Aberdeen, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 3,400. Estimated population in July 2005: 4,794 (+41.0% change)
Males: 1,611 (47.4%), Females: 1,789 (52.6%)

Moore County

Zip code: 28315

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $31,911 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,500 (year 2000)

Races in Aberdeen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.4%)
  • Black (21.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (12.9%), German (12.8%), United States (11.1%), Irish (10.8%), Italian (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Elevation: 339 feet

Land area: 6.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen town

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

2.3% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +501 (+17.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Aberdeen:

  • FIRSTHEALTH MOORE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PINEHURST, NC)
  • SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • SANDHILLS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; HAMLET, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Aberdeen:

  • MOORE COUNTY (about 8 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; ID: SOP)
  • POPE AFB (about 30 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; ID: POB)
  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 41 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; ID: FAY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Aberdeen:

  • P K AIRPARK (about 19 miles; RAEFORD, NC; ID: 5W4)
  • LAURINBURG-MAXTON (about 25 miles; MAXTON, NC; ID: MEB)
  • ROCKINGHAM-HAMLET (about 29 miles; ROCKINGHAM, NC; ID: 45J)
Amtrak station near Aberdeen:

  • 4 miles: SOUTHERN PINES (N. WEST BROAD ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aberdeen:

  • CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; SANFORD, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,400)
  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 4,815)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 35 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; FT enrollment: 2,806)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY INC (about 52 miles; BUIES CREEK, NC; FT enrollment: 5,286)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
Private high school in Aberdeen:

  • SOLID ROCK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 311 EAST MAPLE ST.; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

  • SOUTHERN MIDDLE (Students: 697; Location: 515 JOHNSON STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ABERDEEN PRIMARY (Students: 335; Location: 310 KEYSER ST; Grades: KG – 02)
  • ABERDEEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 319; Location: 503 SANDHILLS BLVD N; Grades: 03 – 05)