Aberdeen, Maryland Population 2020

17,043
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Aberdeen is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 17,043, it is the 16th largest city in Maryland and the 2097th largest city in the United States. Aberdeen is currently growing at a rate of 2.99% annually and its population has increased by 13.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,959 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Aberdeen has a population density of 2,631 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $71,817 with a poverty rate of 17.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,006 per month, and the median house value is $205,300. The median age in Aberdeen is 40.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males.

Aberdeen Demographics

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

  • White: 57.49%
  • Black or African American: 27.48%
  • Asian: 6.57%
  • Two or more races: 5.25%
  • Other race: 2.97%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aberdeen, Maryland is 17,043, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,053.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,959.

Aberdeen, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,02657.49%
Black or African American4,31527.48%
Asian1,0316.57%
Two or More Races8255.25%
Some Other Race4672.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.24%
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Aberdeen Population Pyramid 2020

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Aberdeen Median Age

40.3


Total

39.1


Male

41.7


Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 12,388 adults, (2,326 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female

8,253

52.56%

Male

7,448

47.44%

Aberdeen Households and Families

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aberdeen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.6%14.4%
Married74.4%25.6%
All58.1%41.9%
Female55.3%44.7%
Non Family40.5%59.5%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4292.4458.1
Non Family2,6381.3440.5
Married2,3883.2274.4
Female1,0273.2355.3
Male3762.9785.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Aberdeen Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4143.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,0189.42%
High School Graduate3,30430.58%
Some College2,75825.53%
Associates Degree9849.11%
Bachelors Degree1,35012.50%
Graduate Degree9759.03%
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Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3355,4731,267
Black2,8892,558705
Asian781635236
Hispanic64356676
Multiple Races26324766
Other Race143117

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.22%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,343$42,747$31,326
Less Than High School$20,240$20,462$17,679
High School Grad$26,563$35,662$21,164
Some College$40,115$49,821$30,980
Bachelors Degree$54,762$86,708$49,177
Graduate Degree$65,417$100,357$55,923

$39,343

Average Earnings

$42,747

Average Male

$31,326

Average Female

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Language by Age

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Aberdeen Language

87.35% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 12.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.66% of the population.

Aberdeen Poverty

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2661,31315.88%
Black4,27172717.02%
Multiple82529435.64%
Hispanic1,24221517.31%
Asian1,03115214.74%
Other46714330.62%
Native372464.86%

17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.30%

Male Poverty Rate

19.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Native, with 64.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Asian, with 14.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.80%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.88%
High School16.59%
Some College12.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.65%
Male Unemployed14.38%
Female Employed11.14%
Male Employed7.29%

Aberdeen Income

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,469$71,817
Families$71,709$87,306
Married Families$89,167-
Non Families$35,102$46,868
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Aberdeen Marital Status

Aberdeen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Aberdeen Married by Age and Sex

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Aberdeen 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 45-54.

Aberdeen Marital Status by Race

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Aberdeen Veterans

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1,649

Number of Veterans

1,454

Male Veterans

195

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam577
First Gulf War460
Second Gulf War341
Korea72
World War II12
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64503
35 to 54404
65 to 74386
75+191
18 to 34165
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,00213.48%
Black45613.64%
Hispanic10412.28%
Asian9510.81%
2 or More7521.01%
Other217.05%

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

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7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Employment Status

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.81%

Born in Maryland

90.43%

Native Born

9.57%

Foreign Born

4.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.43% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 55.81% having been born in Maryland. 4.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,0434952.99%
201916,5484953.08%
201816,053240.15%
201716,0294953.19%
201615,534220.14%
201515,5121440.94%
201415,3682681.77%
201315,100660.44%
201215,034490.33%
201114,98590.06%
201014,9761,1340.79%
200013,8427550.56%
199013,0871,5541.27%
198011,533-842-0.70%
197012,3752,6962.49%
19609,6796,73512.64%
19502,9440.00%