Albany is a city located in Whiteside County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 858, it is the 728th largest city in Illinois and the 15842nd largest city in the United States. Albany is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -0.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 864 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Albany has a population density of 801 people per square mile.
The average household income in Albany is $72,423 with a poverty rate of 5.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $112,700. The median age in Albany is 47.4 years, 37.9 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Albanywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.
98.43% of Albany residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Albany is White, with 5.30% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Albany is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.43%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Albany
99.01% of Albany residents were born in the United States, with 35.47% having been born in Illinois. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.