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Population in 2012: 26,791 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 

Males: 12,844  (47.9%)
Females: 13,947  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  36.4 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57401.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,389 (it was $33,276 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$45,389
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,108

Aberdeen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $137,818 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$137,818
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,913; Detached houses: $141,672; Townhouses or other attached units: $217,282; In 2-unit structures: $148,813; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,185; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,576; Mobile homes: $38,482

Median gross rent in 2012: $508.

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  • White alone - 23,878 (91.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,033 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 421 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 330 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 287 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 205 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aberdeen: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (43.6%), Norwegian (12.3%), Irish (9.6%), Russian (3.9%), English (3.6%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/08/1882

Elevation: 1304 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,067 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen city:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

453 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
South Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Aberdeen, South Dakota as of December 20, 2014.
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 2012: $2,000 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,063 (1.5%)

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: +3,847 (+14.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,655 (90.4%)

Area code: 605

Aberdeen household income distribution Aberdeen home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Aberdeen by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010100001000
per 100,000 0.04.00.04.10.00.00.00.04.10.00.00.0
Rapes 151810151417131921222123
per 100,000 58.272.840.261.457.670.054.277.985.988.679.586.5
Robberies 120002131141
per 100,000 3.98.10.00.00.08.24.212.34.14.015.13.8
Assaults 192719222545162322404545
per 100,000 73.8109.276.490.1102.9185.366.794.390.0161.2170.4169.2
Burglaries 8911111410681848091108877688
per 100,000 345.5449.1458.5434.1333.4345.9333.4373.2441.9350.6287.8330.9
Thefts 391453409379365355389389412406380392
per 100,000 1517.91832.91645.11552.31502.51461.91621.41595.41685.71635.91439.01474.1
Auto thefts 201721292430292325383227
per 100,000 77.668.884.5118.898.8123.5120.994.3102.3153.1121.2101.5
Arson 781436171533
per 100,000 27.232.44.016.412.324.74.228.74.120.111.411.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 145.6190.4144.2168.1149.8178.3147.7172.9192.1195.8179.8184.3

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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 2012, including police officers: 50 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
South Dakota average:

1.92

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Aberdeen, South Dakota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.2%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -627 (-2.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Aberdeen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 31% greater 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 significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from Aberdeen center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 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: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 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/medical centers in Aberdeen:

  • AVERA ST LUKES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 305 S STATE ST, PO BOX 4450)
  • AVERA ST LUKES (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 305 S STATE ST POST OFFICE BOX 4450)
  • DAKOTA MIDLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1400 FIFTEENTH AVE N W)
  • DAKOTA PLAINS SURGICAL CENTER LLP (Acute Care Hospitals,Physician, provides emergency services, 701 8TH AVENUE NW SUITE C)
  • NORTH PLAINS HOSPICE OF AVERA ST LUKES (Hospital, 305 SOUTH STATE STREET)
  • SANFORD ABERDEEN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2905 3RD AVE SE POST OFFICE BOX 1770)
  • ABERDEEN HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 1700 NORTH HIGHWAY 281)
  • AVERA MOTHER JOSEPH MANOR RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 1002 NORTH JAY STREET)
  • BETHESDA HOME OF ABERDEEN (Nursing Home, 1224 S HIGH ST)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, 400 8TH AVENUE NW)
  • MOTHER JOSEPH MANOR (Nursing Home, 1002 N JAY ST)

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Airports and heliports located in Aberdeen:


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Local government website: www.aberdeen.sd.us

Colleges/Universities in Aberdeen:

  • Northern State University (Full-time enrollment: 1,583; Location: 1200 S Jay St; Public; Website: www.northern.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Presentation College (FT enrollment: 442; Location: 1500 N Main; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.presentation.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aberdeen:

  • South Dakota State University (about 115 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 9,084)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 127 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 128 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 128 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 129 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • University of Mary (about 140 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Bismarck State College (about 147 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)

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

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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.3. This is about average.
City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.0. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.6%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Aberdeen, SD

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 compared to South Dakota state average:

Aberdeen, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.


