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Population in 2012: 18,969 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 

Males: 9,206  (48.5%)
Females: 9,763  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94706, 94707, 94710.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,681 (it was $54,919 in 2000)
Albany:

$72,681
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,422

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $574,938 (it was $305,500 in 2000)
Albany:

$574,938
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $640,104; Detached houses: $696,713; Townhouses or other attached units: $687,484; In 2-unit structures: $610,780; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $640,299; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $365,036

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,535.

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  • White alone - 9,450 (51.1%)
  • Asian alone - 5,528 (29.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,768 (9.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1,110 (6.0%)
  • Black alone - 518 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 34 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 44 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Albany: 140.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.6%), Irish (5.9%), English (5.8%), Italian (3.9%), French (2.6%), Arab (2.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 11,150 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albany city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

5,961 residents are foreign born (18.0% Asia, 4.7% Europe).

This city:  32.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Albany, California as of December 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Albany to the number of sex offenders is 9,485 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,421 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,762 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berkeley, CA (1.8 miles , pop. 102,743).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (7.6 miles , pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (342.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kensington, CA (1.2 miles ), Berkeley, CA (1.3 miles ), El Cerrito, CA (1.4 miles ), East Richmond Heights, CA (1.9 miles ), Emeryville, CA (2.0 miles ), Richmond, CA (2.0 miles ), West Contra Costa, CA (2.1 miles) , El Sobrante, CA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,600
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $257,600
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $319,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $267,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $391,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $460,200
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $236,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $430,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 122.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,571 (-19.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,284 (14.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 510

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Crime rates in Albany by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.06.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3336314331542
per 100,000 17.217.917.635.718.16.124.818.918.96.331.121.310.5
Robberies 38334144293640333036242626
per 100,000 217.7197.0240.5261.9174.8220.5247.9207.7188.6225.7149.1138.6137.1
Assaults 4726417918109178877
per 100,000 269.2155.223.5101.254.3110.362.056.6106.950.249.737.336.9
Burglaries 110150154172130136134173881129585116
per 100,000 630.0895.5903.31023.7783.7833.1830.31088.8553.1702.2590.2453.2611.8
Thefts 381511496529446497539474435381392338346
per 100,000 2182.33050.72909.43148.42688.53044.63339.92983.22734.32388.72435.41802.01824.9
Auto thefts 86114133163142143123129127107955375
per 100,000 492.6680.6780.2970.1856.0876.0762.2811.9798.3670.8590.2282.6395.6
Arson 25378353017424
per 100,000 11.529.917.641.748.218.431.018.90.0106.624.910.721.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 323.9366.5355.1429.4342.0366.1383.2372.5325.3299.8283.1205.3218.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Albany detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.36

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Albany, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +191 (+1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Life and physical scientists (9%)
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1302% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from Albany center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Albany center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alameda County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tim Armstrong - Male singer, Walter De Maria - Contemporary artist, Angel Tompkins - Film actor, Rich Robertson (right-handed pitcher) - Baseball player, John Flavin - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Albany:

  • BLIZE HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 800 SAN PABLO AVENUE, SUITE C)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Albany:

  • CARLSON CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; EL CERRITO, CA)
  • SHIELDS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; EL CERRITO, CA)
  • EL CERRITO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; EL CERRITO, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Albany, CA

Amtrak stations near Albany:

  • 2 miles: BERKELEY (3RD ST. & UNIVERSITY AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: EMERYVILLE (5885 LANDREGAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: RICHMOND (16TH ST. & MACDONALD AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.albanyca.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • University of California-Berkeley (about 3 miles; Berkeley, CA; Full-time enrollment: 34,089)
  • Contra Costa College (about 6 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Laney College (about 7 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Academy of Art University (about 10 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,101)
  • Saint Marys College of California (about 11 miles; Moraga, CA; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • University of San Francisco (about 12 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 8,226)
  • University of California-San Francisco (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 3,119)

Public high schools in Albany:

Private high school in Albany:

