Albany, GA

74,904 Population
55.1 square miles 1,360.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Population Density
1,360.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.5%
was 53.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.1%
was 3.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Percent Under 18
25.5%
was 27.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 11.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in GA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.3
was 7.9
Ranked 13th Lowest in GA
Percent Living in Poverty
32.5%
was 32.0%
Ranked 11th Lowest in GA
Median Household Income
$31,263
was $28,921
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.8
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
33,241
was 33,216
Ranked 9th Highest in GA
Median Rent
$711
was $648
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Total Building Permits
77
was 62
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,054
was 27,502
 
Homeownership Rate
39.0%
was 35.9%
Ranked 10th Highest in GA
Single Family Building Permits
42
was 34
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
603.7
was 603.2
Ranked 7th Highest in GA
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.2%
was 24.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in GA
Multifamily Building Permits
35
was 28
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
Ranked 5th 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
95.1%
was 94.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in GA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
73.9%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in GA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.9%
was 81.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.1%
was 17.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in GA

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