What You Want To Know About Aberdeen


Fast Facts


Located 26 miles of Baltimore lies the city of Aberdeen. It is one of the component cities of Harford County in the state of Maryland and also holds the reputation of being the county’s largest municipality.


The city has a total land area of 17.64 square kms. According to online sources, current population of the city is pegged at close to 16 500 individuals of which about 65% are White Americans. Remaining percentage of the population belong to other races such as Black, African, and Native Americans while small percentage are migrants and offspring of racial intermarriages.


There are close to 7000 housing units in the entire city. 55% of these homes are occupied by the owners themselves while 40% are rental homes. The remaining 5% are declared vacant and ready or occupancy by first time home buyers or investment buyers alike. Average home value is at $225,808.


Health index of residents are also top-rated with 85% of its adult population being reported as non-smokers. 72% have good weight index while 77% maintains active lifestyles.


The city also holds a high employment rate of 96.2 according to online website livability.com. The same source also indicated a high preference for jobs related to management, business, science, and arts closely followed by works confined to sales and offices.


Schools are also motivating factors when it comes to the choice of city or community to move in. Aberdeen is served by the  Harford County Public Schools District. Preparatory to grade 5 is served by  Bakerfield Elementary School, G. Lisby Elementary at Hillsdale School, and Halls Cross Roads Elementary School. The middle school education (grade 6 to 8) is provided by Aberdeen Middle School while grades 9 to 12 can be obtained at Aberdeen High School.


Recreation in the City


The city of Aberdeen has a humid climate but is still very ideal for lots of activities to be enjoyed within the city’s perimeters. The city government has maintained its own facilities of recreation and entertainment for its residents and visitors to use. 


Located across the city hall with exact address at 60 North Parke Street is the Festival Park. It has long been the home of many community events such as Christmas Streets and the Farmers Market. The park has restrooms, a pavilion, picnic tables, and playground. From these available amenities, the park itself is a perfect spot where friends and families can share lunch, hangout with, and just spend the weekend without spending much!


For skate enthusiasts, the North Deen Skatepark at Post Rad is just the perfect hangout place for skater boys and skate girls. Aside from showing tricks and moves in here, the place is also ideal to meet new friends.


If you are a pet-loving individual and you just can’t leave the house without the company of your dog, then the venue for you is the Victory Street Dog Park. Utilizing ⅓ acre of land, the park is complete with exercise tunnels, fire hydrants, ramps and soon a water park will be added. Small and huge breeds of dog can enjoy play time and training time without their owners getting worried of them as there are separate sections for such breeds.


Aberdeen is a desirable city to live in considering that it has a high health index and employment rate. These factors coupled with quality education obtained in the city’s schools and the recreation facilities that are available for use, the city is an ideal and convenient place to live.



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