Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 27,333 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.8%
 
Males: 13,161  (48.2%)
Females: 14,172  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57401.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,432 (it was $33,276 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$47,432
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,348 (it was $17,923 in 2000)

Aberdeen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,073 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$140,073
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $187,858; Detached houses: $192,896; Townhouses or other attached units: $244,876; In 2-unit structures: $197,023; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,468; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,097; Mobile homes: $65,568

Median gross rent in 2013: $585.

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  • Races in Aberdeen, SD (2013)

    Aberdeen races chart
    • 24,51090.3%White alone
    • 1,0984.0%American Indian alone
    • 5312.0%Hispanic
    • 3641.3%Asian alone
    • 3321.2%Two or more races
    • 2170.8%Black alone
    • 90.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Aberdeen: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.6%), Norwegian (12.5%), Irish (8.4%), Russian (4.4%), English (3.7%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/08/1882

Elevation: 1304 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,108 people per square mile   (low).

Aberdeen, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen city:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

183 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Aberdeen, South Dakota as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Aberdeen to the number of sex offenders is 496 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,819 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,338 (1.6%)

Aberdeen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (126.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (256.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (595.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bath Corner, SD (2.7 miles) , Bath, SD (2.8 miles) , Warner, SD (3.1 miles ), Westport, SD (3.6 miles) , Columbia, SD (3.6 miles) , Stratford, SD (3.6 miles) , Mansfield, SD (4.0 miles) , Wetonka, SD (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 45.46 N, Longitude: 98.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,495 (+12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,079 (89.9%)

Area code: 605

Aberdeen household income distribution Aberdeen home values distribution

Crime rates in Aberdeen by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 101000010000
per 100,000 4.00.04.10.00.00.00.04.10.00.00.00.0
Rapes 181015141713192122212314
per 100,000 72.840.261.457.670.054.277.985.988.679.586.551.9
Robberies 200021311414
per 100,000 8.10.00.00.08.24.212.34.14.015.13.814.8
Assaults 271922254516232240454556
per 100,000 109.276.490.1102.9185.366.794.390.0161.2170.4169.2207.4
Burglaries 11111410681848091108877688143
per 100,000 449.1458.5434.1333.4345.9333.4373.2441.9350.6287.8330.9529.6
Thefts 453409379365355389389412406380392482
per 100,000 1,832.91,645.11,552.31,502.51,461.91,621.41,595.41,685.71,635.91,439.01,474.11,785.3
Auto thefts 172129243029232538322716
per 100,000 68.884.5118.898.8123.5120.994.3102.3153.1121.2101.559.3
Arson 814361715333
per 100,000 32.44.016.412.324.74.228.74.120.111.411.311.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.2) 191.2144.8168.8150.4179.1148.3173.6193.0196.7180.5185.1191.0

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 50 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
South Dakota average:

1.82
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -627 (-2.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Aberdeen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Aberdeen city center .

On 5/31/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $750,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aberdeen-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 597.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Aberdeen center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 106.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from Aberdeen center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aberdeen topographic map

Birthplace of: Terry Francona - Baseball manager, Tom Daschle - (born 1947), politician, Sam Barry - (1892-1950), Hall of Fame basketball coach, Debra Mooney - Actor, Harold K. Schneider - Anthropologist, Joseph Hansen (writer) - Novelist, Josh Heupel - College football player, Justin Duchscherer - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Nov 19, 1977), Michael Dugan (general) - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Ron Holgate - Actor.

Main business address for: EDUCATION LOANS INC /DE (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES).