  • SCHOOL FOR INDEPENDENT LEARNERS - EAST BAY (Students: 35; Location: 1231 SOLANO AVE; Grades: 8 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Albany:

Private elementary/middle school in Albany:

  • BRIGHT STAR MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 1370 MARIN AVE; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Albany, School District: ALBANY CITY UNIFIED


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Notable locations in Albany: Western Regional Research Laboratory (A), Veterans Memorial Building (B), Albany YMCA (C), Albany Senior Center (D), Albany Recreation and Community Center (E), Albany City Hall (F), Albany Branch Alameda County Library (G), Albany Fire Department (H), Saint Joseph's Hall (I), De La Salle Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Albany include: First Baptist Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Gracemont Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Saint Albans Episcopal Church (E), Korean Christian Reformed Church of Albany (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Codornices Creek (A), Cerrito Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Albany include: Albany Hill Park (1), Creekside Park (2), Middle School Park (3), University Park (4), Albany Cougar Athletic Field (5), Opal Staniek Tot Lot (6), San Gabriel Municipal Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Alameda County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00589. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00589
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.348. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is worse than average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.86. This is significantly worse than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.86
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.4%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Albany, CA

People in group quarters in Albany in 2010:

  • 49 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Albany in 2000:

  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in institutions for the blind
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Albany compared to California state average:

Albany, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Albany (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Albany Branch at 1516 Solano Avenue, branch established on 1927/04/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • California Bank & Trust: Albany Branch at 1451 Solano Avenue, branch established on 1981/11/12. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $10,894.1 mil, Deposits: $9,193.9 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Mechanics Bank: Albany Branch at 801 San Pablo Avenue, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/24: Bank assets: $2,991.7 mil, Deposits: $2,573.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Alabany Branch at 1377 Solano Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Albany travel time to work - commute


Albany mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Albany city (based on Alameda County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.95%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents60.7%6.4%4.5%4.5%3.3%
Congregations9.3%1.1%2.3%10.5%5.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.7%1.5%13.5%
Congregations4.3%4.2%5.1%3.4%54.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 364
Alameda County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
Alameda County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 232
Alameda County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,299
Here:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alameda County:

19.3%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$30,292$72,7018$5,256
Other Government Administration 5$29,761$71,4262$9,330
Judicial and Legal 1$5,978$71,7360$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$198,556$95,3070$0
Police - Other 9$41,778$55,70411$5,256
Firefighters 20$176,438$105,8630$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,634
Streets and Highways 8$35,116$52,6740$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 13$26,909
Other and Unallocable 23$112,465$58,6770$0
Totals for Government 96$630,384$78,79835$48,385

Albany government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,037,000 ($54.67)
    General - Other: $111,000 ($5.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $79,000 ($4.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,394,000 ($284.36)
    Health - Other: $2,574,000 ($135.70)
    Regular Highways: $2,161,000 ($113.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,828,000 ($96.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,730,000 ($91.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,682,000 ($88.67)
    Financial Administration: $1,621,000 ($85.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,180,000 ($62.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $449,000 ($23.67)
    Libraries: $430,000 ($22.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $102,000 ($5.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($5.01)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($2.74)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $765,000 ($40.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $463,000 ($24.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $86,000 ($4.53)
    Health - Other: $52,000 ($2.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,506,000 ($395.70)

Albany government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,821,000 ($96.00)
    All Other: $1,447,000 ($76.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $763,000 ($40.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($6.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($0.58)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($1.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,480,000 ($78.02)
    Interest Earnings: $1,029,000 ($54.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $154,000 ($8.12)
    Rents: $89,000 ($4.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($1.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($1.00)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,683,000 ($88.72)
    All Other: $491,000 ($25.88)
    Highways: $387,000 ($20.40)
  • Tax - Property: $5,531,000 ($291.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,020,000 ($106.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,945,000 ($102.54)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,560,000 ($82.24)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $508,000 ($26.78)
    Amusements License: $429,000 ($22.62)
    Other License: $196,000 ($10.33)

Albany government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,961,000 ($1315.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,136,000 ($1272.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000 ($43.49)

