Albany, New York

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Population in 2017: 98,251 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 46,327  (47.2%)
Females: 51,924  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12202, 12203, 12204, 12205, 12206, 12207, 12208, 12209, 12210, 12211, 12222.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,307 (it was $30,041 in 2000)
Albany:

$49,307
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,149 (it was $18,281 in 2000)

Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,100 (it was $97,000 in 2000)
Albany:

$177,100
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $184,089; detached houses: $189,330; townhouses or other attached units: $191,219; in 2-unit structures: $171,428; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $170,353; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,916

Median gross rent in 2017: $988.

March 2019 cost of living index in Albany: 107.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.9%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents, 38.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for American Indian residents, 40.7% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Albany, NY (2017)
    • 48,31349.2%White alone
    • 26,05926.5%Black alone
    • 10,41910.6%Hispanic
    • 8,6478.8%Asian alone
    • 4,1454.2%Two or more races
    • 5930.6%Other race alone
    • 760.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 308 registered sex offenders living in Albany, New York as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Albany is 319 to 1.


Crime rates in Albany by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(8.5)
5
(5.3)
3
(3.2)
9
(9.6)
9
(9.6)
2
(2.2)
4
(4.1)
4
(4.1)
8
(8.2)
8
(8.1)
5
(5.1)
2
(2.0)
8
(8.1)
12
(12.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
68
(72.1)
50
(53.3)
45
(47.9)
48
(51.0)
49
(52.4)
42
(45.3)
33
(33.6)
43
(43.8)
30
(30.6)
54
(54.8)
47
(47.6)
59
(59.8)
54
(55.0)
52
(52.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
439
(465.2)
388
(413.8)
376
(400.4)
361
(383.4)
327
(349.9)
316
(340.8)
320
(325.5)
249
(253.6)
227
(231.7)
237
(240.4)
234
(236.9)
250
(253.5)
247
(251.6)
209
(212.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
760
(805.4)
774
(825.4)
704
(749.6)
615
(653.2)
622
(665.6)
621
(669.8)
582
(592.1)
506
(515.3)
526
(537.0)
503
(510.2)
507
(513.3)
537
(544.5)
567
(577.5)
550
(559.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,328
(1,407)
1,058
(1,128)
965
(1,028)
1,027
(1,091)
876
(937.4)
926
(998.8)
895
(910.5)
887
(903.4)
705
(719.7)
683
(692.7)
468
(473.8)
491
(497.9)
432
(440.0)
432
(439.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,186
(3,376)
3,521
(3,755)
2,998
(3,192)
3,153
(3,349)
3,149
(3,370)
3,488
(3,762)
3,514
(3,575)
3,299
(3,360)
3,243
(3,311)
3,083
(3,127)
2,633
(2,666)
2,858
(2,898)
2,853
(2,906)
2,585
(2,629)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
369
(391.1)
241
(257.0)
286
(304.5)
225
(239.0)
239
(255.8)
229
(247.0)
202
(205.5)
154
(156.8)
142
(145.0)
122
(123.7)
110
(111.4)
112
(113.6)
109
(111.0)
130
(132.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A15
(16.0)
25
(26.6)
9
(9.6)
16
(17.3)
12
(12.2)
N/AN/A12
(12.2)
7
(7.1)
5
(5.1)
14
(14.3)
21
(21.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)640.1592.3538.7535.0520.2516.9474.3432.5412.2417.7370.6396.7407.2388.9

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City-data.com crime index in Albany, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 404 (316 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (8.1%), Irish (7.5%), German (4.1%), Jamaican (2.3%), American (2.2%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1686

Elevation: 127 feet

Land area: 21.4 square miles.

Population density: 4,596 people per square mile   (average).

