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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

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

 

Total Population
72,130

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.9%
5 - 17:
17.4%
18 - 24:
13.0%
25 - 34:
13.8%
35 - 54:
22.8%
55 - 64:
11.7%
Over 65 Years:
14.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
9.7%
9.7%
High School Graduates
82.8%
82.8%
College Graduated
20.0%
20.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Albany
$20,313
$20,313
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Albany
$36,615
$36,615
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
30.8%

Employment Industries in Albany

 
Healthcare
15.0%
15.0%
Retail
11.8%
11.8%
Education
11.8%
11.8%
Accommodation
10.1%
10.1%
Manufacturing
9.5%
9.5%
Public Service
7.8%
7.8%
Transportation
5.8%
5.8%
Other
5.1%
5.1%
Administration
5.1%
5.1%
Construction
4.4%
4.4%
Real estate
2.5%
2.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.5%
2.5%
Finance
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
21.1%
21.1%
Black Or African American
74.2%
74.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
0.9%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.4%
1.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
3.2%
3.2%
Irish
3.0%
3.0%
German
1.8%
1.8%
African
1.6%
1.6%
European
0.8%
0.8%
Italian
0.8%
0.8%
French
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.6%
0.6%
Scottish
0.6%
0.6%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Bahamian
0.3%
0.3%
Dutch
0.2%
0.2%
Czech
0.2%
0.2%
British
0.2%
0.2%
Jamaican
0.1%
0.1%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian
0.1%
0.1%
British West Indian
0.1%
0.1%
Swedish
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
96.6%
96.6%
Spanish
2.0%
2.0%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
French Creole
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Chinese
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Albany Residents:
1.8%