Aberdeen, MS Profile: Facts & Data


Aberdeen Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Aberdeen Content
Planning to visit Aberdeen? See Local Hotels

Also See: Aberdeen, MS ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps

Aberdeen, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Quick & Easy Tools

The City of Aberdeen had a population of 5,285 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Aberdeen is located at latitude 33.8251 and longitude -88.5437 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aberdeen encompass a land area of 12.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The City of Aberdeen has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Aberdeen is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aberdeen: Dundee, New Aberdeen.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Aberdeen 2021 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Aberdeen (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Mississippi Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2021 Demographics

Aberdeen, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 5,285 (100%)
Population in Households 5,090 (96.3%)
Population in Families 4,148 (78.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 195 ( 3.7%)
Population Density 437
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $37,377
Average Household Income $51,338
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $19,834
Wealth Index5 43


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,167 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 868 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 364 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $84,104
Average Home Value $103,296
Housing Affordability Index3 261


Total Households 2,036
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,312
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.53% -0.33%
Households -0.53% -0.36%
Families -0.79% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.33%

Aberdeen, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aberdeen to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 67 82nd
Population Density # 197 46th
Median Household Income # 177 51st
Housing Affordability Index # 270 75th
Per Capita Income # 192 47th
Diversity Index # 177 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.

Aberdeen, MS - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Mississippi Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2021, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Mississippi July 1, 2021 Data
Highest or Lowest: