Albany Information

Albany Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Albany, NY

General Albany Information

State: New York

County: Albany County

Close cities: Waterford, NY, Glenmont, NY, West Sand Lake, NY, East Greenbush, NY, Menands, NY, Westmere, NY, Nassau, NY, Niskayuna, NY, Troy, NY, Castleton on Hudson, NY, Green Island, NY, Wynantskill, NY, South Bethlehem, NY, East Schodack, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Loudonville, NY, Colonie, NY, Slingerlands, NY, Selkirk, NY, Delmar, NY, Unionville, NY, Feura Bush, NY, Cohoes, NY, Watervliet, NY, Latham, NY, Hampton Manor, NY

Albany Population (census data)
Total 94,172 (-1.1% since 2000)
Male 44,760 (47.5%)
Female 49,412 (52.5%)

Population Density: 4,405 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 94.2 (US Avg is 100)

Albany Elevation: 127 feet above sea level

Land Area: 21.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,298

Zip Codes: 12242, 12238, 12223, 12220, 12230, 12222, 12234, 12252, 12227, 12231, 12257, 12232, 12224, 12207, 12225, 12248, 12233, 12214, 12235, 12210, 12246, 12226, 12256, 12203, 12201, 12208, 12236, 12239, 12211, 12249, 12202, 12260, 12237, 12247, 12243, 12250, 12240, 12255, 12209, 12228, 12245, 12244, 12205, 12261, 12212, 12204, 12241, 12229, 12288, 12206, and 12262.

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Albany Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (61.1%)
  • Black (28.1%)
  • Hispanic (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (18.1%)
  • Italian (12.4%)
  • German (10.4%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • Polish (4.3%)
  • French (3.1%)
Foriegn Born: 8,222 people (8.7%)
  • Europe (36.0%)
  • Asia (33.3%)
  • Latin America (30.7%)

Local Albany Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Mets, New York Yankees
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders

Albany School Information

High Schools
Albany High School (700 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12203 - Albany City School District District)
Colonie Central High School (1 Raider Boulevard, Albany, NY, 12205 - South Colonie Central School District District)
Tech Valley High School (c/o Tech Valley Chamber Coalition 107 Washington Ave., Albany, NY, 27707 - Questar III/Capital Region BOCES District)
Middle Schools
Lisha Kill Middle School (68 Waterman Avenue, Albany, NY, 12205 - South Colonie Central School District District)
Myers Middle School (100 Elbel Street, Albany, NY, 12209 - Albany City School District District)
Sand Creek Middle School (329 Sand Creek Road, Albany, NY, 12205 - South Colonie Central School District District)
William S. Hackett Middle School (45 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY, 12202 - Albany City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Arbor Hill Elementary School (1 Arbor Drive, Albany, NY, 12210 - Albany City School District District)
Eagle Point Elementary School (141 Western Avenue, Albany, NY, 12203 - Albany City School District District)
Forest Park Elementary School (100 Forest Drive, Albany, NY, 12205 - South Colonie Central School District District)
Saddlewood Elementary School (100 Loralee Drive, Albany, NY, 12205 - South Colonie Central School District District)
Shaker Road Elementary School (512 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211 - South Colonie Central School District District)
Veeder Elementary School (25 Veeder Drive, Albany, NY, 12205 - South Colonie Central School District District)
Westmere Elementary School (6270 Johnston Road, Albany, NY, 12203 - Guilderland Central School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Achievement Academy Charter School (1 Dudley Heights, Albany, NY, 12206 - Achievement Academy Charter School District)
Albany Preparatory Charter School (250 Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206 - Albany Preparatory Charter School District)
Albany School Of Humanities (108 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY, 12209 - Albany City School District District)
Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Sarat -Saratoga BOCES (1031 Watrvlt-Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12205 - Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga Boces District)
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys (250 Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206 - Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys District)
Brighter Choice School For Girls (250 Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206 - Brighter Choice School For Girls District)
Giffen Memorial School (274 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY, 12202 - Albany City School District District)
Kipp Tech Valley Charter School (1 Dudley Heights, Albany, NY, 12210 - Kipp Tech Valley Charter School District)
Montessori Magnet School (65 Tremont Street, Albany, NY, 12206 - Albany City School District District)
New Covenant Charter School (50 North Lark Street, Albany, NY, 12210 - New Covenant Charter School District)
North Albany Academy (570 N Pearl Street, Albany, NY, 12204 - Albany City School District District)
Philip J Schuyler Achievement Academy (667 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206 - Albany City School District District)
Philip Livingston Magnet Academy (315 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY, 12210 - Albany City School District District)
Roessleville School (100 California Avenue, Albany, NY, 12205 - South Colonie Central School District District)
School 16 (141 Western Avenue, Albany, NY, 12203 - Albany City School District District)
School 18 (75 Park Avenue, Albany, NY, 12202 - Albany City School District District)
School 19 (369 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY, 12208 - Albany City School District District)
Sheridan Preparatory Academy (400 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206 - Albany City School District District)
Thomas S. O'brien Academy Of Science & Technology (100 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY, 12202 - Albany City School District District)

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