NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Albany, NY

Albany, NY is located in Albany County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Albany is about 141,935 with about 1,740 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 586,383.

The Average Home Value is $159,600.00, which is roughly 40% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,119.18, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 18% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Albany is about 6.9%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Albany County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 48.65% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 64.29%
Republican: 33.01%
Other: 1.21%
Libertarian: 0.98%
Green: 0.5%


Nearby Locations

Menands, NY (3.05 mi.)
Rensselaer, NY (3.20 mi.)
Glenmont, NY (3.24 mi.)
Stuyvsnt Plz, NY (4.64 mi.)
Siena, NY (4.68 mi.)
Loudonville, NY (4.68 mi.)
E Greenbush, NY (4.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 12202, 12203, 12204, 12205, 12206, 12207, 12208, 12209, 12210, 12211, 12222
Latitude : 42.630258
Longitude : -73.762464
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 17 ft.
Area Code(s) : 518, 838

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 1.95
Male Population Estimate : 51.32%
Female Population Estimate : 55.08%
Median Age : 34.6
Male Median Age : 33.8
Female Median Age : 35.3

White Population Estimate : 73.79%
Black Population Estimate : 25.44%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.22%
Asian Population Estimate : 6.55%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.16%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.98%
Other Population Estimate : 3.13%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Albany specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Albany County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Albany County: About 348 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Albany County is about 28% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 17% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.