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Population in 2012: 77,431 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 

Males: 35,725  (46.1%)
Females: 41,706  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  31.1 years
Georgia median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 31701, 31705, 31707, 31721.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,461 (it was $28,639 in 2000)
Albany:

$28,461
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,903

Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,200 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Albany:

$104,200
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $123,155; Detached houses: $127,491; Townhouses or other attached units: $81,283; In 2-unit structures: $111,133; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,417; Mobile homes: $15,929

Median gross rent in 2012: $660.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 31701, 31707, 31721.

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  • Black alone - 55,210 (71.3%)
  • White alone - 19,020 (24.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,596 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 737 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 622 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 131 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 76 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 42 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Albany: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (5.1%), English (5.1%), United States (4.7%), German (4.1%), Subsaharan African (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 208 feet

Land area: 55.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,394 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 23.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albany city:

  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

1,679 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% Africa).

This city:  2.3%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Albany, Georgia as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Albany to the number of sex offenders is 4,839 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: $1,351 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,127 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (135.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (678.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: West Dougherty, GA (1.4 miles) , East Dougherty, GA (2.0 miles) , Putney, GA (2.8 miles ), Leesburg, GA (3.2 miles ), Philema, GA (3.5 miles) , Baconton, GA (3.8 miles ), Sasser, GA (3.8 miles ), Sylvester, GA (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 424 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 1998: 231 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 224 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2000: 117 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2001: 120 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2002: 158 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2003: 133 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2004: 118 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2005: 109 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $109,900

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Latitude: 31.58 N, Longitude: 84.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -27,355 (-34.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 22,603 (82.6%)

Area code: 229

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Crime rates in Albany by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 777658812811134
per 100,000 8.88.98.77.76.510.210.316.010.615.116.65.1
Rapes 293749375140313247283727
per 100,000 36.347.060.947.865.851.139.842.662.138.347.234.4
Robberies 225213220261217216243205221203176224
per 100,000 281.9270.3273.5337.1280.1275.7312.3272.8291.8278.0224.3285.3
Assaults 281279238233250252271388536480414558
per 100,000 352.1354.1295.8300.9322.7321.6348.3516.4707.7657.2527.7710.7
Burglaries 1,3281,3221,2971,2801,5761,7041,6451,5191,4511,6291,3321,408
per 100,000 1663.91677.81612.11653.02034.32174.82114.02021.61915.92230.51697.81793.4
Thefts 3,4672,9093,3192,9673,3752,9583,2353,6163,0483,1083,1743,369
per 100,000 4344.03691.94125.43831.74356.53775.24157.34812.54024.64255.64045.74291.1
Auto thefts 317335300401349329399368289300213224
per 100,000 397.2425.2372.9517.9450.5419.9512.8489.8381.6410.8271.5285.3
Arson 23N/A19231421N/AN/A14151413
per 100,000 28.8N/A23.629.718.126.8N/AN/A18.520.517.816.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 528.6511.2519.9530.4572.3550.3576.5630.3631.5640.9551.3591.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 207 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Georgia average:

2.77

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.4%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,369 (-1.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Albany-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Albany city center killed 6 people and injured 200 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dougherty County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bobby Rush - Politician, John Bahnsen - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Ray Charles - Vocalist, Wadsworth Jarrell - Painter and printmaker, Paula Deen - Maiden Name, Daryl Smith - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Apr 14, 1982), Jeanne L. Noble - Educator, Alexander Wright (American football) - Football wide receiver, Fernando Bryant - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Mar 26, 1977), Marian Van Landingham - Member of Virginia House of Delegates.

