Aberdeen, Mississippi Population 2021

5,077
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Aberdeen is a city located in Monroe County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Monroe County. With a 2020 population of 5,077, it is the 63rd largest city in Mississippi and the 4728th largest city in the United States . Aberdeen is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -9.53% 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 420 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $56,121 with a poverty rate of 18.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $75,200. The median age in Aberdeen is 40 years, 36.5 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Aberdeen Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.47%
  • White: 26.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.75%
  • 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 5,077 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,269.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,612.

Aberdeen, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,86072.47%
White1,42026.66%
Two or More Races400.75%
Some Other Race60.11%
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Aberdeen Population by Race

Aberdeen Population Pyramid $2021

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Aberdeen Median Age

40


Total

36.5


Male

44.4


Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 4,139 adults, (1,024 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female

2,640

49.57%

Male

2,686

50.43%

Aberdeen Population by Age

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aberdeen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All60%40%
Male53.8%46.2%
Female50.8%49.2%
Non Family47.9%52.1%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aberdeen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0162.5160
Non Family8211.1147.9
Married7163.4579.7
Female3863.750.8
Male932.7853.8

3.43

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Aberdeen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2757.38%
9th to 12th Grade54614.66%
High School Graduate1,28834.59%
Some College76620.57%
Associates Degree2807.52%
Bachelors Degree39010.47%
Graduate Degree1794.81%
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Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,4601,794234
White1,2261,099328
Hispanic48207
2+ Races33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.75%.

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,111$32,151$27,064
Less Than 9th Grade$27,007$28,750$25,313
High School Graduate$26,250$30,736$25,318
Some College$36,398$42,011$31,734
Bachelors Degree$48,125$62,788$45,000
Graduate Degree$83,417$$84,250

$31,111

Average Earnings

$32,151

Average Male

$27,064

Average Female

Aberdeen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aberdeen Language by Age

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Aberdeen Language

98.62% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,74172019.25%
White1,22917814.48%
Multiple401845.00%

18.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.09%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Multiple, with 45.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is White, with 14.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.51%.

Aberdeen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.93%
High School16.35%
Some College13.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.18%
Male Unemployed46.88%
Male Employed7.71%
Female Employed7.66%

Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,214$56,121
Families$56,810$70,512
Married Families$81,607-
Non Families$21,250$33,889
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Income by Household Type

Aberdeen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

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

Aberdeen Marital Status by Race

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Aberdeen Marital Status

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220

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam104
First Gulf War73
World War II16
Korea11
Second Gulf War

Aberdeen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7486
35 to 5484
75+39
55 to 6411
18 to 34

Aberdeen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1324.70%
White886.77%

Aberdeen Veterans by Race

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Aberdeen Employment by Age

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Aberdeen Employment by Race

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Aberdeen Employment by Education

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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88.02%

Born in Aberdeen

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 88.02% having been born in Mississippi. 0.53% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,077-64-1.24%
20205,141-64-1.23%
20195,205-64-1.21%
20185,269-69-1.29%
20175,338-33-0.61%
20165,371-9-0.17%
20155,380-53-0.98%
20145,433-34-0.62%
20135,467-58-1.05%
20125,525-46-0.83%
20115,571-27-0.48%
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%

Aberdeen Population by Year