Albany, OR Metro Area

Moving to Albany? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Albany metro area comprises one county in Oregon. The largest cities in the Albany metro area are Lebanon, Sweet Home and of course, Albany.

118,270 people live in Albany within 44,942 households. The population of Albany is 87% White, 0% Black and 1% Asian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 8% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 4% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 39.4, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 24% of residents are under age 18. 16% are over age 65. 50% of Albany’s residents are male.

Who lives in Albany? There are 15,092 married couples without children and another 8,180 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 1,002 single dads and 3,407 single mothers. 11,275 residents of Albany live alone.

How affordable is Albany? The median household income in Albany is $44,965 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $21,363 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Albany area are found in Millersburg with a median household income of $68,182, followed by Lyons and Halsey. The lowest incomes are in Sweet Home with a median household income of $36,387, followed by Mill City and Lebanon.

The highest home values in the Albany area are found in Millersburg with a median home value of $231,800, followed by Lacomb and Lyons. The lowest home values are in Sweet Home with a median home value of $115,900, followed by Lebanon and Halsey.

11% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 39% earn less than $35,000. 13.5% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 30.7% of Albany's children live below the poverty line.


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