Main business address for: GRAY TELEVISION INC (TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Albany:

  • DCI ALBANY (Dialysis Facility, 1200 N JEFFERSON STREET)
  • DCI ALBANY WEST TOWN (Dialysis Facility, 1921 W OAKRIDGE DR)
  • DCI EAST ALBANY (Dialysis Facility, 1314 RADIUM SPRINGS RD)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1909 ABERDEEN RD, SUITE 102)
  • PHOEBE CARESOUTH HC ALBANY II (Home Health Center, 2410 SYLVESTER ROAD SUITE C)
  • PHOEBE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 804 14TH AVENUE)
  • ALBANY COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, 2332 LAKE PARK DRIVE)
  • PHOEBE NORTH (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2000 PALMYRA RD BOX 1908)
  • PHOEBE PUTNEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 417 THIRD AVENUE)
  • VISTACARE OF GEORGIA- ALBANY (Hospital, 1713 DAWSON ROAD)
  • ALBANY HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, 223 THIRD AVE BOX 2545)
  • PALMYRA NH (Nursing Home, 1904 PALMYRA RD BOX 1110)
  • PALMYRA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1904 PALMYRA ROAD)
  • WYNFIELD PARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 223 W.THIRD AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Albany, GA

Airports and heliports located in Albany:


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Local government website: www.albany.ga.us

Colleges/Universities in Albany:

  • Albany State University (Full-time enrollment: 3,507; Location: 504 College Dr.; Public; Website: www.asurams.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Darton College (FT enrollment: 2,874; Location: 2400 Gillionville Rd; Public; Website: www.darton.edu)
  • Albany Technical College (FT enrollment: 2,526; Location: 1704 South Slappey Boulevard; Public; Website: www.albanytech.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Albany:

  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 33 miles; Americus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,141)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 39 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 69 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Valdosta State University (about 73 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 73 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 74 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Columbus State University (about 79 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 5,341)

Public high schools in Albany:

Private high schools in Albany:

  • DEERFIELD-WINDSOR SCHOOL (Students: 851; Location: 2500 NOTTINGHAM WAY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHERWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 532; Location: 1418 OLD PRETORIA RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF PALMYRA (Students: 210; Location: 1225 W 4TH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BYNE MEMORIAL BAPTIST HOME (Students: 168; Location: 2832 LEDO RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW BEGINNING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: S COUNTY LINE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • DARSEY PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 1201 W OGLETHORPE AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Albany:

Private elementary/middle schools in Albany:

  • ST TERESA'S SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 417 EDGEWOOD LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LEARNING INSTITUTE (Students: 56; Location: 2461 W GORDON AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • NEW BIRTH FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 48; Location: 2106 RADIUM SPRINGS; Grades: PK - 5)
  • EMANUEL SDA JR ACADEMY (Students: 8; Location: 1534 E BROAD AVE; Grades: 2 - 7)
See full list of schools located in Albany

Library in Albany:

  • DOUGHERTY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,080,767; Location: 300 PINE AVENUE; 285,222 books; 6,460 audio materials; 29,313 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 258 print serial subscriptions; 30 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Alexander Johnson now plays for the NBA...Lincoln Elementary has moved to it's new location on Tift Avenue...Birthplace for Ray Charles, musician, Ray Knight, Baseball, Ray Stevens, comic...Alice Coachman...1st Black Female to win a Gold medal, in Track and Field in the Olympics. added by Mrs. Robinson
  • ALBANY CHURCHES: BETHEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL, HINES MEMORIAL CHRSITIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL, MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, GREATER SECOND MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, NEW BIRTH FELLOWSHIP, GREATER PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH, RHEMA WORD NON-DENOMENATIONAL, VICTORIOUS LIFE CHURCH, GREATER MT. PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH

