Albany, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 51,583 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.3%
Males: 25,960  (50.3%)
Females: 25,623  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97321, 97322, 97389.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,777 (it was $39,409 in 2000)
Albany:

$45,777
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,897 (it was $18,570 in 2000)

Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $175,302 (it was $124,500 in 2000)
Albany:

$175,302
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $188,489; Detached houses: $206,579; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,930; In 2-unit structures: $117,014; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $292,134; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,329; Mobile homes: $90,495; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $127,661

Median gross rent in 2013: $802.

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  • Races in Albany, OR (2013)

    Albany races chart
    • 41,27780.4%White alone
    • 6,71513.1%Hispanic
    • 1,5052.9%Two or more races
    • 1,3242.6%Asian alone
    • 4981.0%American Indian alone
    • 1550.3%Black alone
    • 1710.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.01%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Albany: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.3%), English (12.1%), Irish (10.2%), United States (5.5%), Norwegian (4.2%), Swedish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 212 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,247 people per square mile   (average).

Albany,OR real estate house value index trend

Albany, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albany city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

3,380 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

6.6%
Oregon:

10.0%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Albany, Oregon as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Albany to the number of sex offenders is 2,851 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,682 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,485 (1.6%)

Albany satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (21.1 miles , pop. 136,924).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (57.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (771.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Albany, OR (1.5 miles ), Millersburg, OR (1.8 miles ), Tangent, OR (2.4 miles ), Adair Village, OR (2.6 miles ), Jefferson, OR (2.7 miles ), Corvallis, OR (3.1 miles ), Crabtree, OR (3.1 miles ), Scio-Lacomb, OR (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 380 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2005: 511 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2006: 379 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2007: 326 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2008: 136 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2009: 132 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2010: 94 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2011: 73 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2012: 89 buildings, average cost: $203,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.63 N, Longitude: 123.10 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Grass Seed Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -51 (-0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,732 (46.4%)

Area code: 541

Albany household income distribution Albany home values distribution

Crime rates in Albany by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1001011000100
per 100,000 2.40.00.02.30.02.22.10.00.00.02.00.00.0
Rapes 61010881611101217108
per 100,000 14.523.823.418.418.02.212.822.920.424.633.519.615.5
Robberies 3437344022253329352692327
per 100,000 82.088.079.791.949.554.970.260.371.553.317.845.052.3
Assaults 4526332933131525244817115
per 100,000 108.561.877.466.674.228.631.952.049.098.433.521.59.7
Burglaries 407288518454337297233157155204262224252
per 100,000 981.5684.91,214.71,043.3758.1652.3495.8326.6316.8418.2516.8438.5487.9
Thefts 2,7592,2303,1783,0142,4462,1921,8671,5321,6291,0231,0831,2621,625
per 100,000 6,653.55,303.67,452.06,926.35,502.14,814.23,972.43,186.73,329.02,097.32,136.42,470.43,146.5
Auto thefts 21919234830533121613611476609494142
per 100,000 528.1456.6816.0700.9744.6474.4289.4237.1155.3123.0185.4184.0275.0
Arson 1781371420339162510106
per 100,000 41.019.030.516.131.543.970.218.732.751.319.719.611.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 456.0367.5525.3483.6390.7315.8268.2224.1223.3185.0185.9184.3219.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Albany detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 82 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Oregon average:

1.53

Albany tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7,428 (+22.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Albany, Oregon

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Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 299.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from Albany center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 251.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 235.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from Albany center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 278.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Birthplace of: Alexis (country singer) - Singer, Gordon Gilkey - Soilder, Roderick Sprague - Anthropologist.

Main business address for: SYNTHETECH INC (INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Albany:

  • SAMARITAN ALBANY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1046 6TH AVENUE SW)
  • SAMARITAN EVERGREEN HOSPICE (1010 ELEVENTH AVENUE SW)
  • QUALICENTERS - ALBANY LTD (1050 7TH AVE SW)
  • MARQUIS AT HOME - ALBANY (1534 QUEEN AVENUE SE)
  • SAMARITAN HOMECARE NETWORK (620 SW ELM STREET)
  • ALBANY CARE CENTER (805 19TH AVENUE, S.E.)
  • LINN CARE CENTER (1023 W 6TH)
  • MENNONITE HOME (5353 COLUMBUS STREET SE)
  • REGENCY ALBANY (805 19TH AVENUE SE)
  • TIMBERVIEW CARE CENTER (1023 6TH AVE SW)

Airports located in Albany:

See details about airports located in Albany, OR

Amtrak station:

ALBANY (110 SW 10TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Albany:

  • Linn-Benton Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,511; Location: 6500 Pacific Blvd SW; Public; Website: www.linnbenton.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Albany:

  • Oregon State University (about 10 miles; Corvallis, OR; Full-time enrollment: 23,206)
  • Western Oregon University (about 17 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Willamette University (about 22 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 25 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)
  • University of Oregon (about 41 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Lane Community College (about 43 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • George Fox University (about 48 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)

Public high schools in Albany:

Private high schools in Albany:

  • FAIRVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 35100 GOLTRA RD SE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • STANDARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 230 PINE ST SE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Albany:

Private elementary/middle schools in Albany:

  • ALBANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 420 3RD AVE SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 815 BROADALBIN ST SW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 1910 34TH AVE SE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LINN BENTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, PERIWINKLE CHILD D (Students: 72; Location: 6500 PACIFIC BLVD SW; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FIRST UNITED METHODIST EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 49; Location: 1115 28TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CIRCLE OF FRIENDS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 39; Location: 325 PACIFIC BLVD SW; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MONTESSORI SUNDBORN CHILDRENS HOUSE (Students: 24; Location: 342 NW KOUNSS DR; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Albany, School District: GREATER ALBANY SCHOOL DISTRICT 8J

Library in Albany:

  • ALBANY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,144,412; Location: 1390 WAVERLY DR SE; 146,281 books; 8,027 e-books; 10,467 audio materials; 12,469 video materials; 19 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 280 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Albany radio stations: Please add KGAL 1580 AM (owner Eads Broadcasting)
  • NewsTalk 1580 KGAL (AM Station) broadcasts from a studio in downtown Albany as well as the primary station in Lebanon

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Notable locations in Albany: Spring Hill Country Club (A), Hallawell (B), O E Crossing (C), Page (D), Linn Shuttle Park and Ride (E), Linn County Fairgrounds (F), Bowman City Park Boat Ramp (G), Albany Transit System Park and Ride (H), Albany Transit Station (I), Takena Landing City Boat Ramp (J), Albany Transit System North Albany Park and Ride (K), Albany Water Treatment Plant (L), Albany - Millersberg Water Reclamation Facility (M), Linn - Benton Loop North Albany Park and Ride (N), SP Connection Albany (O), Albany Yard (P), Venetian Theatre (Q), American Red Cross Mid - Valley District Office (R), Albany Municipal Court (S), Albany Main Public Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Albany: SYNTHETECH INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Albany include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), North Albany Community Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Family Worship Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Timber-Linn Memorial Park (2), Masonic Cemetery (3), Waverly Memorial Cemetery (4), Houston Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Swan Lakes (A), Thornton Lake (B), Timber-Linn Lake (C), Waverly Lake (D), Muddys Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Calapooia River (A), Cox Creek (B), Periwinkle Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Albany include: Takena Park (1), Bryant Park (2), Burkhart Park (3), Sunrise Park (4), Draper Park (5), North Albany County Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Albany Regional Museum (136 Lyon Court Southwest) (1), Monteith Society (Museums; 518 2nd Avenue Southwest) (2), Amf Albany Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1245 Clay Street Southeast) (3), Albany Supercross (Amusement & Theme Parks; 33648 Berry Drive Northeast) (4), Tilt (Amusement & Theme Parks; Heritage Mall) (5), Aventuras Mexico (Tours & Charters; 811 Century Drive Northeast) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites (100 Opal St NE) (1), Relax Inn & Suites (1212 Price Road Southeast) (2), Phoenix Inn Suites - Albany (3410 Spicer Rd SE) (3), Comfort Suites Albany (100 Opal Court Northeast) (4), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (105 Opal Court Northeast) (5), Budget Inn (2727 Pacific Boulevard Southeast) (6), LA Quinta Inn & Suites (251 Airport Road Southeast) (7), La Quinta Inn and Suites Albany (251 Airport Road Southeast) (8), Days Inn & Suites (1100 Price Road Southeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Albany City - Municipal Court (333 Broadalbin Street Southwest) (1), Oregon State - Courts- Linn County Circuit Court- Mediation Coordinator Domestic Relat (Po Box 1749) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Linn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.14

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

ALBANY, CITY OF (Population served: 50,158, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-04-2010 to AUG-04-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
DUMBECK LANE DISTRICT (Population served: 250, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LONE OAK ESTATES (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
FIR VIEW WATER COMPANY (Population served: 163, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
PINECONE RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SHIRLEY MAYS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMELOT MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-24-2006)
GRAND PRAIRIE WATER SUPPLY CO (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2005)

