Albany, Texas

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Population in 2013: 2,032 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 1,012  (49.9%)
Females: 1,020  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76430.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,880 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Albany:

$50,880
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,104 (it was $17,470 in 2000)

Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,922 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Albany:

$66,922
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $72,503; Detached houses: $77,440; Townhouses or other attached units: $92,862; In 2-unit structures: $7,143; Mobile homes: $32,087

Median gross rent in 2012: $594.

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Albany races chart
  • White alone - 1,955 (82.8%)
  • Hispanic - 261 (11.1%)
  • Black alone - 62 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Albany: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (10.6%), German (10.1%), English (8.2%), Irish (7.8%), Dutch (2.7%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1412 feet

Land area: 1.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,381 people per square mile   (low).

Albany, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albany city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

113 residents are foreign born (0.5% North America).

This city:  4.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Albany, Texas as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Albany to the number of sex offenders is 337 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,688 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $952 (1.6%)

Albany satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (32.7 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (114.1 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (145.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Moran, TX (3.8 miles ), Lueders, TX (4.5 miles ), Breckenridge, TX (4.8 miles ), Baird, TX (4.9 miles ), Woodson, TX (4.9 miles ), Clyde, TX (5.0 miles ), Putnam, TX (5.0 miles) , Cisco, TX (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 99.29 W

Area code: 325

Albany household income distribution Albany home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Albany, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Albany-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Albany city center killed 5 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 tornado 34.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 293.8 miles away from Albany center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 223.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from Albany center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shackelford County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert B. Williams - Air Force general, Quail Dobbs - Rodeo clown, Dick Stovall - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Albany:

  • INTEGRACARE OF ALBANY LLC (124 HILL STREET)
  • BLUEBONNET NURSING HOME (BAIRD HWY (B0X 608))

Airports located in Albany:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • Cisco College (about 29 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 31 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Tarleton State University (about 72 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Weatherford College (about 88 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Midwestern State University (about 92 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Vernon College (about 100 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Angelo State University (about 113 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)

Public high school in Albany:

Public elementary/middle school in Albany:

See full list of schools located in Albany

Library in Albany:

  • SHACKELFORD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $29,905; Location: 402 N 2ND ST; 8,267 books; 791 audio materials; 396 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Albany: Shackelford County Courthouse Historic District (A), Albany Volunteer Fire Department (B), Shackelford County Emergency Medical Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Albany include: Presbyterian Church Nanse (A), First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Albany Motor Inn (424 East USHighway 180).

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 24.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Albany, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Albany compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Albany (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Albany: The First National Bank Of Albany at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $420.8 mil, Deposits: $374.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Albany Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Albany Branch at 132 Hill Street, branch established on 2007/07/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,415.0 mil, Deposits: $1,104.5 mil, headquarters in Abilene, TX, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 96.06%
Here: 96.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents55.4%9.8%8.4%6.8%19.6%
Congregations23.1%7.7%15.4%7.7%46.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Shackelford County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Shackelford County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Shackelford County:

12.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Shackelford County:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,947$35,3640$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,263$39,7890$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,993
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,421$53,0520$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,157$38,3142$2,990
Sewerage 1$5,158$61,8960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 14$1,395
Water Supply 5$17,243$41,3830$0
Totals for Government 18$62,189$41,45918$6,378

8.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Taylor County, TX  1.96% ($38,136 average AGI)


8.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KROO (1430 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • KNCE (95.1 FM; BAIRD, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KLXK (93.5 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVRP-FM (97.1 FM; HASKELL, TX; Owner: ROLLING PLAINS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKHR (106.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Albany:

  • KIDV-LP (Channel 59; ALBANY, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXVA (Channel 15; ABILENE, TX; Owner: STAR BROADCASTING LIMITED)
  • KTAB-TV (Channel 32; ABILENE, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ABILENE, LLC)

Albany fatal accident list:

May 15, 1980 11:35 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 1976 07:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 1975 06:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albany)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Albany, TX)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA5HOL
    Grant Date: 08/21/1997, Expiration Date: 08/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2009
    Registrant: Randall G Turner, General Delivery, Albany, TX 76430
  • Call Sign: KD5ADA, Licensee ID: L01375667
    Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 04/24/2017, Certifier: Jeremy L Eaves
    Registrant: Jeremy L Eaves, Albany, TX 76430
  • Call Sign: KG5BU, Licensee ID: L01266819
    Grant Date: 04/10/2007, Expiration Date: 04/11/2017
    Registrant: John L Rose, 209 N. Ave. B, Albany, TX 76430-2938
  • Call Sign: N5GST, Licensee ID: L00952870
    Grant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 02/06/2015, Certifier: Thomas M Davis
    Registrant: Thomas M Davis, 916 North First, Albany, TX 76430
  • Call Sign: KF5QDO, Licensee ID: L01697116
    Grant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/10/2022, Certifier: Kevin E Wisdom
    Registrant: Kevin E Wisdom, 495 Cr 148, Albany, TX 76430


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Albany)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Albany, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4275.5 years
William3277.0 years
James2973.1 years
Mary2680.7 years
Joe1678.6 years
Thomas1473.1 years
George1377.0 years
Ruby1380.8 years
Walter1373.2 years
Robert1376.2 years
Most common last names in Albany, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ledbetter1777.0 years
Hill1673.9 years
Jones1478.4 years
King1377.0 years
Martin1278.5 years
Williams1278.6 years
Schkade1282.9 years
Anderson1181.6 years
Mitchell1081.0 years
Adams979.4 years
Businesses in Albany, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
True Value1
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