Hospitals in Aberdeen:

  • AVERA ST LUKES (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 305 S STATE ST POST OFFICE BOX 4450)
  • DAKOTA MIDLAND HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1400 FIFTEENTH AVE N W)
  • DAKOTA PLAINS SURGICAL CENTER LLP (Physician, provides emergency services, 701 8TH AVENUE NW SUITE C)
  • NORTH PLAINS HOSPICE OF AVERA ST LUKES (305 SOUTH STATE STREET)
  • SANFORD ABERDEEN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2905 3RD AVE SE POST OFFICE BOX 1770)

Home Health Centers in Aberdeen:

  • AVERA ST LUKES HOME HEALTH (305 S STATE ST, PO BOX 4450)

Nursing Homes in Aberdeen:

  • ABERDEEN HEALTH AND REHAB (1700 NORTH HIGHWAY 281)
  • AVERA MOTHER JOSEPH MANOR RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (1002 NORTH JAY STREET)
  • BETHESDA HOME OF ABERDEEN (1224 S HIGH ST)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (400 8TH AVENUE NW)
  • MOTHER JOSEPH MANOR (1002 N JAY ST)

Airports and heliports located in Aberdeen:

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Colleges/Universities in Aberdeen:

  • Northern State University (Full-time enrollment: 2,203; Location: 1200 S Jay St; Public; Website: www.northern.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Presentation College (FT enrollment: 610; Location: 1500 N Main; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.presentation.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Aberdeen:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 107 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • South Dakota State University (about 115 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 127 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 128 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 128 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 129 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • University of Mary (about 140 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)

Public high schools in Aberdeen:

Private high schools in Aberdeen:

  • RONCALLI JR & SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 1400 N DAKOTA ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • ABERDEEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 96; Location: 1500 E MELGAARD RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • DAKOTA HOUSE (Students: 9; Location: 723 3RD AVE SE; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

Private elementary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

  • RONCALLI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 501 SE 3RD AVE; Grades: 3 - 6)
  • RONCALLI PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 419 1ST AVE NE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 923 S DAKOTA ST; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Aberdeen, School District: ABERDEEN 06-1

Library in Aberdeen:

  • ALEXANDER MITCHELL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,074,363; Location: 519 SOUTH KLINE STREET; 113,930 books; 7,508 e-books; 3,833 audio materials; 5,769 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 165 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Just wanted to add an entry under "Private High Schools": Aberdeen Christian High School (non-denominational), 1701 8th Ave NE

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Notable locations in Aberdeen: Elmwood Acres (A), Aberdeen Rural Fire Department (B), Aberdeen Fire and Rescue / Advanced Care Station 3 (C), Aberdeen Fire and Rescue / Advanced Care Station 2 (D), Aberdeen Fire and Rescue / Advanced Care Station 1 (E), Aberdeen City Hall (F), Ruth Bunker Memorial Library (G), Beulah Williams Library (H), Alexander Mitchell Public Library (I), Brown County Courthouse (J), Aberdeen Ambulance Service (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Super City Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Aberdeen: EDUCATION LOANS INC /DE (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Aberdeen: Seventh Day Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Wylie Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Aberdeen include: Aldrich Park (1), Lee Park (2), Wylie Park (3), Melgaard Park (4), Anderson Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dacotah Prairie Museum (21 South Main Street) (1), Literacy Council Aberdeen Area (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 519 South Kline Street) (2), Northern Gaming (Amusement & Theme Parks; 105 North Lincoln Street) (3), G & T Gaming Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 518 South Main Street) (4), Wylie Water World (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2400 North Highway 281) (5), Hub Music & Vending CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 415 North 4th Street) (6), C & S Motor Sports & Repair (Tours & Charters; 1502 6th Avenue Southwest) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (3310 7th Avenue Southeast) (1), Ward Hotel (104 South Main Street) (2), White House Inn (500 6th Avenue Southwest) (3), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (3310 7th Avenue Southeast) (4), Inn Keeper (1111 6th Avenue Southeast) (5), American Lodging Supply & Service Inc (506 South Wilson Street) (6), Aberdeen East Super 8 Motel (2405 6th Ave SE) (7), Comfort Inn Aberdeen (2923 6th Avenue Southeast) (8), AmericInn Aberdeen (310 Centennial Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: South Dakota State - Circuit Court- Clerk (Court House) (1), United States Government - District Court- Judge Charles B Kornmann (102 4th Avenue Southeast) (2), Intertribal Court Of Appeals (102 4th Avenue Southeast) (3), Federal Bureau of Investigation (102 4th Avenue Southeast) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 42.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.55. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.55
U.S.:

9.14

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

ABERDEEN (Population served: 26,091, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2005)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
WEB WATER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 14,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)
WEB WATER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 14,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)
WEB WATER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 14,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)
WEB WATER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 14,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)
WEB WATER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 14,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)
WEB WATER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 14,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)
WEB WATER DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 14,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aberdeen that have no violations reported:

  • THE MEADOWS (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.0%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for American Indian residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

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

People in group quarters in Aberdeen in 2010:

  • 675 people in college/university student housing
  • 351 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Aberdeen in 2000:

  • 784 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 385 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Aberdeen, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Aberdeen compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Wachs Arena. Northern State University.

