Albany, GA Demographic Data

Albany, GA Summary

Albany is located in Dougherty County in Georgia
  • Population: 79,150
  • Area: 55.89 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 55.13 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.76 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,416.25 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 209.97 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Albany, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
41,213
55%
50.8
Male
33,691
45%
49.2
Total Population
74,904
 
323,128,000

Albany, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
5,561
7.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
3,878
5.2% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
6,280
8.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
5,438
7.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
7,596
10.1% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
9,940
13.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
9,517
12.7% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
7,950
10.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
4,454
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
4,208
5.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
5,983
8.0% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
3,088
4.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,011
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
55,818
74.5%
77.2
Female
31,577
56.6%
51.3
Male
24,241
43.4%
48.7
21 Years and over
52,091
69.5%
73.1
62 Years and over
12,784
17.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
10,082
13.5%
15.2
Female
5,869
58.2%
55.8
Male
4,213
41.8%
44.2
Median Age (years)
34
0.0%
0.0

Albany, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
73,409
98.0% 
96.8
White
16,133
21.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
55,766
74.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
258
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
583
0.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
50
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
619
0.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,495
2.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,857
2.5% 
17.8
Mexican
 
11.2
Puerto Rican
 
1.7
Cuban
 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
73,047
97.5% 
82.2

Albany, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,284
4.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
5,147
11.2% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
13,453
29.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
11,334
24.6% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
4,655
10.1% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
5,698
12.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
3,580
7.8% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
7,431
16.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
38,720
83.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
9,278
20.1%
31.2

Albany, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
27,739
46.9%
33.7%
Now Married
17,657
29.8%
47.5
Divorced
6,995
11.8%
11.0%
Separated
2,354
4.0%
2.0
Widowed
4,440
7.5
5.8%

Albany, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
78.4
Languages other than english
21.6
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Albany, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,292
11.7%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
2,055
7.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
5,462
19.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
3,277
11.7%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
3,766
13.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
4,617
16.5%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
2,231
8.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
2,193
7.8%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
695
2.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
466
1.7%
6.4
Median household income
34,565
 
57,617
Per capita income
19,894
 
31,128

Albany, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
869
2.9%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,296
11.0%
9.8
Construction
557
1.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
8,134
27.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,409
4.7%
6.6
Information
922
3.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
3,064
10.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
2,056
6.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,688
5.6%
11.4
Public administration
1,849
6.2%
4.6
Retail trade
3,886
13.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,394
4.7%
5.2
Wholesale trade
824
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,670
5.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
9,228
30.8%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
5,093
17.0%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
6,606
22.1%
23.3%
Service occupations
7,351
24.5%
18.1%

Albany, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
29,152
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
23,200
79.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,082
10.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
221
0.8%
5.1
Walked
944
3.2%
2.7
Other means
375
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
1,330
4.6%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
16.5
 
26.6

Albany, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4,370
15.6%
8.7
1 vehicles
11,016
39.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
8,653
30.8%
37.1
3 or more
4,015
14.3%
21.0

Albany, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,054
84.4%
87.6
Owner Occupied
10,928
39.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
17,126
61.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
5,187
15.6%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Albany, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
33,241
1 room
203
0.6%
2.4
2 rooms
741
2.2%
2.7
3 rooms
2,988
9.0%
9.1
4 rooms
6,258
18.8%
16.5
5 rooms
8,855
26.6%
19.8
6 rooms
7,698
23.2%
17.8
7 rooms
2,897
8.7%
12.0
8 rooms
1,647
5.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
1,954
5.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Albany, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
33,241
 
 
1-unit, detached
18,835
56.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
1,076
3.2%
5.9
2-units
4,664
14.0%
3.6
3 or 4 units
4,091
12.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
2,045
6.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,023
3.1%
4.4
20 or more units
511
1.5%
9.0
Mobile home
996
3.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Albany, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,766
5.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
1,662
5.0%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
4,578
13.8%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
6,588
19.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
5,842
17.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
3,900
11.7%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
3,089
9.3%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
4,779
14.4%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,037
3.1%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Albany, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Albany, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
 
47295100.0
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
3,659
57.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
875
13.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
586
9.3%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
213
3.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
1,000
15.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Albany, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
16,743 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
517
3.1%
11.9%
Less than $500
2,066
12.3%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,080
12.4%
28.3%
$500 to $999
12,080
72.1%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
383
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
711
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
2,358
14.3%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,783
10.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,988
12.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,621
9.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,235
7.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
7,475
45.4%
40.7%
Not Computed
666
0.0%
0.0%

Albany, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,928
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,093
10.0%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,850
44.4%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,191
20.0%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,432
13.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
989
9.1%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
304
2.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
69
0.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
88,800
 
205,000
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