Aberdeen, Ohio

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Aberdeen, Ohio
Village
Location of Aberdeen, Ohio
Location of Aberdeen, Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Brown
Area
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
ElevationTemplate:GR 515 ft (157 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,603
 • Density 1,133.8/sq mi (437.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 45101
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-00142Template:GR
GNIS feature ID 1056195Template:GR

Aberdeen is a village in Brown County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 1,603 at the 2000 census.

Aberdeen is connected to Maysville, Kentucky by the Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge to downtown Maysville and the William H. Harsha Bridge, a cable-stayed bridge completed in 2001. It was part of Zane's Trace, a frontier road through the Northwest Territory completed in 1797.

History

Aberdeen was founded in 1796 by James Edwards on the north shore of the Ohio River, at the site where a ferry had sprung up between Fishing Gut Creek and Maysville, Kentucky. It was named for Aberdeen, Scotland, the birthplace of James Edwards. Aberdeen was incorported in 1816, by Nathan Ellis, another early settler to that region.

Geography

Aberdeen is located at 38°39′54″N 83°46′3″W / 38.66500°N 83.76750°W / 38.66500; -83.76750 (38.665027, -83.767638).Template:GR

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (16.47%) is water.

Climate

Climate data for Aberdeen
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 42
(6)
44.5
(6.9)
55.2
(12.9)
66.3
(19.1)
76.2
(24.6)
84.4
(29.1)
88.1
(31.2)
86.7
(30.4)
81.2
(27.3)
70
(21)
56
(13)
44.8
(7.1)
66.3
(19.1)
Average low °F (°C) 22.8
(−5.1)
23.4
(−4.8)
31.7
(−0.2)
40.5
(4.7)
50.1
(10.1)
59.3
(15.2)
63.5
(17.5)
62.2
(16.8)
55.4
(13)
43.3
(6.3)
33.6
(0.9)
25.5
(−3.6)
42.6
(5.9)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 3.7
(94)
3.1
(79)
4.3
(109)
3.8
(97)
4.2
(107)
3.9
(99)
4.5
(114)
3.9
(99)
3.2
(81)
2.6
(66)
3.2
(81)
3.6
(91)
44
(1,117)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there were 1,603 people, 689 households, and 436 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,133.8 people per square mile (439.0/km²). There were 825 housing units at an average density of 583.5 per square mile (225.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.88% White, 1.37% African American, 0.81% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 689 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,202, and the median income for a family was $33,906. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $23,889 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,287. About 18.6% of families and 21.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.9% of those under age 18 and 18.3% of those age 65 or over.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Aberdeen, Ohio". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.