Albany Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Albany Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
96,460

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.6%
5 - 17:
12.1%
18 - 24:
21.5%
25 - 34:
16.3%
35 - 54:
21.4%
55 - 64:
10.3%
Over 65 Years:
12.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
14.7%
14.7%
High School Graduates
89.4%
89.4%
College Graduated
38.6%
38.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Albany
$28,402
$28,402
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Albany
$45,500
$45,500
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
23.8%

Employment Industries in Albany

 
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Healthcare
20.4%
20.4%
Public Service
12.3%
12.3%
Education
11.9%
11.9%
Retail
9.9%
9.9%
Accommodation
9.9%
9.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.9%
6.9%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Administration
3.8%
3.8%
Finance
3.6%
3.6%
Manufacturing
3.2%
3.2%
Construction
3.1%
3.1%
Arts
2.5%
2.5%
Transportation
2.5%
2.5%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
49.9%
49.9%
Black Or African American
27.9%
27.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
6.9%
6.9%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.9%
4.9%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.2%
10.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
13.9%
13.9%
Italian
11.6%
11.6%
German
9.7%
9.7%
English
4.8%
4.8%
Polish
3.5%
3.5%
French
2.4%
2.4%
Jamaican
1.9%
1.9%
Dutch
1.4%
1.4%
Russian
1.3%
1.3%
French Canadian
1.1%
1.1%
Greek
1.1%
1.1%
Scottish
1.0%
1.0%
African
0.9%
0.9%
European
0.7%
0.7%
Eastern European
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Guyanese
0.5%
0.5%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Ukrainian
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
82.8%
82.8%
Spanish
5.7%
5.7%
Other Asian languages
1.5%
1.5%
Urdu
1.4%
1.4%
Chinese
1.3%
1.3%
French
0.9%
0.9%
African languages
0.9%
0.9%
Langs. of India
0.8%
0.8%
Tagalog
0.8%
0.8%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
Slavic languages
0.6%
0.6%
Italian
0.5%
0.5%
French Creole
0.4%
0.4%
Other Indo-European
0.4%
0.4%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Albany Residents:
13.2%