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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-
Aberdeen is a town in North Carolina with a population of 7,265. Aberdeen is in Moore County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Aberdeen offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Aberdeen there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Aberdeen and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Aberdeen are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$163,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$815
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    115.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    13.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    63.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    511.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,391
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    63.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Aberdeen

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,255
National
$55,322
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Aberdeen Reviews

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My overall experience in Aberdeen hasn't been the greatest. This is my hometown, however, I notice there's not enough things for our young community to do. On the other hand, this community is very friendly and quiet place for families to enjoy their lives. This county mainly focuses their attention on the "rich retirement" group. Which isn't fair for those who are young and need guidance in life. Although we do have programs such as the Boys & Girls Club, I feel like we need more than just one program for our youth.
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Small town but has most things you look for day to day. There are many options for grocery shopping, large retail stores and restaurants, and all the everyday services. Close to several small parks and small family outdoor activities, and only 1-2 hours from much larger cities and events.
Aberdeen is a great city that is up and coming. It is a small town with a big voice. It has the potential to be great in the future. They are in the process of building a new elementary school which was needed due to the older one being WAY too old. Overall, this town is extremely family friendly and I love living here.