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Anderson

Anderson is the largest city in Anderson County, SC.

It is also known as Electric City as it was one of the first in the Southeast to have electricity.

It was also given the All-American City Award in 2000 by the National Civic League.

It also has Lake Hartwell – A great lake for fishing and recreation where the Bassmaster Tournament has been held for several years.

They have revitalized downtown, but it still has a small town feel.

ANNUAL EVENTS
Movie Night in Carolina Wren Park – click here for schedule
Christmas Parade – First Sunday in December at 3 p.m.
Great Anderson Co. Fair – Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center – May 3 – 13

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POPULATION
27,544
  Under 5
6%
  < 18
23.4%
  65+
17.9%
Median home value
$122,900
Median owner cost w/ mortage
$1,066
Median owner cost w/o mortgate
$330
Median gross rent
$649
Households
10,959
High School Graduates
81%
Bachelor Degree or higher
22.7%
Mean Travel to work time
17.8 mins
Household income
$31,613
Persons in poverty
23.3%
Population per sq. mile
1828

Source: US Census

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