Aberdeen, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 5,328 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 
Males: 2,472  (46.4%)
Females: 2,856  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39730.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,692 (it was $23,530 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$32,692
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,895 (it was $11,584 in 2000)

Aberdeen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,381 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$107,381
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $560.

March 2019 cost of living index in Aberdeen: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.6%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 78.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Aberdeen, MS (2010)
    • 3,87869.1%Black alone
    • 1,60728.6%White alone
    • 571.0%Hispanic
    • 480.9%Two or more races
    • 130.2%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

Races in Aberdeen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Aberdeen, Mississippi as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aberdeen is 139 to 1.


Crime rates in Aberdeen by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(31.7)
5
(80.6)
3
(48.9)
2
(33.2)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(63.4)
4
(64.5)
3
(48.9)
9
(149.4)
13
(214.7)
4
(67.0)
3
(53.3)
10
(179.5)
4
(73.1)
2
(36.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(126.7)
14
(225.6)
11
(179.2)
19
(315.4)
15
(247.8)
11
(184.4)
16
(284.0)
9
(161.6)
4
(73.1)
16
(294.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(633.6)
33
(531.8)
66
(1,075)
42
(697.1)
65
(1,074)
80
(1,341)
74
(1,314)
54
(969.3)
40
(730.9)
36
(662.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(1,568)
110
(1,773)
124
(2,020)
84
(1,394)
126
(2,081)
136
(2,280)
132
(2,343)
128
(2,298)
127
(2,320)
110
(2,025)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(79.2)
7
(112.8)
4
(65.2)
9
(149.4)
3
(49.6)
2
(33.5)
13
(230.8)
5
(89.8)
5
(91.4)
5
(92.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.1278.3250.9251.0289.6244.7276.9253.1202.4204.7

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City-data.com crime index in Aberdeen, MS

Crime rate in Aberdeen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Mississippi average:

2.02
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Ancestries: American (8.0%), English (6.0%), Irish (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Scottish (1.1%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 230 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 497 people per square mile   (low).

Aberdeen, Mississippi map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $913 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $629 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (72.5 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (102.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (481.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

New Hamilton, MS (2.9 miles ),
Amory, MS (3.4 miles ),
Hatley, MS (3.6 miles ),
Columbus AFB, MS (3.8 miles ),
Caledonia, MS (4.0 miles ),
West Point, MS (4.0 miles ),
Okolona, MS (4.1 miles ),
Gattman, MS (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 33.82 N, Longitude: 88.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +384 (+7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 830 (39.0%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Aberdeen, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Aberdeen, MS in 2017
Aberdeen satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $122,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Aberdeen, MS residents
Average permit cost in Aberdeen, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Aberdeen, MS
Historical housing units in Aberdeen, MS
Most common industries in Aberdeen, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.8%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (16.0%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Chemicals (8.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Aberdeen, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Aberdeen, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Aberdeen-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Aberdeen city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aberdeen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from Aberdeen center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.7 miles away from Aberdeen center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aberdeen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Aberdeen:

  • PIONEER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF ABERDEEN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 400 S CHESTNUT STREET)
  • CARE CENTER OF ABERDEEN (505 JACKSON ST)
  • RCG ABERDEEN (BLUE BLUFF) (308 HIGHWAY 8 WEST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aberdeen:

  • Mississippi University for Women (about 25 miles; Columbus, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,565)
  • Mississippi State University (about 29 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 33 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 59 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Mississippi (about 68 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 69 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • The University of Alabama (about 72 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

Public high schools in Aberdeen:

Public elementary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Aberdeen: Monroe County Courthouse (A), Aberdeen City Hall (B), Evans Memorial Library (C), Monroe County Jail (D), Aberdeen Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Aberdeen include: Saint Mark United Methodist Church (A), South Matubba Street Church of Christ (B), Saint Paul Methodist Church (C), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (D), Saint Francis Catholic Church (E), Pilgrims Rest Missionary Baptist Church (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Lawn Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Pullen Lake (A), Treas Lake (B), Aberdeen Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Tadpole Creek (A), Mattubby Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Aberdeen include: Newberger Park (1), Damsite Eastbank Access Area (2), Damsite Westbank Access Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Aberdeen Visitors Bureau (124 West Commerce Street).

Hotels: Best Western Aberdeen Inn (801 East Commerce Street), Shelaine Motel (204 Highway 145 North), Tombigbee Inn (210 West Commerce Street).

Courts: Courts - Federal - District Court- Clerk's Office (301 West Commerce Street), U S Government - U S Bankruptcy Court- Bankruptcy Court Clerk (517 Highway 145 North), U S Government - U S Bankruptcy Court- Bankruptcy Judge Chambers (517 Highway 145 North), Monroe County - Justice Court (101 Highway 8 West), U S Government - U S Bankruptcy Court- Record Search (301 West Commerce Street), Aberdeen City - Municipal Court Clerk (125 West Commerce Street).

Birthplace of: Guy Bush - Baseball player, Bukka White - Delta blues guitarist and singer, Jim Walden - Football player and coach, Moses Hardy - Supercentenarian, Reggie Kelly - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Feb 22, 1977), Dwayne Whitfield - Basketball player, Steve Baylark - Player of Football.

