Albany, OR


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Albany is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 52,175 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Albany is the 11th largest community in Oregon.

Albany is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Albany is a city 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 (13.44%), sales jobs (10.78%), and management occupations (8.66%).

Also of interest is that Albany has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Albany are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.46% of adults in Albany having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Albany in 2010 was $22,563, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,252 for a family of four. However, Albany contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Albany is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Albany home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Albany residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Albany also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Albany include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Albany is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.