Albany 79 Exceptional
Albany Livability #94 ranked city in California#3,799 ranked city in the USARanks better than 87% of areas
A+ Albany Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Albany Cost of Living Cost of living is 32% higher than California
Albany
18585% more expensive than the US average
California
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Albany cost of living
C+ Albany Crime Total crime is 12% higher than California
Total crime
3,16523% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3223% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
12%Year over year crime is up
Albany crime
B Albany Employment Household income is 34% higher than California
Median household income
$85,45854% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$43,90247% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%10% lower than the US average
Albany employment
D+ Albany Housing Home value is 70% higher than California
Median home value
$697,600278% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,65374% higher than the US average
Home ownership
46%27% lower than the US average
Albany real estate or Albany rentals
A+ Albany Schools HS graduation rate is 20% higher than California
High school grad. rates
96%15% higher than the US average
School test scores
71%43% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:128% higher than the US average
Albany K-12 schools
A+ Albany User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Albany
Overall user rating
89% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
99% 2 total surveys
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      Albany transportation information

      StatisticAlbanyCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute32min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work44.5%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit25.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle6.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home8.9%5.4%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)27354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (17)134711

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      Source: The Albany, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).