Albany, Vermont

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Population in 2019: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.5%
 
Males: 109  (58.2%)
Females: 80  (41.8%)
Median resident age:

31.7 years
Vermont median age:

42.8 years

Zip code: 05820

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,349 (it was $27,750 in 2000)
Albany:

$67,349
VT:

$63,001

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,437 (it was $14,453 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $123,103 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Albany:

$123,103
VT:

$233,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $133,020; detached houses: $149,931; mobile homes: $55,183

Median gross rent in 2019: $799.

March 2019 cost of living index in Albany: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Albany, VT (2019)
    • 15185.3%White alone
    • 2514.1%Hispanic
    • 10.6%Two or more races



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Albany, Vermont as of September 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Albany is 41 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (22.9%), European (18.0%), French Canadian (11.5%), English (9.8%), French (9.8%), Irish (9.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1915

Elevation: 956 feet

Land area: 1.54 square miles.

Population density: 123 people per square mile   (very low).

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.8%
Vermont:

3.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Albany village:

2.3% ($1,393)
Vermont:

2.0% ($2,196)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (128.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (178.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (279.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Craftsbury, VT (2.2 miles ),
Lowell, VT (2.4 miles ),
Irasburg, VT (2.8 miles ),
Eden, VT (2.8 miles ),
Glover, VT (2.9 miles ),
Westfield, VT (3.2 miles ),
Barton, VT (3.2 miles ),
Orleans, VT (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 72.38 W

Area code: 802

Distribution of median household income in Albany, VT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Albany, VT in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Vermont:

2.8%
Most common industries in Albany, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.5%)
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Food (13.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.8%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (11.4%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Social assistance (11.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Albany, VT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.8%)
  • Child care workers (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Woodworkers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (18.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)

Average climate in Albany, Vermont

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Albany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.5 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) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from Albany center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 110.9 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 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 116.1 miles away from Albany center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city 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 Orleans County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albany topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Albany:

  • MAPLE LANE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BARTON, VT)
  • UNION HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GLOVER, VT)
  • LAMOILLE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)
  • THE MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MORRISVILLE, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • Saint Michael's College (about 42 miles; Colchester, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 43 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Norwich University (about 44 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • University of Vermont (about 44 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 45 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 54 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Middlebury College (about 64 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

Public elementary/middle school in Albany:

See full list of schools located in Albany

Library in Albany:

  • ALBANY TOWN (Operating income: $22,341; Location: 530 MAIN ST.; 6,000 books; 122 audio materials; 278 video materials; 5 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Albany Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Albany Village Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shalney Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

ALBANY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Address: 351 MAIN ST , Population served: 142, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Vermont:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

75.3%
Whole state:

62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.6%
Whole state:

9.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Albany:

Marital status in Albany, VT
  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 80.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

For population 25 years and over in Albany:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Vermont average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Albany, VT (based on Orleans County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,31212
Mainline Protestant1,48523
Evangelical Protestant82214
Other3234
None19,289-
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: 14
Orleans County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Orleans County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Orleans County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

24.8%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
Vermont:

52.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.0%
Vermont:

51.9%

Average BMI:
Albany:

29.2
Vermont:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Albany:

20.8%
Vermont:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Albany:

10.0%
Vermont:

8.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Vermont:

6.9

Overweight people:
Albany:

43.5%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

57.9%
State:

59.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Albany:

81.3%
Vermont:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Albany, VT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$8,714$52,2841$2,095
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,413
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$351
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$61
Totals for Government 2$8,714$52,2844$4,920

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $278,000 ($1470.90)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($539.68)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($26.46)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($26.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($47.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,000 ($100.53)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($201.06)
  • Tax - Property: $341,000 ($1804.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000 ($1243.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000 ($1243.39)

4.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Vermont average:

5.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Caledonia County, VT  0.54% ($39,476 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.41% ($26,596)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.35% ($50,250)


4.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,562 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Vermont average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Caledonia County, VT  0.65% ($22,579 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.33% ($44,026)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.30% ($24,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albany:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Albany:

  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)

Albany fatal accident list:

Apr 30, 2010 07:48 AM, Th-11, Lat: 44.722358, Lon: -72.363656, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 2006 04:48 PM, Sr-14, Lat: 44.765830, Lon: -72.341740, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 2002 11:52 PM, Th-#1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jun 15, 1999 09:35 AM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1988 10:50 AM, Vt 14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 1978 05:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1978 00:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.8mTotal length
  • $300,000Total costs
  • 200Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 300Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB1BRN, Licensee ID: L00997479, Grant Date: 04/28/2005, Expiration Date: 05/18/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2017, Certifier: William T Willis, Registrant: Border Amateur Radio Federation, Main St Box 213, Albany, VT 05820-0213
  • Call Sign: N1TAR, Licensee ID: L00626020, Grant Date: 06/14/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2016, Certifier: Wendell C Rivers Jr, Registrant: Wendell C Rivers Jr, Albany, VT 05820

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Albany, VT
  • 50.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 42.9%Wood
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Albany, VT
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Albany compared to Vermont 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 significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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