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Housing
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Affordability
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Diversity
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Safety
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Amenities
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Education
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Commute
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Albany, New York Info Snack

Albany (/lbni/ ( listen) AWL-b-nee) is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles (240 km) north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, including the nearby cities and suburbs of Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs. With a 2013 Census-estimated population of 1.1 million the Capital District is the third-most populous metropolitan region in the state and 38th in the United States.
Population
97,889
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
23.8%
Median Home
$173,300
Median Income
$45,500
Median Rent
$951

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Rankings for Albany in New York

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Map Of Albany, NY

Population over time in Albany

Year Population % Change
2017 97,889 -0.6%
2016 98,498 0.1%
2015 98,425 -0.0%
2014 98,468 0.2%
2013 98,287 0.1%
2012 98,142 0.3%
2011 97,892 0.0%
2010 97,879 -0.1%
2009 97,951 -
Crime/100k Albany NY USA
Violent Crime 837.0 350.5 368.9
Murder 12.2 2.9 5.0
Robbery 212.6 93.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 559.4 220.9 246.8
Property Crime 3200.7 1440.5 2199.5
Burglary 439.4 159.3 376.0
Larceny 2629.1 1214.0 1594.6
Car Theft 132.2 67.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Albany

White
49.9% (48,851)
African American
27.9% (27,329)
American Indian
0.1% (109)
Asian
6.9% (6,792)
Hawaiian
0.0% (21)
Other
0.4% (416)
Two Or More
4.5% (4,358)
Hispanic
10.2% (10,013)
Race Albany NY USA
White 49.9% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 27.9% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 6.9% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.2% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Albany, New York

Less than $10,000
10.4% (1,021,008)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (753,759)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (1,252,861)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (965,658)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (1,260,463)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (1,603,966)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (1,024,809)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.7% (1,046,189)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (482,235)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (377,948)
Income Albany NY USA
Less than $10,000 10.4% 673.0% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 517.2% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 880.8% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 823.0% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 1090.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 1559.3% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 1187.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.7% 1537.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 757.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 974.2% 697.9%

Gender in Albany

Female
52.9% (51,780)
Male
47.1% (46,108)
Gender Albany NY USA
Female 52.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Albany for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (3,915)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (6,852)
High School / GED
25.0% (24,472)
Some College
18.0% (17,620)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (7,831)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (18,598)
Master's Degree
13.0% (12,725)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,936)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (2,936)
Education Albany NY USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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