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Anderson, California - Basic Facts

The City of Anderson had a population of 10,530 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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


Total Population 10,530
Population in Households 10,517
Population in Familes 8,305
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 1,653
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $37,783
Average Household Income $50,816
Per Capita Income $20,165


Total Housing Units 4,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,017 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,157 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $189,856
Average Home Value $282,581


Total Households 4,174
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,681
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.71% 0.69%
Households 0.69% 0.67%
Families 0.71% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

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, 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 # 484 68th
Population Density # 654 57th
Diversity Index # 1000 34th
Median Household Income # 1302 14th
Per Capita Income # 1207 20th

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