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The City of Anderson had a population of 10,426 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 10,426
Daytime Population: Workers 3,833
Daytime Population: Residents 6,574
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,407
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 10,414
Population in Familes 8,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,636
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $36,352
Average Household Income $47,688
Per Capita Income $18,920


Total Housing Units 4,428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,922 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,206 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 300 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $185,921
Average Home Value $255,242


Total Households 4,128
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,650
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 0.67% 0.66%
Households 0.63% 0.64%
Families 0.65% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

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, 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 # 485 68th
Population Density # 655 57th
Diversity Index # 994 34th
Median Household Income # 1316 13th
Per Capita Income # 1232 19th

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