Albany, California

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Population in 2017: 20,143 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.5%
 
Males: 9,894  (49.1%)
Females: 10,249  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 94706, 94707, 94710.

Albany Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $98,487 (it was $54,919 in 2000)
Albany:

$98,487
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,988 (it was $28,494 in 2000)

Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $921,655 (it was $305,500 in 2000)
Albany:

$921,655
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $866,814; detached houses: $925,133; townhouses or other attached units: $705,218; in 2-unit structures: $748,102; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $738,515; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $582,916; mobile homes: $179,492

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,961.

March 2019 cost of living index in Albany: 160.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.0% for American Indian residents, 15.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.0% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Albany, CA (2017)
    • 9,19245.8%White alone
    • 5,61928.0%Asian alone
    • 2,59512.9%Hispanic
    • 1,1755.8%Two or more races
    • 7823.9%Black alone
    • 5993.0%Other race alone
    • 1740.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 590.3%American Indian alone

Races in Albany detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Albany, California as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Albany is 4,984 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Albany by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.1)
4
(24.8)
3
(18.9)
3
(18.9)
1
(6.3)
5
(31.1)
4
(21.3)
2
(10.5)
1
(5.2)
3
(15.5)
6
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
2
(9.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(220.5)
40
(247.9)
33
(207.7)
30
(188.6)
36
(225.7)
24
(149.1)
26
(138.6)
26
(137.1)
24
(125.6)
24
(124.0)
16
(81.1)
24
(120.2)
28
(140.8)
28
(137.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(110.3)
10
(62.0)
9
(56.6)
17
(106.9)
8
(50.2)
8
(49.7)
7
(37.3)
7
(36.9)
4
(20.9)
4
(20.7)
11
(55.8)
5
(25.0)
7
(35.2)
6
(29.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
136
(833.1)
134
(830.3)
173
(1,089)
88
(553.1)
112
(702.2)
95
(590.2)
85
(453.2)
116
(611.8)
94
(492.0)
105
(542.6)
95
(481.7)
62
(310.4)
77
(387.3)
69
(338.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
497
(3,045)
539
(3,340)
474
(2,983)
435
(2,734)
381
(2,389)
392
(2,435)
338
(1,802)
346
(1,825)
388
(2,031)
319
(1,649)
447
(2,266)
426
(2,133)
383
(1,927)
492
(2,414)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
143
(876.0)
123
(762.2)
129
(811.9)
127
(798.3)
107
(670.8)
95
(590.2)
53
(282.6)
75
(395.6)
75
(392.6)
54
(279.1)
63
(319.4)
45
(225.3)
63
(316.9)
47
(230.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(18.4)
5
(31.0)
3
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
17
(106.6)
4
(24.9)
2
(10.7)
4
(21.1)
7
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.0)
3
(15.1)
3
(14.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)343.3359.3349.2305.0281.1265.5192.5204.4193.2180.0219.9166.1182.8203.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Albany, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: European (4.3%), Italian (3.7%), Brazilian (2.5%), German (2.5%), Irish (2.5%), Iranian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 11,840 people per square mile   (high).

Albany, California map

6,674 residents are foreign born (16.6% Asia, 6.9% Latin America, 4.0% Europe).

This city:

33.2%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,159 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,097 (0.7%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (4.6 miles , pop. 236,008).

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 )

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 122.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,076 (-20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,565 (16.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 510

Distribution of median household income in Albany, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Albany, CA in 2017

Albany satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Albany, CA
Historical housing units in Albany, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +191 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Albany, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.2%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (20.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.4%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.1%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Albany, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Life and physical scientists (7.1%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Life and physical scientists (9.2%)
  • Computer specialists (8.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.7%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Albany, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Albany, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.525. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.525
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.430. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.430
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.0115. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0115
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 742% 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 217.6 miles away from Albany center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 271.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 261.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Albany:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • CHAPARRAL HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BERKELEY, CA)
  • ALTA BATES - HERRICK HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERKELEY, CA)
  • ALTA BATES SUMMIT MED CTR - HERRICK CAMPUS D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERKELEY, CA)
  • KYAKAMEENA SANITORIUM (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERKELEY, 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • Berkeley City College (about 3 miles; Berkeley, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,146)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 3 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 37,127)
  • Contra Costa College (about 6 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • Laney College (about 7 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 5,668)
  • College of Alameda (about 8 miles; Alameda, CA; FT enrollment: 3,071)
  • Academy of Art University (about 10 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 12,352)
  • Merritt College (about 10 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,842)

Public high schools in Albany:

Private high school in Albany:

  • TILDEN PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 76, Location: 1231 SOLANO AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Albany:

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Points of interest:

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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

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.