Albany, New York map

12,627 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 2.4% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

This city:

12.8%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,413 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,842 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (125.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Rensselaer, NY (1.6 miles ),
Menands, NY (1.9 miles ),
Hampton Manor, NY (2.0 miles ),
Delmar, NY (2.0 miles ),
Bethlehem, NY (2.1 miles ),
Colonie, NY (2.2 miles ),
Westmere, NY (2.3 miles ),
Watervliet, NY (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 73.78 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Tech Valley

Daytime population change due to commuting: +68,100 (+69.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 29,973 (62.8%)

Area code: 518

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

Detailed articles:

Albany tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $445,000
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Albany, NY residents
Average permit cost in Albany, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Albany, NY
Historical housing units in Albany, NY
Most common industries in Albany, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (15.3%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.2%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Albany, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Child care workers (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Albany, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Albany, New York environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.6. This is about average.

City:

67.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.215. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0698
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Albany-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Albany city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.7 miles away from Albany center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.0 miles away from Albany center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Albany center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Albany County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Main business address for: INTEGRATED ALARM SERVICES GROUP INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS SERVICES), ALBANY MOLECULAR RESEARCH INC (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH), FIRST ALBANY COMPANIES INC (SECURITY BROKERS, DEALERS & FLOTATION COMPANIES), TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP (RETAIL- COMPUTER & PRERECORDED TAPE STORES), ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORP /DE/ (BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILS, MAN MADE FIBER & SILK), IWO HOLDINGS INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY INC (MEASURING & CONTROLLING DEVICES, NEC).

Hospitals in Albany:

  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER / SOUTH CLINICAL CAMPUS (25 HACKETT BOULEVARD)
  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 43 NEW SCOTLAND AVENUE)
  • ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 600 NORTHERN BOULEVARD)
  • ALBANY VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 113 HOLLAND AVENUE)
  • CAPITAL DISTRICT PSYCH CENTER (75 NEW SCOTLAND AVE)
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF ALBANY, INC (26 JULES DRIVE)
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF ALBANY, INC (45 VIEW AVE)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (22 DOWLING ROAD)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (149 CARDINAL AVE)
  • ST PETER'S HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 315 SOUTH MANNING BOULEVARD)
  • ST PETERS HOSP HOSPICE/RENSS/HUD VAL (315 S MANNING BLVD)

Airports and heliports located in Albany:

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Amtrak stations near Albany:

  • 3 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Albany:

  • SUNY at Albany (Full-time enrollment: 15,490; Location: 1400 Washington Avenue; Public; Website: www.albany.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Excelsior College (Full-time enrollment: 4,723; Location: 7 Columbia Cir; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.excelsior.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • The College of Saint Rose (Full-time enrollment: 4,085; Location: 432 Western Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.strose.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Full-time enrollment: 1,497; Location: 106 New Scotland Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.acphs.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus (Full-time enrollment: 854; Location: 855 Central Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mildred-elley.edu)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Albany (Full-time enrollment: 839; Location: 1259 Central Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • Maria College of Albany (Full-time enrollment: 569; Location: 700 New Scotland Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mariacollege.edu)
  • Austin's School of Spa Technology (Full-time enrollment: 281; Location: 855 Central Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.austin.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Albany (Full-time enrollment: 272; Location: 13 Airline Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Branford Hall Career Institute-Albany Campus (Full-time enrollment: 264; Location: 500 New Karner Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.branfordhall.edu)
  • Albany Medical College (Full-time enrollment: 233; Location: 47 New Scotland Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.amc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 147; Location: 232 North Allen St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.theorloschool.com)
  • Albany BOCES-Adult Practical Nursing Program (Full-time enrollment: 141; Location: 900 Watervliet Shaker Rd; Public; Website: www.bocescareertech.org)
  • Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy (Full-time enrollment: 123; Location: 3 Cerone Commercial Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cnwsmt.com/)
  • New School of Radio and Television (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: 7 Harriman Campus Road; Private, for-profit; Website: thenewschool.us)
  • Memorial School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 68; Location: 600 Northern Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nehealth.com)
  • Albany Law School (Full-time enrollment: 3; Location: 80 New Scotland Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.albanylaw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SUNY-System Office (Location: 353 Broadway; Public; Website: www.suny.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Wadsworth Center-NY State Dept of Health (Location: 120 New Scotland Ave.; Public; Website: www.wadsworth.org/; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Albany:

