City of Albany, NY
Albany is located in Albany County in New York. The median income is $40,145 and the median home value is $180,100. The unemployment rate is 10.98% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 18.6 minutes to work each day. The population is 56% White, 31% Black, 5% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 7% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Albany, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Albany has a Walk Score® of 63.
Median Household Income$40,145
Median Home Price$180,100
Albany's restaurants and cafes feature flavorful creations sure to please any palate. C.H. Evans Brewing Company at the Albany Pump Station A microbrewery and restaurant, the C.H. Evans Brewing Company is located in the historic Albany Pump Station. Customers can enjoy a variety of brewed beverages, as well as fine food such as pale ale-battered red onion rings, local grass-fed beef smoked chili and pan-seared tilapia and shrimp. Cafe Madison
Many of America's well-known historical figures have ties to Albany. Take a look at the local sites that have played a significant role in American history. Watervliet Shaker Village
Albany's residents and visitors can enjoy historically significant museums and theaters. Capital Repertory Theatre The Capital Reperatory Theatre, one of 76 professional theaters that are part of the League of Resident Theatres, has been putting on shows, such as A Christmas Story and Shipwrecked, for more than 20 years. Palace Theatre
SchoolsIn Albany, New York Presented by:
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Albany’s schools rate.
BusinessIn Albany, New York Presented by:
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Albany.
HealthIn Albany, New York Presented by:
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Albany.