Aberdeen, Maryland Population 2024

16,695

Aberdeen is a city located in Harford County Maryland. Aberdeen has a 2024 population of 16,695. Aberdeen is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually but its population has increased by 2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,266 in 2020.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $92,188 with a poverty rate of 13.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Aberdeen is 37.2 years, 36.1 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Aberdeen Demographics

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

  • White: 57.83%
  • Black or African American: 24.63%
  • Two or more races: 8.73%
  • Other race: 4.87%
  • Asian: 3.68%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,577.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.64% (429)
The current population of Aberdeen, Maryland is 16,695 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,266.

Aberdeen, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,49757.83%
Black or African American4,04524.63%
Two or more races1,4348.73%
Other race8004.87%
Asian6043.68%
Native American420.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Aberdeen Population by Race

Aberdeen Population Pyramid 2024

Aberdeen Median Age

37.2

Total

36.1

Male

38.6

Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 12,726 adults, (2,825 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female8,81653.68%
Male7,60646.32%

Aberdeen Population by Age

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,9122.3765.934.1
Married2,9053.0186.513.5
Non Family2,6851.2147.752.3
Female9093.1956.843.2
Male4133.5958.841.2
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Aberdeen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.18%.

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,969

Average Earnings

$67,571

Average Male

$43,349

Average Female

Aberdeen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aberdeen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Aberdeen Language

89.72% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 10.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.9% of the population.

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,04588421.85%
White8,8748199.23%
Hispanic1,83125313.82%
Multiple1,42323616.58%
Other80016720.88%
Native423583.33%
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13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.94%

Male Poverty Rate

16.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Native, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is White, with 9.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.26%.

Aberdeen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.77%
High School14.83%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%
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Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.77%
Male Unemployed27.35%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed3.46%
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Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Aberdeen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Aberdeen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Aberdeen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Aberdeen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Aberdeen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,587

Number of Veterans

1,345

Male Veterans

242

Female Veterans

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Aberdeen Veterans by War

count

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Aberdeen Veterans by Age

count

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Aberdeen Veterans by Race

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Aberdeen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Aberdeen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Aberdeen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

56.24%

Born in Aberdeen

91.75%

Native Born

8.25%

Foreign Born

4.12%

Non Citizen

4.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.75% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 56.24% having been born in Maryland. 4.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Aberdeen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,285-82-0.5%
202816,367-82-0.5%
202716,449-82-0.5%
202616,531-82-0.49%
202516,613-82-0.49%
202416,695-82-0.49%
202316,777-82-0.49%
202216,859-82-0.48%
202116,9416754.15%
202016,2662471.54%
201916,019-33-0.21%
201816,052160.1%
201716,0364943.18%
201615,542210.14%
201515,5211460.95%
201415,3752701.79%
201315,105690.46%
201215,036490.33%
201114,987120.08%
201014,9751,1338.19%
200013,8427555.77%
199013,0871,55413.47%
198011,533-842-6.8%
197012,3752,69627.85%
19609,6796,735228.77%
19502,944
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Aberdeen Population by Year