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Anderson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Anderson had a population of 238 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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


Total Population 238
Population in Households 238
Population in Familes 200
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 465
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $44,453
Average Household Income $77,132
Per Capita Income $31,269


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $160,000
Average Home Value $232,622


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 69
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 0.85% 1.86%
Households 0.77% 1.77%
Families 1.11% 1.68%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

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, 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 # 1495 14th
Population Density # 1208 31st
Diversity Index # 1003 43rd
Median Household Income # 988 44th
Per Capita Income # 366 79th

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