Upstate South Carolina Market

Why Anderson?



  • Anderson County’s cost of living is 10% lower than the national average
  • Plentiful and affordable housing


  • Anderson is conveniently located in Upstate South Carolina, almost equidistant between New York and Miami
  • Located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC
  • Twenty minutes from Greenville, SC, 45 minutes from Spartanburg, SC, and an hour from Asheville, NC

Economic Development

  • With more than 230 manufacturers in the county, including 22 international companies, Anderson has a thriving business climate.
  • The top major industries in Anderson include manufacturers of automotive products, metal products, industrial machinery, plastics, publishing and textiles.


  • Located on one of the most traveled interstates in the nation: I-85
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, which serves more than 1.75 million passengers per year by 6 major airlines
  • Three hours from the Port of Charleston
  • Two major rail lines – CSX and Norfolk Southern – and two short line rail service providers serve the Upstate

Learn more about Anderson



City of Anderson |
Anderson County |
Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau |
Innovate Anderson |
Anderson Chamber of Commerce |
Upstate Alliance |

Upstate South Carolina Market