Living in Albany, NY

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Albany, New York Info Snack

Population
97,478
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
22.9%
Median Home
$179,100
Median Income
$45,825
Median Rent
$969

Albany SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Albany, NY Crime Report

3,655
Total Crimes
3,759.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
51.79%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Albany
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,655 3,759.5 1,731.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 736 757.0 358.6 366.7
Murder 4 4.1 2.9 5.0
Robbery 189 194.4 92.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 483 496.8 229.0 250.2
Property Crime 2,919 3,002.4 1,373.3 2,109.9
Burglary 445 457.7 141.9 340.5
Larceny 2,315 2,381.2 1,166.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 159 163.5 65.3 219.9

Albany, NY Cost Of Living

102
Albany's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Albany New York National Average
Overall 102 117 100
Services 106 108 100
Groceries 115 108 100
Health 102 101 100
Housing 93 145 100
Transportation 100 102 100
Utilities 100 97 100

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Population over time in Albany

Year Population % Change
2019 97,478 -0.4%
2018 97,889 -0.6%
2017 98,498 0.1%
2016 98,425 -0.0%
2015 98,468 0.2%
2014 98,287 0.1%
2013 98,142 0.3%
2012 97,892 0.0%
2011 97,879 -0.1%
2010 97,951 -

Race / Ethnicity in Albany

White
50.3% (49,073)
African American
26.9% (26,239)
American Indian
0.1% (82)
Asian
6.9% (6,701)
Hawaiian
0.0% (11)
Other
0.5% (468)
Two Or More
5.2% (5,099)
Hispanic
10.1% (9,805)
Race Albany NY USA
White 50.3% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 26.9% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 6.9% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.2% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.1% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Albany

Female
53.1% (51,769)
Male
46.9% (45,708)
Gender Albany NY USA
Female 53.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Albany for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,924)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (7,798)
High School / GED
23.0% (22,419)
Some College
16.0% (15,596)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,773)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (19,495)
Master's Degree
14.0% (13,646)
Professional Degree
4.0% (3,899)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (2,924)
Education Albany NY USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Albany, New York

Less than $10,000
10.2% (991,910)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (675,765)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (1,197,002)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (1,101,072)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (1,230,082)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (1,509,130)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (1,071,301)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.2% (1,096,346)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (444,209)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (430,977)
Income Albany NY USA
Less than $10,000 10.2% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.2% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 10.7% 7.7%

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