Alameda County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Albany:

Marital status in Albany, CA
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 39.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Albany
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Albany:

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Religion statistics for Albany, CA (based on Alameda County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic231,50053
Evangelical Protestant123,422538
Other87,110227
Mainline Protestant40,185181
Black Protestant20,71676
Orthodox6,64016
None1,000,698-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Alameda County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

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:
Alameda County:

16.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Albany:

57.2%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Albany:

56.9%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Albany:

26.9
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Albany:

29.3%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Albany:

62.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Albany:

83.5%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albany, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$235,494$113,0370$0
Other and Unallocable 21$129,021$73,7260$0
Firefighters 18$243,564$162,3760$0
Streets and Highways 16$94,691$71,0181$248
Parks and Recreation 9$54,608$72,81120$16,523
Police - Other 8$50,070$75,10510$16,111
Financial Administration 6$56,158$112,3161$2,867
Other Government Administration 3$26,537$106,1486$11,130
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 106$890,143$100,77138$46,879

Albany government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,684,000 ($182.89)
    Sewerage: $1,283,000 ($63.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $176,000 ($8.74)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,730,000 ($284.47)
    Central Staff Services: $2,646,000 ($131.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,413,000 ($119.79)
    Regular Highways: $2,335,000 ($115.92)
    Health - Other: $2,171,000 ($107.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,080,000 ($103.26)
    Sewerage: $772,000 ($38.33)
    Libraries: $696,000 ($34.55)
    Financial Administration: $695,000 ($34.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $547,000 ($27.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $329,000 ($16.33)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($1.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $8,038,000 ($399.05)
    Corporate Bonds: $921,000 ($45.72)
    Benefit Payments: $870,000 ($43.19)
    Withdrawals: $21,000 ($1.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,209,000 ($60.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $280,000 ($13.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($2.33)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,034,000 ($547.78)

Albany government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,565,000 ($127.34)
    Other: $1,290,000 ($64.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,040,000 ($51.63)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $170,000 ($8.44)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $70,000 ($3.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $114,000 ($5.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,343,000 ($66.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $213,000 ($10.57)
    Interest Earnings: $122,000 ($6.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($0.79)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $583,000 ($28.94)
    Other: $503,000 ($24.97)
    General Local Government Support: $81,000 ($4.02)
  • Tax - Property: $11,495,000 ($570.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,201,000 ($109.27)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,645,000 ($81.67)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $813,000 ($40.36)
    Other: $627,000 ($31.13)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $562,000 ($27.90)
    Other License: $209,000 ($10.38)

Albany government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,526,000 ($1416.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,238,000 ($1352.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,289,000 ($63.99)

Albany government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,420,000 ($616.59)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,528,000 ($75.86)
    Total Other Securities: $132,000 ($6.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,026,000 ($745.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,868,000 ($92.74)

6.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($89,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,210 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Francisco County, CA  0.91% ($112,147 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.90% ($125,563)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.83% ($81,637)


6.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($89,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
California average:

5.21%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,521 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.10%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Contra Costa County, CA  1.26% ($91,463 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.64% ($119,764)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.50% ($138,163)
Businesses in Albany, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
CVS1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subaru1
FedEx3Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1Target1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
New Balance2Vons1
Nike2YMCA1
PetSmart1

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
See more detailed statistics of Albany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 492ft / 150mTotal length
  • $28,535,000Total costs
  • 963,611Total average daily traffic
  • 54,816Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Albany, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Albany, CA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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, 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 FIELDS, 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, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/1996
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/11/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Andre Ptaszynski, 1016 Ventura 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/30/1986
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mike Young, 627 Cornell Ave, Albany, CA 94706, Other Owners: Young Kathleen Kirke
  • Aircraft: BRUG ALLAN H LONG EZE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 89AL , Serial Number: 201, Certificate Issue Date: 10/01/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Neil D Friedman, 1604 Sonoma Ave, Albany, CA 94707

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 in Albany, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Albany, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of reported fires - 66 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Albany, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.8%), and Outside Fires (41.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Albany, CA
    • 28244.8%Structure Fires
    • 26241.6%Outside Fires
    • 7311.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 132.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albany, CA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Albany, CA
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Albany, CA
  • 65.0%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%No fuel used


Albany compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Albany on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 (94707) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (94707) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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