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Aberdeen is a township in Brown County, in the Aberdeen metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Aberdeen. For links to other places called Aberdeen, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Aberdeen is 45.459N. The longitude is -98.505W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,309 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,472.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Aberdeen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brown County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57401 ZIP code.
53% of Aberdeen residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aberdeen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aberdeen was $21,814, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Aberdeen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Aberdeen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.
Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aberdeen political report.
The average commute time for Aberdeen workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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