Anderson County SC Information


Anderson County Subdivisions

Anderson County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 198,293
Daytime Population: Workers 72,805
Daytime Population: Residents 111,068
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 183,873
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 195,405
Population in Familes 162,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,888
Population Density2 277
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $47,356
Average Household Income $62,255
Per Capita Income $24,735


Total Housing Units 88,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55,314 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,275 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,287 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $141,901
Average Home Value $182,856


Total Households 77,589
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 53,914
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.8% 0.79%
Households 0.69% 0.73%
Families 0.52% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Anderson County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anderson County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 83rd
Population Density # 9 83rd
Diversity Index # 44 7th
Median Household Income # 12 76th
Per Capita Income # 13 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.