  • Siena College (about 5 miles; Loudonville, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,153)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 7 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 8 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • Union College (about 14 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 14 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 29 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)

Public high schools in Albany:

Private high schools in Albany:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Albany:

Private elementary/middle schools in Albany:

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Library in Albany:

  • ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,969,932; Location: 161 WASHINGTON AVENUE; 193,702 books; 17,292 audio materials; 23,559 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 720 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WNYT-TV is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Albany: Bleecker Stadium (A), Capital Hills at Albany (B), Empire State Plaza (C), Albany City Sewage Disposal Plant (D), Colonial Quad (E), State Quadrangle (F), Dutch Quadrangle (G), Freedom Quadrangle (H), Kamer Road Industrial Park (I), Port of Albany (J), Times Union Center (K), Leo W O'Brien Federal Building (L), Kennedy Building (M), Albany County Court House (N), State Hall (O), Albany City Hall (P), Albany Police Division Number 2 (Q), John A Howe Public Library (R), South End Fire Department (S), Schuyler Mansion Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Central Plaza Shopping Center (1), Colvin Central Plaza Shopping Center (2), Westgate Shopping Center (3), Loudon Shopping Center (4), City Square Plaza Shopping Center (5), South Mall Towers (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Albany include: INTEGRATED ALARM SERVICES GROUP INC (A), ALBANY MOLECULAR RESEARCH INC (B), FIRST ALBANY COMPANIES INC (C), TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORP (D), ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORP /DE/ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Albany include: Tremont Street Chapel (A), Madison Avenue Baptist Church (B), Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church (C), Levine's Memorial Chapel (D), West End Presbyterian Church (E), Church of the Blessed Sacrament (F), Saint Georges Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church (G), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Graceland Cemetery (1), Eagle Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rensselaer Lake (A), Tivoli Lake (B), Buckingham Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sand Creek (A), Normans Kill (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Albany include: Saint Marys Park (1), Liberty Park (2), Saint Joseph's Park (3), Van Rensselaer Park (4), Sheridan Park (5), Academy Park (6), Capitol Park (7), Delaware Square (8), Townsend Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dean's Coin Machine Service Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 71 Fuller Road) (1), G P Holdings (Amusement & Theme Parks; 259 Central Avenue) (2), Bankshot Antiques & New AE Schmidt Tables (Amusement & Theme Parks; 40 Broadway) (3), Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau (25 Quackenbush Sq) (4), Albany Remembered Tours Ltd (Tours & Charters; 100 State) (5), Albany Aqua Ducks Amphibious Tours (Tours & Charters; 1 Quay Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Cresthill Suites Hotel (1415 Washington Avenue) (1), Courtyard Albany Airport (168 Wolf Road) (2), Albany-Days Inn Airport/Wolf Road (16 Wolf Rd) (3), Crowne Plaza (State & Lodge) (4), Capital Lodge (1230 Western Avenue) (5), Clarion Hotel Albany (3 Watervliet Ave) (6), City Limits (1517 Central Avenue) (7), Comfort Inn & Suites (1606 Central Avenue) (8), Cocca's Inns & Suites - Wolf Road Albany (2 Wolf Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Albany County - Courts- County Court- County Court Clerk (16 Eagle Street) (1), New York State - Court Administration Office- Administrative Ofc (4 Empire State Plaza) (2), New York State - Commission Of Judicial- Conduct (38 State Street) (3), Federal Public Defender (39 North Pearl Street) (4), Us Government - Courts- District Court Clerks Office- Courthouse (445 Broadway) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Kay Sage - Artist, Andy Rooney - Writer, Roscoe Conkling - Politician, Paul Krugman - Economist, Marion Zimmer Bradley - (1930-1999), fantasy writer, Philip Henry Sheridan - (1831-1888), Cy Seymour - Major-league baseball player, Ginny Brown-Waite - Politician, Donald Prentice Booth - General, Charlie Taaffe - And football coach.

