Aberdeen is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 5,397 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Aberdeen is the 65th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities, Aberdeen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Aberdeen are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aberdeen is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Aberdeen who work in sales jobs (19.24%), office and administrative support (14.18%), and personal care services (5.63%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Aberdeen is worth considering.
The citizens of Aberdeen are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.54% of adults in Aberdeen have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Aberdeen in 2010 was $15,323, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $61,292 for a family of four. Aberdeen also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.49% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Aberdeen is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Aberdeen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aberdeen residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Aberdeen include Irish, Scots-Irish, African, and German.
The most common language spoken in Aberdeen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.