Albany government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,271,000 ($541.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,532,000 ($871.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,042,000 ($54.93)

6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
California average:

5.75%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($746 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.21%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Contra Costa County, CA  1.02% ($61,758 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.85% ($62,349)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.76% ($84,443)


7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($61,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
California average:

6.27%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($954 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.13%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Contra Costa County, CA  1.33% ($67,733 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.78% ($73,219)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.62% ($53,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMKY (1310 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KVTO (1400 AM; 1 kW; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K249DJ (97.7 FM; SAN PABLO, CA; Owner: EL CERRITO HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Albany:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Albany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 485 meters (1,591ft)
Total costs: $19,790,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,152,562
Total average daily truck traffic: 70,313

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 8
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Albany, CA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Albany, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Golden Gate Fields 1100 E Shore Hwy (Lat: 37.883250 Lon: -122.312722), Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WNET967
    Assigned Frequencies: 23475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/1993, Expiration Date: 02/11/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (206) 644-2573
  • 1100 Eastshore Hwy Golden Gate Fields (Lat: 37.885194 Lon: -122.313278), Structure height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WPJC751
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2000, Expiration Date: 12/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2006, Certifier: Laurence D Atlas
    Registrant: Willkie Farr & Gallagher, 1875 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-1238, Phone: (202) 303-1000, Fax: (202) 303-2000, Email:
  • GOLDEN GATE, 1199 East Shore Highway (Lat: 37.887694 Lon: -122.313000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQNT218
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2011, Expiration Date: 05/16/2021, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ALBANY PD, 1001 Marin Ave (Lat: 37.887500 Lon: -122.298639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQOU411
    Assigned Frequencies: 10662.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Don Jayamanne
    Registrant: County Of Alameda, 2000 150th Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578-1369, Phone: (510) 667-7788, Fax: (510) 667-7773, Email:
  • STATION, 1001 Marin Ave (Lat: 37.887417 Lon: -122.298278), Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WAH752
    Assigned Frequencies: 2187.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2010
    Registrant: County Of Alameda Communications, 2000 -150 Av., San Leandro, CA 94578, Phone: (510) 667-7788, Fax: (510) 667-7773

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albany)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180J (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180LJ , Serial Number: 18052408, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis Keller, 1037 Santa Fe Ave, Albany, CA 94706
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4910A , Serial Number: 32307, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Laurence B Everett, 1047 Ventura Ave, Albany, CA 94706
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6347L , Serial Number: AA1A-0347, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Andre Ptaszynski, 1016 Ventura Ave, Albany, CA 94706
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 842LP , Serial Number: 172S8842, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Silly Goose Aviation LLC, 938 Cornell Ave, Albany, CA 94706
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8608D , Serial Number: 22-5806, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mike Young, 627 Cornell Ave, Albany, CA 94706, Other Owners: Young Kathleen Kirke



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$512,364104$392,154680$341,48724$307,3752$1,557,50052$304,365
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$016$372,18884$389,8694$172,5000$06$281,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$342,50027$313,370141$372,1777$220,4291$1,900,00012$300,167
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$014$425,50063$369,0006$339,6670$05$330,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$430,00015$402,4001$150,0000$02$225,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4201.00 , 4202.00, 4203.00, 4204.00, 4205.00, 4206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$422,3331$414,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$369,0001$575,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$575,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$310,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$516,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4201.00 , 4202.00, 4203.00, 4204.00, 4205.00, 4206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Albany, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13176.6 years
Mary11679.5 years
William9277.9 years
George6676.6 years
Frank6277.6 years
Joseph6179.4 years
Robert6073.3 years
Margaret6080.1 years
Helen5980.0 years
James5774.4 years
Most common last names in Albany, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4578.6 years
Smith2477.7 years
Brown2172.1 years
Davis1978.2 years
Miller1881.2 years
Anderson1676.7 years
Williams1676.3 years
Walker1577.9 years
Jones1574.0 years
Nelson1480.3 years
Businesses in Albany, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
CVS1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Jones New York1Target1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
New Balance2Vons1
Nike2YMCA1
PetSmart1

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