Albany 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:

JIFF-E-MART (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
ROTARY SCOUT RESERVATION (Address: 253 WASHINGTON AVE. EXT. , Population served: 305, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FAHNESTOCK PARK TOEC (Address: EMPIRE STATE PLAZA, BUILDING #1 , Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2012)
PYRAMID LIFE CENTER (Address: 40 NORTH MAIN AVE , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
GENTLEMAN JOHNNYS MOTEL (Address: 6 GRACE ST. , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
MAPLES, THE (Address: 2 FERMAC STREET , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
NATIONAL GRID UTILITY BLDG PWS (Address: 1125 Broadway , Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE ELIZABETH PLAZA (Address: 762 MADISON AVENUE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In DEC-20-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2012)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 40 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albany that have no violations reported:

  • ALBANY CITY (Address: 10 North Enterprise Drive , Population served: 101,082, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • LONG POINT STATE PARK (Address: EPS BUILDING #1 , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MASCOT PETROLEUM COMPANY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

43.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Albany in 2010:

  • 7,600 people in college/university student housing
  • 941 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 366 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 302 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 276 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 267 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 244 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 125 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 110 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Albany in 2000:

  • 6,811 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,418 people in nursing homes
  • 285 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 237 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 226 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 196 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 167 people in religious group quarters
  • 124 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 106 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 90 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 62 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 57 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 52 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 33 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 14 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in halfway houses
Arena or stadium:
  • Times Union Center. Siena College.

Banks with most branches in Albany (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TrustCo Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Western Avenue Branch, South Pearl Street Branch, Wolf Road Branch. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Albany Branch, Westgate Branch, The Capital District Office Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Pioneer Savings Bank: 488 Broadway Branch, 1761 Central Avenue Branch, Guilderland Office. Info updated 2010/07/23: Bank assets: $767.8 mil, Deposits: $665.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices
  • Berkshire Bank: Albany Ny Branch, Berkshire Municipal Bank Branch, Central Avenue Albany Branch. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: State Street Branch, Guilderland Branch, Westgate Price Chopper Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • 5 other banks with 8 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Albany:

Marital status in Albany, NY
  • Never married: 56.0%
  • Now married: 26.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Albany
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Albany, NY (based on Albany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic85,26729
Mainline Protestant17,18878
Evangelical Protestant15,87372
Other14,47231
Black Protestant2,73911
Orthodox2,0259
None166,640-
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: 75
Albany County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Albany County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Albany County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
This county:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Here:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Albany County:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Albany:

50.4%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Albany:

49.3%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Albany:

28.6
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Albany:

19.5%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Albany:

11.4%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Albany:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Albany:

32.6%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Albany:

57.8%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Albany:

81.2%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albany, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 276$3,161,686$137,4650$0
Firefighters 238$1,407,041$70,9430$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 128$577,627$54,1536$9,096
Police - Other 99$532,093$64,49643$43,657
Water Supply 92$543,975$70,9534$6,368
Solid Waste Management 83$458,379$66,2720$0
Parks and Recreation 66$304,748$55,40932$59,688
Other Government Administration 56$315,677$67,6455$12,170
Streets and Highways 53$342,244$77,4890$0
Financial Administration 43$191,208$53,3600$0
Other and Unallocable 22$85,392$46,5771$1,501
Welfare 18$113,318$75,5450$0
Sewerage 15$77,549$62,0390$0
Judicial and Legal 12$51,199$51,1990$0
Fire - Other 3$8,064$32,2560$0
Health 3$7,148$28,5920$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,207$8,177,348$81,29991$132,480

