Aberdeen, SD Demographics


Population (year 2000): 24,658. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,098 (-2.3% change)
Males: 11,625 (47.1%), Females: 13,033 (52.9%)

Brown County

Zip codes: 57401.

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $33,276 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,800 (year 2000)

Races in Aberdeen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • American Indian (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (53.6%), Norwegian (14.9%), Irish (8.5%), English (6.8%), Russian (5.9%), Swedish (3.6%).

Elevation: 1304 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen city

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.7% Foreign born

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

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Aberdeen:

  • AVERA ST LUKES (305 S STATE ST)
  • DAKOTA PLAINS SURGICAL CENTER LLP (701 8TH AVENUE NW SUITE C)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Aberdeen:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – CAH (about 42 miles; REDFIELD, SD)
  • OAKES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – CAH (about 50 miles; OAKES, ND)
  • FAULK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 53 miles; FAULKTON, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Aberdeen:

  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 5 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; ID: ABR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 77 miles; HURON, SD; ID: HON)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 100 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; ID: ATY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Aberdeen:

  • GROTON MUNI (about 28 miles; GROTON, SD; ID: 2E6)
  • ELLENDALE MUNI (about 37 miles; ELLENDALE, ND; ID: 4E7)
  • REDFIELD MUNI (about 43 miles; REDFIELD, SD; ID: 1D8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Aberdeen:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,356; Location: 1200 S JAY ST; Public; Website: www.northern.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PRESENTATION COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 342; Location: 1500 N MAIN; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.presentation.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Aberdeen:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 139 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 141 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 146 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 169 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 169 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 181 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 185 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,205)

Schools

Public high schools in Aberdeen:

  • CENTRAL HI SCH (Students: 1,234; Location: 225 3RD AVE SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SD SB-VI HI SCH (Students: 17; Location: 423 17TH AVE SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ABERDEEN ALTERNATIVE (Students: 10; Location: 640-9TH AVE SW; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in Aberdeen:

  • RONCALLI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 1400 NORTH DAKOTA ST; Grades: 7 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

  • SIMMONS MIDDLE SCH (Students: 441; Location: 1300 S 3RD ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • C C LEE ELEM (Students: 422; Location: 1900 N STATE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HOLGATE MIDDLE SCH (Students: 410; Location: 2200 N DAKOTA ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 388; Location: 414 S 10TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • O M TIFFANY ELEM (Students: 316; Location: 819 8TH AVE NE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MAY OVERBY ELEM (Students: 294; Location: 612 SE 14TH AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SIMMONS ELEM (Students: 285; Location: 1500 S 3RD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NEW BEGINNINGS (Students: 19; Location: 1620 MILWAUKEE AVE NE; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • SD SB-VI ELEM (Students: 8; Location: 423 17TH AVE SE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • HUB AREA MULTI-DISTRICT (Location: 640 9TH AVE SW; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

  • RONCALLI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 505 THIRD AVENUE SE; Grades: 3 – 6)
  • RONCALLI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 424 SECOND AVENUE NE; Grades: PK – 2)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 1500 EAST MELGAARD ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 923 S DAKOTA ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • DAKOTA SCHOOL HOUSE (Students: 26; Location: 723 3RD AVE SE; Grades: 3 – 10)
  • CHILDERN HOUSE OF MONTESSORI (Students: 19; Location: 316 S ARCH; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Aberdeen:

  • ALEXANDER MITCHELL LIBRARY (Operating income: $822,765; Location: 519 SOUTH KLINE STREET; 99,954 books; 2,567 audio materials; 2,411 video materials; 361 serial subscriptions)