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Population in 2012: 224 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.8%
 

Males: 114  (51.1%)
Females: 110  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77830.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,519 (it was $33,409 in 2000)
Anderson:

$40,519
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,887

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,909 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Anderson:

$140,909
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,153; Detached houses: $85,976; Townhouses or other attached units: $9,017; Mobile homes: $57,862

Median gross rent in 2012: $433.

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  • White alone - 135 (60.8%)
  • Black alone - 76 (34.2%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (3.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Anderson: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (17.6%), Polish (12.3%), Scotch-Irish (7.9%), English (6.2%), Scottish (5.9%), United States (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 369 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 435 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Anderson:

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Anderson city:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

6 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This city:  2.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Anderson, Texas as of July 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Anderson to the number of sex offenders is 56 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,308 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,148 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: College Station, TX (21.0 miles , pop. 67,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (61.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Navasota, TX (3.0 miles ), Anderson-Bedias, TX (3.3 miles) , Millican, TX (3.6 miles) , South Brazos, TX (4.2 miles) , Todd Mission, TX (4.3 miles) , Montgomery, TX (4.3 miles ), Bedias, TX (4.5 miles ), Iola, TX (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 95.99 W

Area code: 936

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+40.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (29%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Anderson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Anderson city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/10/2000, a category F3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grimes County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Anderson:

  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF NAVASOTA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • NAVASOTA NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • GRIMES ST JOSEPH SKILLED NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NAVASOTA, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Anderson, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Anderson:

  • Texas A & M University (about 23 miles; College Station, TX; Full-time enrollment: 43,338)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 28 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 6,665)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 31 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 12,789)
  • Blinn College (about 34 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 15,363)
  • Lone Star College System (about 37 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 16,440)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc (about 49 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Phoenix-Houston Campus (about 55 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,987)

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Notable location: Anderson Volunteer Fire Department Central Grimes Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Anderson: Saint Stanislaus Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Grimes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. There were 58 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6

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

  • ANDERSON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 579, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARKS OUTPOST CAFE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.0%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Anderson, TX


41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Anderson compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Anderson (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Anderson: The First National Bank Of Anderson at 1071 Hwy 90 South, branch established on 1904/07/05. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $140.1 mil, Deposits: $126.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Anderson Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Anderson travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Other fuel (9%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.42%
Here47.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents40.4%28.3%9.2%8.4%3.4%
Congregations8.2%24.5%24.5%6.1%6.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%2.2%1.6%1.0%2.1%
Congregations4.1%2.0%12.2%2.0%10.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Grimes County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Grimes County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grimes County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Grimes County:

28.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$462
Totals for Government 0$0 1$462


9.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  1.72% ($40,806 average AGI)
from Brazos County, TX  1.68% ($40,524)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.32% ($36,232)


8.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brazos County, TX  2.42% ($21,392 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.14% ($31,788)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.87% ($31,108)

Strongest AM radio stations in Anderson:

  • KWBC (1550 AM; 5 kW; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Anderson:

  • KMBV (92.5 FM; NAVASOTA, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAGG (96.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KORA-FM (98.3 FM; BRYAN, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KNDE (95.1 FM; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KULF (94.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAMU-FM (90.9 FM; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KPVU (91.3 FM; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Owner: PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KNFX-FM (99.5 FM; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Anderson:

  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMAY-LP (Channel 23; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • K28AK (Channel 28; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAMU-TV (Channel 15; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KSCM-LP (Channel 12; BRYAN, TX; Owner: R.D. HARRIS)
  • KRHD-LP (Channel 34; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K47ED (Channel 47; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Anderson fatal accident list:

Aug 31, 1993 01:20 PM, 90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Anderson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • County Jail Hwy 90 (Lat: 30.485472 Lon: -95.984667), Call Sign: KKT625
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022
    Registrant: Grimes County Sheriff\'s Dept, 382 Fm 149 West, Anderson, TX 77830, Phone: (936) 873-2151, Fax: (936) 873-2010
  • 8 Mi Se Int Fm 1774 & State Hwy 90 (Lat: 30.452417 Lon: -95.878556), Call Sign: KIP341, Licensee ID: L00106092
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/1997, Expiration Date: 03/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2002
    Registrant: Michael Wrobleski, Route 2 Box 2240, Anderson, TX 77830, Phone: (409) 873-2893
  • 382 Fm 149 W 100 Meters North Of Grimes Co S D Anderson Tx (Lat: 30.490861 Lon: -95.993167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WPUB383, Licensee ID: L00094531
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2002, Expiration Date: 07/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2002, Certifier: Randy Duke
    Registrant: Grimes County Of Sheriffs Dept
  • 382 Fm 149w 100 Meters North Of Grimes Co S D Anderson Tx (Lat: 30.490861 Lon: -95.993167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WPUD270, Licensee ID: L00462419
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz, 154.325 MHz, 156.045 MHz, 156.045 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2002, Expiration Date: 08/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2002, Certifier: Randy Duke
    Registrant: Grimes County Fire Fighters Assoc

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ANDERSON, 100 Meters North Of Grimes Co. Sher (Lat: 30.490861 Lon: -95.993167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 149.4 m, Call Sign: WQID748
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2008, Expiration Date: 01/14/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ANDERSON, 382 Fm 149 West (Lat: 30.490861 Lon: -95.993139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQQZ683, Licensee ID: L01732513
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Brent Hawkins
    Registrant: Region 6 Education Service Center, 3332 Montgomery Road, Huntsville, TX 77340, Phone: (936) 435-8400, Fax: (936) 435-8483, Email:
  • STATION, 7 Mi Se Of (Lat: 30.388528 Lon: -95.935500), Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WHC788
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Anderson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Anderson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Anderson


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Most common first names in Anderson, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1874.9 years
Mary1581.3 years
Willie1376.1 years
William1372.5 years
Frank1377.4 years
George1274.7 years
James1169.1 years
Henry1083.8 years
Clara882.6 years
Annie880.4 years
Most common last names in Anderson, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schroeder1875.8 years
Minor1475.0 years
Borski1375.4 years
Pasket1378.1 years
Allen1179.6 years
Arrington981.2 years
Smith962.9 years
Warzon982.0 years
Williams779.1 years
Sechelski778.8 years
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