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Anderson is a township in Madison County, in the Anderson metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Anderson. For links to other places called Anderson, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Anderson is 40.091N. The longitude is -85.692W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 60,026.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Anderson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46016 ZIP code.
19% of Anderson residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anderson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anderson was $19,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Anderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Anderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $731.
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anderson political report.
The average commute time for Anderson workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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