Overview

Introduction to Aberdeen, Maryland

Located in Harford county, Aberdeen, Maryland, is 24 miles E of Towson, Maryland (center to center) and 27 miles NE of Baltimore, Maryland.

Aberdeen History

Aberdeen was established as a village by Edmund Law Rogers in 1852. The Rogers family named the city Aberdeen, after the original Aberdeen City in Scotland. It was incorporated as a town in 1892, and reincorporated as a city in 1992. At the present, Aberdeen comprises of three areas: Hall's Cross Roads, Mechanicsville, and the Village of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen and nearby Attractions

  • Ripken Museum
  • Gunpowder Falls State Park
  • Beechtree Golf Club
  • Brandywine Battlefield

Things To Do In Aberdeen

The city of Aberdeen is home to a number of golf courses such as the Beechtree Golf Club, The Wetlands Golf Course, and Bulle Rock Golf Club. The Ripken Museum and the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum are nearby. The Gunpowder Falls State Park and Elk Neck State Park are located in the city. The historic Brandywine Battlefield is also in the region.

Aberdeen Transportation

The closest airport to the city is Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Aberdeen Higher Education

Higher education is available at the Harford Community College, Morgan State University, and Towson University.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,701
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+7,619
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married41.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.4%
Median Earnings25+$39,343
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,240
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,709
% Above Poverty Level82.2%
% Below Poverty Level17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone33%
Median Gross Rent$1,006
Median House Value$205,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35%
German13.3%
Irish9.3%
African6.1%
English5.4%
Italian3.2%
Polish2.6%
Ethiopian1.3%
West Indian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Ghanaian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Haitian0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Greek0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Australian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Aberdeen Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHarford County
Standard Zip Codes21001
Phone Area Codes41,04,43,667
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.51
Approximate Longitude-76.17

Aberdeen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationABERDEEN PHILLIPS FIELD
Distance3 miles
Jan Temp26 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationCHESTERTOWN
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 42 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationMILLINGTON 1 SE
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bel Air10,068$86,091
Betterton385$81,875
Charlestown1,391$103,194
Havre de Grace13,555$101,693
Perryville4,395$91,657
Port Deposit618$71,875

Aberdeen Public Schools

Aberdeen High
251 Paradise Rd
ZIP: 21001
(410) 273-5500
High
Total Enrollment 1444
Aberdeen Middle
111 Mount Royal Ave
ZIP: 21001
(410) 273-5510
Middle
Total Enrollment 1108
Bakerfield Elementary
36 Baker St
ZIP: 21001
(410) 273-5518
Primary
Total Enrollment 429
Center For Educational Opportunity
253 Paradise Rd
ZIP: 21001
(410) 273-5594
High
Total Enrollment 93
G. Lisby Elementary At Hillsdale
810 Edmund St
ZIP: 21001
(410) 273-5530
Primary
Total Enrollment 408
Halls Cross Roads Elementary
203 E Bel Air Ave
ZIP: 21001
(410) 273-5524
Primary
Total Enrollment 496

Aberdeen Private Schools

St Joan Of Arc School
230 S Law St
ZIP: 21001
Elementary
Total Enrollment 179
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