7% for other race residents, 7.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.2%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Anderson in 2010:

  • 917 people in college/university student housing
  • 577 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 131 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Anderson in 2000:

  • 716 people in nursing homes
  • 600 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 279 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 191 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Anderson, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Anderson compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with most branches in Anderson (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank: Downtown Branch, Highway 24 Branch, Greenville Street Branch, Clemson Boulevard Branch, Homeland Park Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.7 mil, Deposits: $205.5 mil, headquarters in Iva, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Financial Group, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Highway 24 Mm Branch 289, Southbank Branch, Northtowne Branch 288, Perpetual Square Branch 291, Watson Village Branch 296. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Anderson Main, North Hill, Greenville Street, Westside. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TD Bank, National Association: Anderson North Branch, Anderson South Branch, Anderson Hwy 81 Branch, Anderson Main Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: East Greenville Street Branch, Anderson Main Branch, Northpointe Branch. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Bank of Anderson, National Association: Bank Of Anderson, National Association, Bank Of Anderson Courier Service Mob, Pearman Dairy Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.2 mil, Deposits: $129.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Anderson Main Office at 304 Main Street, branch established on 1984/06/29; Clemson Boulevard Branch at 3404 Clemson Blvd, branch established on 1985/09/21. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Anderson Hwy 28 Branch at 651 Highway 28 Bypass, branch established on 2008/06/14; Anderson Branch at 3812 Liberty Highway, branch established on 2008/06/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Park Sterling Bank: Anderson Branch at 1722 North Main Street, branch established on 2002/07/16; Highway 81 Branch at 2123 Highway 81 N, branch established on 2006/03/14. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation
  • 8 other banks with 11 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Anderson, South Carolina:

  • America's Best Value Inn, 4020 Clemson Blvd, Anderson, SC 29621 , Phone: (864) 224-4464, Fax: (864) 231-9913
  • Howard Johnson's, PO Box 5022, Anderson, SC 29623 , Phone: (864) 226-3457
  • La Quinta Inn, 3430 N Main St, Anderson, SC 29621 , Phone: (864) 225-3721, Fax: (864) 225-7789
  • Holiday Inn - Anderson, 3509 Clemson Blvd, Anderson, SC 29621 , Phone: (864) 226-1000, Fax: (864) 261-9246
  • Jameson Inn, 128 Interstate Blvd, Anderson, SC 29621 , Phone: (864) 375-9800
  • Anderson Motel, 1906 Hwy 29N, Anderson, SC 29621 , Phone: (864) 224-6581
  • Economy Lodge, 5505 Hwy 187, Anderson, SC 29625 , Phone: (864) 287-5600
  • Comfort Suites, 118 Interstate Blvd, Anderson, SC 29621 , Phone: (864) 622-1200
  • 12 other hotels and motels
All 20 fire-safe hotels and motels in Anderson, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
South Carolina average:

12.0

Anderson travel time to work - commute Anderson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Anderson city (based on Anderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant97,855240
Mainline Protestant11,77559
Black Protestant7,88430
Catholic2,8512
Other1,1466
Orthodox501
None65,565-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
Anderson County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Anderson County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
Anderson County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 122
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.8%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

27.7%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$45,952$39,3870$0
Other Government Administration 20$55,135$33,0810$0
Judicial and Legal 10$34,910$41,8920$0
Police Protection - Officers 91$248,670$32,7920$0
Police - Other 7$18,608$31,89911$5,085
Firefighters 59$165,228$33,6060$0
Fire - Other 1$2,205$26,4600$0
Correction 33$67,060$24,3850$0
Streets and Highways 30$63,838$25,5351$1,495
Solid Waste Management 32$58,380$21,8930$0
Sewerage 24$64,274$32,1372$1,778
Parks and Recreation 17$37,711$26,62038$15,710
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$19,686$33,7471$1,240
Water Supply 16$44,285$33,2140$0
Transit 16$40,495$30,37112$14,446
Other and Unallocable 5$13,835$33,2041$2,019
Totals for Government 382$980,272$30,79466$41,773

