Albany, Georgia Population 2019

Albany, Georgia's estimated population is 75,249 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Albany, Georgia is the 12th largest city in Georgia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1366.58 people/mi² (527.64 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33.6 years, 31.5 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.48 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Albany, Georgia is $31,843, while the mean household income is $46,577.

Albany Ga Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Albany Ga was:

  • Black or African American: 72.64%
  • White: 23.51%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%

How Many People Live in Albany, Georgia?

75,249
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201875,2492,0442.79%
201773,205-725-0.98%
201673,930-934-1.25%
201574,864-1,050-1.38%
201475,914-479-0.63%
201376,393-1,123-1.45%
201277,516-358-0.46%
201177,8744570.59%
201077,4174780.06%
200076,939-1,183-0.15%
199078,1223,6970.49%
198074,4251,8020.25%
197072,62316,7332.65%
196055,89024,7356.02%
195031,15512,1005.04%
194019,0554,5482.76%
193014,5072,9522.30%
192011,5553,3653.50%
19108,1903,5845.92%
19004,6065981.40%
18904,0087922.23%
18803,2160.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018153,0091,7161.12%
2017151,293-1,060-0.70%
2016152,353-1,251-0.82%
2015153,604-1,644-1.07%
2014155,248-771-0.50%
2013156,019-1,330-0.85%
2012157,349-504-0.32%
2011157,8532640.17%
2010157,5890.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American54,402
White17,608
Two or More Races1,468
Asian690
Some Other Race553
American Indian and Alaska Native145
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

Albany Ga Population Pyramid 2019

Albany Ga Median Age

33.6


Total

31.5


Male

35.2


Female

Albany Ga Adults

There are 55,965 adults, (9,965 of whom are seniors) in Albany Ga.

Albany Ga Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Albany Ga Sex Ratio

Female

40,709

54.36%

Male

34,183

45.64%

Albany Ga Households and Families

Albany Ga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Albany Ga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.1%32.9%
All38.5%61.5%
Male33.1%66.9%
Non Family31.6%68.4%
Female21.2%78.8%

38.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,4962.4838.5
Non Family11,4541.2331.6
Married7,7653.267.1
Female7,7223.3521.2
Male1,5553.7833.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Albany Ga Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6965.83%
9th to 12th Grade5,66612.24%
High School Graduate13,43529.03%
Some College11,84425.59%
Associates Degree3,5647.70%
Bachelors Degree5,18511.20%
Graduate Degree3,8898.40%

Albany Ga Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black31,34425,0334,591
White12,89511,2893,865
Hispanic903551174
Multiple Races581518168
Asian483430221
Other Race345241136
Native American14514543

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,516$31,769$24,519
Less Than High School$15,914$20,088$11,860
High School Grad$24,841$30,142$20,571
Some College$25,249$31,389$23,160
Bachelors Degree$41,950$47,500$36,844
Graduate Degree$51,197$60,410$46,250

$27,516

Average Earnings

$31,769

Average Male

$24,519

Average Female

Albany Ga Language

Albany Ga Language by Age

Albany Ga Language

96.47% of Albany Ga residents speak only English, while 3.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Albany Ga Poverty

Albany Ga Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black51,50719,79938.44%
White15,8792,79417.60%
Hispanic1,66057934.88%
Multiple1,44335624.67%
Other50418937.50%
Asian69014621.16%
Islander2626100.00%
Native145117.59%

33.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.25%

Male Poverty Rate

35.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Albany Ga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Albany Ga is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Albany Ga is Native, with 7.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.79%
High School25.81%
Some College23.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.45%
Male Unemployed52.26%
Female Employed19.69%
Male Employed8.08%

Albany Ga Income

Albany Ga Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,843$46,577
Families$37,613$52,821
Married Families$60,208-
Non Families$24,102$35,345

Albany Ga Marital Status

Albany Ga Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Albany Ga Married by Age and Sex

Albany Ga Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Albany Ga Marital Status by Race

Albany Ga Veterans

4,498

Number of Veterans

4,032

Male Veterans

466

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,586
First Gulf War1,100
Second Gulf War833
Korea420
World War II107
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,213
55 to 641,028
65 to 74957
75+790
18 to 34510

Albany Ga Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black2,7467.03%
White1,68311.26%
Hispanic544.82%
2 or More466.57%
Indian2315.86%

Albany Ga Veterans by Education

8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Albany Ga Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

Albany Ga Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.18%

Born in Georgia

97.40%

Native Born

2.60%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.40% of Albany Ga residents were born in the United States, with 79.18% having been born in Georgia. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.