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Albany,NY index of house prices

Total population: 98,566 (Urban population: 95,658, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 48,008 (41,143 occupied: 14,520 owner occupied, 26,623 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

65%
State:

47%

Housing density: 2,246 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $108,610.

Median contract rent in 2016: $479 (lower quartile is $374, upper quartile is $594)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $330


Median gross rent in Albany, NY in 2016: $570

Housing units in Albany with a mortgage: 9,654 (46 second mortgage, 1,681 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,866

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $89,180

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,314

Median monthly housing costs: $953


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Albany, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $183,200 (it was $97,000 in 2000)
Albany:

$183,200
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $130,400 - $235,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $201,224
Here:

$201,224
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $130,826
Here:

$130,826
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $151,937
Here:

$151,937
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,182
Here:

$169,182
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $265,312
Here:

$265,312
State:

$816,667
Median year house/condo built: 1940

Median year apartment built: 1945

Household type by relationship:

Households: 98,106
  • In family households: 57,517 (7,107 male householders, 11,100 female householders)
    9,605 spouses, 22,488 children (21,335 natural, 294 adopted, 859 stepchildren), 803 grandchildren, 1,694 brothers or sisters, 1,113 parents, 2,031 other relatives, 1,576 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 30,550 (10,241 male householders (7,304 living alone)), 12,695 female householders (10,516 living alone)), 7,614 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,039

Size of family households: 7,459 2-persons, 4,703 3-persons, 3,504 4-persons, 1,908 5-persons, 586 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,820 1-person, 3,668 2-persons, 1,019 3-persons, 323 4-persons, 106 5-persons.

6,623 married couples with children.
9,350 single-parent households (822 men, 8,528 women).

83.1% of residents of Albany speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 13,920 (14.2%)
(45.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Albany, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 4621 bedroom
  • 2,8812 bedrooms
  • 7,0523 bedrooms
  • 3,1544 bedrooms
  • 9715+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Albany population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albany, New York:

  • 1,181no bedroom
  • 8,9311 bedroom
  • 9,0622 bedrooms
  • 6,4423 bedrooms
  • 6034 bedrooms
  • 4045+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Albany population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Albany in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 668no vehicle
  • 7,0201 vehicle
  • 4,8162 vehicles
  • 1,6093 vehicles
  • 3534 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Albany population

Cars and other vehicles available in Albany in renter-occupied apartments

  • 10,651no vehicle
  • 11,0091 vehicle
  • 3,6202 vehicles
  • 1,2013 vehicles
  • 1424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Albany population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Albany, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3443 rooms
  • 1,1834 rooms
  • 1,5315 rooms
  • 4,2706 rooms
  • 3,1277 rooms
  • 1,2998 rooms
  • 2,7669+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Albany population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Albany, New York:

  • 7911 room
  • 1,9842 rooms
  • 6,7883 rooms
  • 6,6924 rooms
  • 3,1615 rooms
  • 4,7616 rooms
  • 1,4687 rooms
  • 6978 rooms
  • 2819+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Albany population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Albany, NY household income distribution

  • 5,080Less than $10,000
  • 3,245$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,925$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,449$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,778$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,680$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,339$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,471$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,436$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,533$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,048$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,368$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,052$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,578$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,944$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,217$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Albany, NY

  • 48Less than $10,000
  • 72$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 40$20,000 to $24,999
  • 68$25,000 to $29,999
  • 99$30,000 to $34,999
  • 46$35,000 to $39,999
  • 115$40,000 to $49,999
  • 105$50,000 to $59,999
  • 224$60,000 to $69,999
  • 347$70,000 to $79,999
  • 570$80,000 to $89,999
  • 259$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,101$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,487$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,150$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,792$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,702$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,151$250,000 to $299,999
  • 867$300,000 to $399,999
  • 285$400,000 to $499,999
  • 168$500,000 to $749,999
  • 30$750,000 to $999,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Albany, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Albany, NY
  • 88Less than $100
  • 142$100 to $149
  • 242$150 to $199
  • 868$200 to $249
  • 388$250 to $299
  • 133$300 to $349
  • 515$350 to $399
  • 108$400 to $449
  • 253$450 to $499
  • 1,231$500 to $549
  • 1,030$550 to $599
  • 1,524$600 to $649
  • 1,967$650 to $699
  • 1,766$700 to $749
  • 2,617$750 to $799
  • 4,638$800 to $899
  • 3,477$900 to $999
  • 3,417$1,000 to $1,249
  • 884$1,250 to $1,499
  • 898$1,500 to $1,999
  • 248$2,500 to $2,999
  • 189No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,2812010 or later
  • 3,1972000 to 2009
  • 1,8521990 to 1999
  • 1,9971980 to 1989
  • 8251970 to 1979
  • 1,691Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Albany population
Albany commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 915
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7,339
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 10,777
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9,492
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,775
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,139
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,054
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 305
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 605
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,508
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 891
  • 90 or more minutes: 293
Albany, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,537 (3.2% of all workers)