Banks with most branches in Aberdeen (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Kessler's Aberdeen Branch, Aberdeen Main Branch, Aberdeen Mb Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First State Bank of Warner, S. Dak.: Aberdeen Ken's Branch at 2201 6th Ave. Se, branch established on 2001/12/05; Aberdeen Branch at 3315 6th Avenue Southeast, branch established on 1998/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $49.6 mil, Deposits: $45.8 mil, headquarters in Warner, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Shares Corporation
  • Dacotah Bank: at 308 South Main Street, branch established on 1955/04/30; at 3312 6th Ave Se, branch established on 1999/06/21. Info updated 2007/08/07: Bank assets: $1,902.6 mil, Deposits: $1,684.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Dacotah Banks, Inc.
  • Great Plains Bank: Aberdeen Branch at 3915 6th Avenue Se, branch established on 2006/10/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.7 mil, Deposits: $81.2 mil, headquarters in Eureka, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Great Plains Bank Corporation
  • Plains Commerce Bank: Aberdeen Branch at 524 South Dakota Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $414.8 mil, Deposits: $344.2 mil, headquarters in Hoven, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Home Federal Bank: 1805 6th Ave Se Branch at 1805 6th Ave Se, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Aberdeen Branch at 320 South First Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Great Western Bank: Aberdeen Branch at 119 6th Avenue S.E., branch established on 1983/04/28. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • CorTrust Bank National Association: Aberdeen Branch at 2016 6th Avenue, S.E., branch established on 1999/06/28. Info updated 2009/09/14: Bank assets: $666.8 mil, Deposits: $557.2 mil, headquarters in Mitchell, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Hopkins Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Aberdeen, South Dakota:

  • Best Western Ramkota Hotel, 1400 8TH Ave NW, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 229-4040, Fax: (605) 229-0480
  • North Aberdeen Super 8 Motel, 770 NW Hwy 281, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 226-2288
  • Aberdeen Super 8 East Motel, 2405 6TH Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 229-5005, Fax: (605) 229-5005
  • Aberdeen Super 8 West, 714 S Hwy 281, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 225-1711, Fax: (605) 225-1711
  • Comfort Inn Aberdeen, 2923 6th Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 226-0097, Fax: (605) 226-1960
  • Ramada Convention Center, 2727 6th Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 225-3600, Fax: (605) 225-6704
  • White House Inn, 500 6TH Ave SW, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 225-5000
  • Americinn Motel, 310 Centennial St, Aberdeen, SD 57401 , Phone: (605) 225-4565
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,78224
Catholic8,5436
Evangelical Protestant7,40041
Other4263
None8,380-
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: 6
Brown County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Brown County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Brown County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

27.6%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$37,494$49,9920$0
Other Government Administration 12$56,231$56,2319$7,063
Judicial and Legal 1$8,152$97,8240$0
Police Protection - Officers 42$176,591$50,4550$0
Police - Other 8$23,674$35,5118$2,214
Firefighters 45$183,738$48,9970$0
Fire - Other 2$8,880$53,2800$0
Streets and Highways 23$83,926$43,7870$0
Airports 8$26,672$40,0081$1,134
Solid Waste Management 13$36,872$34,0360$0
Sewerage 10$38,535$46,2420$0
Parks and Recreation 27$105,099$46,71184$38,477
Natural Resources 3$10,377$41,5080$0
Water Supply 26$92,539$42,7102$2,404
Transit 8$23,090$34,6359$7,085
Local Libraries 13$40,844$37,7029$4,703
Other and Unallocable 4$13,835$41,5051$633
Totals for Government 254$966,549$45,664123$63,713

