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The City of Anderson had a population of 10,411 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Anderson is located at latitude 40.4506 and longitude -122.2963 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 433 feet.

The City of Anderson (GNIS ID: 2409706) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Anderson is located within Redding CCD of Shasta County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Anderson, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,411
Population in Households 10,399
Population in Familes 8,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,634
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 4,132
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,656
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,919 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,213 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 300 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $175,451
Average Home Value $236,568


Median Household Income $35,370
Average Household Income $45,686
Per Capita Income $18,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.71%
Households 0.75% 0.71%
Families 0.79% 0.72%
Median Household Income   -0.08%
Per Capita Income   0.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Anderson, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anderson to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 484 68th
Population Density1 # 651 57th
Diversity Index2 # 986 35th
Median Household Income # 1331 12th
Per Capita Income # 1226 19th

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