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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 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:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.54%
Here85.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSalvation Army
Adherents34.5%26.3%10.2%7.7%4.7%
Congregations7.8%18.8%12.5%12.5%1.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents2.7%2.3%1.7%1.4%8.5%
Congregations1.6%4.7%3.1%1.6%35.9%
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: 6
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.0%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brown County:

16.7%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$32,103$42,8040$0
Other Government Administration 10$37,638$45,1669$8,856
Judicial and Legal 1$6,863$82,3560$0
Police Protection - Officers 40$146,124$43,8370$0
Police - Other 8$19,926$29,8897$1,993
Firefighters 41$150,552$44,0640$0
Fire - Other 1$4,428$53,1360$0
Streets and Highways 22$75,276$41,0601$523
Airports 7$15,941$27,3272$1,616
Solid Waste Management 14$36,166$30,9990$0
Sewerage 10$33,210$39,8520$0
Parks and Recreation 27$90,774$40,34458$30,102
Natural Resources 4$12,177$36,5311$1,483
Water Supply 27$89,481$39,7693$5,756
Transit 8$21,033$31,5509$7,528
Local Libraries 13$38,745$35,7658$3,542
Other and Unallocable 4$12,177$36,5311$403
Totals for Government 246$822,614$40,12899$61,802

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $8,985,000 ($335.37)
    Sewerage: $3,041,000 ($113.51)
    General - Other: $783,000 ($29.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $712,000 ($26.58)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $5,398,000 ($201.49)
    General - Other: $4,232,000 ($157.96)
    Police Protection: $2,834,000 ($105.78)
    Regular Highways: $2,364,000 ($88.24)
    Water Utilities: $1,955,000 ($72.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,797,000 ($67.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,470,000 ($54.87)
    Financial Administration: $1,238,000 ($46.21)
    Sewerage: $874,000 ($32.62)
    Libraries: $760,000 ($28.37)
    Air Transportation: $595,000 ($22.21)
    Health - Other: $590,000 ($22.02)
    Central Staff Services: $209,000 ($7.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $112,000 ($4.18)
    Parking Facilities: $30,000 ($1.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,000 ($0.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($1.46)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,353,000 ($349.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $394,000 ($14.71)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,776,000 ($66.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,250,000 ($46.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $945,000 ($35.27)
    All Other: $830,000 ($30.98)
    Air Transportation: $299,000 ($11.16)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($5.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,349,000 ($50.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($0.75)
    Highways: $8,000 ($0.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $463,000 ($17.28)
    Interest Earnings: $309,000 ($11.53)
    Rents: $137,000 ($5.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($1.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($0.75)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($0.49)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,074,000 ($114.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $365,000 ($13.62)
    General Local Government Support: $258,000 ($9.63)
    All Other: $138,000 ($5.15)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($2.46)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,512,000 ($467.02)
    Property: $4,983,000 ($186.00)
    Other License: $280,000 ($10.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,727,000 ($1072.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,632,000 ($770.11)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,846,000 ($330.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $751,000 ($28.03)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,928,000 ($258.59)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,544,000 ($580.19)

5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Spink County, SD  0.32% ($24,800 average AGI)
from Edmunds County, SD  0.30% ($48,810)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.29% ($27,975)


6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.65% ($29,670 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.24% ($24,455)
to Codington County, SD  0.23% ($29,406)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $3,194,000
Total average daily traffic: 82,211
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,571

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 5
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
AmericInn1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Ashley Furniture1Menards1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Ramada1
Foot Locker1Sears1
GNC1Slumberland1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Hardee's1Subway5
Holiday Inn1Super 83
IHOP1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1Target1
Jones New York2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS5
Kincaid1Vans1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture3YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets42
Browse common businesses in Aberdeen, SD


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  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #88 (57401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Larry Gene Anderson (3)
  • James Michael Campbell (3)
  • Simon Andrew Odland (1)
  • Todd M. Vanderlinde (1)
  • Frederick B. Slota (1)
  • Richard Lee Peterson (1)
  • H. Oscar Schlenker (1)
  • Frederick Slota (1)
  • Richard L. Peterson (1)
  • Todd M. Letcher (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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