Aberdeen, Mississippi Population 2020

5,209
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Aberdeen is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 5,209, it is the 61st largest city in Mississippi and the 4634th largest city in the United States. Aberdeen is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -7.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,612 in 2010. Aberdeen reached it's highest population of 7,184 in 1980. Spanning over 12 miles, Aberdeen has a population density of 431 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $48,345 with a poverty rate of 23.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $70,900. The median age in Aberdeen is 40.1 years, 35.8 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males.

Aberdeen Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.64%
  • White: 25.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aberdeen, Mississippi is 5,209, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,265.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,612.

Aberdeen, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,88472.64%
White1,35425.32%
Two or More Races1031.93%
Some Other Race60.11%
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Aberdeen Population Pyramid 2020

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Aberdeen Median Age

40.1


Total

35.8


Male

44.1


Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 3,963 adults, (964 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female

2,745

51.34%

Male

2,602

48.66%

Aberdeen Households and Families

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aberdeen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All62.5%37.5%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female48%52%
Male46.2%53.8%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0232.5262.5
Non Family8231.0652.5
Married6683.1886.7
Female4674.0748
Male653.1846.2

3.48

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Aberdeen Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2777.84%
9th to 12th Grade43212.22%
High School Graduate1,15732.73%
Some College78922.32%
Associates Degree2266.39%
Bachelors Degree45312.81%
Graduate Degree2015.69%
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Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,3111,730238
White1,1721,083409
Hispanic44147
Multiple Races156

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,488$32,002$26,849
Less Than High School$26,307$26,197$26,579
High School Grad$27,050$31,580$25,863
Some College$33,875$40,871$32,105
Bachelors Degree$41,050$43,229$35,833
Graduate Degree$$59,750$

$30,488

Average Earnings

$32,002

Average Male

$26,849

Average Female

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Language by Age

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Aberdeen Language

99.26% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Aberdeen Poverty

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,7781,01026.73%
White1,1811008.47%
Multiple1036664.08%

23.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.62%

Male Poverty Rate

24.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Multiple, with 64.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is White, with 8.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.89%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.32%
High School20.48%
Some College17.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.58%
Male Unemployed37.66%
Female Employed12.50%
Male Employed6.46%

Aberdeen Income

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,911$48,345
Families$56,000$65,549
Married Families$80,000-
Non Families$14,859$22,376
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Aberdeen Marital Status

Aberdeen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

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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201

Number of Veterans

201

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam93
First Gulf War46
World War II18
Korea17
Second Gulf War5
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7476
35 to 5468
75+46
55 to 6411
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1154.30%
White866.93%

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Employment Status

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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89.04%

Born in Mississippi

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.44% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 89.04% having been born in Mississippi. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,209-28-0.53%
20195,237-28-0.53%
20185,265-59-1.11%
20175,324-28-0.52%
20165,352-6-0.11%
20155,358-50-0.92%
20145,408-31-0.57%
20135,439-55-1.00%
20125,494-42-0.76%
20115,536-62-1.11%
20105,598-817-1.35%
20006,415-422-0.64%
19906,837-347-0.49%
19807,1841,0271.55%
19706,157-293-0.46%
19606,4501,1602.00%
19505,2905441.09%
19404,7468211.92%
19303,925-146-0.36%
19204,0713630.94%
19103,7082740.77%
19003,434-15-0.04%
18903,4490.00%