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

  • AMIGO VILLA WATER SERVICE INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALBANY TRAILER COURT (Population served: 43, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS TROUT CREEK CG WELL 4 (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.7%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.8% for American Indian residents, 93.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 37.8% for other race residents, 21.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.4%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Albany in 2010:

  • 256 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 214 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 90 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 87 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 81 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Albany in 2000:

  • 208 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 155 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 82 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 54 people in other group homes
  • 47 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 47 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Albany, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Albany compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with most branches in Albany (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: West Albany Branch, Mennonite Home, Albany Branch. Info updated 2009/02/23: Bank assets: $448.2 mil, Deposits: $356.5 mil, headquarters in Corvallis, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Santiam Hwy Branch at 2500 Santiam Hwy Se #1, branch established on 1923/01/01; Albany at 231 Ellsworth St Sw, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Albany Branch at 300 West First Street, branch established on 1865/09/08; Waverly Branch at 2100 North Pacific Highway, branch established on 1956/04/28. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Albany Branch at 128 3rd Ave Sw, branch established on 1957/03/29; East Albany Branch at 940 Pacific Blvd Se, branch established on 1971/10/29. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Albany Community Branch at 205 Ellsworth Sw, branch established on 1954/11/29; Santiam-Albany Branch at 2650 Santiam Highway Southeast, branch established on 1969/04/21. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Albany Branch at 1250 Se Waverly Dr, branch established on 1890/01/01. 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
  • Umpqua Bank: Albany Branch at 333 Sw Ellsworth St, branch established on 1990/02/12. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • Willamette Valley Bank: Albany Branch at 1970 14th Avenue, Se, branch established on 2004/05/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $121.5 mil, Deposits: $102.1 mil, headquarters in Salem, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Oregon Bancorp, Inc.
  • Washington Federal: Albany Branch at 300 Ellsworth Street, Southwest, branch established on 1962/12/21. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Albany, Oregon:

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 251 Airport Rd Se, Albany, OR 97321 , Phone: (541) 928-0921, Fax: (541) 928-8055
  • Best Western Plus Prairie Inn, 1100 Price Rd SE, Albany, OR 97322 , Phone: (541) 928-5050, Fax: (541) 928-4665
  • Best Western Pony Soldier Inn Albany, 315 Airport Rd Ne, Albany, OR 97321 , Phone: (541) 928-6322
  • Phoenix Inn Suites, 4310 Spicer Rd, Albany, OR 97322 , Phone: (888) 889-0208, Fax: (541) 926-6232
  • Holiday Inn Express, 105 Opal Court Ne, Albany, OR 97322 , Phone: (541) 928-8820, Fax: (541) 928-8838
  • Phoenix Inn Suites, Albany, 3410 Spicer Road SE, Albany, OR 97322 , Phone: (541) 926-5696, Fax: (541) 926-6232
  • Comfort Suites, 100 Opal Court NE, Albany, OR 97322 , Phone: (541) 928-2053, Fax: (541) 928-2592
  • Motel 6 # 4124, 2735 Pacific Blvd SE, Albany, OR 97321 , Phone: (541) 926-4233, Fax: (541) 791-1355
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Albany, Oregon

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Albany:

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,383113
Catholic7,6908
Other4,34818
Mainline Protestant3,69717
Orthodox--
None84,554-
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: 18
Linn County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Linn County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Linn County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

30.0%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21$123,459$70,5483$7,004
Other Government Administration 16$100,899$75,67410$7,604
Judicial and Legal 3$11,186$44,7442$8,294
Police Protection - Officers 57$392,539$82,6400$0
Police - Other 26$112,561$51,9516$14,526
Firefighters 75$592,505$94,8012$6,951
Fire - Other 3$12,451$49,8042$3,650
Streets and Highways 39$215,242$66,2282$8,815
Welfare 1$3,102$37,2240$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,673$68,0760$0
Sewerage 22$103,040$56,2042$6,712
Parks and Recreation 22$100,517$54,82752$19,480
Natural Resources 3$16,192$64,7680$0
Water Supply 32$141,802$53,1760$0
Transit 7$27,473$47,0978$11,295
Local Libraries 10$48,283$57,94013$29,154
Other and Unallocable 9$48,315$64,4202$2,997
Totals for Government 347$2,055,239$71,075104$126,482

