Aberdeen, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 5,465 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 
Males: 2,612  (47.8%)
Females: 2,853  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39730.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,673 (it was $23,530 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$25,673
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,768 (it was $11,584 in 2000)

Aberdeen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,713 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$71,713
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $87,786; Detached houses: $87,854; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,164; In 2-unit structures: $119,419; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,339; Mobile homes: $79,407

Median gross rent in 2012: $507.

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Aberdeen races chart
  • Black alone - 3,878 (69.1%)
  • White alone - 1,607 (28.6%)
  • Hispanic - 57 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aberdeen: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (7.9%), Irish (4.6%), English (3.3%), German (2.3%), Italian (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 230 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 510 people per square mile   (low).

Aberdeen,MS real estate house value index trend

Aberdeen, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen:

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen city:

  • Never married: 43.4%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.1%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Aberdeen, Mississippi as of March 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Aberdeen to the number of sex offenders is 239 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $691 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $801 (1.0%)

Aberdeen satellite photo by USGS

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: +825 (+14.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 647 (41.3%)

Area code: 662

Aberdeen household income distribution Aberdeen home values distribution

Crime rates in Aberdeen by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001101000000
per 100,000 0.00.015.915.80.016.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 142325321000
per 100,000 15.561.831.747.431.780.648.933.216.50.00.00.0
Robberies 85754439134310
per 100,000 124.177.2111.079.163.464.548.9149.4214.767.053.3179.5
Assaults 1613111581411191511169
per 100,000 248.3200.7174.4237.2126.7225.6179.2315.4247.8184.4284.0161.6
Burglaries 834252374033664265807454
per 100,000 1287.8648.5824.2585.0633.6531.81075.3697.11073.71340.91313.7969.3
Thefts 1911511401249911012484126136132128
per 100,000 2963.52331.72219.11960.51568.21772.82020.21394.22081.32279.62343.32297.6
Auto thefts 11874574932135
per 100,000 170.7123.5111.063.279.2112.865.2149.449.633.5230.889.8
Arson 203110000000
per 100,000 31.00.047.615.815.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 330.5268.4288.2272.4188.1286.0257.8257.8297.5251.4284.5260.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Aberdeen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Mississippi average:

2.20
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.8%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -905 (-12.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Aberdeen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aberdeen topographic map

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.

Hospitals and medical centers in Aberdeen:

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

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 school in Aberdeen:

Public elementary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 45.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.2%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.4% for Black residents, 60.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Aberdeen, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Aberdeen compared to Mississippi state average:

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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Aberdeen travel time to work - commute Aberdeen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Aberdeen city (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.25%
Here: 62.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents50.4%18.9%9.5%6.2%3.2%
Congregations29.8%21.9%3.5%11.4%2.6%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%2.4%1.4%1.4%4.3%
Congregations6.1%2.6%3.5%1.8%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%
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
Financial Administration 4$13,231$39,6930$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,488$17,8560$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,893$22,7161$1,448
Police Protection - Officers 15$37,789$30,2310$0
Police - Other 6$12,111$24,2220$0
Firefighters 13$39,715$36,6600$0
Streets and Highways 10$17,944$21,5330$0
Solid Waste Management 8$13,893$20,8401$673
Parks and Recreation 7$11,522$19,7521$886
Water Supply 8$21,985$32,9780$0
Electric Power 5$15,817$37,9610$0
Other and Unallocable 12$24,310$24,3101$744
Totals for Government 90$211,698$28,2264$3,751

Aberdeen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,271,000 ($1879.41)
    General - Other: $1,095,000 ($200.37)
    Police Protection: $1,069,000 ($195.61)
    Regular Highways: $593,000 ($108.51)
    Water Utilities: $563,000 ($103.02)
    Sewerage: $520,000 ($95.15)
    Fire Protection: $510,000 ($93.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($90.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $332,000 ($60.75)
    Central Staff Services: $210,000 ($38.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $135,000 ($24.70)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($8.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($1.10)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($23.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($19.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $171,000 ($31.29)
    Regular Highways: $171,000 ($31.29)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($9.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($1.10)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.37)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,919,000 ($534.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($17.38)

Aberdeen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $647,000 ($118.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $457,000 ($83.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $55,000 ($10.06)
    All Other: $18,000 ($3.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($2.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($2.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $561,000 ($102.65)
    Rents: $256,000 ($46.84)
    Interest Earnings: $98,000 ($17.93)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,523,000 ($1925.53)
    Water Utilities: $858,000 ($157.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $898,000 ($164.32)
    All Other: $6,000 ($1.10)
  • Tax - Property: $2,382,000 ($435.86)
    NEC: $93,000 ($17.02)
    Public Utilities: $33,000 ($6.04)

Aberdeen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,950,000 ($356.82)
    Water Utilities: $1,926,000 ($352.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,147,000 ($392.86)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $1,551,000 ($283.81)
    Water Utilities: $875,000 ($160.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,852,000 ($338.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $3,370,000 ($616.65)
    Water Utilities: $2,681,000 ($490.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $295,000 ($53.98)
    Electric Utilities: $131,000 ($23.97)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($21.96)

Aberdeen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $137,000 ($25.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,231,000 ($774.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($13.91)

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, MS  0.83% ($26,767 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.46% ($28,965)
from Chickasaw County, MS  0.32% ($24,600)


4.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, MS  1.29% ($26,581 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.43% ($25,463)
to Itawamba County, MS  0.30% ($22,054)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Aberdeen, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 130
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 215
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Aberdeen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 234 meters (768ft)
Total costs: $3,300,000
Total average daily traffic: 51,705
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,290
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 77,158

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Aberdeen, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aberdeen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Aberdeen, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (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: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aberdeen)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Aberdeen)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 197
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Aberdeen

See full 2006 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
Businesses in Aberdeen, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Aberdeen on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Paul Stuart Gifford (1)
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  • Rebecca Williams (1)

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