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Aberdeen
Location of Aberdeen in Bingham County, Idaho.
Location of Aberdeen in Bingham County, Idaho.
Aberdeen is located in Idaho
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Location in Idaho
Aberdeen is located in the United States
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Location in the United States
Aberdeen is located in North America
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Location in North America
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bingham
Area
 • Total 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Land 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
4,403 ft (1,342 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,756
 • Density 1,704.85/sq mi (658.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83210
Area codes 208, 986
FIPS code 16-00100
GNIS feature ID 0396023

Aberdeen is a city in Bingham County, Idaho, United States. The community was named after Aberdeen, in Scotland. The population was 1,994 at the 2010 census, up from 1,840 in 2000.

Geography

Aberdeen is located at 42°56′36″N 112°50′22″W / 42.94333°N 112.83944°W / 42.94333; -112.83944 (42.943405, -112.839322), at an elevation of 4,403 feet (1,342 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Aberdeen has a steppe climate (BSk) according to the Köppen climate classification system.

Climate data for Aberdeen Experiment Station (1914-2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 56
(13.3)
63
(17.2)
76
(24.4)
86
(30)
96
(35.6)
103
(39.4)
104
(40)
103
(39.4)
99
(37.2)
89
(31.7)
76
(24.4)
67
(19.4)
104
(40)
Average high °F (°C) 31.1
(-0.5)
37
(2.8)
47.1
(8.39)
59.1
(15.06)
68.7
(20.39)
77.6
(25.33)
87.9
(31.06)
86.3
(30.17)
76
(24.4)
62.7
(17.06)
45.7
(7.61)
34.1
(1.17)
59.4
(15.22)
Average low °F (°C) 11
(-11.7)
16
(-8.9)
23.3
(-4.83)
30
(-1.1)
37.6
(3.11)
44.3
(6.83)
49.9
(9.94)
47.3
(8.5)
38.4
(3.56)
29.6
(-1.33)
21.5
(-5.83)
13.8
(-10.11)
30.2
(-1)
Record low °F (°C) -42
(-41.1)
-38
(-38.9)
-24
(-31.1)
-7
(-21.7)
15
(-9.4)
22
(-5.6)
31
(-0.6)
29
(-1.7)
9
(-12.8)
2
(-16.7)
-16
(-26.7)
-32
(-35.6)
-42
(-41.1)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.72
(18.3)
0.63
(16)
0.71
(18)
0.85
(21.6)
1.1
(28)
0.9
(23)
0.44
(11.2)
0.47
(11.9)
0.65
(16.5)
0.82
(20.8)
0.71
(18)
0.79
(20.1)
8.8
(224)
Snowfall inches (cm) 6.4
(16.3)
4
(10)
1.9
(4.8)
1.3
(3.3)
0.1
(0.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.5
(1.3)
1.6
(4.1)
5.2
(13.2)
21
(53)
Avg. precipitation days 8 6 6 6 7 5 3 4 4 5 6 7 67
Source: WRCC

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 471
1930 646 37.2%
1940 1,016 57.3%
1950 1,486 46.3%
1960 1,484 −0.1%
1970 1,542 3.9%
1980 1,528 −0.9%
1990 1,406 −8.0%
2000 1,840 30.9%
2010 1,994 8.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,994 people, 615 households, and 466 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,935.9 inhabitants per square mile (747.5/km2). There were 667 housing units at an average density of 647.6 per square mile (250.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 60.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 37.5% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 54.1% of the population.

There were 615 households, of which 49.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.2% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.24 and the average family size was 3.79.

The median age in the city was 28.1 years. 37.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 19.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

Transportation

Airport

Aberdeen Municipal Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of the central business district of Aberdeen.

Pocatello Regional Transit operates a shuttle bus from Aberdeen to Pocatello three times on Weekdays, and twice on Saturdays and Sundays.

Education

Aberdeen Public Schools are part of the Aberdeen School District #58. Schools located in the district include Aberdeen Elementary School, Aberdeen Middle School and Aberdeen High School.

The University of Idaho's Aberdeen Research and Extension Center is located near the town.

C.J. Ward is the Superintendent of Schools.

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