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,220,000 ($139.97)
    Sewerage: $5,713,000 ($110.75)
    Libraries: $3,045,000 ($59.03)
    Regular Highways: $2,280,000 ($44.20)
    General - Other: $1,005,000 ($19.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $685,000 ($13.28)
    Air Transportation: $144,000 ($2.79)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($0.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($0.54)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,040,000 ($175.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,458,000 ($144.58)
    Water Utilities: $6,066,000 ($117.60)
    Sewerage: $5,382,000 ($104.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,388,000 ($85.07)
    Regular Highways: $3,123,000 ($60.54)
    General - Other: $2,550,000 ($49.43)
    Libraries: $1,840,000 ($35.67)
    Health - Other: $1,781,000 ($34.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,468,000 ($28.46)
    General Public Buildings: $822,000 ($15.94)
    Central Staff Services: $743,000 ($14.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $664,000 ($12.87)
    Transit Utilities: $555,000 ($10.76)
    Air Transportation: $137,000 ($2.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($0.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,243,000 ($24.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $172,000 ($3.33)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($1.98)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($0.66)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($0.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($0.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,192,000 ($391.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,920,000 ($37.22)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,135,000 ($157.71)
    All Other: $1,989,000 ($38.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $855,000 ($16.58)
    Air Transportation: $131,000 ($2.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $301,000 ($5.84)
    Highways: $191,000 ($3.70)
    All Other: $175,000 ($3.39)
    Air Transportation: $150,000 ($2.91)
    Public Welfare: $38,000 ($0.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,407,000 ($27.28)
    General Local Government Support: $169,000 ($3.28)
    Transit Utilities: $88,000 ($1.71)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($1.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,220,000 ($62.42)
    Interest Earnings: $2,653,000 ($51.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $900,000 ($17.45)
    Special Assessments: $897,000 ($17.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $582,000 ($11.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,625,000 ($205.98)
    Transit Utilities: $71,000 ($1.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,274,000 ($82.86)
    All Other: $1,639,000 ($31.77)
    General Local Government Support: $890,000 ($17.25)
    Transit Utilities: $170,000 ($3.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($0.33)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Property: $20,385,000 ($395.19)
    Other License: $6,455,000 ($125.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,002,000 ($77.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $611,000 ($11.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,982,000 ($1376.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,591,000 ($1329.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,850,000 ($74.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,459,000 ($28.28)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $300,000 ($5.82)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,582,000 ($127.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,702,000 ($1099.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,543,000 ($68.69)

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, OR  1.31% ($34,454 average AGI)
from Marion County, OR  0.97% ($34,410)
from Lane County, OR  0.81% ($31,402)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, OR  1.03% ($33,138 average AGI)
to Benton County, OR  0.84% ($32,339)
to Lane County, OR  0.70% ($30,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KWIL (790 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC)
  • KRKT (990 AM; 0 kW; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KEJO (1240 AM; 1 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOO (1340 AM; 1 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSHO (920 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, OR; Owner: EADS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSLM (1390 AM; 10 kW; SALEM, OR)
  • KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
  • K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKT-FM (99.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K243AL (96.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K276BU (103.1 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K231AB (94.1 FM; TURNER, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON / STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KEHK (102.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSND (95.1 FM; LINCOLN CITY, OR; Owner: RADIO BEAM, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Albany:

  • KOAC-TV (Channel 7; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K14GW (Channel 14; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • K45CV (Channel 45; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K20DD (Channel 20; ALBANY, ETC., OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K67GU (Channel 67; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K26AY (Channel 26; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Albany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 58Number of bridges
  • 349m1,145ftTotal length
  • $18,307,000Total costs
  • 745,449Total average daily traffic
  • 80,066Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 91940-1949
  • 221950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Albany, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albany)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Albany, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 390 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albany)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 146 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Albany)
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
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$221,80012$216,41288$219,4913$159,6103$168,0671$133,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$275,2305$294,2440$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$233,2601$173,14017$245,8371$199,8801$162,9901$140,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$274,4502$216,86513$229,7201$162,8001$75,7400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$275,8200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$243,4152$268,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$129,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 346
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albany, OR
Businesses in Albany, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Kohl's1
AMF Bowling1Kroger3
AT&T1La Quinta1
Albertsons1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Blockbuster1Nike5
Burger King2Old Navy1
Carl\s Jr.2Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Circle K2Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Costco1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Curves1Red Robin1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen2Rue211
Dennys1Sears2
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel2
Econo Lodge1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks3
FedEx6Subway3
Foot Locker1Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell2
GameStop1Target1
Goodwill1Toyota1
H&R Block3U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS9
Home Depot1Vans2
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box1Vons1
Jones New York4Walgreens1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kincaid1YMCA1
Kmart1
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