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 August 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
96,460

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.8%
5 - 17:
12.0%
18 - 24:
21.8%
25 - 34:
16.1%
35 - 54:
21.1%
55 - 64:
10.3%
Over 65 Years:
12.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
14.7%
14.7%
High School Graduates
87.8%
87.8%
College Graduated
39.6%
39.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Albany
$29,174
$29,174
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Albany
$45,825
$45,825
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
22.9%

Employment Industries in Albany

 
Healthcare
21.2%
21.2%
Public Service
12.3%
12.3%
Education
11.5%
11.5%
Retail
10.1%
10.1%
Accommodation
9.3%
9.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.3%
7.3%
Other
4.5%
4.5%
Finance
3.8%
3.8%
Administration
3.6%
3.6%
Construction
3.2%
3.2%
Manufacturing
2.8%
2.8%
Arts
2.6%
2.6%
Information Technology
2.3%
2.3%
Transportation
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
50.3%
50.3%
Black or African American
26.9%
26.9%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.1%
10.1%
Asian
6.9%
6.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.7%
5.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
13.9%
13.9%
Italian
11.4%
11.4%
German
9.0%
9.0%
English
5.0%
5.0%
Polish
3.7%
3.7%
French
2.3%
2.3%
Jamaican
1.8%
1.8%
Dutch
1.6%
1.6%
European
1.4%
1.4%
Russian
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
French Canadian
1.1%
1.1%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Greek
0.7%
0.7%
Guyanese
0.6%
0.6%
Eastern European
0.6%
0.6%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Ukrainian
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
82.9%
82.9%
Spanish
5.7%
5.7%
Other Asian languages
1.5%
1.5%
Urdu
1.4%
1.4%
Chinese
1.2%
1.2%
French
1.0%
1.0%
African languages
0.9%
0.9%
Langs. of India
0.8%
0.8%
Tagalog
0.8%
0.8%
Arabic
0.7%
0.7%
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%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Albany Residents:
14.2%