Albany, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 2,618 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.8%
Males: 1,256  (48.0%)
Females: 1,362  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56307.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,612 (it was $31,577 in 2000)
Albany:

$54,612
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,895 (it was $16,383 in 2000)

Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $147,253 (it was $86,700 in 2000)
Albany:

$147,253
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $162,005; Detached houses: $167,504; Townhouses or other attached units: $175,590; Mobile homes: $28,969

Median gross rent in 2016: $672.

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  • Races in Albany, MN (2010)

    Albany races chart
    • 2,49597.4%White alone
    • 240.9%Two or more races
    • 230.9%Hispanic
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Albany: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (70.0%), American (5.4%), Irish (3.3%), Norwegian (2.9%), Polish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,877 people per square mile   (low).

Albany,MN real estate house value index trend

Albany, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albany city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,585 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,528 (1.2%)

Albany satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (19.9 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (78.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Avon, MN (2.4 miles ), Freeport, MN (2.5 miles ), Holdingford, MN (2.9 miles ), New Munich, MN (3.0 miles ), St. Rosa, MN (3.1 miles) , St. Martin, MN (3.2 miles ), Melrose, MN (3.5 miles ), Upsala, MN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $147,600
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $234,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.63 N, Longitude: 94.57 W

Area code: 320

Albany household income distribution Albany home values distribution

Crime rates in Albany by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2100
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77.038.10.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000014102301
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.046.9178.738.70.077.0114.40.037.6
Burglaries 000117522121
per 100,000 0.00.00.048.346.9312.6193.776.977.038.176.137.6
Theft 009681710242530159
per 100,000 0.00.0445.5289.6375.2759.3387.4922.7961.91,144.2570.6338.2
Auto thefts 000012101021
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.046.989.338.70.038.50.076.137.6
Arson 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.038.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.1) 0.00.017.815.031.495.139.942.3123.9101.834.226.7

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Crime rate in Albany detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Minnesota average:

1.46
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +220 (+14.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Albany: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Albany, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Albany-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Albany city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from Albany center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 256.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 111.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Albany center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 291.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stearns County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Birthplace of: Tim Thelen - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 6/14/61).

Hospitals and medical centers in Albany:

  • ALBANY AREA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 300 THIRD AVENUE)
  • MOTHER OF MERCY CAMPUS OF CARE (230 CHURCH AVENUE, BOX 676)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Albany:

  • CENTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEM - MELROSE PINE VILLA C C (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MELROSE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • College of Saint Benedict (about 14 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 19 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 20 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 21 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Ridgewater College (about 42 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 43 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 53 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Public high school in Albany:

Public elementary/middle schools in Albany:

Private elementary/middle school in Albany:

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Notable locations in Albany: Albany Golf Club (A), Albany Public Library (B), Albany Police Department (C), Albany Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Albany: Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Seven Dolors Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: North Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotel: Country Inn-Suites Albany (820 Shamrock Lane).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.44
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.1%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in in-patient hospice facilities in 2010
111 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Albany, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Albany (2011 data):

  • Stearns Bank National Association: Albany Branch at 140 5th Street, branch established on 1997/10/15. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,174.7 mil, Deposits: $854.9 mil, headquarters in Saint Cloud, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Stearns Financial Services, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

Albany travel time to work - commute Albany mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic62,56548
Mainline Protestant17,43828
Evangelical Protestant12,07147
Other9697
Orthodox211
None57,578-
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: 29
Stearns County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Stearns County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Stearns County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Stearns County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.2%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Albany:

56.4%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Albany:

27.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Albany:

17.5%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.1%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Albany:

30.6%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Albany:

63.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Albany:

79.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albany, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,598$43,1760$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,726$80,7120$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,867$47,4684$3,797
Police - Other 1$2,511$30,1320$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,204$50,4480$0
Sewerage 1$6,212$74,5440$0
Water Supply 1$3,808$45,6960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$602
Totals for Government 9$38,926$51,9015$4,399

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $73,000 ($27.88)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $562,000 ($214.67)
    General - Other: $483,000 ($184.49)
    Sewerage: $327,000 ($124.90)
    Police Protection: $306,000 ($116.88)
    Regular Highways: $213,000 ($81.36)
    Water Utilities: $163,000 ($62.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $154,000 ($58.82)
    Financial Administration: $106,000 ($40.49)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($23.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $41,000 ($15.66)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($4.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $417,000 ($159.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,588,000 ($1370.51)
    Water Utilities: $251,000 ($95.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000 ($23.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($16.04)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($11.08)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $849,000 ($324.29)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $558,000 ($213.14)
    Sewerage: $447,000 ($170.74)
    All Other: $49,000 ($18.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $378,000 ($144.39)
    All Other: $14,000 ($5.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($1.15)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $752,000 ($287.24)
    Interest Earnings: $639,000 ($244.08)
    General Revenue, NEC: $222,000 ($84.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $463,000 ($176.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $502,000 ($191.75)
    All Other: $50,000 ($19.10)
  • Tax - Property: $760,000 ($290.30)
    Other License: $222,000 ($84.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,553,000 ($4030.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,304,000 ($3171.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000 ($1800.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,440,000 ($1695.95)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,440,000 ($1695.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,466,000 ($941.94)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($1.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,530,000 ($3258.21)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,050,000 ($2692.90)