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Notable locations in Albany: Doublegate Country Club (A), Albany East Industrial Park (B), Gordon Commercial Park (C), Northeast Industrial Park (D), Pine Forest Raquet Club (E), Slappey Industrial Park (F), Turner Field Municipal Golf Course (G), Herty State Nursery (H), Southwest Georgia Regional Airport Fire Department (I), Albany Fire Department Station 5 (J), Albany Fire Department Station 04 (K), Albany Fire Department Station 6 (L), Albany Fire Department (M), Westtown Branch Library (N), Talulah Massey Branch Library (O), Northwest Branch Library (P), Margaret Road Hazard Library (Q), Lee Branch Library (R), Haley Memorial Youth Center (S), Albany Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Albany Mall Shopping Center (1), Albany Plaza Shopping Center (2), Barclay Shopping Center (3), Cross Station Shopping Center (4), Hunters Mill Shopping Center (5), Junction Shopping Center (6), Lake Park Shopping Center (7), Largo Plaza Shopping Center (8), Magnolia Square Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Albany include: Albany Church (A), Avalon Church (B), Calvary Church (C), Westminster Presbyterian Church (D), Union Baptist Church (E), Trinity United Methodist Church (F), Tabernacle Baptist Church (G), Shiloh Baptist Church (H), Saint Teresa Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Bethel Church (1), Carver Cemetery (2), Oakview Cemetery (3), Crown Hill Cemetery (4), Floral Memory Gardens (5), Riverside Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Loretta (A), Pine Lake (B), Willow Lake (C), Lake Cornelia (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Piney Woods Creek (A), Muckafoonee Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Albany include: Mills Stadium (1), Tallulah Massey Park (2), Albany Railroad Depot Historic District (3), Hilsman Park (4), Exchange Club Fairgrounds (5), Madison Park (6), Riverside Park (7), Shackleford Park (8), Tift Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Albany Museum of Art (311 Meadowlark Drive) (1), Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum (326 Whitney Avenue) (2), Georgia State Government - Albany State University- Educational Media (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Pendegrast Library) (3), Georgia State Government - Albany State University (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Pendergrast Library) (4), Thronateeska Heritage Museum & Wetherbee Planetarm (Historical Places & Services; 100 West Roosevelt Avenue) (5), Barlow Amusement & Music CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 832 Pine Avenue) (6), J & H Music (Amusement & Theme Parks; 729 East Broad Avenue) (7), All American Fun Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2608 North Slappey Boulevard) (8), Annett Bus Lines (Tours & Charters; 2500 Wexford Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Dollar Inn (2706 North Slappey Boulevard) (1), Comfort Suites Merry Acres (1400 Dawson Rd) (2), Greenery Restaurant (2505 North Slappey Boulevard) (3), Albany Courtyard by Marriott (3019 Kensington Court) (4), Hampton Inn Albany (806 N Westover Blvd) (5), Best Western Albany Mall inn (2729 Pointe North Boulevard) (6), Best Holiday Motel (2702 North Slappey Boulevard) (7), Days Inn Albany GA (422 West Oglethorpe Boulevard) (8), Courtyard Albany (3019 Kensington Court) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: U S Secret Service (235 West Roosevelt Avenue) (1), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (235 West Roosevelt Avenue) (2), Dougherty County - Birth Certificates- Probate Court- Marriage Lice (225 Pine Avenue) (3), Dougherty County - Court Judges- Juvenile Court & Juvenile Probation (225 Pine Avenue) (4), Dougherty County - Clerk of Superior & State Court (225 Pine Avenue) (5), Dougherty County - Municipal Court (225 Pine Avenue) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Dougherty County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone 

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
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
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
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
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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albany and their reported violations in the past:

ALBANY (Population served: 87029, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2004 and AUG-24-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-23-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2004)
BIG OAK ESTATES (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and JUN-21-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2000), St Intentional no-action (OCT-28-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CARVER SUBDIVISION (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2003 and JUL-21-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1996 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and JUN-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-1994), St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-21-1994 to JUN-28-1995), St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-1996)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BYRON LAKE ESTATES (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-21-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-04-2005), St Admin Penalty assessed (APR-04-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-04-2005), St Admin Penalty assessed (APR-04-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-16-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-10-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002), State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2002)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
DOUBLEGATE NORTH, PHASE VI (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2002 and SEP-15-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2004)
BAR W MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-27-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-25-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-21-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PATAULA HIDEAWAY WS, INC. (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2004), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-23-2005)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY CIRCLE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2003 and JUL-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-02-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1995 and SEP-26-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-1997), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-02-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2001), St Intentional no-action (FEB-17-2004)
  • 98 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albany that have no violations reported:

  • CRESTWOOD CROSSING SUBDIVISION (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.8%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.7% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Albany, GA

People in group quarters in Albany in 2010:

  • 1,706 people in college/university student housing
  • 829 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 784 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 400 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 171 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 154 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 99 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 38 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Albany in 2000:

  • 1,149 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 866 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 813 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 490 people in nursing homes
  • 412 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 214 people in state prisons
  • 165 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 44 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 38 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Albany compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Gray Civic Center. Capacity: 10,711.

