Albany County, New York Population 2024

314,831

Albany County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 314,831 with a growth rate of -0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Albany County, New York is the 14th largest county in New York. The 2010 population was 304,085 and has seen a growth of 3.53% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029312,381-490-0.16%
2028312,871-490-0.16%
2027313,361-490-0.16%
2026313,851-490-0.16%
2025314,341-490-0.16%
2024314,831-490-0.16%
2023315,321-490-0.16%
2022315,811-490-0.15%
2021316,3012,3140.74%
2020313,9879,2353.03%
2019304,752-1,939-0.63%
2018306,691-1,228-0.4%
2017307,9191090.04%
2016307,8102890.09%
2015307,5212750.09%
2014307,2465850.19%
2013306,6618850.29%
2012305,7761,1490.38%
2011304,6275420.18%
2010304,085
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%
1870133,05219,13516.8%
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%
179075,736-236,645-75.76%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.16% (-490)
County Website
Albany County
County Seat
2010 Population
304,085
Area
523 mi²
Density
602 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.53% (10,746)
Founded
November 1, 1682

Albany County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White227,13672.1%
Black or African American38,45512.21%
Asian23,0917.33%
Two or more races19,2446.11%
Other race6,6352.11%
Native American2650.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2150.07%
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White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Albany County, New York Population by Race

Albany County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Albany County, New York Median Age

38.1

Total

37.1

Male

39

Female

Albany County, New York Adults

There are 257,962 adults, (55,160 of whom are seniors) in Albany County, New York.

Albany County, New York Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Albany County, New York Sex Ratio

Female161,63651.31%
Male153,40548.69%

Albany County, New York Population by Age

Albany County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All132,1752.2556.543.5
Non Family59,1071.2838.761.3
Married53,021381.418.6
Female14,9853.0940.359.7
Male5,0623.095248
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Albany County, New York Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Albany County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Albany County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.51%.

Albany County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,087

Average Earnings

$63,756

Average Male

$51,300

Average Female

Albany County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Albany County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Albany County, New York Language

86.11% of Albany County, New York residents speak only English, while 13.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.35% of the population.

Albany County, New York Language

Albany County, New York Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White210,63617,1558.14%
Black35,5089,64627.17%
Multiple18,3844,27423.25%
Hispanic18,4263,90521.19%
Asian22,4463,73716.65%
Other5,8591,46825.06%
Native2558633.73%
Islander1974221.32%
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12.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.85%

Male Poverty Rate

13.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Albany County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Albany County, New York is Native, with 33.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Albany County, New York is White, with 8.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.96%.

Albany County, New York Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.47%
High School13.95%
Some College9.28%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%
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Albany County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.71%
Male Unemployed28.11%
Female Employed6.77%
Male Employed5.01%
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Albany County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Albany County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Albany County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Albany County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Albany County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Albany County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Albany County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

13,182

Number of Veterans

12,389

Male Veterans

793

Female Veterans

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Albany County, New York Veterans by War

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Albany County, New York Veterans by Age

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Albany County, New York Veterans by Race

Albany County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Albany County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Albany County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Albany County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Albany County, New York Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.08%

Born in Albany County, New York

88.59%

Native Born

11.41%

Foreign Born

5.02%

Non Citizen

6.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.59% of Albany County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 73.08% having been born in New York. 5.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Albany County, New York Place of Birth

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