Albany, Georgia Population 2020

73,799

Albany is a city located in Dougherty County, Georgia. With a 2020 population of 73,799, it is the 12th largest city in Georgia and the 495th largest city in the United States. Albany is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,434 in 2010. Albany reached it's highest population of 78,122 in 1990. Spanning over 56 miles, Albany has a population density of 1,340 people per square mile.

The average household income in Albany is $47,981 with a poverty rate of 32.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $721 per month, and the median house value is $101,100. The median age in Albany is 33.9 years, 32 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males.

Albany Ga Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.45%
  • White: 22.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Albany, Georgia is 73,799, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 75,249. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 77,434.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020156,4411,7161.10%
2019154,7251,7161.11%
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 Percentage
Black or African American54,81873.45%
White16,97522.75%
Two or More Races1,3161.76%
Asian6960.93%
Some Other Race5940.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1940.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.05%

Albany Ga Population Pyramid 2020

Albany Ga Median Age

33.9


Total

32


Male

35.6


Female

Albany Ga Adults

There are 56,346 adults, (10,288 of whom are seniors) in Albany Ga.

Albany Ga Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Albany Ga Sex Ratio

Female

40,506

54.28%

Male

34,125

45.72%

Albany Ga Households and Families

Albany Ga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Albany Ga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.9%34.1%
All39.4%60.6%
Male35.6%64.4%
Non Family33%67%
Female23.5%76.5%

39.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,7412.4539.4
Non Family11,8381.2333
Female7,7493.4223.5
Married7,7173.1265.9
Male1,4373.7935.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Albany Ga Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5115.41%
9th to 12th Grade6,00412.93%
High School Graduate13,31428.68%
Some College11,32224.39%
Associates Degree3,8688.33%
Bachelors Degree5,43111.70%
Graduate Degree3,9708.55%

Albany Ga Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black31,87225,3625,025
White12,58710,9323,794
Hispanic775533176
Multiple Races549496153
Asian514437204
Other Race301231138
Native American17315440
Islander3131

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 other race people with a rate of 45.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,008$32,756$26,656
Less Than High School$18,568$22,456$14,094
High School Grad$26,293$30,755$21,684
Some College$27,344$33,346$24,028
Bachelors Degree$41,134$44,397$37,622
Graduate Degree$54,433$59,605$52,246

$30,008

Average Earnings

$32,756

Average Male

$26,656

Average Female

Albany Ga Language

Albany Ga Language by Age

Albany Ga Language

96.61% of Albany Ga residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Albany Ga Poverty

Albany Ga Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black51,83619,41237.45%
White15,4192,39015.50%
Multiple1,28951239.72%
Hispanic1,59539024.45%
Other55918132.38%
Asian69018026.09%
Native1421611.27%
Islander381231.58%

32.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.84%

Male Poverty Rate

34.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Albany Ga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Albany Ga is Multiple, with 39.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Albany Ga is Native, with 11.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.47%
High School26.53%
Some College20.93%
Bachelors or Greater9.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.68%
Male Unemployed50.38%
Female Employed19.43%
Male Employed8.90%

Albany Ga Income

Albany Ga Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,493$47,981
Families$40,562$54,873
Married Families$65,302$80,844
Non Families$25,025$35,933

Albany Ga Marital Status

Albany Ga Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

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 55-64.

Albany Ga Marital Status by Race

Albany Ga Veterans

4,301

Number of Veterans

3,839

Male Veterans

462

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,397
First Gulf War1,312
Second Gulf War780
Korea403
World War II82
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2,6486.64%
White1,58310.98%
Hispanic928.75%
Indian4322.16%
2 or More223.15%
Hawaiian515.63%

$Albany Ga Veterans by Education

8.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Albany Ga Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

15.1%

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

79.42%

Born in Georgia

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.87% of Albany Ga residents were born in the United States, with 79.42% having been born in Georgia. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202073,799-725-0.97%
201974,524-725-0.96%
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%