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Anderson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Anderson had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Anderson is located at latitude 30.4868 and longitude -95.9903 in Grimes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grimes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 344 feet.

The City of Anderson (GNIS ID: 2409707) 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.

Texas 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 Anderson-Bedias Division of Grimes 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, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 256
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 500
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $200,000


Median Household Income $42,129
Average Household Income $73,544
Per Capita Income $29,637
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.31% 1.74%
Households 2.45% 1.8%
Families 2.83% 1.8%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anderson to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1482 15th
Population Density1 # 1172 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 998 43rd
Median Household Income # 976 44th
Per Capita Income # 353 80th

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