New Albany is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 36,732 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, New Albany is the 24th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Albany is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Albany is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Albany who work in office and administrative support (15.04%), sales jobs (11.89%), and food service (7.85%).
In terms of college education, New Albany is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.46% of adults 25 and older in New Albany have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Albany in 2010 was $22,083, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,332 for a family of four. However, New Albany contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Albany is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Albany home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Albany residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Albany include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in New Albany is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.