Albany, California Population 2022

20,617
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Albany is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 20,617, it is the 342nd largest city in California and the 2229th largest city in the United States. Albany is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 1.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,271 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Albany has a population density of 11,524 people per square mile.

The average household income in Albany is $131,054 with a poverty rate of 8.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,927 per month, and the median house value is $907,700. The median age in Albany is 36.5 years, 35.7 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Albany Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Albanywas:

  • White: 48.33%
  • Asian: 30.96%
  • Two or more races: 11.99%
  • Other race: 5.03%
  • Black or African American: 2.95%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Albany, California is 20,617 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,271.

Albany, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Albany Population by Race

Albany Population Pyramid 2022

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Albany Median Age

36.2


Total

35.5


Male

36.8


Female

Albany Adults

There are 14,990 adults, (2,438 of whom are seniors) in Albany.

Albany Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Albany Sex Ratio

Female

10,395

51.60%

Male

9,750

48.40%

Albany Population by Age

Albany Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Albany Household Types

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Albany Households and Families

3.09

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Albany Households by Type

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Albany Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Albany Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 79.59%.

Albany Educational Attainment by Race

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$67,310

Average Earnings

$76,341

Average Male

$59,833

Average Female

Albany Earnings by Educational Attainment

Albany Language by Age

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Albany Language

60.96% of Albany residents speak only English, while 39.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.93% of the population.

Albany Language

Albany Poverty by Race

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8.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.34%

Male Poverty Rate

7.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Albany

The race most likely to be in poverty in Albany is Black, with 16.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Albany is Multiple, with 4.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.86%.

Albany Poverty

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Albany Poverty Rate by Education

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Albany Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Albany Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Albany Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Albany Married by Age and Sex

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Albany Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Albany Marital Status by Race

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Albany Marital Status

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492

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Albany Veterans by War

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Albany Veterans by Age

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Albany Veterans by Race

Albany Veterans by Education

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2.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Albany Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Albany Employment by Age

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Albany Employment by Race

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Albany Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.35%

Born in Albany

69.05%

Native Born

30.95%

Foreign Born

16.79%

Non Citizen

14.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.05% of Albany residents were born in the United States, with 44.35% having been born in California. 16.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Albany Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Albany Population by Year