Albany, Georgia

Population 79,150

Albany is located in Dougherty County, GA. The population is 79,150, making Albany the largest city in Dougherty County and the 9th largest city in the state of Georgia.

There are 24 public schools in Albany with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Albany is high , and there are 132 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Albany is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Albany property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Albany include Putney, Leesburg and Baconton.

Albany Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.1%

Crime Rate

56.09% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 312
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 220
  • Burglary: 972
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

8.02% Lower than national avg.
  • 132 offenders in Albany
  • 16.68 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

547 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 18
  • Superfunds: 25
  • Tanks & Spills: 502


Moderate 7.2%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

24 Public Schools view public schools

There are 24 K-12 public schools in Albany, GA and 10 private schools. Homefacts rates Albany's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

132 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$145,000 compared to November 2019
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

80 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Albany, GA issued 80 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 80 permits, 44 were issued for single family homes and 36 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Albany, GA issued 77 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 77 permits, 42 were issued for single family homes and 35 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $629
  • 1 Bedroom: $651
  • 2 Bedrooms: $776
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,010
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,128

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Environmental Hazards

547 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1529/1558)
    Albany, GA has 98.14% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Albany, GA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.81 Average
    Albany, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 50.3°
  • February 52.15°
  • March 59.55°
  • April 67.28°
  • May 75.53°
  • June 82.3°
  • July 83.1°
  • August 82.6°
  • September 78.48°
  • October 68.14°
  • November 57.47°
  • December 52.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Albany, GA

Albany, GA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Albany, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Albany, GA has a low risk of hail storms.
Albany, GA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Albany, GA: $34,565


Unemployment in Albany is 7.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.13%
White Collar - 52.87%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Sanford D. Bishop Jr.

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

76 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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