Aberdeen, North Carolina Population 2020

8,028

Aberdeen is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,028, it is the 105th largest city in North Carolina and the 3616th largest city in the United States. Aberdeen is currently growing at a rate of 2.03% annually and its population has increased by 26.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,350 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Aberdeen has a population density of 792 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $57,889 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $804 per month, and the median house value is $171,900. The median age in Aberdeen is 34.9 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.1 males.

Aberdeen Demographics

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

  • White: 74.13%
  • Black or African American: 19.68%
  • Asian: 3.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aberdeen, North Carolina is 8,028, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,708.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,350.

Aberdeen, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,50074.13%
Black or African American1,46019.68%
Asian2573.46%
Two or More Races1101.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.67%
Some Other Race420.57%

Aberdeen Population Pyramid 2020

Aberdeen Median Age

34.9


Total

34.8


Male

34.9


Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 5,417 adults, (1,133 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female

3,803

51.26%

Male

3,616

48.74%

Aberdeen Households and Families

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aberdeen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All55.5%44.5%
Male54.7%45.3%
Non Family35%65%
Female27.1%72.9%

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8692.5255.5
Married1,3143.2879.8
Non Family1,0981.235
Female3293.4327.1
Male1283.7554.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aberdeen Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1613.23%
9th to 12th Grade2585.17%
High School Graduate1,11222.30%
Some College1,01420.34%
Associates Degree81816.41%
Bachelors Degree1,19623.99%
Graduate Degree4278.56%

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5323,2011,032
Black997978323
Hispanic21514661
Asian112112112
Multiple Races808047
Native American505048
Other Race3416

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,886$35,303$31,223
Less Than High School$$82,926$15,172
High School Grad$24,275$23,491$28,864
Some College$32,680$34,922$30,109
Bachelors Degree$36,830$47,917$35,370
Graduate Degree$44,722$$34,333

$32,886

Average Earnings

$35,303

Average Male

$31,223

Average Female

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Language by Age

Aberdeen Language

91.55% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 8.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.95% of the population.

Aberdeen Poverty

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0373757.44%
Asian256256100.00%
Black1,448342.35%
Hispanic342185.26%
Other411843.90%
Multiple1101412.73%
Native5024.00%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Black, with 2.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.51%
Bachelors or Greater10.00%
High School7.18%
Some College3.84%
Name Poverty
Female Employed2.80%
Male Employed1.92%
Male Unemployed1.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Aberdeen Income

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,757$57,889
Families$64,509$69,021
Married Families$72,222-
Non Families$34,847$36,662

Aberdeen Marital Status

Aberdeen Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Aberdeen Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Aberdeen Marital Status by Race

Aberdeen Veterans

665

Number of Veterans

650

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam215
Second Gulf War204
First Gulf War192
Korea100
World War II14
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54249
65 to 74166
75+114
55 to 6499
18 to 3437
Name Veterans % of Total
White53714.54%
Black948.09%
Indian2448.00%
Hispanic104.78%
Other717.07%
2 or More33.75%

$Aberdeen Veterans by Education

2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Aberdeen Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.53%

Born in North Carolina

94.27%

Native Born

5.73%

Foreign Born

5.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.27% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 45.53% having been born in North Carolina. 5.23% 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
20208,0281602.03%
20197,8681602.08%
20187,7081121.47%
20177,5961602.15%
20167,4361652.27%
20157,2711992.81%
20147,0722213.23%
20136,8512103.16%
20126,6411842.85%
20116,457731.14%
20106,3842,9846.50%
20003,4007002.33%
19902,7000.00%