Albany, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Albany, New York Info Snack

Population
96,860
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
22.9%
Median Home
$186,800
Median Income
$48,512
Median Rent
$992

Albany SnackAbility

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

Albany, NY Crime Report

3,519
Total Crimes
3,653.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
55.73%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Albany
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,519 3,653.5 1,774.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 869 902.2 363.8 387.8
Murder 16 16.6 4.2 6.5
Robbery 161 167.2 90.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 631 655.1 240.7 279.7
Property Crime 2,650 2,751.3 1,410.7 1,958.2
Burglary 422 438.1 165.5 314.2
Larceny 1,945 2,019.4 1,143.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 283 293.8 101.7 246.0

Albany, NY Cost Of Living

104
Albany's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Albany New York National Average
Overall 104 119 100
Services 108 112 100
Groceries 113 110 100
Health 105 102 100
Housing 94 144 100
Transportation 102 105 100
Utilities 101 99 100

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Population over time in Albany

Year Population % Change
2020 96,860 -1.1%
2019 97,889 -0.6%
2018 98,498 0.1%
2017 98,425 -0.0%
2016 98,468 0.2%
2015 98,287 0.1%
2014 98,142 0.3%
2013 97,892 0.0%
2012 97,879 -0.1%
2011 97,951 -

Race / Ethnicity in Albany

White
49.8% (48,189)
African American
27.2% (26,368)
American Indian
0.1% (66)
Asian
6.9% (6,692)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (398)
Two Or More
5.5% (5,327)
Hispanic
10.1% (9,820)
Race Albany NY USA
White 49.8% 55.2% 60.1%
African American 27.2% 14.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 6.9% 8.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.5% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 10.1% 19.1% 18.2%

Gender in Albany

Female
53.4% (51,764)
Male
46.6% (45,096)
Gender Albany NY USA
Female 53.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Albany for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (3,874)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (6,780)
High School / GED
21.0% (20,340)
Some College
16.0% (15,497)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,717)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (20,340)
Master's Degree
15.0% (14,529)
Professional Degree
4.0% (3,874)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (2,905)
Education Albany NY USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 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
11.2% (1,081,860)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (614,016)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (941,041)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (995,506)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (1,334,170)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (1,630,471)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (1,024,601)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.6% (1,217,092)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (431,533)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (415,706)
Income Albany NY USA
Less than $10,000 11.2% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 4.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 7.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 10.4% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.6% 16.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 8.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 11.5% 8.3%

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