Albany Fast Facts

Interested in living in Albany? Here are some preliminary facts about the Capital of New York State.

City Facts

Population: 97,856 (2010 census)

Admission to Statehood: July 26, 1788

Temperature Range: Low: Jan. 12°F, High: Jul. 86°F

Elevation: 89 Meters

Area Code: 518 (and 838)

Time Zone: Eastern

Central Zip Code: 12201

School District: Albany City School District

County: Albany County

Demographics

Format - Age Range: Population (%)

  • Under 5: 5,375 (5.5%)
  • 5 to 9: 4,747 (4.9%)
  • 10 to 14: 4,500 (4.6%)
  • 15 to 19: 8,288 (8.5%)
  • 20 to 24: 15,684 (16.0%)
  • 25 to 29: 9,771 (10.0%)
  • 30 to 34: 6,838 (7.0%)
  • 35 to 39: 5,342 (5.5%)
  • 40 to 44: 5,312 (5.4%)
  • 45 to 49: 5,686 (5.8%)
  • 50 to 54: 5,684 (5.8%)
  • 55 to 59: 5,352 (5.5%)
  • 60 to 64: 4,389 (4.5%)
  • 65 to 69: 3,002 (3.1%)
  • 70 to 74: 2,151 (2.2%)
  • 75 to 79: 1,821 (1.9%)
  • 80 to 84: 1,798 (1.8%)
  • 85 and Over: 2,116 (2.2)

Average Age: 30

Gender: 48.4% Male; 51.6% Female

Race: 57.0% White; 30.8% African American; 5.0% Asian; 3.2% Other/Mixed

Format - Income Range: Households (%)

  • Under 10,000: 4,721 (11.8%)
  • 10,000 to 14,999: 3,430 (8.6%)
  • 15,000 to 24,999: 5,432 (13.6%)
  • 25,000 to 34,999: 4,332 (10.9%)
  • 35,000 to 49,999: 4,854 (12.2%)
  • 50,000 to 74,999: 6,830 (17.1%)
  • 75,000 to 99,999: 4,146 (10.4%)
  • 100,000 to 149,999: 4,150 (10.4%)
  • 150,000 to 199,999: 1,343 (3.4%)
  • Over 200,000: 630 (1.6%)

Average Household Income: $55,196

Per Capita Income: $23,860

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