People

The total population of Albany is 57,368. The median age is 36.06

57,368

Total Population

Gender Distribution
Male

48.98%

Male

Female

51.02%

Female

Age Distribution

Ages 0 to 9
7231
Ages 10 to 19
7011
Ages 20 to 29
8519
Ages 30 to 39
8259
Ages 40 to 49
6802
Ages 50 to 59
6135
Ages 60 to 64
3435
Ages 65+
9974

Median Age

36

Population Growth (in thousands)

Educational Attainment

38.15% of the population in Albany have an Associate's degree or higher. 67.88% have completed some college or higher.

< Grade 9
< Grade 9

2.41%

Grade 9-12
Grade 9-12

5.36%

High School
High School

24.35%

Some College
Some College

29.73%

Assoc Degree
Assoc Degree

9.67%

Bach Degree
Bach Degree

18.68%

Grad Degree
Grad Degree

9.8%

1

in the community

10

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate's Degree or Certificate

1

in the community

18

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Albany has a labor force of 28,819 people, with an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

28,819

3.8%

-2.6%

Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)

What are the largest job counts by occupation?

Sales

Sales

12.55%

2,843

Office and Administrative support

Office and Administrative support

11.75%

2,661

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

9.64%

2,184

Production Workers

Production Workers

8.84%

2,003

Food Preparation, Serving

Food Preparation, Serving

7.35%

1,664

Total Employees

22,648

20172018201920202021

The work distribution of total employees in Albany is:

37%

Blue Collar

62%

White Collar


Total Establishments

2,298

Community Skyline

Businesses and Jobs

Albany has a total of 2,298 businesses. In 2021, the leading industries in Albany were Manufacturing, Retail, Health Care and Social Services, and Education.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1
Manufacturing

Manufacturing

3,715

Jobs

86

Establishments

2
Retail

Retail

3,165

Jobs

298

Establishments

3
Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

2,236

Jobs

246

Establishments

4
Education

Education

2,111

Jobs

42

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Albany have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

66.36%

5-9 Employees

16.58%

10-19 Employees

8.88%

20-49 Employees

5.05%

50-99 Employees

2%

100+ Employees

1.17%

Income and Spending

Households in Albany earn a median yearly income of $67,482. 44.15% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average $59,577 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$67,482

8

%

more than the county

3

%

less than the state

1

%

less than the nation

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

Shelter

$12,575

Transportation

Transportation

$10,930

Food and Beverages

Food and Beverages

$8,830

Health Care

Health Care

$5,088

Utilities

Utilities

$4,458

Piggy Bank

$59,577

Housing

There are 20% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

HouseApartment Building

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work. Albany is served by 14 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

18min

1 + 14(+50 miles)

Interstate

Freight Rail

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

7.6%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

7.6%

Top State Personal Income Tax

9.9%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

9.9%

State Sales Tax

0%