Anderson County SC Information


Anderson County Subdivisions

Anderson County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 201,906
Population in Households 198,999
Population in Familes 166,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,907
Population Density1 282
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $49,116
Average Household Income $65,925
Per Capita Income $26,135


Total Housing Units 90,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52,007 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,898 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,258 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $151,003
Average Home Value $190,270


Total Households 78,905
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 54,662
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.93% 0.98%
Households 0.81% 0.91%
Families 0.63% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


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, 2018 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 # 14 72nd
Per Capita Income # 14 72nd

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