Once the home to General Motors, Anderson secured a spot of the 2007 Forbes List for 100 Best Places for Businesses. Currently, the Community Hospital Anderson is the largest employer in the city with St. Vincent Health ranking at a close second. NestlÃ¢Ë†Å¡Ã‚Â©, Xerox, Kroger and Wal-Mart also provide the local economy with significant employment opportunities. The city of Anderson incorporates segments of the Anderson, Richland, Adams, Lafayette, Fall Creek and Union townships. The local government includes a mayor elected via a citywide vote and a nine-member city council with six district-elected and three city-elected representatives. The public education system encompasses one high school, one junior high school and six elementary schools. The city also features a charter school and a military-based academy. The local higher education facilities are Ivy Tech Community College and Anderson University.
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Anderson, Indiana is one of those lovely cities that can give you the small town feel. There are a few condos in the area, but there are a wealth of residential properties and buildable lots. Many homes are up for resale. However, a savvy investor will find cost effective foreclosure deals in the area. Most properties are quaint suburban multi-bedroom homes with spacious backyards and driveways. If you really want to give your family plenty of room to grow into their surroundings, Anderson homes will do the job perfectly.SHOW MORE