Aberdeen is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,988 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Aberdeen is the 122nd largest community in North Carolina. Aberdeen has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Aberdeen, where the median household income is $54,597.00.
6.91% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Aberdeen. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Healthcare and Accommodation industries respectively employ 20.59% and 10.83% of the civilian workforce.
As is often the case in a small town, Aberdeen doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Aberdeen is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.17% of adults in Aberdeen have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Aberdeen in 2018 was $24,909, which is middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,636 for a family of four. However, Aberdeen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Aberdeen is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Aberdeen include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Aberdeen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.