Banks with most branches in Albany (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: East Albany Branch, Hunters Mill Shop On, Dawson Road Branch, North Slappy Drive Branch, South Slappey Branch, Albany Main Office. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Mock Rd Branch, Westover Road Branch, Albany Main Branch, Gillionville Rd Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Albany Mall Branch, East Albany Branch, Slappey Drive Branch, Albany Main Branch. 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
  • Heritage Bank of the South: East Albany Branch, Heritage Bank Of The South, Downtown Branch. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $1,086.7 mil, Deposits: $905.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • AB&T NATIONAL BANK: Messenger Service Branch, Downtown Branch, Ab&T National Bank. Info updated 2009/04/08: Bank assets: $148.5 mil, Deposits: $123.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Capital Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Albany Branch, Northwest Branch, Five Points Branch. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Flint Community Bank: at 2910 Meredyth Drive, branch established on 2006/02/03; Courier Service at 112 North Westover Boulevard, branch established on 2006/02/03. Info updated 2007/10/04: Bank assets: $130.4 mil, Deposits: $117.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Flint Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Colony Bank: Colony Branch at 2609 Ledo Road, branch established on 1996/09/23; Chehaw Branch at 716 Philema Road, branch established on 2004/03/15. Info updated 2011/04/20: Bank assets: $1,192.8 mil, Deposits: $1,001.0 mil, headquarters in Fitzgerald, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Colony Bankcorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Terrell: Leesburg Branch at 3000 North Slappey Drive, branch established on 2002/10/28. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $152.6 mil, Deposits: $130.7 mil, headquarters in Dawson, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Georgia Community Bancorp, Incorporated
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Albany, Georgia:

  • Super 8 Motel Albany, 2444 N Slappey Blvd, Albany, GA 31702 , Phone: (229) 888-8388
  • Comfort Suites, 1400 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707 , Phone: (229) 888-3939, Fax: (229) 435-4431
  • Ramada Inn Albany, 2505 North Slappey Blvd, Albany, GA 31701 , Phone: (229) 883-3211, Fax: (229) 883-3211
  • Holiday Inn, 2701 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707 , Phone: (229) 883-8100, Fax: (229) 883-5669
  • Albany Knights Inn, 1201 Schley Ave, Albany, GA 31702 , Phone: (229) 888-9600
  • Motel 6 Albany, 201 S Thornton Dr, Albany, GA 31705 , Phone: (229) 439-0078, Fax: (229) 439-1153
  • Wingate Inn, 2735 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707 , Phone: (229) 883-9800
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Of Albany, 2720 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707 , Phone: (229) 435-3737, Fax: (229) 432-2308
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Albany, Georgia

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:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.09%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents42.4%22.0%10.1%3.3%2.8%
Congregations26.2%10.7%1.2%9.5%6.0%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.8%2.7%2.6%1.9%9.3%
Congregations2.4%3.6%3.6%4.8%32.1%
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: 22
Dougherty County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Dougherty County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 68
This county:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dougherty County:

14.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dougherty County:

31.1%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.6%

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 18$53,818$35,8793$3,897
Other Government Administration 83$269,227$38,9249$7,388
Judicial and Legal 16$51,655$38,7410$0
Police Protection - Officers 186$582,457$37,5780$0
Police - Other 44$97,664$26,63619$25,018
Firefighters 151$491,778$39,0820$0
Fire - Other 12$46,465$46,4650$0
Streets and Highways 78$245,245$37,7304$5,533
Airports 14$42,591$36,5073$3,596
Solid Waste Management 41$101,906$29,8261$1,162
Sewerage 46$117,298$30,5990$0
Parks and Recreation 88$216,086$29,466198$249,744
Housing and Community Development(Local) 36$116,124$38,7080$0
Water Supply 83$256,346$37,0620$0
Electric Power 62$248,101$48,0200$0
Gas Supply 22$85,983$46,9000$0
Transit 29$66,887$27,67711$14,783
Other and Unallocable 144$475,580$39,6320$0
Totals for Government 1,153$3,565,211$37,105248$311,121