Albany government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $6,466,000 ($65.81)
    Regular Highways: $4,794,000 ($48.79)
    General - Other: $3,874,000 ($39.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,362,000 ($13.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,309,000 ($13.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $594,000 ($6.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $53,847,000 ($548.06)
    General - Other: $34,202,000 ($348.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,885,000 ($334.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,775,000 ($79.13)
    Regular Highways: $6,599,000 ($67.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,240,000 ($32.98)
    Central Staff Services: $3,218,000 ($32.75)
    Financial Administration: $2,644,000 ($26.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,028,000 ($20.64)
    General Public Buildings: $1,969,000 ($20.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,242,000 ($12.64)
    Health - Other: $558,000 ($5.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,501,000 ($76.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $156,000 ($1.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $794,000 ($8.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000 ($1.04)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($0.82)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($0.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($0.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($0.06)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.04)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,483,000 ($747.91)

Albany government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,935,000 ($121.47)
    Other: $1,334,000 ($13.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,091,000 ($11.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,864,000 ($334.49)
    Other: $833,000 ($8.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,072,000 ($234.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,335,000 ($44.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $538,000 ($5.48)
    Rents: $151,000 ($1.54)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($0.19)
    Special Assessments: $16,000 ($0.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $12,608,000 ($128.32)
    Other: $11,888,000 ($121.00)
    Highways: $5,500,000 ($55.98)
  • Tax - Property: $57,030,000 ($580.45)
    Other License: $5,304,000 ($53.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,641,000 ($26.88)

Albany government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $438,096,000 ($4458.95)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $330,945,000 ($3368.36)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $107,151,000 ($1090.58)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,505,000 ($890.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,265,000 ($735.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,455,000 ($248.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,215,000 ($93.79)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $49,425,000 ($503.05)
    Beginning: $29,139,000 ($296.58)

Albany government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,864,000 ($293.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,130,000 ($153.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $330,971,000 ($3368.63)

6.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.20% ($44,282 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.79% ($49,068)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.73% ($61,303)


6.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.30% ($42,780 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.85% ($47,980)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.85% ($60,478)
Businesses in Albany, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDO2JoS. A. Bank1
AT&T10Johnny Rockets1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Jones New York3
Abercrombie Kids1Journeys1
Ace Hardware1Justice3
Advance Auto Parts2KFC3
Aeropostale3Kmart1
American Eagle Outfitters3Kohl's1
Ann Taylor2Kroger1
Apple Store1La-Z-Boy2
Arby's2Lane Bryant2
Ascend Collection1Lane Furniture6
AutoZone1LensCrafters2
Bakers1Macy's2
Banana Republic1Marriott7
Barnes & Noble1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Baymont Inn1McDonald's9
Bebe1Motel 62
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity4
Ben & Jerry's1New Balance6
Best Western2New York & Co2
Brookstone1Nike34
Budget Car Rental2Nissan1
Burger King4OfficeMax1
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
CVS8Pac Sun1
Cache1Panera Bread1
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Payless3
Charlotte Russe1Penske1
Chevrolet2PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut2
Clarks1Plato's Closet1
Cold Stone Creamery2Popeyes1
Coldwater Creek1Pottery Barn1
Dairy Queen1Pottery Barn Kids1
Days Inn2Quality1
Deb1RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry2Ramada1
Dennys1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid8
Dunkin Donuts14Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Express2Sears2
Extended Stay America1Sephora2
Famous Footwear2Skechers USA1
FedEx42Spencer Gifts2
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel8
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Foot Locker2Starbucks9
Ford1Subway15
Forever 211Super 81
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T-Mobile4
GNC4T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop3Taco Bell3
Gap2Talbots2
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&M1The Limited1
H&R Block6Tim Hortons2
Haagen-Dazs1Torrid1
Haworth1Toys"R"Us2
Hilton3Travelodge1
Holiday Inn4True Value1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul3
Home Depot2UPS62
Honda1Vans5
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless6
Houlihan's1Victoria's Secret2
Howard Johnson1Walgreens1
Hyundai1Walmart1
IHOP1Wendy's3
J.Crew1Wet Seal1
JCPenney1YMCA2
Jimmy Jazz1

