Anderson, Texas

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Anderson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of College Station, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles NW of Houston, Texas
County Grimes
Standard Zip Codes 77830
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77875
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.486
Longitude -95.986

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)
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 56 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 96 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
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Anderson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 257 100%
Male 136 52.9%
Female 121 47.1%
Under 18 46 17.9%
18+ 211 82.1%
65+ 36 14%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 141 54.9%
African-American 104 40.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.8%
Other 7 2.7%
Mixed Race 3 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 4.7%

Estimated Anderson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 274
Growth 17
Growth % 6.6%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.9%
German 15.6%
US/American 10.9%
Polish 8.8%
English 6.8%
Scotch-Irish 6.1%
Irish 4.1%
Dutch West Indian 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Anderson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Carlos (77830)
Roans Prairie (77875)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Anderson 257 $34,375
College Station 67,890 $53,147
Magnolia 1,111 $50,417
Montgomery 489 $38,611
Navasota 6,789 $31,875
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1139 HWY 90 N
Serves 253 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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