Located in Madison County, Indiana, Anderson is a suburb of Indianapolis first developed in 1827.
The city has a very interesting history with its early roots in Industrialization.
With the completion of the Indianapolis Bellefontaine Railroad in in 1852, Anderson burst to life.
Numerous industries located here such as natural gas and car manufacturers. These companies aided in a thriving economy until the 1970s when Anderson suffered a mass deindustrialization and companies like GM shut down, laying off nearly 22,000 people.
As of 2017, the population is reported to be at 55,076 and the median household income is $34,693. The median home value is $70,500 while average monthly rent is $724 according to Niche.
76.1% of the population is Caucasian with 13.1% being African-American, 5.3% Hispanic, and several other ethnicities making up a very minute portion of the population.
56% of residents own their homes versus rent.