Albany Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Albany is 67,146. 28.33% is under 18, while 15.91% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.88% of the population was five years old or younger, 28.33% were 18 years or younger and 28.10% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 53.43% female and 46.57% male.

Albany Housing

According to the US Census, Albany has 32,318 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Albany was 84.65%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $100,800

Albany Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and White Alone constitute 95.00% of Albany's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 1.23% of the total population.

Other racial groups include White Black Or African American, constituting 1.00% of the city's population and Asian Alone at 0.76%

Black Or African American Alone74.94%
White Alone20.07%
Some Other Race Alone1.23%
White Black Or African American1.00%
Asian Alone0.76%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.17%

How Educated is Albany

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 11.6% of Albany residents had a bachelor's degree, while 9.4% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 21.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Albany CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher80.0%
Some College Or Associates Degree41.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency31.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher25.9%
Some College No Degree18.9%
From 9th To 12th Grade No Diploma13.2%

Average Income in Albany

The median household income in Albany is $38,999. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $38,999.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $50,282 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $67,210.

A closer examination of the income groups of Albany households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (14.9%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (4.7%). 12.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$67,210
Nonfamily households$27,290