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Anderson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Decatur, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee
County Lauderdale
Metro Area Florence
Standard Zip Codes 35610
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.928
Longitude -87.266

Anderson Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ATHENS 2
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Station MOULTON 2
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
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Anderson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 354 100%
Male 169 47.7%
Female 185 52.3%
Under 18 92 26%
18+ 262 74%
65+ 68 19.2%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.92
White 351 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Anderson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 348
Growth -6
Growth % -1.7%

Anderson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 42.4%
English 19.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
Irish 10.6%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
German 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Dutch 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Anderson 354 $30,962
Courtland 769 $36,000
Elkmont 470 $35,000
Killen 1,119 $47,596
Lexington 840 $38,500
Rogersville 1,199 $37,639
Town Creek 1,216 $29,018
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