Albany demographics profile

StatisticAlbanyGeorgiaNational
Population75,65710,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,37416791
Median age33.236.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%45%43%
Speak English96%86%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%
Albany, GA has a population of 75,657 and is the 465th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,374 per sq mi which is 723% higher than the Georgia average and 1417% higher than the national average. The median age in Albany is 33 which is approximately 8% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Albany, 40% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 79% of Albany residents were born in Georgia, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Albany is 723% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Albany is 8% lower than Georgia.
  • In Albany 23.93% of the population is White.
  • In Albany 72.26% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Albany 0.95% of the population is Asian.

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Albany population breakdown by race

RaceAlbanyGeorgiaNational
White23.93%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American72.26%31.17%12.63%
Asian0.95%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.18%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race1.73%2.20%3.06%
Other race0.91%2.79%4.75%
In Albany, 2.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Albany, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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