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aberdeen and their reported violations in the past:

COONTAIL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,395, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Aberdeen in 2000:

  • 122 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 47 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Aberdeen (2011 data):

  • BancorpSouth Bank: Aberdeen Main Branch at Commerce Street, branch established on 1904/04/02; Drive-In Branch at U.S. Highway 45 North, branch established on 1966/07/11. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Highway 45 North Branch at 302 Sthy 45, branch established on 1979/02/27; Aberdeen Branch at East Commerce Street, branch established on 1974/03/01. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 111 West Commerce Street, branch established on 1936/03/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $31.2 mil, Deposits: $25.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Renasant Bank: Aberdeen Branch at 103 East Washington Street, branch established on 1998/01/12. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen:

Marital status in Aberdeen, MS
  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Aberdeen
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Aberdeen, MS (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,00177
Mainline Protestant4,40332
Black Protestant1,1069
Catholic2292
Other32
None16,247-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Monroe County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Monroe County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Monroe County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

33.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.1%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Aberdeen:

29.9
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.3%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Aberdeen:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.3%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Aberdeen:

79.6%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aberdeen, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$37,789$30,2310$0
Firefighters 13$39,715$36,6600$0
Other and Unallocable 12$24,310$24,3101$744
Streets and Highways 10$17,944$21,5330$0
Water Supply 8$21,985$32,9780$0
Solid Waste Management 8$13,893$20,8401$673
Parks and Recreation 7$11,522$19,7521$886
Police - Other 6$12,111$24,2220$0
Electric Power 5$15,817$37,9610$0
Financial Administration 4$13,231$39,6930$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,893$22,7161$1,448
Other Government Administration 1$1,488$17,8560$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 90$211,698$28,2264$3,751

Aberdeen government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($40.17)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($18.96)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,483,000 ($2530.59)
    Police Protection: $997,000 ($187.12)
    Water Utilities: $954,000 ($179.05)
    General - Other: $745,000 ($139.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $609,000 ($114.30)
    Financial Administration: $584,000 ($109.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $522,000 ($97.97)
    Sewerage: $430,000 ($80.71)
    Central Staff Services: $366,000 ($68.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $325,000 ($61.00)
    Regular Highways: $277,000 ($51.99)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $106,000 ($19.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $88,000 ($16.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($9.38)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($4.32)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $86,000 ($16.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($5.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $150,000 ($28.15)
    Electric Utilities: $91,000 ($17.08)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($6.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($5.26)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($5.26)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,706,000 ($507.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($7.88)

Aberdeen government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $723,000 ($135.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $541,000 ($101.54)
    Other: $66,000 ($12.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($3.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $19,000 ($3.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($1.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($2.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($6.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($0.94)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.19)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.19)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.19)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,838,000 ($2784.91)
    Water Utilities: $2,043,000 ($383.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $992,000 ($186.19)
    Other: $127,000 ($23.84)
    Water Utilities: $74,000 ($13.89)
  • Tax - Property: $2,136,000 ($400.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $312,000 ($58.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000 ($14.64)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,000 ($3.75)
    Other License: $5,000 ($0.94)

Aberdeen government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,160,000 ($1156.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,891,000 ($1105.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,908,000 ($545.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,639,000 ($495.31)

Aberdeen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,703,000 ($882.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $933,000 ($175.11)

5.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, MS  1.47% ($26,983 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.41% ($56,314)
from Itawamba County, MS  0.39% ($36,771)


4.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, MS  1.24% ($34,217 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.44% ($37,056)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.37% ($23,444)
Businesses in Aberdeen, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Aberdeen:

  • WWZQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WAMY (1580 AM; 1 kW; AMORY, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROB (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aberdeen:

  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAJS (91.7 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAFM (95.3 FM; AMORY, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBB (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WKOR-FM (94.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMSU (92.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WMSV (91.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W245AB (96.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Aberdeen:

  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
Aberdeen fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Aberdeen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 68Number of bridges
  • 1,532ft / 467mTotal length
  • $4,158,741,000Total costs
  • 145,227Total average daily traffic
  • 18,952Total average daily truck traffic
  • 179,249Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Aberdeen, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 231990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Aberdeen, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aberdeen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Aberdeen, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aberdeen)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Aberdeen)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 126. The highest number of fires - 197 took place in 2006, and the least - 76 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Aberdeen, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.1%), and Outside Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Aberdeen, MS
    • 82741.1%Structure Fires
    • 67933.8%Outside Fires
    • 33116.5%Other
    • 1738.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aberdeen, MS
Most common first names in Aberdeen, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13578.3 years
James12471.6 years
John10874.7 years
Willie10573.4 years
William9375.0 years
Robert8170.1 years
Annie6278.8 years
Charles5267.9 years
George4373.6 years
Walter3772.2 years
Most common last names in Aberdeen, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7074.7 years
Smith6974.8 years
Jones6773.9 years
Walker4468.0 years
Johnson4169.1 years
Moore3772.9 years
Thompson3674.8 years
Howell3477.9 years
West3375.3 years
Sykes3377.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Aberdeen, MS
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Aberdeen, MS
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 44.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Aberdeen compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Aberdeen on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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