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,387,000 ($56.66)
    Water Utilities: $2,978,000 ($38.46)
    Air Transportation: $2,717,000 ($35.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000 ($4.49)
    Police Protection: $211,000 ($2.73)
    Electric Utilities: $100,000 ($1.29)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($0.98)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($0.54)
    Gas Utilities: $36,000 ($0.46)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $61,694,000 ($796.76)
    Gas Utilities: $17,728,000 ($228.95)
    Police Protection: $12,239,000 ($158.06)
    General - Other: $11,236,000 ($145.11)
    Water Utilities: $10,862,000 ($140.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,248,000 ($106.52)
    Sewerage: $7,489,000 ($96.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,126,000 ($92.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,069,000 ($91.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,524,000 ($84.26)
    Regular Highways: $5,976,000 ($77.18)
    Central Staff Services: $4,769,000 ($61.59)
    Financial Administration: $3,033,000 ($39.17)
    Air Transportation: $1,790,000 ($23.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,145,000 ($14.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $448,000 ($5.79)
    Correctional Institutions: $269,000 ($3.47)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $47,786,000 ($617.14)
    Corporate Bonds: $13,605,000 ($175.70)
    Benefit Payments: $7,515,000 ($97.05)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,186,000 ($41.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $568,000 ($7.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $298,000 ($3.85)
    Correctional Institutions: $269,000 ($3.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $2,938,000 ($37.94)
    General - Other: $2,929,000 ($37.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,141,000 ($27.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,393,000 ($17.99)
    Sewerage: $928,000 ($11.98)
    Air Transportation: $901,000 ($11.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $444,000 ($5.73)
    Police Protection: $369,000 ($4.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $333,000 ($4.30)
    Regular Highways: $279,000 ($3.60)
    Gas Utilities: $135,000 ($1.74)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($0.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($0.27)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($0.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,103,000 ($543.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,984,000 ($51.45)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $12,997,000 ($167.85)
    Sewerage: $8,924,000 ($115.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,673,000 ($99.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,269,000 ($16.39)
    Air Transportation: $703,000 ($9.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $122,000 ($1.58)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $6,653,000 ($85.92)
    From Parent Local Government: $3,808,000 ($49.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,171,000 ($79.70)
    All Other: $2,535,000 ($32.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,204,000 ($260.93)
    General Local Government Support: $10,847,000 ($140.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,780,000 ($35.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $918,000 ($11.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $211,000 ($2.73)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $70,166,000 ($906.17)
    Gas Utilities: $17,005,000 ($219.61)
    Water Utilities: $13,386,000 ($172.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,485,000 ($45.01)
    Highways: $205,000 ($2.65)
  • Tax - Property: $14,535,000 ($187.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,840,000 ($62.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,105,000 ($27.19)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,801,000 ($23.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,390,000 ($17.95)
    Other License: $443,000 ($5.72)
    Public Utility License: $322,000 ($4.16)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,187,000 ($1100.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,137,000 ($1099.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,658,000 ($85.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,608,000 ($85.34)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000,000 ($64.57)
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,295,000 ($42.55)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $22,175,000 ($286.38)
    Total Federal Securities: $8,722,000 ($112.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,563,000 ($704.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,884,000 ($63.08)

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Dougherty County:

0.14%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lee County, GA  1.21% ($55,687 average AGI)
from Worth County, GA  0.49% ($24,506)
from Terrell County, GA  0.32% ($25,228)


8.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Dougherty County:

0.10%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lee County, GA  1.82% ($43,796 average AGI)
to Worth County, GA  0.49% ($30,832)
to Mitchell County, GA  0.31% ($26,242)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALG (1590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGPC (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSRA (1250 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIFELINE RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W273AE (102.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJAD (103.5 FM; LEESBURG, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNUQ (101.7 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJIZ-FM (96.3 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W203AT (88.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNV (91.7 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WZIQ (106.5 FM; SMITHVILLE, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWXC (90.7 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LAMAD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEGC (107.7 FM; SASSER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRXZ (106.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZBN (102.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQVE (105.5 FM; CAMILLA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDEC-FM (94.7 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: SUMTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSRD-LP (93.1 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: SONSHINE RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Albany:

