Albany, GA

71,109 Population
55.1 square miles 1,326 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Population Density
1,326
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.8%
was 53.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.2%
was 3.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Percent Under 18
24.4%
was 27.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in GA
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 11.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in GA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.4
was 7.9
Ranked 15th Lowest in GA
Percent Living in Poverty
32.0%
was 32.0%
Ranked 10th Lowest in GA
Median Household Income
$31,897
was $28,921
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.4
51
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
13.3
was 10.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,061.6
was 968.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,178
was 6,024.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,222
was 33,216
Ranked 9th Highest in GA
Median Rent
$678
was $648
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Total Building Permits
77
was 62
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,359
was 27,502
 
Homeownership Rate
36.6%
was 35.9%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Single Family Building Permits
42
was 34
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
603.3
was 603.2
Ranked 6th Highest in GA
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.3%
was 24.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in GA
Multifamily Building Permits
35
was 28
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.6
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.3
was 1.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.0
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.0%
was 94.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
71.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.1%
was 81.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
19.0%
was 17.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA

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