Albany, New York

Population 97,905

Albany is located in Albany County, NY. The population is 97,905, making Albany the largest city in Albany County and the 6th largest city in the state of New York.

There are 36 public schools in Albany with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Albany is moderate , and there are 293 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 Loudonville, Rensselaer and Menands.

Albany Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 37.1%

Crime Rate

33.74% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 164
  • Violent Crimes: 757
  • Robbery: 194
  • Burglary: 458
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

47.33% Higher than national avg.
  • 293 offenders in Albany
  • 29.93 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

490 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 32
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 437

Unemployment

Moderate 4.4%
  • New York unemployment average: 4.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Crime view details

293 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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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Albany, NY

Property Reports view all

79 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Albany, NY issued 79 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 79 permits, 34 were issued for single family homes and 45 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Albany, NY issued 85 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 85 permits, 27 were issued for single family homes and 58 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $924
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,028
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,254
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,550
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,698

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Environmental Hazards

490 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (340/354)
    Albany, NY has 96.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Albany, NY is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.74 Average
    Albany, NY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.18°
  • February 27.52°
  • March 37.67°
  • April 49.35°
  • May 60.03°
  • June 67.87°
  • July 73.27°
  • August 71.48°
  • September 63.58°
  • October 51.62°
  • November 40.43°
  • December 27.87°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Albany, NY

Earthquakes
Albany, NY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Albany, NY has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Albany, NY has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Albany, NY has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Albany, NY: $42,302

Unemployment

Unemployment in Albany is 4.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.66%
White Collar - 61.34%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
  • Sen. Charles E. Schumer

City Representatives

  • Paul D. Tonko

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

13 FCC Towers view all