Anderson, IN

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2022 Population
55,011
1.01% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
1.02% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.8%
1.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$44,974
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$101,700
20.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
23,802
1.17% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Anderson, IN had a population of 55k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $44,974. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Anderson, IN grew from 54,459 to 55,011, a 1.01% increase and its median household income grew from $40,632 to $44,974, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Anderson, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.74%), White (Hispanic) (3.38%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.97%).

None of the households in Anderson, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.5% of the residents in Anderson, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Anderson, IN are Anderson University (403 degrees awarded in 2022) and Summit Salon Academy (457572) (92 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Anderson, IN was $101,700, and the homeownership rate was 56.2%.

Most people in Anderson, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Anderson, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Anderson, IN is home to a population of 55k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.41% of Anderson, IN residents were born outside of the country (1.33k people).

In 2022, there were 4.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (39.8k people) in Anderson, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.06k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Anderson, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Anderson, IN was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Anderson, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    39.8k ± 717
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.5k ± 481
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.06k ± 427
7.22%
Hispanic Population
3.97k people

In 2022, there were 4.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (39.8k people) in Anderson, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.06k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.22% of the people in Anderson, IN are hispanic (3.97k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.33k people
2.55%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.39k people

As of 2022, 2.41% of Anderson, IN residents (1.33k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Anderson, IN was 2.55%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,479 ± 351
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    495 ± 232
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    482 ± 168

Anderson, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Anderson, IN employs 23.8k people. The largest industries in Anderson, IN are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,620 people), Manufacturing (3,289 people), and Retail Trade (3,010 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,250), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,021), and Wholesale Trade ($46,789).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

23.8k
2022 Value
± 1,173
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 6.92%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Anderson, IN grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 23.5k employees to 23.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Anderson, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,899 people), Production Occupations (2,257 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,138 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Anderson, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23.8k
2022 Value
± 1,173
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 6.92%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Anderson, IN grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 23.5k employees to 23.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Anderson, IN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,620 people), Manufacturing (3,289 people), and Retail Trade (3,010 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Anderson, IN, though some of these residents may live in Anderson, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,995
Median earning men ± $1,680
$27,480
Median earning women ± $2,226

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($50,688), Manufacturing ($50,412), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,421).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,514), Public Administration ($38,500), and Information ($33,889).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Indiana went to Donald J. Trump with 57% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.95%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Anderson, IN awarded 495 degrees. The student population of Anderson, IN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 634 male students and 794 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Anderson, IN are White (393 and 80.9%), followed by Black or African American (28 and 5.76%), Hispanic or Latino (25 and 5.14%), and Unknown (17 and 3.5%).

The largest universities in Anderson, IN by number of degrees awarded are Anderson University (403 and 81.4%) and Summit Salon Academy (457572) (92 and 18.6%).

The most popular majors in Anderson, IN are General Business Administration & Management (78 and 15.8%), General Cosmetology (41 and 8.28%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (41 and 8.28%).

The median tuition cost in Anderson, IN for private four year colleges is $33,070.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Anderson, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 51.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 11.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,428 (44.4% men and 55.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,428 students enrolled in Anderson, IN, 44.4% men and 55.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,056 records, of which 58.4% were women and 41.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 41 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded
  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Anderson, IN was Registered Nursing with 41 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 403 degrees awarded
  2. 92 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Anderson University with 403 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 172 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Anderson, IN, which is 0.533 times less than the 323 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 393 degrees mean that there were 14 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 28 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($33,070) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,010) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Anderson, IN was $101,700 in 2022, which is 0.361 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $84,600 to $101,700, a 20.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Anderson, IN is 56.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Anderson, IN have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Anderson, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Anderson, IN is $44,974. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Anderson, IN was Census Tract 114 with a value of $85,347, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 112, with respective values of $78,490 and $72,970.

Property

$101,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,034
$13,076
Median Property Taxes
±$716

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Rent vs Own

56.2%
Homeownership
2022
59.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.2% of the housing units in Anderson, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 114
  2. Census Tract 16
  3. Census Tract 112

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Anderson, IN was Census Tract 114 with a value of $85,347, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 112, with respective values of $78,490 and $72,970.

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Household Income

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$44,974
Median Household Income
± $2,572
23.3k
Number of Households
± 1,124

In 2022, the median household income of the 23.3k households in Anderson, IN grew to $44,974 from the previous year's value of $40,632.

The following chart displays the households in Anderson, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Anderson, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.9%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.67%)

In 2022, 74.9% of workers in Anderson, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (6.67%).

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Anderson, IN have a shorter commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.16% of the workforce in Anderson, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Anderson, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Anderson, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Anderson, IN (11.5k out of 52.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Anderson, IN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90% of the population of Anderson, IN has health coverage, with 32.5% on employee plans, 31.1% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Madison County, IN see 2090 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0478% decrease from the previous year (2091 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1752 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 709 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,090 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison County, IN

Primary care physicians in Madison County, IN see an average of 2,090 patients per year. This represents a 0.0478% decrease from the previous year (2,091 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Madison County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 23.3% between 18 and 34 years, 35.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.98%
Uninsured
32.5%
Employer Coverage
31.1%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Anderson, IN declined by 2.67% from 10.3% to 9.98%.

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