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Ancestries: United States (24.3%), German (19.6%), Irish (12.9%), English (9.0%), Polish (2.4%), Russian (2.3%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 915 feet
Land area: 2.45 square miles.
Population density: 709 people per square mile (low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Albany:
High school or higher: 86.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Albany city:
Never married: 22.0%
Now married: 51.7%
26 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Albany, Missouri as of July 30, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Albany to the number of sex offenders is 577 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $782 (1.2%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $887 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (43.2 miles , pop. 73,990).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (81.9 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Darlington, MO (2.2 miles)
New Hampton, MO (2.7 miles ),
Gentry, MO (2.8 miles)
Denver, MO (3.2 miles)
McFall, MO (3.3 miles)
Stanberry, MO (3.4 miles ),
Worth, MO (3.5 miles)
Bethany, MO (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Albany-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Albany city center killed 3 peopleand injured 6 peopleand caused $300,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 peopleand injured 64 peopleand causedbetween $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Albany-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 78% 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 366.3 miles away from the city center On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 335.2 miles away from Albany 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 357.6 miles away from the city center On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the city center On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 352.9 miles away from Albany center On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Gentry County (14) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10 Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Twist - Screenwriter, Moose Clabaugh - Baseball player.
Hospitals and medical centers in Albany:
NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 705 N COLLEGE STREET)
NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1607 EAST 136 HIGHWAY)
COLONIAL MANOR OF ALBANY (HWY E 136)
GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-COLONIAL MANOR OF ALBANY (1405 EAST HIGHWAY 136)
Notable locations in Albany: Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Northwest Regional Field Fire Office Albany (A), Albany Community Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotels: Eastwood Motel (1105 East USHighway 136), Dj's Bar (1009 East USHighway 136).
Court: Northwest Court Services (102 North Smith Street).
Gentry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Drinking water stations with addresses in Albany and their reported violations in the past:
GENTRY CO PWSD 1 (Population served: 1,710, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
One routine major monitoring violation
Drinking water stations with addresses in Albany that have no violations reported:
ALBANY (Population served: 1,936,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.5%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.6% for Black residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
Gay men: 0.1% of all households
People in group quarters in Albany in 2010:
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
26 people in group homes intended for adults
3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
People in group quarters in Albany in 2000:
37 people in nursing homes
17 people in other group homes
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
Albany compared to Missouri state average:
Median house value below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
Median age significantly above state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in below state average.
House age above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Albany (2011 data):
BTC Bank: Albany Branch at 101 East Us Highway 136, branch established on 2001/02/05. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $325.0 mil, Deposits: $285.7 mil, headquarters in Bethany, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bethany Bankshares, Inc.
Great Western Bank: Albany Branch at 224 West Wood Street, branch established on 1870/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
Religion statistics for Albany city (based on Gentry County data)
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: 3
4.82 / 10,000 pop.
1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
9.64 / 10,000 pop.
4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
9.64 / 10,000 pop.
7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,470 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
College & Clark Sts (Lat: 40.251944 Lon: -94.324389), Call Sign: WYF997, Licensee ID: L00052672 Assigned Frequencies: 155.940 MHz Grant Date: 09/02/1998, Expiration Date: 11/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2001 Registrant: City Of Albany, 106 E Clay St, Albany, MO 64402
City Water Tower N Polk St (Lat: 40.247222 Lon: -94.333278), Call Sign: KAB969 Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.730 MHz Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014 Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
N College & E North St (Lat: 40.251944 Lon: -94.324389), Call Sign: KTG671 Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz Grant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 05/23/2021 Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service, 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
202 N Smith St (Lat: 40.249722 Lon: -94.334111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPPE989 Assigned Frequencies: 155.070 MHz, 155.730 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.880 MHz Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 11/18/2014, Certifier: Eugene Hogue Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service, Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
NEW TOWER RTU, New Tower Rtu- Se Corner Of Canady & Water Streets (Lat: 40.249611 Lon: -94.335361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPTY991 Assigned Frequencies: 451.212 MHz Grant Date: 01/10/2012, Expiration Date: 01/15/2022, Certifier: Tom Lesnak Registrant: Micro-Comm,Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd., Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
101 W. Jefferson (Lat: 40.250694 Lon: -94.332667), Call Sign: WQMJ949 Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 452.412 MHz Grant Date: 08/30/2010, Expiration Date: 08/30/2020, Certifier: James D Boothe Registrant: National License, 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 2147D , Serial Number: 28-7911034, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1978 Registrant (Partnership): Farmers Flying, 5739 Us Highway 136, Albany, MO 64402
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 42860 , Serial Number: 28-7410075, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1974 Registrant (Partnership): Farmers Flying, C/O Carl Messner Etal / 5739 Us Highway 136, Albany, MO 64402
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 6356D , Serial Number: 17272742, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1979 Registrant (Individual): Vernon T Mccord, 2824 558th Rd, Albany, MO 64402
Aircraft: ALON A2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 6366V , Serial Number: A-42, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/1965 Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronnie M Combs, Rr 1 Box 224, Albany, MO 64402, Other Owners: Steve Combs
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 8571P , Serial Number: 24-4028, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1964 Registrant (Co-Owned): Daniel J Peddicord, 6132 Folks Branch Trail, Albany, MO 64402, Other Owners: Saundra S Peddicord
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: