Albany County Population 2017

Albany County's estimated population is 308,846 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Albany County is the 14th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016308,8464140.13%
2015308,4321370.04%
2014308,2957990.26%
2013307,4961,1120.36%
2012306,3841,3650.45%
2011305,0199410.31%
2010304,07811,4843.92%
1990292,5946,6852.34%
1980285,909-833-0.29%
1970286,74213,8165.06%
1960272,92633,54014.01%
1950239,38618,0718.17%
1940221,3159,3624.42%
1930211,95325,84713.89%
1920186,10612,4407.16%
1910173,6668,0954.89%
1900165,5711,0160.62%
1890164,5559,6656.24%
1880154,89021,83816.41%
1870133,05219,13516.80%
1860113,91720,63822.13%
185093,27924,68635.99%
184068,59315,07328.16%
183053,52015,40440.41%
182038,1163,4559.97%
181034,6615581.64%
180034,103-41,633-54.97%
179075,7360.00%

Albany County Population Growth

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Albany County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White237,44176.88%
Black or African American42,29513.69%
Asian19,3286.26%
Two or More Races8,2622.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native9040.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2020.07%

Albany County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Albany County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Albany97840981112710.28%
Troy5012949702-427-0.85%
Cohoes16167168837164.43%
Watervliet1025410120-134-1.31%
Ravena32663238-28-0.86%
Voorheesville27892820311.11%
Altamont1717172360.35%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990