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHAZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • WRPI (91.5 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
  • WCDB (90.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WQBK-FM (103.9 FM; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRCZ (94.5 FM; RAVENA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Albany:

  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • W58CX (Channel 58; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVBG-LP (Channel 25; GREENWICH, NY; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Albany: Carlton Barmore Hutchins, James Smith, James T. Clancy, John Smith, Parker F. Dunn, Stephen P. Corliss.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Albany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 209Number of bridges
  • 5,817ft / 1,773mTotal length
  • $1,126,406,000Total costs
  • 3,763,763Total average daily traffic
  • 136,101Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Albany, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 181950-1959
  • 751960-1969
  • 671970-1979
  • 251980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Albany, NY
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Albany)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Albany, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 378 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albany)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Albany)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED307$156,176340$145,829772$138,44268$37,98519$764,947120$127,2580$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$132,00042$150,786108$131,20411$37,0910$019$100,5260$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED47$140,63879$127,532407$144,226122$32,0742$325,00084$114,0362$41,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$128,78134$144,206195$146,28212$64,8331$418,00025$117,9601$76,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$158,64315$158,40041$137,4154$111,2500$09$112,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 26 tracts in Albany, NY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$176,83139$173,6920$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$196,09519$182,7892$129,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$194,6002$150,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$170,1675$200,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$136,0002$186,5002$151,500
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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 287. The highest number of fire incidents - 539 took place in 2017, and the least - 51 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Albany, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.5%), and Outside Fires (22.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Albany, NY
    • 2,85958.5%Structure Fires
    • 1,10922.7%Outside Fires
    • 51110.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4078.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albany, NY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Albany, New York:

  • Quality Inn Albany Airport, 1632 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12205 , Phone: (518) 456-8811, Fax: (518) 456-0811
  • Rodeway Inn, 1600 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12205 , Phone: (518) 456-8982, Fax: (518) 456-8743
  • Hampton Inn, Wolf Road-Airport, 10 Ulenski Dr, Albany, New York 12205 , Phone: (518) 438-2822, Fax: (518) 438-2931
  • Howard Johnson Inn, 1614 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12205 , Phone: (518) 869-0281, Fax: (518) 869-9205
  • Sure Stay Plus by Best Western Albany Airport, 200 Wolf Rd, Albany, New York 12205 , Phone: (518) 438-1000, Fax: (518) 458-2807
  • Red Lion Hotel Albany, 205 Wolf Rd, Albany, New York 12205 , Phone: (518) 458-7250
  • Days Inn And Suites Albany, 1606 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12205 , Phone: (518) 869-5327, Fax: (518) 456-8971
  • Holiday Inn Express Albany Downtown, 300 Broadway, Albany, New York 12207 , Phone: (518) 434-4111, Fax: (518) 432-5919
  • 27 other hotels and motels
All 35 fire-safe hotels and motels in Albany, New York
Most common first names in Albany, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,25781.2 years
John2,04874.2 years
William1,60174.1 years
Joseph1,28874.8 years
Margaret1,07680.5 years
James1,02372.5 years
Helen1,01080.6 years
Anna90083.4 years
Elizabeth87381.5 years
George86775.4 years
Most common last names in Albany, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith53174.9 years
Miller27577.5 years
Brown22773.8 years
Murphy22478.4 years
Johnson22271.3 years
Williams19773.8 years
Jones18870.7 years
Ryan15376.5 years
Martin14875.1 years
Davis14573.7 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Albany, NY
  • 80.5%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Albany, NY
  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 37.4%Electricity
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Albany compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Albany on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 (12209) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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