Aberdeen, South Dakota Population 2019

Aberdeen, South Dakota's estimated population is 28,562 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Aberdeen, South Dakota is the 3rd largest city in South Dakota based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1781.16 people/mi² (687.71 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.9 years, 34.1 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.2 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Aberdeen, South Dakota is $47,506, while the mean household income is $67,138.

Aberdeen Sd Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aberdeen Sd was:

  • White: 88.85%
  • Native American: 4.20%
  • Asian: 3.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Other race: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Aberdeen, South Dakota?

28,562
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201828,562750.26%
201728,4873091.10%
201628,1784091.47%
201527,7691320.48%
201427,6371790.65%
201327,4585141.91%
201226,9445071.92%
201126,4372210.84%
201026,2161,5580.61%
200024,658-269-0.11%
199024,927-924-0.36%
198025,851-625-0.24%
197026,4763,4031.39%
196023,0732,0220.92%
195021,0514,0362.15%
194017,0155500.33%
193016,4651,9281.25%
192014,5373,7843.06%
191010,7536,66610.16%
19004,0879052.53%
18903,1820.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,811
American Indian and Alaska Native1,174
Asian943
Two or More Races494
Black or African American491
Some Other Race12

Aberdeen Sd Population Pyramid 2019

Aberdeen Sd Median Age

34.9


Total

34.1


Male

36.4


Female

Aberdeen Sd Adults

There are 21,565 adults, (4,467 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen Sd.

Aberdeen Sd Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sd Sex Ratio

Female

14,386

51.52%

Male

13,539

48.48%

Aberdeen Sd Households and Families

Aberdeen Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aberdeen Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All58.7%41.3%
Male43.2%56.8%
Female42.1%57.9%
Non Family39.4%60.6%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0752.258.7
Non Family5,1241.1539.4
Married5,0852.9784.1
Female1,2992.842.1
Male5673.443.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aberdeen Sd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8894.90%
9th to 12th Grade7354.05%
High School Graduate5,48830.28%
Some College3,88121.41%
Associates Degree1,89710.47%
Bachelors Degree3,81121.02%
Graduate Degree1,4267.87%

Aberdeen Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,54415,3414,854
Native American46141164
Asian392236161
Hispanic32822294
Black21613940
Multiple Races21218024
Other Race8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,756$42,006$30,086
Less Than High School$18,271$25,453$15,000
High School Grad$29,208$37,596$23,198
Some College$36,633$41,986$30,156
Bachelors Degree$40,816$56,222$35,265
Graduate Degree$44,483$49,083$36,035

$35,756

Average Earnings

$42,006

Average Male

$30,086

Average Female

Aberdeen Sd Language

Aberdeen Sd Language by Age

Aberdeen Sd Language

92.17% of Aberdeen Sd residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Aberdeen Sd Poverty

Aberdeen Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,2652,2379.62%
Native1,12670162.26%
Asian88831335.25%
Multiple46717637.69%
Black44813029.02%
Hispanic6029515.78%
Other12433.33%

13.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.08%

Male Poverty Rate

14.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen Sd is Native, with 62.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen Sd is White, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.80%
High School10.71%
Some College7.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Male Unemployed11.76%
Male Employed10.21%
Female Employed9.67%

Aberdeen Sd Income

Aberdeen Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,506$67,138
Families$67,210$77,513
Married Families$81,250-
Non Families$30,389$47,893

Aberdeen Sd Marital Status

Aberdeen Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Aberdeen Sd Married by Age and Sex

Aberdeen Sd Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aberdeen Sd Marital Status by Race

Aberdeen Sd Veterans

1,729

Number of Veterans

1,656

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam504
First Gulf War390
Second Gulf War345
Korea162
World War II100

Aberdeen Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6178.28%
2 or More4010.23%
Black4015.63%
Indian324.71%

Aberdeen Sd Veterans by Education

5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Sd Employment Status

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Aberdeen Sd Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.43%

Born in South Dakota

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.04% of Aberdeen Sd residents were born in the United States, with 66.43% having been born in South Dakota. 2.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.