Aberdeen, Mississippi Population 2024

4,734

Aberdeen is a city located in Monroe County Mississippi. Aberdeen has a 2024 population of 4,734. It is also the county seat of Monroe County. Aberdeen is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -4.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,962 in 2020.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $65,384 with a poverty rate of 26.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Aberdeen is 41.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Aberdeen Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.91%
  • White: 25.76%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
12.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
391.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.59% (-228)
The current population of Aberdeen, Mississippi is 4,734 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,962.

Aberdeen, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,67573.91%
White1,28125.76%
Native American90.18%
Two or more races70.14%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Aberdeen Population by Race

Aberdeen Population Pyramid 2024

Aberdeen Median Age

41.5

Total

36.4

Male

46.4

Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 3,962 adults, (1,068 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female2,38047.87%
Male2,59252.13%

Aberdeen Population by Age

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9772.3859.640.4
Non Family8121.1656.243.8
Married6453.572.627.4
Female3713.1341.258.8
Male1492.2967.832.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Aberdeen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2366.53%
9th to 12th Grade47713.2%
High School Graduate1,45040.12%
Some College63417.54%
Associates Degree39310.87%
Bachelors Degree2587.14%
Graduate Degree1664.59%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black2,5211,922182
White1,084975238
Native American944

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 44.44%.

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,322$41,094$27,899
Less Than 9th Grade$30,526$0$20,450
High School Graduate$27,967$34,104$25,669
Some College$42,981$46,905$35,491
Bachelors Degree$48,875$0$45,192
Graduate Degree$94,044$0$100,000

$34,322

Average Earnings

$41,094

Average Male

$27,899

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

99.43% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,52994126.66%
White1,13727524.19%

26.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.72%

Male Poverty Rate

29.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Black, with 26.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is White, with 24.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.96%.

Aberdeen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.85%
High School30.04%
Bachelors or Greater10.98%
Some College7.22%

Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed45.26%
Female Employed11.51%
Male Employed7.45%
Female Unemployed0%

Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$46,788$65,384
Families$62,517$77,014
Married Families$80,827$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,981$48,036

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Aberdeen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

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 Over 65, 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

316

Number of Veterans

301

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam144
First Gulf War59
Second Gulf War13
World War II7
Korea0

Aberdeen Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54116
65 to 74105
75+48
55 to 6439
18 to 348

Aberdeen Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2328.32%
White847.25%

Aberdeen Veterans by Race

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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

87.57%

Born in Aberdeen

99.9%

Native Born

0.1%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.9% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 87.57% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Aberdeen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,449-57-1.26%
20284,506-57-1.25%
20274,563-57-1.23%
20264,620-57-1.22%
20254,677-57-1.2%
20244,734-57-1.19%
20234,791-57-1.18%
20224,848-66-1.34%
20214,914-48-0.97%
20204,962-269-5.14%
20195,231-64-1.21%
20185,295-59-1.1%
20175,354-28-0.52%
20165,382-8-0.15%
20155,390-53-0.97%
20145,443-31-0.57%
20135,474-56-1.01%
20125,530-45-0.81%
20115,575-23-0.41%
20105,598-817-12.74%
20006,415-422-6.17%
19906,837-347-4.83%
19807,1841,02716.68%
19706,157-293-4.54%
19606,4501,16021.93%
19505,29054411.46%
19404,74682120.92%
19303,925-146-3.59%
19204,0713639.79%
19103,7082747.98%
19003,434-15-0.43%
18903,44900%
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Aberdeen Population by Year