Albany is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 883 people and just one neighborhood, Albany is the 660th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Albany is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Albany is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Albany who work in office and administrative support (22.48%), sales jobs (7.07%) and maintenance occupations (5.35%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Albany is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Albany’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small village, Albany doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.