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
55,338

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.9%
5 - 17:
16.8%
18 - 24:
9.7%
25 - 34:
14.6%
35 - 54:
25.2%
55 - 64:
11.9%
Over 65 Years:
15.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.0%
5.0%
High School Graduates
91.5%
91.5%
College Graduated
27.4%
27.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Albany
$29,664
$29,664
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Albany
$60,624
$60,624
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.0%

Employment Industries in Albany

 
Healthcare
17.4%
17.4%
Manufacturing
12.9%
12.9%
Retail
10.2%
10.2%
Education
9.6%
9.6%
Accommodation
6.7%
6.7%
Construction
6.6%
6.6%
Public Service
6.3%
6.3%
Other
5.3%
5.3%
Transportation
4.6%
4.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.1%
4.1%
Administration
3.3%
3.3%
Wholesale
2.6%
2.6%
Real estate
2.4%
2.4%
Finance
2.2%
2.2%
Agriculture
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
81.0%
81.0%
Black Or African American
0.5%
0.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.7%
0.7%
Asian
1.5%
1.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.5%
3.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
12.6%
12.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
20.2%
20.2%
English
11.1%
11.1%
Irish
9.9%
9.9%
European
6.6%
6.6%
Scottish
3.0%
3.0%
French
3.0%
3.0%
Norwegian
2.9%
2.9%
Italian
2.9%
2.9%
Swedish
2.5%
2.5%
Scots-Irish
2.0%
2.0%
Dutch
2.0%
2.0%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
Danish
1.1%
1.1%
Welsh
0.9%
0.9%
Scandinavian
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.8%
0.8%
French Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
Greek
0.6%
0.6%
Czech
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
89.6%
89.6%
Spanish
8.5%
8.5%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Albany Residents:
5.6%