Albany, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 879 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 419  (47.7%)
Females: 460  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61230.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,591 (it was $46,719 in 2000)
Albany:

$54,591
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,578 (it was $18,780 in 2000)

Albany village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,484 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Albany:

$117,484
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $138,338; detached houses: $137,726; townhouses or other attached units: $191,269; in 2-unit structures: $218,555; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,858; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,390; mobile homes: $64,701

Median gross rent in 2017: $711.

March 2019 cost of living index in Albany: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Albany, IL (2010)
    • 86296.7%White alone
    • 202.2%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Albany, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Albany is 328 to 1.


Crime rates in Albany by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(455.1)
1
(114.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(219.3)
1
(109.9)
4
(438.1)
14
(1,527)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(340.1)
23
(2,593)
3
(341.3)
2
(228.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(886.9)
7
(774.3)
5
(548.2)
13
(1,429)
9
(985.8)
9
(981.5)
N/A12
(1,350)
5
(569.5)
4
(453.5)
16
(1,804)
3
(341.3)
4
(456.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(111.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)35.531.037.364.870.1146.1158.854.022.876.0253.7401.6125.6

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City-data.com crime index in Albany, IL

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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Illinois average:

2.71
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Ancestries: American (22.9%), German (20.8%), Dutch (15.2%), Irish (8.7%), English (4.7%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/14/1897

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 879 people per square mile   (low).

Albany, Illinois map

15 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.5%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,875 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,474 (2.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 90.22 W

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Albany, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Albany, IL in 2017
Albany satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $135,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $280,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Albany, IL residents
Average permit cost in Albany, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in Albany, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Utilities (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (15.6%)
  • Food (11.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Chemicals (6.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Albany, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.6%)
  • Engineers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Electricians (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Albany, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.4. This is about average.

City:

75.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 4.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Albany-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% 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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from Albany center
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 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from Albany center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 247.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Whiteside County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Albany:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CLINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CLINTON, IA)
  • MERCY HOMECARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CLINTON, IA)
  • JANE LAMB HEALTH CENTER SNF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CLINTON, IA)
  • THE ALVERNO HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CLINTON, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-CLINTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; CLINTON, IA)
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL NORTH (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CLINTON, IA)
  • CLINTON RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLINTON, IA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Albany:

  • 10 miles: Quad Cities 1 and 2 in Cordova, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • Ashford University (about 5 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 24 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Black Hawk College (about 25 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 26 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 27 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 27 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 67 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Library in Albany:

  • ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $16,294; Location: 302 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 8,055 books; 76 audio materials; 157 video materials; 34 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Albany Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Lusk Cemetery (1), Oakridge Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Albany: Dolan Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Whiteside County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ALBANY (Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2008)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Albany (2011 data):

  • First Trust & Savings Bank of Albany, Illinois: First Trust & Savings Bank Of Albany, Illinois at 209 South Main Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/10/13: Bank assets: $164.1 mil, Deposits: $143.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Albany Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Albany:

Marital status in Albany, IL
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Albany, IL (based on Whiteside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,16243
Evangelical Protestant10,75754
Catholic10,2359
Other5053
None23,839-
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: 8
Whiteside County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Whiteside County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Whiteside County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Whiteside County:

25.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Albany:

50.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Albany:

48.5%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Albany:

29.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Albany:

22.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Albany:

7.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Albany:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Albany:

57.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Albany:

78.2%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albany, IL 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
Water Supply 1$3,620$43,4400$0
Electric Power 1$3,062$36,7440$0
Sewerage 1$4,028$48,3360$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,046$48,5520$0
Financial Administration 1$2,802$33,6240$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$82
Totals for Government 5$17,558$42,1398$82

Albany government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $524,000 ($596.13)
    General - Other: $116,000 ($131.97)
    Water Utilities: $92,000 ($104.66)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($95.56)
    Sewerage: $82,000 ($93.29)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($77.36)
    Financial Administration: $67,000 ($76.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($54.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($14.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $240,000 ($273.04)

Albany government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $87,000 ($98.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($60.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($15.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($5.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($3.41)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $556,000 ($632.54)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($137.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $147,000 ($167.24)
    Highways: $25,000 ($28.44)
  • Tax - Property: $171,000 ($194.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $46,000 ($52.33)
    Other License: $7,000 ($7.96)

