For population 25 years and over in Albany:
For population 15 years and over in Albany village:
35 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,600 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (25.6 miles , pop. 98,359).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (98.4 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (131.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Camanche, IA (1.5 miles ), Clinton, IA (2.0 miles ), Fulton, IL (2.5 miles ), Low Moor, IA (2.7 miles ), Cordova, IL (3.0 miles ), Princeton, IA (3.2 miles ), Erie, IL (3.4 miles ), McCausland, IA (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 90.22 W
Area code: 309
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Albany detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+6.0%).
Work and jobs in Albany: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Albany, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Albany-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Albany village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/13/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Albany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from Albany center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Whiteside County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Albany:
Operable nuclear power plants near Albany:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 27.6. This is worse than average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.86. This is significantly worse than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 5.32. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.348. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Albany and their reported violations in the past:ALBANY (Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.5%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Albany compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Albany (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Albany (based on Whiteside County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
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Albany government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,088 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,421 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albany)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albany)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.