Aberdeen, Washington Population 2020

16,956

Aberdeen is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 16,956, it is the 62nd largest city in Washington and the 2107th largest city in the United States. Aberdeen is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 0.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,896 in 2010. Aberdeen reached it's highest population of 21,723 in 1930. Spanning over 13 miles, Aberdeen has a population density of 1,560 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aberdeen is $55,887 with a poverty rate of 23.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $124,200. The median age in Aberdeen is 36 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Aberdeen Demographics

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

  • White: 86.04%
  • Two or more races: 5.13%
  • Native American: 4.74%
  • Asian: 1.80%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
The current population of Aberdeen, Washington is 16,956, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,654.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,896.

Aberdeen, Washington Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202076,5971,3481.76%
201975,2491,3481.79%
201873,9011,3481.82%
201772,5539811.35%
201671,5725450.76%
201571,0272440.34%
201470,783-263-0.37%
201371,046-724-1.02%
201271,770-587-0.82%
201172,357-486-0.67%
201072,8430.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,07686.04%
Two or More Races8405.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native7764.74%
Asian2951.80%
Some Other Race1570.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1240.76%
Black or African American910.56%

Aberdeen Population Pyramid 2020

Aberdeen Median Age

36


Total

35.2


Male

37


Female

Aberdeen Adults

There are 12,087 adults, (2,567 of whom are seniors) in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Aberdeen Sex Ratio

Female

8,351

51.05%

Male

8,008

48.95%

Aberdeen Households and Families

Aberdeen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aberdeen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.8%30.2%
Male58.8%41.2%
All50.1%49.9%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Female24.3%75.7%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1832.6150.1
Non Family2,4551.3139.4
Married2,4153.4669.8
Female9443.2424.3
Male3693.9958.8

3.24

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

13.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aberdeen Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7847.32%
9th to 12th Grade7507.00%
High School Graduate3,03228.31%
Some College3,26730.50%
Associates Degree1,0669.95%
Bachelors Degree1,16110.84%
Graduate Degree6506.07%

Aberdeen Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4517,6521,580
Hispanic1,26359081
Native American50349838
Multiple Races30628516
Asian14412395
Other Race974410
Islander56419
Black34343

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,651$41,566$23,036
Less Than High School$16,929$28,750$11,597
High School Grad$26,870$27,267$26,339
Some College$31,414$44,012$21,609
Bachelors Degree$44,257$64,853$31,429
Graduate Degree$64,539$76,771$59,063

$30,651

Average Earnings

$41,566

Average Male

$23,036

Average Female

Aberdeen Language

Aberdeen Language by Age

Aberdeen Language

84.70% of Aberdeen residents speak only English, while 15.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.42% of the population.

Aberdeen Poverty

Aberdeen Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3002,10118.59%
Hispanic2,86592332.22%
Multiple83636543.66%
Native77123330.22%
Other15712780.89%
Islander1235645.53%
Black872933.33%
Asian295134.41%

23.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.32%

Male Poverty Rate

23.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aberdeen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Other, with 80.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aberdeen is Asian, with 4.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.77%
Some College21.84%
High School19.68%
Bachelors or Greater9.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.38%
Male Unemployed12.80%
Female Employed10.31%
Male Employed9.47%

Aberdeen Income

Aberdeen Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,948$55,887
Families$50,870$66,903
Married Families$63,513-
Non Families$21,108$32,824

Aberdeen Marital Status

Aberdeen Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Aberdeen Married by Age and Sex

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

Aberdeen Veterans

1,230

Number of Veterans

1,112

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam426
Second Gulf War219
First Gulf War156
Korea91
World War II25
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,17711.05%
Hispanic533.42%
Black1831.58%
2 or More113.10%
Hawaiian1010.75%
Indian101.74%
Asian41.97%

$Aberdeen Veterans by Education

9.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aberdeen Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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

65.10%

Born in Washington

92.41%

Native Born

7.59%

Foreign Born

5.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.41% of Aberdeen residents were born in the United States, with 65.10% having been born in Washington. 5.82% 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
202016,9561510.90%
201916,8051510.91%
201816,6542231.36%
201716,4311510.93%
201616,280630.39%
201516,21750.03%
201416,212-105-0.64%
201316,317-213-1.29%
201216,530-174-1.04%
201116,704-176-1.04%
201016,8804190.25%
200016,461-104-0.06%
199016,565-2,174-1.23%
198018,7392500.13%
197018,489-252-0.14%
196018,741-912-0.47%
195019,6538070.42%
194018,846-2,877-1.41%
193021,7236,3863.54%
192015,3371,6771.16%
191013,6609,91313.81%
19003,7470.00%