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Location of Anderson, Missouri
|• Total||2.27 sq mi (5.89 km2)|
|• Land||2.27 sq mi (5.89 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||883 ft (269 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||844.26/sq mi (325.96/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Anderson is a city in McDonald County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,961 at the 2010 census.
A post office called Anderson has been in operation since 1886. The community has the name of Robert Anderson, a local merchant.
Anderson is located at 36°39′5″N 94°26′43″W / 36.65139°N 94.44528°W (36.651386, −94.445251).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.06 square miles (5.34 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,961 people, 715 households, and 486 families living in the city. The population density was 951.9 inhabitants per square mile (367.5/km2). There were 843 housing units at an average density of 409.2 per square mile (158.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.8% White, 0.4% African American, 4.8% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% Pacific Islander, 4.9% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.7% of the population.
There were 715 households, of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.17.
The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
Anderson is home to McDonald County High School. The school mascot is the Mustang.
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