Albia is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 3,829 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Albia is the 102nd largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Albia was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Albia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Albia is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Albia who work in healthcare (14.02%), management occupations (10.65%), and office and administrative support (8.66%).
Albia is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Albia citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.41% of adults in Albia have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Albia in 2010 was $22,665, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,660 for a family of four. However, Albia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Albia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Albia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Albia include Irish, English, Czech, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Albia is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.