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Anderson is a city in Shasta County, California, USA, approximately 10 miles south of Redding. The population was 9,932 at the 2010 census, up from 9,022 at the 2000 census.The city was named after ranch owner Elias Anderson who granted the Oregon and California Railroad trackage rights and land for a station.HistoryRailroad activity came to the area in 1872. Anderson is named after Elias Anderson, who owned the largest land grant in the vicinity. The town's Anderson River Park sits on part of the original land grant owned by Anderson.GeographyAnderson is located at.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.6sqmi, of which, 6.4sqmi of it is land and 0.2sqmi of it (3.74%) is water.ClimateAccording to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Anderson has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.Demographics2010The 2010 United States Census reported that Anderson had a population of 9,932. The population density was 1,500.3 people per square mile (579.3/km²). The racial makeup of Anderson was 8,273 (83.3%) White, 70 (0.7%) African American, 426 (4.3%) Native American, 256 (2.6%) Asian, 17 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 353 (3.6%) from other races, and 537 (5.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,070 persons (10.8%).Anderson is in California. In the build up to your vacation in Anderson, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United States road trip site.
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