Aberdeen, North Carolina Population 2021

8,544
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Aberdeen is a city located in Moore County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,544, it is the 98th largest city in North Carolina and the 3446th largest city in the United States . Aberdeen is currently growing at a rate of 3.36% annually and its population has increased by 34.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,350 in 2010. Aberdeen reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Aberdeen has a population density of 843 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $61,840 with a poverty rate of 8.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $815 per month, and the median house value is $202,100. The median age in Aberdeen is 34.4 years, 33.7 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Aberdeen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aberdeenwas:

  • White: 76.52%
  • Black or African American: 17.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.70%
  • Native American: 1.62%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aberdeen, North Carolina is 8,544 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,988.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,350.

Aberdeen, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,81276.52%
Black or African American1,33817.62%
Two or More Races2813.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1231.62%
Some Other Race400.53%
Asian10.01%
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Aberdeen Population by Race

Aberdeen Population Pyramid $2021

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Aberdeen Median Age

34.4


Total

33.7


Male

34.6


Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 5,666 adults, (1,121 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female

3,811

50.18%

Male

3,784

49.82%

Aberdeen Population by Age

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aberdeen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39.6%60.4%
Female44.5%55.5%
Male56.3%43.7%
All59.1%40.9%
Married82.5%17.5%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aberdeen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8912.5659.1
Married1,1963.2182.5
Non Family1,1051.1739.6
Female4163.9644.5
Male1743.656.3

3.35

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Aberdeen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2014.06%
9th to 12th Grade1903.83%
High School Graduate1,07621.71%
Some College97519.67%
Associates Degree77115.56%
Bachelors Degree1,30726.37%
Graduate Degree4368.80%
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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
White3,5593,3021,123
Black936880395
Hispanic27920866
2+ Races10210288
Native American807371
Other Race3030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 88.75%.

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,397$42,300$31,729
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,836$26,181$23,717
Some College$32,008$42,604$28,750
Bachelors Degree$46,818$52,670$38,596
Graduate Degree$55,189$74,107$47,303

$35,397

Average Earnings

$42,300

Average Male

$31,729

Average Female

Aberdeen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aberdeen Language by Age

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Aberdeen Language

93.23% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 6.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.27% of the population.

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,26360711.53%
Black1,310342.60%
Multiple281144.98%
Native11621.72%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.85%

Male Poverty Rate

9.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is White, with 11.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Native, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.29%.

Aberdeen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.90%
High School11.25%
Some College5.22%
Bachelors or Greater1.98%

Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.14%
Male Employed3.18%
Male Unemployed1.01%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Aberdeen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,597$61,840
Families$61,955$74,242
Married Families$75,549-
Non Families$34,395$39,036
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Income by Household Type

Aberdeen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aberdeen Marital Status by Race

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Aberdeen Marital Status

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829

Number of Veterans

812

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War305
First Gulf War267
Vietnam180
Korea46
World War II7

Aberdeen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54320
65 to 74170
75+153
55 to 64145
18 to 3441

Aberdeen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White66016.73%
Black12111.34%
Hispanic4416.12%
Native American3629.27%
Other Race923.08%
2+ Races32.94%

Aberdeen Veterans by Race

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

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5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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48.65%

Born in Aberdeen

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 48.65% having been born in North Carolina. 1.80% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,5442783.36%
20208,2662783.48%
20197,9882783.61%
20187,7101101.45%
20177,6001672.25%
20167,4331672.30%
20157,2661962.77%
20147,0702193.20%
20136,8512083.13%
20126,6431812.80%
20116,462731.14%
20106,3892,9896.51%
20003,4007002.33%
19902,7000.00%

Aberdeen Population by Year