Aberdeen, WA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 16,461. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,358 (-0.6% change)
Males: 8,148 (49.5%), Females: 8,313 (50.5%)

Grays Harbor County

Zip code: 98520

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $30,683 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,100 (year 2000)

Races in Aberdeen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.2%)
  • Hispanic (9.2%)
  • American Indian (5.4%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.9%), Irish (11.5%), English (10.0%), United States (6.9%), Norwegian (5.5%), Swedish (4.6%).

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen city

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

7.1% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -177 (-1.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Aberdeen:

  • GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (915 ANDERSON DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Aberdeen:

  • WILLAPA HARBOR HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; SOUTH BEND, WA)
  • MARK REED HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; MCCLEARY, WA)
  • OCEAN BEACH HOSPITAL (about 48 miles; ILWACO, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Aberdeen:

  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 57 miles; ASTORIA, OR; ID: AST)
  • OLYMPIA (about 64 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; ID: OLM)
  • WILLIAM R FAIRCHILD INTL (about 82 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; ID: CLM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Aberdeen:

  • BOWERMAN (about 8 miles; HOQUIAM, WA; ID: HQM)
  • WILLAPA HARBOR (about 21 miles; SOUTH BEND/RAYMOND/, WA; ID: 2S9)
  • WESTPORT (about 21 miles; WESTPORT, WA; ID: 14S)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Aberdeen:

  • GRAYS HARBOR COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,289; Location: 1620 EDWARD P SMITH DR; Public; Website: ghc.ctc.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aberdeen:

  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 59 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,749)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 81 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 83 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 89 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 5,921)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,710)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 92 miles; BREMERTON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,889)

Schools

Public high schools in Aberdeen:

  • J M WEATHERWAX HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,062; Location: 213 E 2ND; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 300 N. WILLIAMS; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

  • MILLER JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 637; Location: 100 E LINDSTROM; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MCDERMOTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 440; Location: 601 NORTH K ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • STEVENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 301 S. FARRAGUT; Grades: PK – 06)
  • A J WEST ELEMENTARY (Students: 404; Location: 1801 BAY AVE.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ROBERT GRAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 373; Location: 1516 NORTH B ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • CENTRAL PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 232; Location: 601 SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WISHKAH VALLEY ELEMENTARY/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 4640 WISHKAH RD.; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ALEXANDER YOUNG ELEMENTARY (Students: 173; Location: 1700 CHERRY ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HOPKINS ELEMENTARY (Students: 53; Location: 1313 PACIFIC; Grades: PK – PK)
  • GRAYS HARBOR JUVENILE DETENTION (Students: 29; Location: GRAYS HARBOR JUVENILE DETENTIO; Grades: 06 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Aberdeen:

  • ST MARY S SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 518 NORTH H STREET; Grades: PK – 8)