  • W34CZ (Channel 34; ALBANY, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKL-LP (Channel 35; ALBANY, GA; Owner: GWENDOLYN BOONE)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W19CP (Channel 19; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV)
  • WSST-TV (Channel 55; CORDELE, GA; Owner: SUNBELT-SOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD)

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: 81
Total length: 571 meters (1,873ft)
Total costs: $5,302,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,840,731
Total average daily truck traffic: 97,813

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 13
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 43
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Albany, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albany)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 436 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Albany, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 232 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albany)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Albany)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 69 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 8 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED172$120,832172$118,357648$154,42540$49,17931$416,857336$169,3346$24,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$132,7285$87,06428$112,1579$55,4680$05$83,5583$56,773
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$106,61248$75,690221$101,69849$28,2190$021$43,79416$47,789
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$111,29810$143,195119$124,2826$32,9020$06$84,2451$40,320
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$102,3439$111,38231$122,8130$00$03$71,0970$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 23 tracts in Albany, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$164,15615$173,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$143,5215$172,3621$27,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$146,0003$157,4630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$90,9002$149,0002$48,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$27,0002$67,8902$30,890

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 912
  • Hazardous Condition: 594
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 41

Incident types - Albany


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Most common first names in Albany, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James62369.3 years
Mary59175.8 years
Willie54970.9 years
John54271.7 years
William47770.5 years
Robert34767.3 years
Annie30378.7 years
Henry26370.7 years
George22673.3 years
Charles22469.6 years
Most common last names in Albany, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams44769.3 years
Jones38972.5 years
Johnson32872.2 years
Smith32073.4 years
Davis28772.6 years
Brown28470.3 years
Jackson24371.9 years
Thomas21171.8 years
Harris16370.9 years
Hall15772.0 years
Businesses in Albany, GA
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Men's Wearhouse1
AT&T1Motel 61
Aeropostale1New Balance3
American Eagle Outfitters1New York & Co1
Applebee's1Nike19
Arby's2Office Depot1
AutoZone2Old Navy1
BMW1Outback1
Bath & Body Works1Outback Steakhouse1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Budget Car Rental1Payless2
Burger King6Penske2
CVS2Pier 1 Imports1
Catherines1Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A2Popeyes1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Publix Super Markets1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Cinnabon 1RadioShack2
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid4
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen2Rue211
Days Inn1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes2
FedEx16SONIC Drive-In2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears3
GNC4Sleep Inn1
GameStop3Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill3Staples1
H&R Block5Starbucks2
Hardee's1Steak 'n Shake1
Hobby Lobby1Subway9
Home Depot1Super 81
IHOP1T-Mobile3
InTown Suites1T.J.Maxx1
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jones New York1Talbots1
Journeys1Target1
KFC3The Athlete's Foot1
Kmart1Toys"R"Us2
Knights Inn2U-Haul9
Kohl's1UPS29
Lane Bryant1Vans2
Lane Furniture4Verizon Wireless1
LensCrafters1Victoria's Secret1
Little Caesars Pizza2Waffle House2
Long John Silver's2Walgreens3
Lowe's1Walmart1
Marriott2Wet Seal1
McDonald's4YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Albany, GA


Albany on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 to 2005"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of residents living in poverty in 2007"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 (31705) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Nigerian first ancestries"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Michele Ann Promo (2)
  • John Marion Tharpe, Jr. (2)
  • Vittorio Montanari (1)
  • Bruce W. Horn (1)
  • Thomas Robert Mckinnon (1)
  • Glenn Arthur Kirbo, Jr. (1)
  • Moye Lynwood Bishop, Iii (1)
  • Anthony J. Tucker (1)
  • Joe W. Dorner (1)
  • Vincent Allan Dettore (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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