Best Places to Live

Albany, NY

Population: 96,460
LIV
SCORE
632
Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau

On the west bank of the Hudson River is Albany, the capital of New York and a city where 10 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered. The economy is strong in education, health care and government positions, and a number of technology companies also call Albany home. Residents can enjoy 60 public parks and an annual Tulip Festival that celebrates the city’s Dutch heritage.

Find out more about what makes Albany a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Albany, NY Ranking Data

Civic
65
Demographics
49
Economy
40
Education
57
Health
70
Housing
51
Infrastructure
74