Albany, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 2,766 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +54.0%
Males: 1,311  (47.4%)
Females: 1,455  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56307.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,441 (it was $31,577 in 2000)
Albany:

$66,441
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,330 (it was $16,383 in 2000)

Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,161 (it was $86,700 in 2000)
Albany:

$171,161
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $188,115; detached houses: $198,646; townhouses or other attached units: $170,349; mobile homes: $17,029

Median gross rent in 2019: $522.

March 2019 cost of living index in Albany: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.6% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Albany, MN (2019)
    • 2,51791.0%White alone
    • 953.4%Black alone
    • 632.3%Hispanic
    • 622.2%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Albany by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(77.0)
1
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.9)
4
(178.7)
1
(38.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(77.0)
3
(114.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.6)
4
(149.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.3)
1
(46.9)
7
(312.6)
5
(193.7)
2
(76.9)
2
(77.0)
1
(38.1)
2
(76.1)
1
(37.6)
3
(111.9)
1
(36.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(445.5)
6
(289.6)
8
(375.2)
17
(759.3)
10
(387.4)
24
(922.7)
25
(961.9)
30
(1,144)
15
(570.6)
9
(338.2)
25
(932.1)
2
(73.8)
9
(327.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.9)
2
(89.3)
1
(38.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(76.1)
1
(37.6)
7
(261.0)
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)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index17.815.031.495.139.942.3123.9101.834.226.7136.85.520.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Albany, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (74.1%), Liberian (5.2%), Dutch (2.4%), Norwegian (2.2%), Polish (1.5%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,983 people per square mile   (low).

Albany, Minnesota map

61 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This city:

2.2%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,016 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,179 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 45.63 N, Longitude: 94.57 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Albany, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Albany, MN in 2019
Albany satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $255,700
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $240,400
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $240,400
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $233,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Albany, MN residents
Average permit cost in Albany, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +220 (+14.0%).
Most common industries in Albany, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Food (8.7%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Albany, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Child care workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Albany, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Albany, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 43% 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, 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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).

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

Stearns 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: 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Albany:

Marital status in Albany, MN
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Albany
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Albany, MN (based on Stearns County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,087$57,2612$1,749
Other Government Administration 2$11,612$69,6720$0
Police - Other 1$4,606$55,2720$0
Water Supply 1$4,046$48,5520$0
Sewerage 1$6,171$74,0520$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,557$54,6840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$744
Totals for Government 10$50,078$60,0943$2,493

Albany government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,265,000 ($457.34)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $657,000 ($237.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $606,000 ($219.09)
    General - Other: $517,000 ($186.91)
    Sewerage: $516,000 ($186.55)
    Police Protection: $443,000 ($160.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $268,000 ($96.89)
    Regular Highways: $263,000 ($95.08)
    Financial Administration: $147,000 ($53.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000 ($50.25)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($5.78)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($5.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000 ($80.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $179,000 ($64.71)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($54.95)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($35.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($21.33)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($7.95)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($21.69)

Albany government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $634,000 ($229.21)
    Sewerage: $570,000 ($206.07)
    Other: $114,000 ($41.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000 ($16.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($3.25)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $273,000 ($98.70)
    General Revenue - Other: $208,000 ($75.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($11.21)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($5.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $641,000 ($231.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $700,000 ($253.07)
    Other: $422,000 ($152.57)
  • Tax - Property: $718,000 ($259.58)
    Other License: $199,000 ($71.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $32,000 ($11.57)

Albany government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,368,000 ($2302.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,299,000 ($2277.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,233,000 ($807.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,164,000 ($782.36)

Albany government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,494,000 ($901.66)

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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 Benton County, MN  1.39% ($38,687 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.66% ($35,307)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.41% ($62,250)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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 Benton County, MN  1.46% ($40,572 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.85% ($43,221)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.70% ($51,642)
Businesses in Albany, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
RadioShack1U-Haul1

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, Minnesota
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Minnesota average
  • Fatal accident count4562
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6890
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1743
  • Fatalities5191
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11879
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents296
See more detailed statistics of Albany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.0mTotal length
  • 109,260Total average daily traffic
  • 12,153Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,286Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Albany, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 51970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Albany, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2002, Expiration Date: 01/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2012, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2014, Expiration Date: 03/22/2024, Certifier: Brian Schiffler, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/19/2024, Certifier: Kerry Mergen, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2007, Expiration Date: 04/09/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2017, Certifier: Randy Elfering, Registrant: Granite Electronics, 535 N 31st Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:
  • Lat: 45.566444 Lon: -94.597444, Call Sign: WRCJ425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.300 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2018, Expiration Date: 10/18/2028, Certifier: Tom Winkels, Registrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue N, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ALBANY, 21355 County Highway 156 (Lat: 45.615083 Lon: -94.545278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 113.1 m, Overall height: 119.2 m, Call Sign: WML796,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Robert Vitanza, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2000, Expiration Date: 11/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2002, Certifier: Colin Flannery, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2003, Expiration Date: 10/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014, Certifier: Tom Schneider, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2018, Registrant: 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:

5
  • 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: W0EK, Licensee ID: L01185728, Grant Date: 08/16/2016, Expiration Date: 11/04/2026, Certifier: Robert J Bruner, 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
  • Call Sign: KE0PYP, Licensee ID: L02160066, Grant Date: 02/02/2018, Expiration Date: 02/02/2028, Certifier: Anthony P Stephens, Registrant: Anthony P Stephens, 1181 Cranberry Street, Albany, MN 56307

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1256S , Serial Number: 18264825, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 07/07/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Downwind Enterprises LLC, 35909 Tower Rd, Albany, MN 56307
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2005
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2009
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/2007
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick J Zeis, 39507 County Road 10, Albany, MN 56307
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7559S , Serial Number: 18265208, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 03/21/2019
    Registrant (Individual): John Sand, 23364 Viewcrest Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Paul N Abrahamson, Rr 2 Box 188, Albany, MN 56307
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/21/2017

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

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 fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 26 took place in 2008, and the least - 9 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Albany, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.2%), and Outside Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Albany, MN
    • 11443.2%Structure Fires
    • 8431.8%Outside Fires
    • 5420.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 124.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Albany, MN
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Albany, MN
  • 72.0%Electricity
  • 28.0%Utility gas


Albany compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed 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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John Evers (4)
  • Adam L. Kalthoff (2)
  • Dennis D. Finken (1)
  • Adam J. Moser (1)
  • John N. Evers (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2021.