Albany government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000 ($1.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000 ($1.14)

Albany government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,215,000 ($1382.25)

3.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, IL  0.60% ($41,394 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IA  0.48% ($43,035)
from Carroll County, IL  0.26% ($40,656)


4.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, IL  0.70% ($37,353 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IA  0.42% ($33,530)
to Rock Island County, IL  0.31% ($38,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • KROS (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: KROS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCLN (1390 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZEG (94.7 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KORB (93.5 FM; BETTENDORF, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Albany:

  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.0mTotal length
  • 475Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total average daily truck traffic
  • 725Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albany)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Tower 11 Se 1/4 Of Fr Sec 32 T21n R2e If The 4th Pm (Lat: 41.758639 Lon: -90.287083), Call Sign: WNKC918,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2002, Expiration Date: 11/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2010, Certifier: Donald M Goettsch, Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, Suite 769 1000 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723, Phone: (563) 584-7374, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:
  • Lat: 41.746000 Lon: -90.195167, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPUY700,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2002, Expiration Date: 05/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2012, Certifier: Keith Naftzger, Registrant: Lao #20205108, 102 E Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ALBANY, Bunker Hill Rd, 1/2 Mi E Of Hwy 84 (Lat: 41.769722 Lon: -90.229167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WPNN490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2018, Expiration Date: 10/05/2028, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • ALBANY ATC, Thome Rd. & Albany Rd. (Albany#87655) (Lat: 41.735944 Lon: -90.159889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93.6 m, Overall height: 96.9 m, Call Sign: WPYA940,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6670.00 MHz, 6610.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2013, Expiration Date: 07/14/2023, Certifier: Bette N Rinehart, Registrant: Motorola Solutions, Inc., 28 Twin Lakes Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17235, Phone: (717) 334-0654, Email:
  • Albany, 8413-8265 Meredosia Rd (Lat: 41.699583 Lon: -90.224083), Type: Silo, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WRDE690,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2019, Expiration Date: 04/10/2029, Certifier: Merk W Stuart, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K2DRH, Previous Call Sign: KA2DRH, Licensee ID: L00245949, Grant Date: 08/28/2017, Expiration Date: 10/15/2027, Certifier: Robert J Striegl, Registrant: Robert J Striegl, 10915 Fuller Rd, Albany, IL 61230
  • Call Sign: N2KMA, Licensee ID: L00245950, Grant Date: 10/27/2010, Expiration Date: 11/15/2020, Certifier: Frances Striegl, Registrant: Frances Striegl, 10915 Fuller Rd, Albany, IL 61230
  • Call Sign: N9OIC, Licensee ID: L00213913, Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/18/2022, Certifier: James L Haigwood, Registrant: James L Haigwood, 507 7th Ave South, Albany, IL 61230
  • Call Sign: WA9PHF, Licensee ID: L00336484, Grant Date: 10/05/2006, Expiration Date: 12/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2018, Registrant: Claribelle I Traxler, 203 So. Main, Albany, IL 61230
  • Call Sign: WJ9D, Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2011, Registrant: Robert C Quade, 202 2nd Ave S Box 504, Albany, IL 61230-0504
  • Call Sign: KC9LLT, Licensee ID: L01275745, Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2019, Certifier: Jason J Robbins, Registrant: Jason J Robbins, 103 Riverview Dr, Albany, IL 61230
  • Call Sign: KC9QNV, Licensee ID: L01521176, Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Ian E Anglese, Registrant: Ian E Anglese, 502 South Main, Albany, IL 61230

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 22 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Albany, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (35.3%), and Other (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Albany, IL
    • 5335.3%Outside Fires
    • 4832.0%Other
    • 4429.3%Structure Fires
    • 53.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albany, IL
Most common first names in Albany, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1272.2 years
Robert1172.1 years
George882.8 years
Earl877.9 years
Mary884.3 years
Harold778.5 years
James578.4 years
Charles477.2 years
Margaret483.5 years
Ruth468.3 years
Most common last names in Albany, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Naftzger788.7 years
Hill770.9 years
George683.3 years
Holcomb667.0 years
Reedy577.0 years
Huizenga474.0 years
Hanson468.1 years
Parker467.5 years
Schipper487.5 years
Buikema376.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Albany, IL
  • 95.8%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Albany, IL
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 9.3%Other fuel


Albany compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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