Albany Information

Albany Information

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

General Albany Information

State: Georgia

County: Dougherty County

Close cities: Sylvester, GA, Putney, GA, Albany, GA, Leesburg, GA, Baconton, GA

Albany Population (census data)
Total 75,825 (-1.9% since 2000)
Male 34,912 (46.0%)
Female 40,913 (54.0%)

Population Density: 1,365 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.8 (US Avg is 100)

Albany Elevation: 208 feet above sea level

Land Area: 55.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,636

Zip Codes: 31702, 31706, 31703, 31708, 31704, 31701, 31705, 31707, and 31721.

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Albany Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (64.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (32.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (7.3%)
  • English (4.6%)
  • Irish (3.6%)
  • German (3.2%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.3%)

Local Albany Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: , Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: Mercer University, Georgia Southern University

Albany School Information

High Schools
Albany High School (801 Residence Avenue, Albany, GA, 31701 - Dougherty County District)
Dougherty Comprehensive High School (1800 Pearce Avenue, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
Monroe High School (900 Lippitt Drive, Albany, GA, 31701 - Dougherty County District)
Westover High School (2600 Partridge Drive, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Middle Schools
Albany Middle School (1700 Cordell Avenue, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
Dougherty Middle School (1800 Massey Drive, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
Merry Acres Middle School (1601 Florence Drive, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Radium Springs Middle School (Radium Springs Road, Albany, GA, 31701 - Dougherty County District)
Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet (324 Lockett Station Road, Albany, GA, 31721 - Dougherty County District)
Southside Middle School (1615 Newton Road, Albany, GA, 31701 - Dougherty County District)
Elementary Schools
Alice Coachman Elementary School (1425 West Oakridge Drive, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
International Studies Elementary Magnet (2237 Cutts Drive, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
Lake Park Elementary School (605 Meadowlark Drive, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Magnolia Elementary School (1700 Samford Drive, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School (3125 Martin Luther King, Jr., Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Morningside Elementary School (120 Sunset Boulevard, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
New Elementary Magnet School (518 Society Avenue, Albany, GA, 31701 - Dougherty County District)
New Jackson Heights Elementary School (East Second Avenue, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
Northside Elementary School (901 14th Avenue, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Radium Springs Elementary School (2400 Roxanna Road, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
Sherwood Acres Elementary School (2201 Doncaster Way, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Sylvester Road Elementary School (2600 Trenton Lane, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
Turner Elementary School (2001 Leonard Avenue, Albany, GA, 31705 - Dougherty County District)
West Town Elementary School (1113 University Avenue, Albany, GA, 31707 - Dougherty County District)
Other/Private Schools
Lamar Reese School Of The Arts (1215 Lily Pond Road, Albany, GA, 31701 - Dougherty County District)
South Ga. Regional Achievement Center (1001 Highland Avenue, Albany, GA, 31701 - Dougherty County District)

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