Albany mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 87,398 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 11,190 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,339 (7%)
  • Taxi: 708 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 394 (0%)
  • Walked: 6,018 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 542 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 4,155
 Italian: 4,015
 German: 2,124
 Jamaican: 1,450
 American: 1,389
 English: 1,064
 Polish: 1,058
 European: 506
 African: 440
 Greek: 340
 Guyanese: 318
 Eastern European: 304
 Russian: 267
 Haitian: 256
 French (except Basque): 232
 French Canadian: 214
 Dutch: 203
 Albanian: 190
 Norwegian: 159
 Ghanaian: 156
 Scottish: 153
 British West Indian: 152
 Nigerian: 141
 Egyptian: 139
 Barbadian: 131
 West Indian: 122
 Iraqi: 117
 Romanian: 111
 Austrian: 108
 Scotch-Irish: 98
 Sudanese: 97
 British: 87
 Swedish: 86
 Afghan: 83
 Czech: 81
 Yugoslavian: 80
 Kenyan: 80
 Ukrainian: 79
 Moroccan: 79
 Cajun: 62
 Belgian: 57
 Liberian: 57
 Macedonian: 54
 Lebanese: 51
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 50
 Canadian: 48
 South African: 48
 Armenian: 46
 Czechoslovakian: 44
 Iranian: 43
 Northern European: 41
 Danish: 40
 Lithuanian: 40
 Turkish: 40
 Serbian: 35
 Welsh: 31
 Israeli: 19
 Slovak: 19
 Jordanian: 17
 Hungarian: 16
 Latvian: 15
 Arab: 14
 Bahamian: 13
 Australian: 10
 Swiss: 9
 Cape Verdean: 6
 Finnish: 5
 Bulgarian: 5
 Croatian: 4
 Ethiopian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 10%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Jamaica
  • 5%India
  • 4%Dominican Republic
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%Korea
  • 3%Pakistan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 69,616
  • Other state: 12,469
  • Northeast: 4,983
  • Midwest: 1,509
  • South: 4,598
  • West: 1,379

78% of Albany residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in New York.

Albany:

77.7%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 530
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 227
  • 7th and 8th grade: 152
  • 9th grade: 231
  • 10th grade: 372
  • 11th grade: 906
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 879
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,453
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,229
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,122
  • Associate degree: 1,989
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,205
  • Master's degree: 2,801
  • Professional school degree: 1,110
  • Doctorate degree: 718

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 308
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 593
  • 7th and 8th grade: 265
  • 9th grade: 178
  • 10th grade: 498
  • 11th grade: 1,775
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 704
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,582
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,085
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,316
  • Associate degree: 3,221
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,672
  • Master's degree: 4,467
  • Professional school degree: 890
  • Doctorate degree: 703

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.4%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 18.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 19.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.4%Males
  • 8.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 15.8%Females
Albany marital status for males
Albany marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,303
  • One, attached: 2,779
  • Two: 12,349
  • 3 or 4: 9,201
  • 5 to 9: 3,370
  • 10 to 19: 1,658
  • 20 to 49: 1,402
  • 50 or more: 4,830
  • Mobile homes: 116

Median worth of mobile homes: $198,368

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Albany:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Albany
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.1%)
  • Electricity (10.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (61.9%)
  • Electricity (30.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,001
Here:

12.9%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 762
Here:

24.2%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,920
Here:

20.7%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)