Albany, NY : What you need to know

Located on the banks of the Hudson River in New York's Capital Region, Albany has a strong cultural scene with several theaters and museums, and is also home to great restaurants and cafes. The city's beautiful landscape, which makes it a perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities, earned it a spot on our list of Top 10 Places to Start a Fall Foliage Tour.


Albany, NY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 98468
Latest Population Increase 99.46
Median age 31.2
Median Household Income $40949
Median Home Price $171400
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Albany, NY Rankings

Albany , Real Estate

Albany, N.Y., is bustling these days, thanks to a booming high-tech sector that has prompted innovative startups, ambitious revitalization efforts and world-class technology education.

Albany, NY Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 47.3%
  Population Women 52.7%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Albany

 
71% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Albany

Median Population

Median age 31.2
Age 18 Over 82.9
Age 21 Over 73.2
Age 62 Over 15.2
Age 65 Over 12.4

Race

  Ethnicity White 55.5%
  Ethnicity Black 29.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 7%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 2.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income 40949
  Median Home Price 171400
  Homes Owned 62.5
  Homes Rent 37.5
  Median Property Rent 857

Language

  English Only 84.4
  English Other 15.6
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 19.1 MINUTES
in Albany

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Albany

Commute Types

  Walked 10.3
  Worked at Home 2.4
  Public Transportation 14.4
  Other Means 1.8
  Drove Alone 63.3
  Carpooled 7.8

63/100
WALK SCORE
for Albany