Aberdeen’s Gretna Green Festival commemorates Squires John Shelton and Massie Beasley who, like the magistrates of Gretna Green, Scotland, performed instant marriages without the formality of a license, and often without the consent of parents. The annual Gretna Green Festival celebrates Aberdeen’s Scottish connection with food, games, bagpipes, and other entertainment.
Pros to Living in Aberdeen, Ohio Today
There are many pros to living in Aberdeen, Ohio including arts and culture, entertainment, and a below average cost of living.
As of 2014, Aberdeen's population was 1,584 people and since 2000, it has had a population growth of -7.26 percent.
For homeowners, the median home cost in Aberdeen, Ohio is $96,300.00 and home appreciation last year was 7.40 percent.
Compared to the rest of the country, Aberdeen's cost of living is 15.60% lower than the U.S. average. Also, Aberdeen public schools spend $10,975 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Aberdeen. Also, the unemployment rate in Aberdeen is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth in Aberdeen, Ohio has been positive and jobs in Aberdeen, Ohio have Increased by 2.29 percent.