Anderson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,698,000 ($248.21)
    Water Utilities: $5,557,000 ($205.93)
    Sewerage: $5,001,000 ($185.33)
    General - Other: $4,015,000 ($148.79)
    Regular Highways: $3,032,000 ($112.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,732,000 ($101.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,521,000 ($56.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,310,000 ($48.55)
    Central Staff Services: $1,128,000 ($41.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,078,000 ($39.95)
    Financial Administration: $910,000 ($33.72)
    Transit Utilities: $864,000 ($32.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $637,000 ($23.61)
    Parking Facilities: $523,000 ($19.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $412,000 ($15.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $404,000 ($14.97)
    General Public Buildings: $380,000 ($14.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $190,000 ($7.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,870,000 ($106.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,316,000 ($493.46)

Anderson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,101,000 ($300.20)
    All Other: $3,237,000 ($119.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $520,000 ($19.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $193,000 ($7.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $796,000 ($29.50)
    All Other: $335,000 ($12.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,924,000 ($71.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,805,000 ($66.89)
    Interest Earnings: $742,000 ($27.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,047,000 ($261.15)
    Transit Utilities: $55,000 ($2.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $205,000 ($7.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($0.82)
  • Tax - Property: $10,325,000 ($382.62)
    Public Utility License: $5,506,000 ($204.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,440,000 ($53.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $824,000 ($30.54)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $317,000 ($11.75)

Anderson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,760,000 ($2659.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,256,000 ($2566.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,504,000 ($92.79)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,085,000 ($262.55)

Anderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,972,000 ($591.88)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.09% ($34,651 average AGI)
from Pickens County, SC  0.68% ($31,168)
from Oconee County, SC  0.30% ($33,061)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  1.15% ($34,910 average AGI)
to Pickens County, SC  0.61% ($34,084)
to Oconee County, SC  0.24% ($31,581)

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.)
  • WHPB (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, SC; Owner: ROBERT BRYSON)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

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.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WEPC (88.5 FM; BELTON, SC; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

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)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Anderson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 64m210ftTotal length
  • $2,680,000Total costs
  • 127,582Total average daily traffic
  • 5,406Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Anderson, SC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Anderson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 452 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Anderson, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 296 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Anderson)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Anderson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 76 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$111,00473$105,593260$139,49112$44,7391$886,61044$77,355
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$78,9865$110,95623$145,5941$27,3200$02$120,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$110,77420$132,021102$129,86912$32,7130$07$105,796
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$116,48014$152,03179$141,1433$168,4500$07$132,246
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$111,5501$11,45017$171,4591$21,9800$01$102,020

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Anderson, SC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$136,82514$138,832
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$123,8454$109,005
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$165,1603$125,803
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$139,1700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$64,1301$182,850

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 571
  • Hazardous Condition: 457
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 55

Incident types - Anderson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Anderson, SC
Most common first names in Anderson, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James87470.1 years
William71072.6 years
John61073.6 years
Mary55278.0 years
Robert35272.3 years
Charles29070.5 years
Thomas25372.5 years
George24973.7 years
Annie23778.9 years
Willie22876.0 years
Most common last names in Anderson, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith44174.9 years
Brown32773.1 years
Williams26072.7 years
Martin22374.3 years
Johnson20571.8 years
Jones19173.9 years
Davis17172.9 years
Thompson16773.0 years
Moore15872.7 years
Hall15776.0 years
Businesses in Anderson, SC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T2Long John Silver's2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware3Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts3MasterBrand Cabinets3
Aeropostale1McDonald's5
American Eagle Outfitters1Microtel1
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's5New York & Co1
Ashley Furniture1Nike8
AutoZone2Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Burger King4Outback1
CVS4Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A3Payless1
Church's Chicken1Penske2
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut2
DHL1Publix Super Markets2
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
Dunkin Donuts2Red Lobster1
Express1Rite Aid2
FedEx9Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Ryan's Grill2
Foot Locker1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC2SONIC Drive-In3
GameStop3Sam's Club1
Goodwill1Sears2
H&R Block4Shoe Carnival1
Hardee's3Staples1
Hilton2Subway8
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn3T-Mobile2
Hollister Co.1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
Honda1Talbots1
Hot Topic1Target1
Hyundai1The Room Place1
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us2
Jack In The Box1U-Haul8
Jones New York2UPS18
Journeys1Vans2
Justice1Verizon Wireless2
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Waffle House4
La Quinta1Walgreens5
La-Z-Boy1Walmart2
Lane Bryant1Wendy's4
Lane Furniture1Wet Seal1
LensCrafters2YMCA4
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