Aberdeen government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $8,985,000 ($328.72)
    Sewerage: $3,041,000 ($111.26)
    General - Other: $783,000 ($28.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $712,000 ($26.05)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $5,398,000 ($197.49)
    General - Other: $4,232,000 ($154.83)
    Police Protection: $2,834,000 ($103.68)
    Regular Highways: $2,364,000 ($86.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,955,000 ($71.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,797,000 ($65.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,470,000 ($53.78)
    Financial Administration: $1,238,000 ($45.29)
    Sewerage: $874,000 ($31.98)
    Libraries: $760,000 ($27.81)
    Air Transportation: $595,000 ($21.77)
    Health - Other: $590,000 ($21.59)
    Central Staff Services: $209,000 ($7.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $112,000 ($4.10)
    Parking Facilities: $30,000 ($1.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,000 ($0.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($1.43)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,353,000 ($342.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $394,000 ($14.41)

Aberdeen government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,776,000 ($64.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,250,000 ($45.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $945,000 ($34.57)
    All Other: $830,000 ($30.37)
    Air Transportation: $299,000 ($10.94)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($4.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,349,000 ($49.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($0.73)
    Highways: $8,000 ($0.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $463,000 ($16.94)
    Interest Earnings: $309,000 ($11.31)
    Rents: $137,000 ($5.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($1.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($0.73)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($0.48)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,074,000 ($112.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $365,000 ($13.35)
    General Local Government Support: $258,000 ($9.44)
    All Other: $138,000 ($5.05)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($2.41)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,512,000 ($457.76)
    Property: $4,983,000 ($182.31)
    Other License: $280,000 ($10.24)

Aberdeen government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,727,000 ($1051.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,632,000 ($754.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,846,000 ($323.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $751,000 ($27.48)

Aberdeen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,928,000 ($253.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,544,000 ($568.69)

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

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 Edmunds County, SD  0.34% ($35,480 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.29% ($32,209)
from Codington County, SD  0.21% ($23,742)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.53% ($30,346 average AGI)
to Edmunds County, SD  0.32% ($29,787)
to Codington County, SD  0.22% ($28,563)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aberdeen:

  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGIM (1420 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aberdeen:

  • K249CB (97.7 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: KKAA/KQAA L.L.C.)
  • KSDN-FM (94.1 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K211CU (90.1 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K219CM (91.7 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: S.D. BR OF DIR FOR EDUCTNL TELECOMMS)
  • KBFO (106.7 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K253AB (98.5 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNBZ (97.7 FM; REDFIELD, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGIM-FM (103.7 FM; REDFIELD, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K205ED (88.9 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Aberdeen:

  • K35FJ (Channel 35; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K24DT (Channel 24; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K39CZ (Channel 39; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K54AH (Channel 7; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: RIO BLANCO COUNTY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KABY-TV (Channel 9; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Aberdeen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $3,194,000Total costs
  • 82,211Total average daily traffic
  • 2,571Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Aberdeen, SD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aberdeen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Aberdeen, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aberdeen)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 72 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Aberdeen)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 101
  • Hazardous Condition: 114
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Aberdeen

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aberdeen, SD
Most common first names in Aberdeen, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23278.1 years
Mary16482.3 years
William13877.8 years
Helen11081.2 years
Robert10271.5 years
George10079.0 years
Margaret9382.9 years
James9071.4 years
Anna8884.8 years
Edward8076.9 years
Most common last names in Aberdeen, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9377.4 years
Anderson6880.8 years
Smith6475.8 years
Nelson5379.8 years
Peterson4377.2 years
Jones4282.4 years
Olson4278.2 years
Larson4079.6 years
Schumacher3276.2 years
Hanson3179.7 years
Businesses in Aberdeen, SD
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture3
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets42
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
FedEx4RadioShack1
Foot Locker1Ramada1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Slumberland1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Hardee's1Subway5
Hilton1Super 83
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Honda1Target1
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Jones New York2UPS5
KFC1Vans1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1

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