Brown County

Aberdeen, SD: What you need to know

Home to Northern State University, Aberdeen provides residents and visitors with multiple opportunities for outdoor recreation such as lakes, hiking trails, golf courses and winter skating rinks. The performance arts are well represented by Aberdeen Community Theatre and an annual South Dakota Film Festival, and the city’s largest employer is Avera Saint Luke’s Hospital. For something a bit different, Brown County Speedway hosts Saturday night dirt track racing six months a year.



Aberdeen, SD City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 27,418
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $47,290
Median Home Price $136,200
Walkscore 34

Aberdeen, SD Rankings

Aberdeen, SD Demographics

Median Population in Aberdeen, SD

Median Age 34.9%
Age 18 Over 76.5%
Age 21 Over 71.2%
Age 62 Over 18.5%
Age 65 Over 15.7%

Race in Aberdeen, SD

  Ethnicity White 90.6%
  Ethnicity Black 1.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 4.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.1%

Population By Gender in Aberdeen, SD

  Male 48.2%
  Female 51.8%

Language in Aberdeen, SD

  English Only 93.4%
  English Other 6.6%

Economics in Aberdeen, SD

  Median Household Income $47,290
  Median Home Price $136,200
  Homes Owned 38.3%
  Homes Rent 61.7%
  Median Property Rent $602

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Commute Types in Aberdeen, SD

  Walked 2.7%
  Worked at Home 2.8%
  Public Transportation 0.3%
  Other Means 2.3%
  Drove Alone 83%
  Carpooled 8.8%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 50
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