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, MN  1.31% ($30,497 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.57% ($28,972)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($29,148)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($74 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Benton County, MN  1.39% ($30,206 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.79% ($31,098)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.64% ($30,580)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJON (1240 AM; 1 kW; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCFB (91.5 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Albany:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K19BG (Channel 19; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K63DY (Channel 63; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMN-LP (Channel 13; ST. CLOUD-SARTELL, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)

Albany fatal accident list:

Mar 16, 2005 06:55 AM, Sr-238, 2nd Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 3, 2003 06:53 AM, I-94, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 2003 01:30 AM, Sr-238, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 1992 10:05 AM, I94, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1981 04:30 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1976 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1975 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • 107,260Total average daily traffic
  • 12,153Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Albany)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • E Co Hwy 57 (Lat: 45.629139 Lon: -94.521111), Call Sign: KGD509, Licensee ID: L00086031
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.825 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2002, Expiration Date: 01/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2012Registrant: Upsala Coop Creamery Assn, 21825 Cr 54, Albany, MN 56307
  • Lat: 45.624944 Lon: -94.572778, Call Sign: WPZV306
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.175 MHz, 462.462 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 467.175 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2014, Expiration Date: 03/22/2024, Certifier: Brian SchifflerRegistrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • Lat: 45.543333 Lon: -94.618611, Call Sign: WPZZ878
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.387 MHz, 463.487 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/19/2024, Certifier: Kerry MergenRegistrant: Granite Electronics, 535 N 31st Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:
  • 32374 Co Rd 10 (Lat: 45.594722 Lon: -94.612222), Call Sign: WQGS859
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.637 MHz, 464.862 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2007, Expiration Date: 04/09/2017, Certifier: Randy ElferingRegistrant: Granite Electronics, 535 N 31st Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ALBANY, 21355 County Highway 156 (Lat: 45.615083 Lon: -94.545278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 113.1 m, Overall height: 119.2 m, Call Sign: WML796
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Robert VitanzaRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms:a-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • Albany, Various Locations (Lat: 45.631639 Lon: -94.574722), Type: N/A, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPQX584
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.093 MHz, 928.093 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2000, Expiration Date: 11/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2002, Certifier: Colin FlanneryRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037-1128, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Albany, MN, Lat: 45.629639 Lon: -94.568694, Call Sign: WPYU592
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHzGrant Date: 10/30/2003, Expiration Date: 10/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014, Certifier: Tom SchneiderRegistrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • MS03NP430, 1550 Railroad Ave. (Lat: 45.633222 Lon: -94.587500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.6 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQS540
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Industrial Park, Western Edge Of Albany (Lat: 45.632444 Lon: -94.580556), Call Sign: KOR548
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0SIL, Licensee ID: L00998575, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 04/28/2025, Certifier: Debbie J Bruner, Registrant: Debbie J Bruner, 43169 215th Ave, Albany, MN 56307
  • Call Sign: KD6KIK, Licensee ID: L00325175, Grant Date: 04/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/22/2023, Certifier: Donald E Marstein Jr, Registrant: Donald E Marstein Jr, 43916 205th Ave, Albany, MN 56307
  • Call Sign: N0RUD, Licensee ID: L00632260, Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Registrant: William N Kollodge, 20855 - 405th Street, Albany, MN 56307
  • Call Sign: W0EK, Licensee ID: L01185728, Grant Date: 08/25/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Registrant: Robert J Bruner, 43169 215th Ave, Albany, MN 56307
  • Call Sign: KC0KER, Licensee ID: L00340251, Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 06/28/2021, Certifier: David L Waletzko, Registrant: David L Waletzko, 35909 Tower Road, Albany, MN 56307

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: FUCHS JUNIOR ACE E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2XP , Serial Number: 1-2-F, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Noll, 20933 330th St, Albany, MN 56307
  • Aircraft: WRIGHT JAMES F WITTMAN W-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2D (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 359W , Serial Number: 463, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Ryan J Eiden, Po Box 456, Albany, MN 56307
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4340H , Serial Number: 15-125, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Ryan Eiden, 31553 Mapleview Rd, Albany, MN 56307
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5309H , Serial Number: 16-114, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick J Zeis, 39507 County Road 10, Albany, MN 56307
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7026B , Serial Number: 22-4277, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Paul N Abrahamson, Rr 2 Box 188, Albany, MN 56307
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8522N , Serial Number: 73-30610, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1973
    Registrant (Individual): David L Waletzko, 35909 Tower Rd, Albany, MN 56307
  • Aircraft: BEECH N35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 944Q , Serial Number: D-6818, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Richard M Ohmann, Po Box 314, Albany, MN 56307

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$148,4901$102,3104$136,925
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$220,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$161,350
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$152,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

ALBANY (Population served: 2,221, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-23-2006 and OCT-16-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2006), St BCA signed (FEB-08-2006), St Public Notif received (4 times from FEB-21-2006 to DEC-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Albany

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albany, MN
Most common first names in Albany, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4281.1 years
Mary3087.0 years
Anna2786.3 years
Joseph2682.7 years
Frank2079.8 years
Rose1884.8 years
Leo1778.8 years
Elizabeth1686.7 years
Edward1678.9 years
Henry1483.8 years
Most common last names in Albany, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Christen2479.4 years
Lemke2180.6 years
Hamann1478.0 years
Richter1080.6 years
Douvier1080.8 years
Hodel1084.2 years
Mareck969.0 years
Schwinghamme986.2 years
Miller878.1 years
Gerads883.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
Businesses in Albany, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
RadioShack1U-Haul1

Albany compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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