According to the 2000 Census, Anderson County, Texas has a population of 55,109 people. Of those, 36,617 (65%) are White, 12,941 (22%) are Black, and 6,705 (11%) are Latino. However, 14,038 (or 25% of the 55,109 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.
A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Anderson County a population of 41,071 with a demographic that is 78% White, 16% Black, and 9% Latino.