Aberdeen is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 1,951 people and just one neighborhood, Aberdeen is the 60th largest community in Idaho.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Aberdeen is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 57.67% of the Aberdeen workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Aberdeen is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, transportation and shipping workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Aberdeen who work in farm management occupations (22.45%), teaching (6.63%) and office and administrative support (5.40%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Aberdeen work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
Aberdeen’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.97 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Aberdeen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.